DOLPHYN DIARY – 246 – 19 February 2018 Upcoming Club and Sailing Events are on the website and a full Sailing Calendar can be found at http://www.fbyc.co.za/events/  Members please note that the showers will be closed from 09h00 to 18h00 daily due to severe water restrictions. FBYC SAILING Photo courtesy of Helen Galanakis – click on the image to see the whole gallery. Sailing Results: Wednesday 14/02/2018: Summer Twilight Series – Race 8 of 10 We have had another successful race week with Wednesday Summer Twilight Series Race 8 of 10 seeing 8  boats enter and 6 finishing. 1st Jabulani helmed by Hannah Bury in practice for the LadiesRead More →

  DOLPHYN DIARY – 245 – 12 February 2018 Upcoming Club and Sailing Events are on the website and a full Sailing Calendar can be found at http://www.fbyc.co.za/events/  Members please note that the showers will be closed from 08h00 to 18h00 daily due to severe water restrictions. FBYC SAILING Sailing Results: Wednesday 07/02/2018: Summer Twilight Series – Race 7 of 10 We saw 8 boats brave the winds for a quick exciting race around the cans. The fleet made use of all the space made available to them on the long beat back to Phoenix and looked a bit like the “scatterlings of Africa” (they were all over theRead More →

DOLPHYN DIARY – 244 – 5 February 2018 Upcoming Club and Sailing Events are on the website and a full Sailing Calendar can be found at http://www.fbyc.co.za/events/  URGENT NOTICE TO MEMBERS: LEVEL 6B WATER RESTRICTIONS – 01 FEB 2018 Members please note that the showers will be closed from 08h00 to 18h00 daily due to severe water restrictions. Please comply and do your bit to save this valuable resource! FBYC SAILING Sailing Results: Wednesday 31/01/2018: Summer Twilight Series – Race 6 of 10 Saturday 03/02/2018: Commodore’s Cup Challenge – postponed         – Double Hander Race 3 of 4 Start 11h00  Another sailing free weekend. Both the WednesdayRead More →

  This mail is being sent to the members of FBYC. You may subscribe additional persons by clicking the link at the bottom. DOLPHYN DIARY – 243 – 29 January 2018 Upcoming Club and Sailing Events are on the website and a full Sailing Calendar can be found at http://www.fbyc.co.za/events/  FBYC SAILING Please remember to do your part in keeping plastic out of our oceans. Sailing Results: Wednesday 24/01/2018: Summer Twilight Series – Race 5 of 10 Wednesday 24 January turned out to be a great evening with near perfect wind and a great course. There were reports of wind gusts of 30knots out by Phoenix but that didn’tRead More →

  This mail is being sent to the members of FBYC. You may subscribe additional persons by clicking the link at the bottom. DOLPHYN DIARY – 242 – 22 January 2018 Upcoming Club and Sailing Events are on the website and a full Sailing Calendar can be found at http://www.fbyc.co.za/events/  FBYC SAILING Sailing Results: Wednesday 17/01/2018: Summer Twilight Series – Race 4 of 10   Saturday 20/01/2018: Double Hander: Start 14h30 Both races blown out. Upcoming Sailing Events: Wednesday 24/01/2018: Summer Twilight Series – Race 5 of 10  Start 18h00 PLEASE NOTE: ALL sailors MUST have valid COF’s. No COF, no racing. Panini’s on sale – R25 Sunday 28/01/2018: Medium Distance Series – RaceRead More →

  This mail is being sent to the members of FBYC. You may subscribe additional persons by clicking the link at the bottom. (Particularly if using Outlook) DOLPHYN DIARY – 241 – 15 January 2018 Upcoming Club and Sailing Events are on the website and a full Sailing Calendar can be found at http://www.fbyc.co.za/events/  FBYC SAILING Sailing Results: Saturday 13/01/2018: Round the Cans Series 1 – Race 4 of 4 Saturday saw the first race of the new year and what a great turn out we had. RTC Series 1 race 4 of 4 saw 12 boats out on the water. What a great start to theRead More →

This mail is being sent to the members of FBYC. You may subscribe additional persons by clicking the link at the bottom. (Particularly if using Outlook) DOLPHYN DIARY – 240 – 8 January 2018 Upcoming Club and Sailing Events are on the website and a full Sailing Calendar can be found at http://www.fbyc.co.za/events/  Happy 2018 to all members and family, may the year bring you health & happiness. From The Commodore, Committee & Staff of False Bay Yacht Club. FBYC SAILING Upcoming Sailing Events: Saturday 13/01/2018: Round the Cans Series 1 – Race 4 of 4 Start 14h30 Wednesday 17/01/2018: Summer Twilight Series – Race 4 ofRead More →

