18 October 2019 On behalf of SA Sailing Eastern Cape and Sailing PE, I regret to inform you of the passing this morning of Roger Lucas, the Honorary Treasurer of Sailing PE. Roger will be remembered for his dedication in supporting sailing with his own boat at many sailing events in the Eastern Cape. [...]
The dates have been confirmed for the 2020 Laser and Finn Class National Sailing Championships. Dates are set for the 30 April 2020 to 3 May 2020. Sailing will be sailed from the Algoa Bay Sailing Marina in the Port of Port Elizabeth. All racing will be sailed in the Bay off Kings Beach. [...]
September 2019 Dear Members, SailingPE has officially begun its first sailing season. As with last year the GPS virtual courses are proving to work well with the few boats that have so far entered races completing the courses well on GPS. Please remember to click on the following link to register for racing: https://sailingpe.co.za/sailing-event-registration/ We [...]
Congratulations to Greg Ochabski on the purchase of the beautiful Mini Transat! We welcome the boat to Port Elizabeth and hope that you have many happy sailing hours in our Madiba Bay. Sure that #864 is going to be envied by many sailors! All the best.
Dear Members, Sailing PE is now officially SA Sailing affiliated and is now in a position to pay SA Sailing memberships on members behalves. Due to this, Sailing PE have also taken over the administrative duties of ABYC for keelboat sailing in Port Elizabeth. We will now be applying for Port Licenses, assigning PEYS [...]
Dear Yachties, The 2018/19 prize giving for ABYC was held last weekend. We thank all of you who turned out to support the event and all yachts men and women that contributed to making the season one of the best in several years. Special thanks goes out to Sigi Bailes who drove the prize [...]
Safety Demonstration and Training Saturday 20th July Noordehoek Ski Boat Club, 16h00-19h00 NSRI, in conjunction with the Port of Port Elizabeth and MRCC, will be conducting flare training and demonstration. This invitation is open to any and all sailors and boat owners. For those with expired flares, any donations are welcome. Please contact me [...]
Sailing PE has officially entered the Lipton Cup Challenge for 2019. Thanks to the generous sponsorship from Phil Gutsche we have a great team entered. They will be sailing a Cape 31 - Vivaldi, SA 31004 and Skippered by Andrea Giovani, crew by Rick Nankin, Bruce Keytel, Peter Shaw, Nicoli Biakoff and Richard Hutton-Squire. [...]