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Dolphyn Diary #289: 18 December 2018

Note to Boat Owners:

Boat owners please note that if you are expecting guests to stay on board your boat, you must advise the club office (021 786 1703 or info@fbyc.co.za ) beforehand. The guests will be charged a temporary membership fee, which will entitle them to use the club facilities.

Access control:

Please be reminded that Members need to sign in their guests and meet them at the club gate.

UPCOMING EVENTS & CLUB BOOKINGS

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SNORKEL SURVEY OF MARINE LIFE IN THE YACHT CLUB

A/Prof Colin Attwood and marine biology students will lead the survey on
Saturday 22nd Dec, starting at 09h00 and ending at 12h00.
Bring your snorkel, goggles and flippers and enjoy a day under the water. The Two Oceans field guide is very useful, if you have one.
Children from 5 to 95 welcome.

Please RSVP bookings@fbyc.co.za by 20 Dec.
A list of species we saw last year will be emailed to you. We need to find more!
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Sat, 22 Dec 2018
Snorkeling Event - Club
09h00
Sat, 22 Dec 2018
Private Braai - Braai Area
12h00
Mon, 31 Dec 2018
New Years Eve party
19h00

SAILING REPORT

By request we will be having a fun twilight race tomorrow evening. A course will be set for a 17h30 start, to finish on your own time. Windy App forecast is showing 8-15 knots WSW.

Commodore's New Boat - Alegria
Commodore Anthony Wentworth's new boat "Alegria" was launched this weekend for the first time in 18 years.
We wish you fair winds and following seas.
Summer Twilight Race 2 of 10 (3)
Wed 12 Dec - Summer Twilight Series, Race 3 of 10
Tonight's Summer Twilight Series, Race 3 of 10 had 9 boats on the water all sailors thoroughly enjoyed their race. The wind was gusty ranging from 10 - 20 knots swinging on the gust WNW to SW. However this made for some interesting results.

Results below:
Summer Twilight Race 3 of 10
1. Hamba
2. Pure Magic
3. Nebulae
Summer Twilight Race 3 of 10 - ORC
1. Nebulae
2. Hamba
3. Reaction
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UPCOMING SAILING EVENTS:

Compass Rose 2019
Click the button above for all race documents, or collect at the Bridge.
Racing,
No racing till 12 January
Sat, 12 Jan 2019
Summer RTC Race 2 of 3
14h30
Wed, 16 Jan 2019
Summer Twilight Series Race 4 of 10
18h00

NAVIGATION & WEATHER WARNINGS

The green naval channel marker near the breakwater is submerged. We have put a buoy on there – attached photo.

Starboard Bouy
No weather warnings were received this morning, but please check the Safety at Sea notice board, next to the bathrooms - Red Light will be on if there are further Navigation and Weather Warnings for the day.

CLUB REMINDERS & NOTICES

City of Cape Town to lower Water Restrictions to Level 3: 01 Dec 2018 read more...

The club opens up water supply on the marinas on Saturdays with effect from 01 Dec 2018.
Important to please note that members are only allowed to wash boats with municipal water, by using a bucket.
We have to continue to make every effort to SAVE WATER!
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Members please note the following Club Christmas trading hours:

Sat 22 + Sun 23 Dec
Normal trading hours
Admin Office 09h00 – 15h00
Bar 11h00 - late

Mon 24 Dec
Admin Office 08h30 – 14h00
Bar 14h00 – 19h30

Tues 25 Dec (public holiday)
Clubhouse is closed

Wed 26 Dec (public holiday)
Normal trading hours
Admin Office 09h00 – 15h00
Bar 11h00 - late
Thurs 27 + Fri 28 Dec
Normal trading hours
Admin Office 08h30 – 17h00
Bar 14h00 – late

Sat 29 + Sun 30 Dec
Normal trading hours
Admin Office 09h00 – 15h00
Bar 11h00 – late

Mon 31 Dec – New Year’s Eve
Admin Office 08h30 – 15h00
Bar 14h00 – late

Tues 01 Jan 2019 (public holiday)
Admin Office closed
Bar 11h00 – late
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MEMBERS' DRAW

R2900

Fri, 21 Dec 2018

Winner of last week’s draw was, Erich Roberts R2800.00 - roll over as member was not present.

Remember you have to be there to win. Draw takes place at 19h00.
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OPEN EVERY WEDNESDAY EVENING- the a-la-carte menu plus a delicious selection of pizzas.

ANGLERS

Power Boat Surveys
Please note that there is no annual survey day this year. If anyone requires a power boat survey, please contact John Ross directly at 082 748 6286.
Nominations are hereby called for the above competition.

Kindly note that a signed copy of the code of conduct, attached hereto, must accompany your nomination form (signed by nominee at the bottom of the last page).

Nominations close at 21h00 on Tuesday, 15 January 2019.
Struisbaai Yellowtail & Family Bonanza 1
Struisbaai Marlin Comp Feb 2019
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