Category Archives: Sailing Reports


2016/2017 Sailing season was a very successful one.  We were able to sail each Wednesday evening that RNYC hosted – hosting  twelve races in total:  averaging +- 25 yachts out on the water enjoying the Durban weather. Thank you to our team that went out week after week diligently to ensure our sailors were catered […]

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Pacer Team Racing Match 15

Saturday afternoon provided sailors with yet another wonderful Durban winter’s day with ideal sailing conditions. With no prospect of shipping movements the racing was undertaken in the deepwater channel off Pier Number Two with a light southerly breeze blowing. The, by now usual, team racing format was followed with 3 windward leeward races of approximately […]

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Halcat Provincials RNYC 29 -30 July

This coming weekend sees Royal for the first time holding the Halcat KZN provincial championship. The Halcats are an active class at our club with great rivalry amongst its competitors.   There will racing on Saturday and Sunday from 10 am. There are a maximum of 8 races with 4 races needed to constitute a championship, […]

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Carol Ferguson’s Report

Ahoy Sailors How are you all.  Since last speaking to you, I have been to USA to visit my family:  Steve Rawlins retired and is off to visit family in UK – thank you Steve for all you and your staff have done for us over the years. Meleney Cuniff has joined RNYC as Club […]

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Pacer Team Racing Match 13

Superstition and triskaidekaphobia did not deter sailors from participating in Match 13 of the Team Racing Series held on Saturday afternoon. A large number of new faces turned up to enjoy the popular Team Racing and we enjoyed a wonderful mix of youth and experience although the younger members certainly dominated the crews with the […]

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