Category Archives: Sailing

Sailing Courses

Skippers courses Roy Cook offers several training courses and if you are not sure what you certification or licensing you need, pop in at RNYC to discuss or drop him an email to chat.  Some of the courses he offers at the Royal Natal Yacht Club are as follows:- Competent crew This is for beginners […]

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Aboard Phoenix XI

Aboard Phoenix XI From Durban to PE by Lisette Abell With a stroke of exceptional luck, I was presented with an opportunity to crew on a custom Perry 62 foot Catamaran named Phoenix XI. The luxury Australian vessel is owned by Aussie Wayne Saunders, better known as Hoss, after the well-known character on the classic […]

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Captain’s log book

Captain’s log book:  Peri-peri version 2 Our international round the world sailing friends are arriving early this year.  Some boats have already arrived in the Durban Marina and Club Member Roy Cook gave presentations of Tony Herrick’s book ‘Sailing from East to West’ to new arrivals. This book is very popular with the cruising fraternity […]

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Royal Natal Regatta

Royal Natal Regatta Sailing, cryptic clue, karaoke, potjiekos competition and LOTS OF ENTERTAINMENT over the long weekend. The theme for this year is ‘80’s’ so join in the fun – on or off the water.   A few reminders to all who wish to enter: ⚓R250.00 Boat Fee Waived if entry is received before Friday, […]

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The Opening Cruise

The Opening Cruise   This Sunday, 9th September, marks the official opening of the sailing season in Durban and in keeping with longstanding tradition it the Royal Natal Yacht Club’s turn to take the salute.  The Opening Cruise marks the start of our 161st sailing season and we invite you to join us for a […]

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