False Bay Yacht Club

DOLPHYN DIARY #484 | 14 May 2024

Photo Credit: Simon McDonnell

EVENTS AND SPECIAL NOTICES

EVENTS

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SAILING

RACING RESULTS

Wednesday 1st May – ARK INFLATABLES Autumn Twilight Series One, Race 7.
1st Jabulani, 2nd Hamba and 3rd Alegria.

Saturday 4th & Sunday 5th May – Double Cape Race. See Sailing News.

Wednesday 8th May – ARK INFLATABLES Autumn Twilight Series One, Race 8.
1st Donna Mia, 2nd Jabulani and 3rd Hot Ice.

Saturday 11th & 12th May – FBYC Club Championships.
This was postponed to next weekend, 18th / 19th May.
FBYC thanks
ARK INFLATABLES
for their continued sponsorship and support of racing.

UPCOMING RACING

Wednesday 15th May – ARK INFLATABLES Autumn Twilight Series One, Race 9. Start time 17h45. This is the last of the Series.

Saturday 18th & 19th May – FBYC Club Championships. Start time for each day, not before 10h30. Entries must be in before 16h00 on Wednesday 15th May.

Wednesday 22nd May – THE SCONE SHACK Autumn Twilight Series Two, Race 1.
Start time 17h30.

Sunday 26th May – Medium Distance Series Race 7. Start time 11h30.

FBYC welcomes back, THE SCONE SHACK, as sponsor for the upcoming Autumn Twilight Series Two.

SAILING NEWS & UPCOMING EVENTS

Double Cape Race – This iconic race took place over the weekend of 4th and 5th May. The race started at 10h00 in Cape Town and Simon’s Town simultaneously. FBYC had three entries, Bonia, Cape Flyer, and Serendipity. Unfortunately, Serendipity had to pull out before the race started and Cape Flyer pulled out shortly after rounding Cape Point. Congratulations to Bonita who finished the race in fifth place overall.
SAS (WC) Extra Championships - Well, done to Owen Middleton, representing FBYC, on his 6th place overall.
FBYC Club Championships
The Club Championships has been postponed to the weekend of 18th & 19th May.
Lipton Cup Challenge | 27th – 31st August

To all interested parties, FBYC are inviting entries to represent FBYC in Cape Town for this prestigious regatta.

Anyone interested must apply to the Sailing Office by 16h00 on Wednesday 15th May.

We’ve had one entry to date.
Clipper Race – Ryan Gibson on Dare To Lead continues to do very well overall but has dropped to joint third place with Zhuhai on 87 points, 2nd is Ha Long Bay Viet Nam on 93 points and 1st Perseverance on 98 points. With four races to go it’s still anyone’s race.

He is currently in fifth place in Race 11. Our FBYC members continue to follow and support him.
You can follow the race at www.clipperroundtheworld.com.

Moorings for racing boats 26’ or less


FBYC together with STMC have re-introduced cheaper moorings that will be available to boats that take part in Club Races. These mooring are very limited and will only be given out with certain T’s & C’s. You can come to the Sailing Office to find out more.

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 the Club Office on 064 621 3180 or email admin@fbyc.co.za to request to be added to a group.

FALSE BAY MARLIN & TUNA

ANGLING NEWS

SADSAA Nomination Calls

Please take note of two nomination calls for the various teams to represent SADSAA in the Light Tackle Billfish Nationals and the Heavy Tackle Billfish Nationals

NOMINATION CALL: Light Tackle (October 2024)>
NOMINATION CALL: Heavy Tackle Nationals (November 2024)>
NOMINATION FORM >

Please take note nominations close 15h00 on Monday 27th May 2024 at WPDSAA.
EFSA Big Game Championships 2024 FINAL RESULTS
Results - Boats
Results - Country
Results - Individual
Results - Skippers

Our very own Rear-Commodore Angling, Gareth Decker, was a skipper in the competition!

FBYC ANGLING WHATSAPP GROUP

Please contact the Club Office on 064 621 3180 or email admin@fbyc.co.za to request to be added to a group.

ROWING

A few pics of our Freedom Paddle around Robben Island on Freedom Day
Click on the link (image below) to watch a short snippet of the start of the race, with kind permission from @paddlefreedom (via Instagram)

CLUB NOTICES

FIREWOOD FOR OUR BRAAI AREA

Dear Members,

We're thrilled to announce that False Bay Yacht Club is now providing fire wood for our beloved braai areas! To help cover the costs and ensure we can continue offering this service, we kindly ask for a donation of R30.00. You can simply add this donation to your bill of food and drinks at the bar or restaurant.

Your support ensures we can keep the fires burning and the braai areas ready for your enjoyment.

Thank you for your generosity and continued support. Let's fire up those grills and make some memories together!

ADMIN OFFICE HOURS


Please take note of the weekend / public holiday hours at the club for the Admin Office;

Saturday, Sunday & Public Holidays:
08h00 to 14h00

PLEASE TAKE NOTE:

Please adhere to the signs which have been placed in the clubhouse.

FBYC CLUB DRESS CODE - SEP 2022
False Bay Yacht Club

King George Way
Simon's Town, 7975
021 786 1703 / 064 621 3180

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