Viking Lifejacket Raffle Winner


Proud Bella Veschini-Schmitz sporting her new Lifejacket kindly sponsored by Viking Marine


We are very grateful to our generous sponsor Viking Marine who very kindly donated a number of prizes which we raffled as part of our fund raising initiative in support of the Cancer Association of South Africa which was conducted during the course of our Wednesday Evening Summer Fun sailing Season.

The raffle was drawn at the Sailor’s Dinner held on Saturday evening. The dinner was well attended with over 80 sailors representing the 53 boats who participated in the 13 week series and the evening marked the end of the Wednesday Evening Fun Sailing season with a presentation of prizes and acknowledgement to our generous season’s sponsors, Standard Bank Wealth & Investment.

The fund raising campaign for CANSA proved to be a wonderful success building on the previous season and the contribution from Viking Marine added handsomely to the final tally. Our friends from “Viking” are no strangers to members of the sailing community and their range of marine safety products are a necessity for anyone on the water. The “Viking” raffle was well supported with a great many members expressing an interest in the highly desirable lifejacket. Although the lifejacket was initially won by Graham Weyer, he very kindly immediately donated the prize back for a redraw. The redraw was conducted and a loud cheer went up and there was much excitement in the Trafalgar Room when budding young catamaran sailor Bella Veschini-Schmitz was announced as the winner.