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MAC Live Music Sunday – Dan Kelly

Featured artist DAN KELLY
27 January 2019 from 14h00 – 17h00

Get ready for acoustic sounds – Dan Kelly will be opening the 2019 MAC Live Music Sunday at Milnerton Aquatic Club on Sunday 27 January.
Dan is a local musician with his roots firmly planted on the West Coast, Cape Town. With a love for music from a young age & with his acoustic guitar & strong voice he passionately performs populer covers for all ages. He performs exciting covers such as Kiss for the Rose; Ain’t no Sunshine when she’s gone; Goo Goo Dolls – Slide; Eagle-Eye Cherry – Save Tonight; Gotje – Somebody I used to know; Savage Garden – To the Moon & Back; Losing my Religion; James Blunt – You’re Beautiful etc….
Catch Dan Kelly on stage from 14h00 to 17h00.
No cover charge but we do ask for donations for our musicians.
All are welcome but non members may be charged a small entry fee at the Table Bay Nature Reserve Gate.
E-mail inquiries to:

MAC Quiz this Wednesday

16 January 2018 at 19h00
The pub is open from 16h00 & the Galley will be open from 18h15 & will be serving pizza.
R10 per person.
Thanks again to our Quiz Master Mark Little.
Members may bring friends along & sign them into the guest book found in the bar.
We hope to see a good turn out for our first Quiz of the year.

MAC 24 Hour Challenge Change of Date

Dear all
The MAC Sail Committee have decided to alter the next MAC 24 Hour Challenge dates to the 9 & 10 March 2019. We apologise for any inconvenience caused by this date change.

This date change will hopefully allow more folk to participate, along with the scouts too.
Kind regards
MAC 24 Hour Organising Committee

SA Sailing Senior Instructor Course – 18-20 January 2019

Good day All

Please note the details and paperwork for the SA Sailing Senior Instructor Course to take place 18-20 January 2019 @ Theewater Sailing Academy, Theewaterkloof Dam, Western Cape

This Level of certification suits anyone who is interested in opening or running a SA Sailing Recognised Training Centre

Program Overview:

The SA Sailing Senior Instructor Course covers the practical skill and technical knowledge required to manage a SA Sailing Recognised Training Centre (RTC) and oversee the Instructors and Assistant Instructors at such a venue. A Senior Instructor needs to be able to oversee and take responsibility for the safety and quality of the training that takes place at a RTC Accredited Centre. The course is based on World Sailing(WS) recommendations as well as on international best-practice by means of comparisons with the programmes of other top sailing nations with World Sailing recognised programmes.

 Please note that this course is only open for registration to individuals have successfully meet the following prerequisite criteria: –


  • Minimum of 18 years old
  • Is at an advanced Sailing Skill Level in Dinghies
  • Is a fully qualified SAS Instructor and in possession of a valid SA Sailing Instructor Certificate. (i.e. have completed and submitted copies of 1.CoC/Skippers ticket; 2. Valid 1st aid certificate; 3. Have obtained a Police Clearance Certificate; 4. Completed a SAS Safety Boat Course) and have updated the training department with all current information
  • SAS Instructor certificate must currently be valid (i.e. SAS Instructor Certificates have been renewed during the grandfathering window, or on certificate expiry)

Please note that this is a 3 day program and compulsory attendance at all 3 days is required to completed the course

Please submit your completed registration form, indemnity form and proof of payment to Kindly note that there is advance material for review as part of the program preparation, so we suggest booking on timeously in order to be able to complete the necessary.

Registration for this course closes 9:00am, 11 January 2018

Space is limited, and payment will secure your booking!

 Please feel free to share with your members, fellow instructors and anyone else you feel would qualify and or be interested in attending the course or is considering opening or running a SAS accredited sailing Centre.

Should you have any queries or questions or would like to have a course set up in your area/club please feel free to contact me directly

Going forward we will regularly be updating a new page on the SAS Website specifically set up to communicate courses currently being planned around the country – so keep checking back to see what and where we going to be in the coming months :

Kind Regards

Lucy de Freitas – National Administration Manager

Training, Development, Transformation, High Performance & South African Sailing Team

South African Sailing

Mobile: +27 83 340 3089





MAC New Year’s Party

You are invited to join us to celebrate the start of the new year.
Date: 31st December 2018 – From 19h00
No Charge
Dress Theme: Any character from ‘The Love Boat” Movie.
Bring your own snacks or braai (The galley will be closed)
The Bar will be open.
Please note: Members may bring guests but they must be signed in & the member who signed them in are responsible for them until that guest leave the premises.
Love Boat Dress up costume ideas:
Budding sailors are going to love this theme, ‘decked out’ in their boating attire of gleaming white shorts, deck shoes and polo shirts. Sexy sailors will be welcome aboard, and ladies will love the chance to sparkle in their ‘naughty nauticals’ or magical mermaid outfits.

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