Photographs of Algoa Bay Yacht Club and ABYC members Sailing
The South East dishes up exciting Algoa Bay, Port Elizabeth sailing.
The harbour and Port Elizabeth frame the action
The reason why old sailors are here! Draft on tap 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.
ABYC closed a succesful sailing season with a sail past the President and Commodore who took the salute off of Warrior.
A jam packed sailing season saw international and national sailors descend on Port Elizabeth to take part in many prestige events including the 60th SAP 5O5 World Championships and the Vasco Da Gama Ocean Race from Durban to Port Elizabeth. ABYC Week brought sailors out en-masse. Attendance at many interclub dinghy championships, ABYC's interclub at the North End Lake, Wednesday and Weekend sailing saw sailing activities taking plae three times a week.
Image from the 5O5 Pre Worlds sailed in Port Elizabeth South Africa on 25 and 26 March 2015. Photo by Christophe Favreau - www.christophefavreau.com/ for SAP
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
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