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Club Draw

Results from the October Club Draw:   1st prize – R750 – Mr R Walter 2nd prize – R250 – Ms L De Freitas 3rd prize – R300 – Mr S Lipschitz   1st Attendance prize: R1500 – Mr S Cawdron 2nd Attendance prize: leg of lamb – Mr A Brown 3rd Attendance prize: Tanqueray […]

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The Trafalgar Dinner 2018

The Trafalgar Dinner 2018 Trafalgar can never be described as a boring event, not in 1805 and most certainly not 2018.  Each year the Club, together with most other worldwide Royal Clubs and Commonwealth navies, we celebrate the Battle of Trafalgar and for the Royal Natal Yacht Club the commemoration forms the highlight of the […]

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Plan Ahead: Upcoming Events

November New Member Mixer (Friday 09th) Join Vice Commodore Jeremy Kriek in introducing our new members to the long-standing traditions and protocols of our Club.   Movember The time has come for those brave enough to challenge Mr Brodie! All the best, Gentlemen! Movember Pledge Happy Hour (Thursday 01st )  15h00 – 20h00: 1 free […]

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ORC Annual General Meeting

With the 2018 ORC Annual General Meeting currently underway in Sarasota, USA from 25 – 31 October 2018  during the AGM, ORC and its committees will discuss all submissions for rule changes received from the ORC member national authorities. In the meantime anyone with even a passing interest in yacht racing and handicaps would find […]

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The Battle of Trafalgar: Admiral Lord Nelson’s Captured French Flag

Huge flag captured from French battleship by Admiral Lord Nelson to go on display for first time in 100 years The ensign of Le Genereux, which is roughly the size of a tennis court, was taken by Nelson and his men in 1800 and is believed to be one of the earliest Tricolours in existence […]

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