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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…

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SAILING NEWS

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

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STUDENT BURSARIES

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

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MEET THE TEAM

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

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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…

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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.…

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CAPE2RIO 2023 UPDATE

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

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MEET THE TEAM

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

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TECHNICAL CORNER | VIRTUAL COMMITTEE

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

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OUR TURTLE HEROES

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

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A BLAST FROM THE PAST

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

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BECOME A TURTLE HERO

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

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MEET THE TEAM

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

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OLYMPIC DREAMS

The road to the Olympics – RCYC members Alex Burger and Benji Daniel, by Liesl King. In 2017 at the…

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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…

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DEEP OCEAN MEDICAL KIT

Deep ocean medical kit intro, by Dr John Roos. We are enthusiastic yachties, going about the business of sailing.   We…

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ROOKIE DIARIES

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

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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…

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THE IMMIGRANT

The Immigrant, by Lindani Mchunu, RCYC Academy Elon Musk is from South Africa, he grew up in Pretoria to be…

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BLAST FROM THE PAST

Stormvogel, by Liesl King As mentioned before, I try very hard not to write about people I am in awe…

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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…

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MEET THE TEAM

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

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SAILING UPDATE

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

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