Photographs of Algoa Bay Yacht Club and ABYC members Sailing
Large swells for surfing on in Algoa Bay
Andrew "Fuzzy' Bosworth
The Transvaal Yacht Club hosted 12 entries for the Youth Interclub Keel boat Championship from 13 to 16 June 2015.
KZN - 2, Eastern Cape - 3, Northwest - 3, Freestate - 2, Gauteng - 1, Mpumalanga - 1.
ABYC was represented by Jordan van Zyl - Priory, Bronwyn van Wyngaardt - Collegiate Girls High School, Jenna Bailes - Collegiate Girls High School, Chad Bilsbury - Grey High School and Tamryn Bailes - Collegiate Junior School. Sigi and Tony Bailes provided coaching and chaperone.
Image: Tony Bailes
In South Africa we sail our Prestige Inter Club Regatta, the Lipton Cup on L26's. In Europe 30 clubs from 14 Nations recently contested the SAILING Champions League on J/70's. One can only dream!
The winners of the SAILING Champions League 2015 sailed from 18 to 20 September 2015 was The Kongelig Norsk Seilforening from Norway.
After three days of thrilling racing, a range of challenging sailing conditions and a host of social events, the Royal Norwegian Yacht Club (Kongelig Norsk Seilforening, KNS) has been crowned victor of the SAILING Champions League 2015 and claimed the title of "Best Sailing Club". Second place went to the home team representing the Yacht Club Costa Smeralda and Russia's Yacht Club Navigator took third place. The event -– held from 18th to 20th September in Porto Cervo, Sardinia – played host to 30 top sailing clubs from across Europe.
Images courtesy of: SCL/YCCS/Francesco Nonnoi
More info here: optimist.co.za/royal-norwegian-yacht-club-wins-sailing-ch...
Marina gate at the 60th SAP 5O5 World Championships from 23 March to 3 April 2015. Hosted by Algoa Bay Yacht Club and the South African 5O5 Class Association.
The 2015 Vasco Da Gama Ocean Race hosted by Point and Algoa Bay Yacht Clubs set off from Durban at 12h00 on Saturday 25 April, destination: Port Elizabeth.
17 boats started and 8 boats retired in the gruelling 400 Nautical Mile trip down South Africa's East Coast.
On arrival in Port Elizabeth, Africa's friendliest yacht club - ABYC - treated each competitior to breakfast, no matter what time they arrived.
1. Al Mount Gay - RCYC
2. Gumption - RCYC
3. Nemesis - ABYC
4. Alacrity - ZYC
5. Majimoto - PYC
6. Rocket - DAC
1. Stat Spirit - FSYC
2. Wallbanger - ABYC
1. Nomad - ZYC