Dolphyn Diary – 9th May 2017

 

DOLPHYN DIARY NO: 206 – 9th May  2017
Read your Dolphyn Diary carefully for all the Sailing & Club events on the Calendar.

Dear Members

We welcome Simone Balman as our new Sailing Administrator this month!
We wish her well in this new adventure here with The Team.
Many thanks to Andrew Mackenzie who has faithfully assisted with club sailing over the past few months!  We are fortunate to still have him on the team for a while.

Wednesday: Race 2 of the DHL Twilight series of 5 races – start time 17:45. Forecast: moderate north wester. Flat water – should be good!

WEEKEND RACING SUNDAY

Saturday: Mothers’ (both present and future) Race – Sunday being Mothers’ day – start 14:30. Forecast: either light or fresh south easter depending on which forecast is believed.

Sailing Whats App

A sailing broadcast list “not the same as a group” in that all the replies come to me only, has been set up. To be added to this list add my name and the following number 083 479 0239 to your contacts. Once this is done SMS 083 339 3384 requesting to be added to the list.

Andrew MacK

Quiz Nights are back!!

3rd Night  – Thurs 11th May  entrance fee per night per person R70.
Visitors welcome!! Start time  19h00

Current Teams leader board

THE OTHER TEAM                           62
NIGHTSHIFT                                       61
MENSA MENSE                                 57
BLUE                                                     52
EISH                                                      47
DRAIN BRAIN                                     45
FIGJAM                                                41

The winning team will win the floating trophy 1st year.

Light Meal: Please note that the meal on offer is a light meal, so 1 portion per person.

To enter email: info@fbyc.co.za with your team name and members.

Light meal of the evening is Bobotie or vegetarian option

FRIDAY CLUB DRAW
R 2 500.00
Friday 12th May 2017 @ 19h00
If you are insured with Intasure you will in addition to the CASH, get  up to  R 5000.00 off the vessel’s annual insurance premium or your car & household insurance premiumPS: you have to be present in the Crow’s Nest to claim the winnings
Ever wanted to try kayaking?

Well here’s your chance!
Come to the yacht club on Sat 13th May between 10am & 1pm and we will make sure you get a chance to try a kayak for yourself.
Would your children be interested? It is ideal for teenagers; younger children will go in a double with an adult.  Life jackets are compulsory, will be supplied by club.
Come and join us at the Fisherman’s slipway for a fun morning.

What do you need to bring?
A hat or cap, sun tan lotion and something like a takkie to wear on your feet, on the slipway (nothing too clumsy for your feet!)
Remember baggies or shorts and shoes may get wet so bring something dry to change into.
WEATHER DAY:
If the weather is not suitable, the Kayaking Open Day will be moved to the following Saturday 20th May 2017. If the date for the Kayak Open Day has to be changed, it will be announced on Dolphyn Diary in the week prior to Saturday 13th May.

Come and join the fun!

DIVE CLEANUP
SAT 13th May 2017 starting at 08h30
With the weather changing our bay has become increasingly littered with all sorts of unnatural products.
If you are a diver and would like to join in we would love all the help we can get.
Young snorkelers welcome with parent supervision.
Stay and braai afterwards.Please give your name in at the office or email info@fbyc.co.za should you wish to take part.

FISH HOEK LIBRARY – Wednesday evening 17th MAY
Round-the-World sailor and professional yacht-master Paul Rodger’s will speak about his book Sailing to Purgatory, an account of his
final single-handed 8 000 mile journey.This event will be at Fish Hoek Library 5.30 for 6pm on Wednesday 17th May.Refreshment available – wine and snacks.

Enquiries: Jenny at 082 659 0639 or
at the Library: 021 784-2030

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