This mail is being sent to the members of FBYC. You may subscribe additional persons by clicking the link at the bottom. (Particularly if using Outlook) DOLPHYN DIARY – 239 – 29 December 2017 Upcoming Club and Sailing Events are on the website and a full Sailing Calendar can be found at http://www.fbyc.co.za/events/  CLUB EVENTS:   NEW YEAR’S PARTY 2017/2018:  R50 for members and R100 for non-members The cover charge does not include snacks so please bring your own. The braai area is available for members wishing to make use of this. Please note that seating is on a first-come-first-serve basis and we cannot take any reservations. BookingsRead More →

DOLPHYN DIARY – 238 – 18 December 2017 Upcoming Club and Sailing Events are on the website and a full Sailing Calendar can be found at http://www.fbyc.co.za/events/  TO ALL OUR MEMBERS: HAPPY HOLIDAYS! Click on the image to open in larger format FBYC SAILING Sailing results: Wednesday 13/12/2017: Summer Twilight Series –  Race 3 of 10. Summer Twilight Series Race 3 of 10, 9 boats entered 8 went sailing, wind was near perfect and a race was sailed. 1st Pure Magic, 2nd Hamba and 3rd Jabulani.   Sunday 17/12/2017: Santa Special Race Start 11h30: This was blown out. Upcoming Sailing Events: Saturday 13/01/2018: Round the Cans Series 1 – Race 4 ofRead More →

  This mail is being sent to the members of FBYC. You may subscribe additional persons by clicking the link at the bottom. (Particularly if using Outlook) DOLPHYN DIARY – 237 – 11 December 2017 Upcoming Club and Sailing Events are on the website and a full Sailing Calendar can be found at http://www.fbyc.co.za/events/  FBYC SAILING Click on the image to open in larger formatSailing results: Wednesday 29/11/2017: Summer Twilight Series –  Race 2 of 10. This evening saw wind in excess of 35 knots, needless to say there was no racing. Pure Magic braved the wind and went for a sail to Castor and back.   Friday –Read More →

This mail is being sent to the members of FBYC. You may subscribe additional persons by clicking the link at the bottom. (Particularly if using Outlook) DOLPHYN DIARY – 236 – 4 December 2017 Upcoming Club and Sailing Events are on the website and a full Sailing Calendar can be found at http://www.fbyc.co.za/events/  FBYC SAILING Sailing results: Wednesday 29/11/2017: Summer Twilight Series –  Race 1 of 10. Unfortunately this race was blown out.   Saturday 02/12/2017: Compass Rose Race. Compass Rose race was a great success. We had 11 entries. Weather conditions were near perfect for a fast race. There were reports for stronger breeze readings of 35 knots. WeRead More →

DOLPHYN DIARY – 235 – 27 November 2017 Upcoming Club and Sailing Events are on the website and a full Sailing Calendar can be found at http://www.fbyc.co.za/events/  Simon’s Town Marina Company: Mast need craning? There is a large cat currently on the hard that will be bringing in a crane on two occasions in the near future to remove and then replace the mast. If anyone has mast plans, now is the time to jump in and share costs. Contact Spilly at the Marina office. marinamanager@stmc.co.za 021-786 3853 Office hours FBYC SAILING Sailing results: Wednesday 22/11/2017: BOAZ Talk. There was a great turn out of members, public andRead More →

  DOLPHYN DIARY – 234 – 20 November 2017 Upcoming Club and Sailing Events are on the website and a full Sailing Calendar can be found at http://www.fbyc.co.za/events/  Simon’s Town Marina Company: Mast need craning?There is a large cat currently on the hard that will be bringing in a crane on two occasions in the near future to remove and then replace the mast. If anyone has mast plans, now is the time to jump in and share costs. Contact Spilly at the Marina office. marinamanager@stmc.co.za 021-786 3853 Office hours FBYC SAILING Sailing results: Wednesday 15/11/2017: Spring Twilight Series – Race 10/10 and Prizegiving. We’ve had a greatRead More →

