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Ocean Spirit

Point Yacht Club Ocean Spirit   Slugged as the ocean Comrades race, the 47th Vasco da Gama that started offshore of Durban last Thursday, with Durban North’s Neville Bransby lining up at the start line on his yacht, Ocean Spirit.   Bransby, an old warrior of the water, loves nothing more than to be far offshore on his beloved yacht. In the October storm last year, having watched the weather predictions, the old seadog singlehandedly headed […]

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2018 Vasco da Gama

Point Yacht Club 2018 Vasco da Gama Phezulu takes line honours   Phezulu claimed line honours in the epic blue water race, the Vasco da Gama Ocean Race that concluded at sunrise on Sunday.   A supremely chuffed Nigel Milln from Kloof, skipper of Phezulu finished the hard core 400NM race in a time of 2 days, 19 hours and 15 minutes. In a small fleet with only eight yachts heading through the start line set […]

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Easter Regatta incorporating the Hobie 16 Regionals

IMG_0063.jpg: Heading past the bridge boat, schoolboys Jethro Brophy Tintinger and Braeden Royale cruise past on their way to the weather mark during the Hobie 16 Regionals that took place offshore during the Easter Regatta hosted by Point Yacht Club. Pic by Sophie Thompson IMG_3414.jpg: Surfing a swell down to the bottom mark, Garth Loudon sailing with young Liam Fennessy compete in the Hobie 16 Regionals held offshore during the Easter Regatta hosted by Point […]

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Jonesy Sprints

Zing heads over a swell on her way to victory in race one during the first day Jonsey Sprints hosted by Point Yacht Club. Pic by Sophie Thompson Point Yacht Club Jonsey Sprints Offshore: Sunday 4 March A zinger of a performance by Gavin Smith helming the yacht Zing, matched the sweltering weather offshore of Durban during the first day of the Jonsey Sprints hosted by Point Yacht Club. Smith earned himself line honours in […]

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Holburn Class Champs and Sigma Series

    Point Yacht Club Holburn Class Champs and Sigma Series Harbour: Saturday 10 February Offshore: Sunday 11 February   Point Yacht Club had a bustling weekend with both dinghy and keeler racing, day two of the Holburn Class Champs took place in the bay on Saturday and the long-haul race concluded with day two of the Sigma Series offshore on Sunday.   A diminished fleet of only four Lasers joined forces with four Flying […]

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