False Bay Yacht Club

DOLPHYN DIARY #414

21 SEPTEMBER 2021

SA-Sailing

"Sometimes, it falls upon a generation to be great.
You can be that great generation. Let your greatness blossom."

Nelson Mandela

NOTICES

Members, please note:

Whilst you are on Club premises, please adhere to all Covid protocols. The wearing of masks is COMPULSORY.

NO MASK, NO ENTRY

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URGENT NOTICE TO ALL MEMBERS

Members, please note Club Rules under Adjusted Lockdown Level 2

Curfew: 23h00 until 04h00

Masks are to be worn at all times whilst on club premises. NO MASK – NO ENTRY.

Hand sanitizing and temperature checks will be conducted at the entrances. All members to sign-in on the Covid Access Form or preferably use the FBYC Covid App.

Crow’s Nest Bar:
The bar and clubhouse will close at 22h00 and last rounds will be called at 21h00. Members to please leave the premises by 22h00.

Braai, Lawn & Swimming:
We are adhering to our 50% capacity at this stage, but members may use the club facilities, following COVID regulations.

Please call the office (021 786 1703) if you wish to use the braai/lawn facilities, bearing in mind capacity limits.

Please be considerate as we can only allow a maximum of 150 persons outside of the clubhouse with proper social distancing.


Thank you - FBYC Management

Opening Cruise 2021

The Opening Cruise was a great success on the water and afterwards.
Thanks to all for making the day superb!
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Pisces Divers clean up False Bay Yacht Club

On Saturday, the 18th of September, Pisces Divers collected 85kg of debris during their underwater clean-up of our marina.

Items collected included a Nedbank credit card, a diving mask, very crusty sunglasses, and the usual plastic, cans, bottles, rope, etc. They also found a 4m 50mm pipe!

All the rubbish was sorted and taken to the Simon's Town recycling centre.

A big 'Thank You' to Pisces Divers!

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SAILING

Intasure Spring Regatta entries are still open!

Please find the Notice of Race, Entry Form, and Crew List HERE > or just click on the poster below.
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Many thanks to our partners and sponsors

Intasure
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CPSA
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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 (021 786 1703 or email admin@fbyc.co.za) to request to be added to a group.
Mossel Bay Race 2021
Visit www.mosselbayrace.co.za for Notice of Race and Entry Forms or just click on the poster above!
Double Cape Race
Click on the poster above for Notice of Race and Entry Forms.

ANGLING

Sea levels to rise this century
"In our research, ... we provide an improved estimate of how much our oceans are going to warm and its contribution to sea-level rise, with the help of 15 years’ worth of measurements."
Read more>

Covid protocols at tournaments

It is confirmed that all participants and support staff still require a negative PCR Covid test 72 hours prior to participation. Opening and closing functions may be held providing the venue has sufficient space to ensure social distancing.


Read more >
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WhatsApp Group

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

ROWING

Great excitement with plans in place to welcome our German tour visitors back to SA in mid-October. Holding thumbs that all things COVID considered allow the smooth running of our rowing adventures, a first for our club on Eastern Cape waters.

A group of CCRC rowers and some spouses will join our Gauteng and Oldenburg Ruderverein friends at Kenton on Sea to kick off the tour, which will continue to Port Alfred, Plettenberg Bay, with the last stop in Knysna before re-grouping in Simon's Town.
Boat maintenance has gained momentum to have our fleet and trailers ready to roll by then. Huge thanks to our maintenance team for your time and dedication to execute Bryne's expert vision of boats in as good as possible knick at all times.

Coaching in and outdoors of our Lawhill Maritime students has taken off despite South Easterly interferences. As a safety deterrent, it has lead to brilliant indoor training on Erg machines with coach Derrick, as well as floor exercises ideal for strength and core training. Welcome to Liz Cotton who's taken over coaching management from Alison, thank you ladies and kind coaches.
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Two of our boats, a quad and double had great fun in the chop joining the FBYC fleet on Saturday afternoon to greet Commodore Newman.
We can never count our lucky stars enough to be part of such a superb yacht club and world-class home base.
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Thank you from all of us happy hearts at CCRC.

PUBLICITY

SRC Marine Radio Course and Exam
SAMSA Skippers Licence
Pier 23

Open Monday to Friday

08h00 – 16h00,
and until 20h00 on Wednesdays and Fridays.

Contact Pier 23 on:

066 063 5280

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Your password is your membership number, which appears on your invoice/statement.
You may also call the club office to find out your membership number.
Members are encouraged to use the
FBYC Covid App for easy access at the entrance and to avoid having to touch the pens and paper.
How to save the Covid - App to your home screen.

iPhone :
1. Open the link in your Safari browser
2. At the bottom of your screen in the center is a square icon with an arrow pointing up, click on that.
3. Scroll up until you see the option Add to Home Screen.
4. You all set to go, just look for the FBYC logo. You might need to move it to your landing screen.

Any Android device:
1. Open the link in Chrome
2. On the top right-hand side of the screen, tap on the 3 dots.
3. Tap on Add to Home screen.
4. You all set to go.
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King George Way
Simon's Town, 7975
021 786 1703

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