DOLPHYN DIARY – 233 – 13 November 2017 Upcoming Club and Sailing Events are on the website and a full Sailing Calendar can be found at http://www.fbyc.co.za/events/  FBYC SAILING Sailing results: Wednesday 08/11/2017: Spring Twilight Series – Race 10/10 and Prizegiving. The race was cancelled due to strong winds but we had a talk on racing rules by Dave Hudson. This talk was very well attended and I am sure all learnt a lot and left knowing their rules a little better. We will definitely be doing more of these in the future.   Saturday 11/11/2017: Special Round the Cans  Due to the postponement of the Bay to Bay raceRead More →

DOLPHYN DIARY – 232 – 6 November 2017 Upcoming Club and Sailing Events are on the website and a full Sailing Calendar can be found at http://www.fbyc.co.za/events/  FBYC SAILING (Click on the image for a larger view) Sailing results: Wednesday 01/11/2017: Spring Twilight Series – Race 9 saw another great fleet of 10 boats out on the water, all enjoyed the quick race, being in before dark, set up by Ken. 1st Jabulani, 2nd Pure Magic and 3rd Number 19. Saturday 04/11/2017: Round the Cans – Series 1 Race 2 of 4 Saturday saw 10 boats racing. 1st Jabulani, 2nd Pure Magic, 3rd Number 19. Upcoming Sailing Events: Wednesday 08/11/2017: Spring TwilightRead More →

DOLPHYN DIARY – 231 – 30 October 2017 Upcoming Club and Sailing Events are on the website and a full Sailing Calendar can be found at http://www.fbyc.co.za/events/  FBYC SAILING Tomorrow being Halloween, here are some sailing superstitions for you: (click on the image to open a larger version) Sailing results: Wednesday 25/10/2017: Spring Twilight Series – Race 8 This was a great quick race, with the racers coming in just in time to miss getting wet by the much needed rain that poured down. The sailors came off the water to a warm fire, panninis and a talk by MIKE SMITH: (a FBYC member now living in Newcastle,Read More →

  This mail is being sent to the members of FBYC. You may subscribe additional persons by clicking the link at the bottom. (Particularly if using Outlook) DOLPHYN DIARY – 230 – 23 October 2017 Upcoming Club and Sailing Events are on the website and a full Sailing Calendar can be found at http://www.fbyc.co.za/events/  COMMITTEE NOTICE The General Committee welcomes Simone Balman effective immediately, being co-opted in the role of PR/Social Media/Website liaison and Sailing Admin. Simone is no longer an employee of the club but will have valuable input on the Committee. FBYC SAILING Sailing results: Wednesday 18/10/2017: Spring Twilight Series – Race 7. WednesdayRead More →

This mail is being sent to the members of FBYC. You may subscribe additional persons by clicking the link at the bottom. (Particularly if using Outlook) DOLPHYN DIARY – 229 – 16th October 2017 Upcoming Club and Sailing Events are on the website and a full Sailing Calendar can be found at http://www.fbyc.co.za/events/  Notice of immediate implementation of water rationing across Cape Town The City of Cape Town has activated water rationing to forcibly lower water usage in line with water restrictions across the metro as phase 1 of its critical water shortages disaster plan. Water usage remains dangerously high above required levels. Rationing will lead toRead More →

This mail is being sent to the members of FBYC. You may subscribe additional persons by clicking the link at the bottom. (Particularly if using Outlook) DOLPHYN DIARY – 227 – 2nd October 2017 Upcoming Club and Sailing Events are on the website and a full Sailing Calendar can be found at http://www.fbyc.co.za/events/  URGENT WARNING TO BOAT OWNERS: All boat owners advising that there is an extra strong North Westerly gale forecast for tomorrow 03 October. Weather apps are forecasting gusts to 50 knots by late afternoon so boat owners should be advised to make sure (today) that their boats are well secured. FBYC SAILING Sailing results: WednesdayRead More →

This mail is being sent to the members of FBYC. You may subscribe additional persons by clicking the link at the bottom. (Particularly if using Outlook) DOLPHYN DIARY – 228 – 9th October 2017 Upcoming Club and Sailing Events are on the website and a full Sailing Calendar can be found at http://www.fbyc.co.za/events/  Dear Members; In light of the serious increase of theft at the club over the past year, please be extra vigilant if you have boats on the marinas and the swings. Certain boats have been targeted out on the swing moorings over the weekend and items have been taken. Persons are possibly entering fromRead More →