Boating Section

Introduction “How does one define a MBYBC boating member?” Well the answer is quite simple, all boating members have one thing in common … and that is that they all believe that “a day spent on the water is much better than a day spent on land!” The Boating (and Angling) section of MBYBC consists of the members who operate powered water crafts from the MBYBC club grounds. Not only does the club offer a safe and well-kept slip, it also boasts a wash bay and secure parking facilities for your boat and trailer within the club grounds. As a…

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Sailing Section

Introduction The MBYBC sailing section is a very active section at the club. We have a regular bi- weekly club league that is fairly well supported by senior and junior sailors alike. The club league is sailed on both Saturdays and Sundays. The club league attracts a variety of dinghies as well as catamarans. We alternate around the can races with long haul and semi long haul races as well as match racing where sailors compete against each other in two identical boats. A lot of experience is gained and sailors have a lot of fun and excitement in the…

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Diving Section

Introduction Coming Soon  Latest Diving News Main Committee Report 2017 The 2016/2017 season has been one of very mixed emotions. High on everyone’s thoughts is obviously the situation with the lease. This is ongoing and is currently in a legal process so not too much can be said but I will expand a bit later in this report. The club is growing, during this season 89 new members joined the even with the lease cloud hanging over the club. This brings our membership to 617 paid up members. The sporting sections have been very active with provincial, national and world…

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Human Power Craft Section

Introduction At the 2013 AGM the HPC section was officially accepted by the club. This section promote all  aquatic sport, where human power are required to move a craft in the water eg. sea kayaking, surf ski paddling, kayak fishing and also hopefully in the future SUP boarding, as well as rowing. We responsible to manage the club small craft rack , where we can currently accommodate more than 50 crafts. Storing your craft in the rack within meters of a easy launch from the beach next to the club, is really convenient. Week mornings at 06:00 we have a…

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Moorings Section

Introduction The MBYBC’s marina is located in the Port of Mossel Bay which is the smallest of the commercial Ports along the South African coast. It is situated halfway between Cape Town and Port Elizabeth at 34°10’44.96″ S | 22°8’28.11″ E. The marina provides 50 walk-on moorings to both members and visitors. All moorings are equipped with fresh water supply and 220 V / 10 A electrical supply. There are three different moorings available, the biggest are suitable for yachts of an overall length up to and including 15 m. Visiting yachts (if a mooring space is available) may stay for…

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Social Section

Introduction The social section of the MBYBC’s aim and purpose is just what it says – to be social and have a bit of fun!  Many of our members don’t sail, dive, fish or kayak, but rather enjoy being part of a club, where they can make use of the facilities and get together to let their hair down.  Whether you enjoy a braai, picnic, meal at the resturant, round of bingo, sundowners of the deck, dancing, lucky draw, pool competitions, quiz nights or watching your kids play on the jungle gym – we have something to offer. MBYBC Kid’s…

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