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Welcome to the RCYC Sailing Academy

The promotion of yachting on Table Bay and adjacent waters. The provision of facilities for our students to learn and excel in sport of sailing.The promotion of good seamanship between Club and Academy members. The purpose of all such activities as is incidental to or conducive to attainment of the above objectives. The sailing Academy opens the club and sailing to the broader community of disadvantaged youth and the under privileged.

The RCYC Sailing Academy has been in existence in the club in some form or another throughout the years, but it was formally launched in 2012, with the sole objective of introducing youth from previously disadvantaged backgrounds to sailing and the maritime industry as a whole. The academy has worked with the homestead projects for street children, ZeekoeVlei Sailing Centre, Izivunguvungu Sailing Centre, Stellenbosch University Yacht Club,Cape Peninsula University of Technology, Milnerton Aquatic Club, Imperial Yacht Club, Wynberg Boys High school, Emagqabini after school program in Khayelitsha to mention but a few. The Academy is using 7 different yachts, which are 5 L26’s, 1 Beneteau and 1 Lavranos 34 (Archangel).

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Fleur De Passion

RCYC Sailing Academy students will be visiting Fleur de Passion on the 20th, December 2018.…

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Robben Island Trip

This past weekend RCYC Sailing Academy students visited Robben Island, courtesy of the Water Front…

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Youth Regatta 2017

The Royal Cape Yacht Club Youth regatta, took place on the 24th-25th of June. The…

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Ethekwini Maritime Cluster Regatta 2017

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2017 Youth Regatta

RCYC Sailing Academy host the annual RCYC Youth Regatta on the weekend of Saturday 24…

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