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Barry Cull’s visit to RMYS

Senior member Mr Barry Cull recently travelled to Australia to visit family and while in Melbourne he took the time to visit the Royal Melbourne Yacht Squadron. The Royal Melbourne Yacht Squadron is a fellow member of the International Council of Yacht Clubs (ICoYC) and we enjoy reciprocal privileges when visiting. Although the weather was […]

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Scuttlebutt Article – Eight Bells: HKH Prince Hendrik

As some members may have noticed, the Danish flag and the Kongelig Dansk Yacht Club flags have both been lowered to half mast on Tuesday the 13th February 2018. The reason being His Royal Highness Prince Henrik passed away on February 13, 2018 at the age of 83, at Fredensborg Castle, surrounded by the royal […]

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SAS Fees

Dear members SAS have revised their constitution to cater for clubs such as ours who have a large social component. The revised fees structure will be applied with effect from our year end May 2018 and will be included in your annual membership fees. The applicable percentages by membership category is as per the extract […]

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Nautical Trivia by Fonz – Dog Watch

The Dog Watch – 16h00 to 20h00   The 16h00 to 20h00 evening watch is usually dived into two ‘dogs’ known as the ‘first dog’ watch, from 16h00 to 18h00 and the second ‘dog watch”, from 18h00 to 20h00.                                          There are a few thoughts on where the name dogwatch came from: The Oxford English Dictionary […]

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Sail+Leisure Magazine

The next issue of Sail + Leisure Magazine will be out in March 2018.  For more information see their website: https://www.sailandleisure.co.za/

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