The Knysna Yacht Club will be the epicentre of Hobie Class Racing from Friday to Sunday, January 16 to 18 this year when it once again hosts the 2015 Hobie 14 Class National Yacht Championships. A special event that is earmarked on every Hobie 14 sailor’s calendar, this fun-filled weekend is well known for fantastic hospitality, good sailing, great prizes, and all round enjoyment for all.
Registration for the event takes place from 09h00-11h00 on Friday 16 January (tomorrow), with the races beginning sometime after 12h00 on the same day. Your entry package includes a ticket to a delicious Champagne breakfast at the club on the Saturday morning, as well as a few hidden surprises.
The weekend promises to be filled with a variety of entertainment with braais, get-togethers, and parties arranged for both the Friday and Saturday nights, as well as glorious trophies and exciting prizes to be won.Other water-based activities in Knysna
If you love all things sailing, then be sure to stay on for the Westminster Trophy 2 and the SASWC Grand Slam 4 events, which are taking place on the following two weekends at the club.
Ideally located on the Knysna lagoon, there are a number of other pleasurable activities to enjoy on and around the water. Take a stroll around the Harbour Waterfront Quays, a picturesque little harbour in the heart of the waterfront where you can enjoy lunch while watching the yachts bob in the bay.
Take a relaxing lagoon cruise to the oyster beds or head out of the lagoon to on a whale and dolphin watching trip. For family-friendly fun, head to the Turbine Water Club, where you will find a variety of fantastic things to do, including pontoon cruises and kayaking to water-based eco-safaris and fishing charters. If your day ticks over into night, rest your head at the Turbine Boutique Hotel and Spa, and experience friendly service and luxurious accommodation.