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The Future of Coastal Clubs

Further to various announcements on the collaborative exercise between all the Coastal Clubs of South Africa, facilitated by South African Sailing, it gives me pleasure to forward the attached questionnaire to all Club members. The questionnaire has been developed around surveys used for Clubs here in South Africa, including work done at Royal Natal Yacht […]

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Vasco da Gama Clock

Vasco da Gama Clock Restoration The Vasco clock is starting to take shape and is looking “sparkling” with the decorative painting. The Vasco da Gama Drinking Fountain more fortunate than the Queen Victoria Jubilee fountain has been the Vasco da Gama memorial drinking fountain, known today only as the “Vasco da Gama Clock”. It too […]

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Membership Cards 2018/2019

Members are reminded to collect a new RNYC membership card from the Front Office. We ask that you please use a current photo for the new cards and you are welcome to pop in to the office to let us take the picture for you. If you are unable to collect your card please email […]

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Black Tot Day

Black Tot Day (31 July 1970)   The name given to the last day on which the Royal Navy issued sailors with a daily rum ration (the daily tot). In the 17th century, the daily drink ration for English sailors was a gallon of beer. In 1655, due to the difficulty of storing the large quantities of liquid, […]

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Thank you!

A big thank you to Peter Limbouris from Dirk’s Meat Supply and General Committee member Bill Howell for organising the pig-on-the-spit last Saturday.  What better way to spend a Saturday afternoon than participating in some sailing then enjoying succulent roast pork, crackling, slow baked potatoes with garlic and rosemary and some freshly made coleslaw.  All […]

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