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PORTUGUESE DELEGATION VISITS RCYC

RCYC hosts a Portuguese delegation, by Liesl King Every year the Royal Cape Yacht Club receives funding from the Portuguese…

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SAILING WITH RUSSELL VOLLMER

Russell Vollmer and the SV14, by Liesl King. Russell Vollmer is a long standing member of the Royal Cape Yacht Club,…

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SAILING NEWS

Upcoming events. Today see the start of the West Coast Offshore Race proudly sponsored by Novamarine and North Sails. This…

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CAPE2RIO

Introduction of the Race Committee. The Royal Cape Yacht Club would like to introduce the 2023 Cape2 Rio Race committee…

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ACADEMY NEWS

Hands by Lindani Mchunu.  I don’t know whether some of you are aware, but we have a longstanding relationship with…

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SAILING NEWS

This weekend we are running the Carpe Diem Race which starts at 13h00 from the bridge hut.  The course will be confirmed…

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ROOKIE DIARIES

A sail on the dark side by Liesl King. It had to happen eventually, I guess. I had avoided and…

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A LIFE OF SAILING

The Aga Khan’s Race Week by Craig Middleton. During the SORC I met up with old friend Peter Bateman who…

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CLUB NEWS

RCYC welcomes our new Lawhill students by Liesl King. Four years ago the Royal Cape Yacht Club decided to provide…

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ACADEMY OFFICE

Tsiba by Lindani Mchunu On the 28th of October the Academy team went to the TSIBA Business Leadership School. We…

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SAILING OFFICE

When the lockdown happened in March, our entire Sailing Calendar was thrown out of the window. After a few months…

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WE SAIL A COLD SEA

Sea Rescue on Savannah by Paul Morris. The water in the harbour is glassy and still. Anemometers atop masts turn…

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SAILING OFFICE

Sailing news update 16 October 2020. Portugal Bay Race – this Saturday 17th October.  We have 45 boats on the water. Round…

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CRUISING ALONG

Knysna Rally 2020 by Paul Morris. The passage from Cape Town to Knysna can be tricky, not least because sailors…

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A LIFE OF SAILING

Sailing in the USA by Craig Middleton. After Rio, I assisted in the delivery of an American Yacht to Ft.…

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BOOK REVIEW

The Black Pearl – A Pirate Ship by Liesl King. This week’s book review is of The Black Pearl –…

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OPENING CRUISE 2020

Royal Cape Yacht Club celebrated their 2020 Opening Cruise on 3 October. The Opening Cruise was themed "Cape to Cuba”…

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SAILING OFFICE

Summer seems to be around the corner, as the South Easter has made herself known, hopefully here to chase those…

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IN MEMORIAM

In Memoriam – Gawie Fagan by Richard Crockett I cannot recall having ever met Gawie Fagan, yet I feel I…

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SAILING OFFICE NEWS

This weekend eight adventurous Cruisers will be heading off to Knysna, for what we hope will become an annual “Knysna…

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RCYC ACADEMY NEWS

RCYC Academy receives SAS accreditation The SA Sailing National Training Programme is delivered to the sailing public nationally via its…

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SAILING OFFICE

The First Among us by Lindani Mchunu Synopsis: A Khoi woman who worked as a domestic servant in the Van…

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