False Bay Yacht Club

DOLPHYN DIARY #438

21 JULY 2022

Jeremy-Bagshaw-GGR22

"A winner is a dreamer who never gives up."
Nelson Mandela

MEMBERS, PLEASE TAKE NOTE

NOTICE OF ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING

FBYC members are hereby notified that the 64th Annual General Meeting (AGM) will be held in the Crow’s Nest and online via a Zoom link on Thursday 25th August 2022, at 18h00.

The General Committee took a decision to hold the meeting in the Clubhouse and online to allow members the choice to participate online if they prefer.

Call for nominations for the General Committee for the year 2022/2023 has started. Note that should you wish to formally nominate any Members to the Committee, you may obtain a nomination form from Colleen / Yvonne admin@fbyc.co.za or call at the office.
The deadline for nominations is Friday 5th August 2022.

The AGM Agenda, together with the final list of nominees, will be placed on the clubhouse notice board and will appear in the Dolphyn Diary to be sent to all Members on the 11th August 2022. Instructions for the link to the online Zoom meeting will also be included.

Please note voting rules in terms of the FBYC Constitution:
Voting: Except where otherwise provided in the Constitution, a decision or resolution of the General Committee of the club or of a General Meeting of the members shall be by majority of members in good standing, present and voting, there being no proxy votes allowed. Members under suspension for any reason at the time of voting are not entitled to vote. Members entitled to vote shall be Foundation Members, Ordinary Members, Life Members, Honorary Life Members, Senior Members and Special Members.

In the case of Family Membership, only one vote per family is permitted.

SAILING

RACING RESULTS

Wednesday 13th July - SCONE SHACK Winter Twilight Series 1 Race 7.
Racing was cancelled.

Overall results:
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Saturday 16th July, No racing due to the Closing Cruise.

Wednesday 20th July - Winter Twilight Series 2 Race 1.
1st Avatar, 2nd Jabulani and 3rd Sir Henry.

UPCOMING SAILING

Saturday 23rd July, no racing due to the Annual Sailing Prize Giving.

Wednesday 20th July - Winter Twilight Series 2 Race 2. Start 17h30.

Sunday 31st July – Medium Distance Series 1, Race 1.

Wednesday 20th July - Winter Twilight Series 2 Race 3. Start 17h30.

CLOSING CRUISE

A near perfect day greeted the fleet as they bid farewell to the Commadore. Much fun was had and the traditional wetting the Commadore was met with the Commadore’s surprise water gun, which caught many off-guard.
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UPCOMING EVENTS

Lipton Cup Challenge


FBYC will be hosting this prestigious event from 17th August to 21st August.

We will be represented by Alan Lawrence, Anthony Wentworth, Mica Burger, Des Steele, Yusuf Sampson, Mathew Wentworth and Kenny Daniels on Nigel Clack’s yacht Avatar.

We are looking for volunteers to help on the Bridge Boat and the Mark Laying Boats. Please let the Sailing Office know if you can offer your help.

A big THANK YOU to our sailing sponsors for their support

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SAILING WHATSAPP GROUPS

We have the following three 'Sailing' WhatsApp groups:
  • FBYC Sailing
  • FBYC Club Racing
  • FBYC Classifieds
Visit https://fbyc.co.za/fbyc-sailing/whatsapp-groups to find out more about each group.

Please contact Colleen at the Club Office
on 021 786 1703 or email admin@fbyc.co.za
to request to be added to a group.

ROWING

CAPE COASTAL ROWING CLUB

Highlight of this week at the solute of Commodore Rob Newman on Saturday.

Lucky to be met with fair conditions to cast the bouquet to the foredeck and cheer with the crews as they sailed past!

Here's to another wonderful year at our ever-so-welcoming home base.
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Best wishes to all boaties and crews for a superb season ahead.

CCRC

ANGLING

Click on the buttons below to read the articles.
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WPDSAA NOMINATION CALL FOR 2022
BOTTOM FISH INTER-PROVINCIAL

Please click on the link below for the WPDSAA nomination CALL for the 2022 Bottom Fish Inter-Provincial from 22nd September to 25th September 2022, host province, Natal Deep Sea Angling, host club - Umhlanga Ski Boat Club.

Please note Nominations close on Monday 8th August 2022 at 21H00!


BOTTOM FISH INTER-PROVINCIAL NOMINATION CALL >
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WPDSAA NOMINATION CALL FOR 2022
SADSAA LIGHT TACKLE BILLFISH INTER-PROVINCIAL

Please click on the links below for the WPDSAA nomination CALL for the 2022 SADSAA Light Tackle Billfish Inter-Provincial, to be held at Sodwana Bay between 10th October to 14th October 2022.

Please note Nominations close on Monday 15th August 2022!


BILLFISH INTER-PROVINCIAL NOMINATION CALL >
BILLFISH INTER-PROVINCIAL NOMINATION FORM >
BILLFISH INTER-PROVINCIAL CODE OF CONDUCT >
BILLFISH INTER-PROVINCIAL SUBMISSION PROCEDURE >

PLEASE TAKE NOTE: ANGLING PARKING PROTOCOL

Click on the button below to download the Launch and Parking Protocol

FBYC ANGLING WHATSAPP GROUP

Please contact Colleen at the Club Office on 021 786 1703 or email admin@fbyc.co.za to request to be added to a group.

ENVIRONMENTAL

Decomposition at sea
Please recycle glass bottles, cans, plastic and paper in the appropriate recycling bins available on Club premises.
The black general waste bins are for all other trash.

Help us to keep the environment cleaner and greener, to save the planet for future generations!

Note the Baboon-proof straps on bins.
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CLUB NOTICES

SUBSCRIPTIONS 2022/2023

Dear Members


Notice regarding Subscriptions for the year 1 July 2022 to 30 June 2023

Thank you to many members who have been making payments for their subs! Payments have been streaming in.

A reminder that an early bird discount of 5% of your subs may be deducted by members who are paying by EFT before 31st July 2022. No discount for cash, credit card or cheques, unfortunately.
By arrangement with Natasha, fees may be paid over 3 months, in equal amounts.

Invoices have been sent to members during the first week of July 2022. If you have not received it, please let us know urgently.

Please take note that additional costs will incur between July and September if resignations do not reach us before end July.

Arrange with Colleen/Yvonne admin@fbyc.co.za

Dear STMC and FBYC Members


Please take note of increases effective as of 1 August 2022.

Click here to download the official notice >
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INTASURE DRAW Notice 22 July 2022

Club Dress Code

Smart casual attire. Men may wear short trousers.
NB: No bathing costumes or fishing boots allowed, and please wear shoes or sandals.

This applies to the entire 1st floor, including the deck, Thank You.

Liquor licence

The club has an on-consumption liquor licence therefore members and their guests may not bring their own liquor onto the club premises, as this is regarded as an offence in terms of the Liquor Act.

We have reviewed the corkage fee facility and it will not be available in the Crow’s Nest Bar upstairs any longer.

The facility will still be available when you are ordering from the restaurant downstairs. Arrangements to pay corkage can be set up with Carl when you want to bring your own wines for a function, provided that the wine is not already on the wine list.

PIER 23 Contact details

Please note that the contact number for Pier23 is 066 063 5280.
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King George Way
Simon's Town, 7975
021 786 1703

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