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TRADING HOURS

Lockdown Level 4 Restaurant trading hours:

Monday – Tuesday: 09h00 – 18h00
Wednesday – Sunday: 09h00 – 18h00

Please note that Reception is closed on Sundays

 

Further to the latest announcement and move to Lockdown Level 4, Royal Cape Yacht Club is only open for a maximum of 50 guests at a time.

The marina operations and boat maintenance continue as per usual and members are still welcome to check on their boats and see to necessary maintenance.

Please check our Social Media channels for regular updates on the status quo.

We are proud to announce that the Royal Cape Yacht Club is a Level 3 B-BEEE contributor.

LATEST NEWS

MARINA CLEAN UP MAKES US PROUD ON MANDELA DAY

Living up to its determination to make a positive impact on the environment, Royal Cape Yacht Club members arrived at the Club on Mandela day…

SAILING NEWS

FOMO hits the water, by Liesl King. There was great excitement at the Club recently as RCYC member Dale Kushner’s new Jeanneau Sunfast 3300 entered…

TETA FUNDING MAKES A DIFFERENCE

“On behalf of my team and the Royal Cape Yacht Club, I would like to say thank you to the Transport Education Training Authority (TETA) for giving…

STUDENT BURSARIES

Our bursary students go sailing, by Liesl King Four years ago the Royal Cape Yacht Club decided to provide bursaries for two students to attend…

MEET THE TEAM

Meet Damian Abrahams, Senior Duty Manager. Can we trust anyone whose favourite food is “afval” (tripe) potjiekos? When this person is also the appointed Braai…

RCYC ACADEMY ENTERS CAPE2RIO 2023

After many months of preparation and consideration, The Royal Cape Yacht Club and Iate Club do Rio de Janeiro are proud to announce the receipt…

ORC SA RENEWAL NOTICE

ORC South Africa have just sent out renewal notices for the new season.  Your current ORC Certificate, expires on 30 June. ORC South Africa is aligning…

CAPE2RIO 2023 UPDATE

Update on the 2023 Cape to Rio entries, by Liesl King The Cape2Rio 2023 committee is delighted to have seven confirmed entries 18 months from…

MEET THE TEAM

Melvine Moses, Housekeeper. RCYC has a bunch of magic workers who behind the scenes make sure that the restaurant is squeaky clean long before you…

LIPTON CUP CHALLENGE 2021 | TEAM ANNOUNCEMENT

Lipton Challenge Cup 2021, by Hylton Hale. It is our pleasure to introduce the 2021 Lipton Challenge Cup team members. Team Vulcan is no stranger…

TECHNICAL CORNER | VIRTUAL COMMITTEE

The Real Race | Virtual Committee – perspective from the race committee and improvements for next time. We have had a few boats racing on…

OUR TURTLE HEROES

After the plea in our last newsletter to support the Two Oceans Aquarium turtle adoption programme, we are proud to let our members know that…

A BLAST FROM THE PAST

Stormy – The last of the Bruynzeel boats, by Liesl King and Richard Crockett. In May 2019, well known sailing journalist Richard Crockett featured the…

BECOME A TURTLE HERO

RCYC has partnered with the Two Oceans Aquarium for the 2023 Cape2Rio race. Our goal is to use the reach of the race to raise…

MEET THE TEAM

  Meet Belinda Brown You only have to follow the sound of twinkling laughter in the Admin office, and it will lead you to the…

OLYMPIC DREAMS

The road to the Olympics – RCYC members Alex Burger and Benji Daniel, by Liesl King. In 2017 at the 29er World Championship in Long…

SHE’S A LADY

She’s A Lady, by Lindani Mchunu (RCYC Academy). When you’re sitting in the Academy room, just above the braai area of the Club, well actually…

DEEP OCEAN MEDICAL KIT

Deep ocean medical kit intro, by Dr John Roos. We are enthusiastic yachties, going about the business of sailing.   We don’t look for trouble, but…

ROOKIE DIARIES

Whiteout and a perfect race, by Liesl King. If you had asked me two weeks ago whether there is such a thing as a perfect…

CAPE2RIO 2023 – BAHARI, HOUT BAY40 GAFF CUTTER ENTERS RACE

BAHARI - HOUT BAY40 GAFF CUTTER ENTERS THE CAPE2 RIO RACE 2023 The Cape2Rio Race is not just about attracting out and out ocean racing…

THE IMMIGRANT

The Immigrant, by Lindani Mchunu, RCYC Academy Elon Musk is from South Africa, he grew up in Pretoria to be exact. Steve Jobs’s, biological Father…

BLAST FROM THE PAST

Stormvogel, by Liesl King As mentioned before, I try very hard not to write about people I am in awe of.  And Cornelius (Kees) Bruynzeel,…

LADIES RACE | MAY 2021 | PHOTO GALLERY
RCYC ACHIEVES LEVEL 3 B-BEEE

RCYC received its official Level 3 B-BEEE certification this week.  Our overall score is 91.71 out of a 100, with high scores in the following…

MEET THE TEAM

Meet RCYC Sous Chef Justin Zietsman. When RCYC Sous Chef Justin Zietsman is not in the kitchen, he is on the beach. Usually with a…

SAILING UPDATE

Can you believe we are almost half way through April?  This year seems to be flying along, many say April and May are the most…

PORT ACCESS CARD RENEWAL

Access permit now online. Transnet National Port Authority  (TNPA) has upgraded their Inter Port Management System and all Club members will be required to renew their Port…

Cape2Rio Race 2023 signs a partnership agreement with the Two Oceans Aquarium Education Foundation

The Royal Cape Yacht Club in association with the Iate Club do Rio de Janeiro are proud to announce the signing of a ground breaking…

SAILING NEWS

Sitting down with Irvine Laidlaw, by Liesl King. Irvine Laidlaw is an icon of Cape Town sailing.  He sponsored the Cape Fling regatta for eleven…

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