Author Archives: Margie

Missing Vasco Trophies

With the Vasco 2018 coming up in April next year, we would like to locate the Wilbur Ellis Trophy and the Private Line Trophy, a shield known as the “Navex” trophy, as per the photographs above.  If anybody can assist with any information of these two trophies please contact Margie in Reception as we would […]

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Opening Cruise and Sail Past 2017

There was a great turnout of boats as Royal Natal Yacht Club and Point Yacht Club joined in the festivities of the 2017 Durban Port Festival on the weekend by taking part in the Sail Past and Opening Cruise Race. The opening cruise marks the start of the 2017 / 2018 sailing season and RNYC […]

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RNYC welcomes Mr Luc Dupont to Durban

Commodore Graham Rose and Luc Dupont, who is our first international sailor of the season, in the Britannia Room at RNYC. Graham presented Luc with a copy of the Club history: Salt on the Sails by Sally Frost. Luc has sailed the world singlehandedly TWICE aboard Roxane and is visiting Durban for the first time. […]

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Durban Harbour Cleanups 2017

Members may have noticed and be wondering about the hive of activity taking place on the sandbank at low tide immediately in front of the Ndongeni Lawns most Saturday mornings. Teams of youngsters can be found most Saturday mornings collecting the various flotsam and litter that washes up in front of the clubhouse and we […]

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Category 4 Hurricane Irma heading for northern Leeward Islands

Our friends John Sergel and Bev Edwards from Durban are currently cruising on Dandelion in the Caribbean and are watching Hurricane Irma closely.  Herewith report from John. Category 4 Hurricane Irma heading for northern Leeward Islands 9/5/2017 5:00:00 AM Dangerous Irma is a Category 4 hurricane. It is located about 320 miles to the east […]

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