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24 May Posted by in News and Events, Sailing | Comments

Freddy (R.I.P.)

Freddy, who helped the Zeekoevlei Yacht Club on Sundays (particularly with the boat launching) tragically had his life taken on Monday. Freddy was well liked and respected by club members and Vlei residents. He is survived by his wife Bonisiwe, and a young daughter, Thulelani. We are asking for any small donations or second hand […]


23 Apr Posted by in News and Events, Sailing | 2 comments

A lost boat and A cool job opportunity

Hi All – 2 things –  Thanks FoZR for being the news A couple of weeks ago a blue 2 man indian style canoe was found in one of the green belts near the yacht club… is it yours? Please let me know else it will be removed. A job opportunity – see below   […]


26 Feb Posted by in News and Events, Sailing | 1 comment

Heads Up… possible noisy evening

Hi All I received the following email from the UCT yacht club, I think its very decent of them to forewarn us… as long as they play good music 🙂 Dear Richard, Stew from the Zeekoevlei SRA kindly gave me your email address. I just wanted to let you know that the UCT Yacht Club […]


25 Feb Posted by in News and Events, Sailing | 1 comment

Night Action on Zeekoevlei – late notice

Hi All I was asked to send this out on Friday but didn’t sorry if it has caused people inconvenience… There are some people that are coming to train for the MAC24hr challenge. This is a competition that requires night time sailing. A team of 3 sailing boats will be using Zeekoevlei to practice for […]


Zeekoevlei Draw Down 2016

The 19th annual draw down took place at the Zeekoevlei weir (where else?) yesterday. Below are a couple of pictures of the event as we watched the vlei go free! For a short video on the event go to:


Carp Fish dying

Common Carp (Cyrprinus carpio) have been dying in large numbers in Zeekoevlei over the past few weeks. This is assumed to be as a result of the Koi Herpes Virus that is presently active in the vleis in the south of Cape Town. Common Carp are an alien species of fish originating in Europe and […]


13 Jan Posted by in Sailing | 2 comments

Zeekoevlei Yacht club – Boat Show 2015

ZVYC Boat Show 2015


03 Mar Posted by in Sailing | 2 comments

EMPLOYMENT OFFERED – Zeekoevlei Yacht Club

Anna & Ron Keytel are wanting to cut back on the time they are currently spending at the Club, they will continue to carry on being involved with helping the Club but on a much lower scale. below are 2 job opportunities / adverts for permanent positions. Preference will obviously to Vlei residents with the […]


13 Jan Posted by in News and Events, Sailing | Comments

Zeekoevlei Yacht Club Open Day and Dinghy Boat Show

Dear Zeekoevlei residents and interested people, Compliments of the season to you all! We are very excited to officially invite you to take part in the upcoming Zeekoevlei Yacht Club Open Day and Dinghy Boat Show. On the 19th of January ZVYC is hosting a dinghy boat show and will open its gates to all […]


03 Sep Posted by in Sailing | Comments


Hi everyone Mail in from MAC. Ahoy all sailors – yes you read right – 12- HOUR MAC CHALLENGE – South African sailors have thrown down the gauntlet & are challenging their British counterparts, in an Historic Endurance Sailing Event. You are all invited to sail in this inaugural 12-Hour MAC Challenge which will be […]