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Harbour Masters Regulations – Pleasure and Commercial Craft

HARBOUR MASTERS REGULATIONS- PLEASURE AND COMMERCIAL CRAFT   Following a meeting with the Port Authorities, the Harbour Master has sent out a list of Port Regulations for all Pleasure and Commercial craft. In the interest of sailing, we would be pleased if you would take note of these regulations so that all can continue to […]

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Annual Membership Fee Increases

Dear Members It is unfortunately that time of the year again when we need to review our membership fees for the June 2017 to May 2018 financial year. Despite the difficult economic climate, we have to apply a modest increase in subscriptions to keep pace with inflation and ensure that we are able to maintain […]

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Footloose

The foot is the bottom of a sail, whether triangular or square, that is attached to the boom to keep it stretched. A sail that is not attached to the boom is said to be footloose and is very difficult to control as it moves with the wind The term ‘footloose and fancy free’ refers […]

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VHS – Ship Station License

Just a heads up to Yacht/Vessel owners. Your Ship Station License is due beginning April each year. If you do not pay they cancel your license, which means that you need to re submit an application at a cost of R480-00. Annual payment R126-00. I have noticed that not all boat owners receive an invoice […]

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Wednesday Fun’d Sailing Sailors Dinner

Good day Sailors The Wednesday night Fun’d sailing supper last Saturday was well attended and was held in the  relaxed atmosphere of the Trafalgar Room.  Margie worked her magic on the table settings and Steve Rawlins and his team supplied a lovely meal. Our Rear Commodore Hans Dettman welcomed everyone, especially our Standard  Bank Wealth […]

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