Calendar

The Gauteng Model Boat Club meets at Emmarentia Dam, Johannesburg, near the parking area for the Johannesburg Botanical Gardens. Occasionally the sailors meet at other venues and this is announced to members on the GMBC WhatsApp group.

The second Saturday and last Sunday of every month are the primary club days where all members and all boats (sail, scale and electric power) are welcome on the water. At these meetings no one class of boats has right of way over another, but Club 500 speedboats are encouraged to run towards the end of the day.

On the first Sunday of every month a regatta is held for the GMBC IOM Sailing Championships at the Rusty Hook restaurant in Wilge Rd, Honeydew. Racing usually starts at 11h00.

On the third Saturday of every month there will be sailing races to allow skippers to tune up for the Championship regatta on the Sunday. On the third Sunday of every month a regatta is held for the GMBC SeaWind Sailing Championships. Racing usually starts at 11h00.

Apart from the last Sunday every month, which is Open Day, every other Sunday is reserved for sailboat racing which normally starts at 11h00. 

There is also 'Whacky Wednesday' sailboat racing on a casual basis each Wednesday afternoon at Emmarentia Dam.

All fixtures take place at Emmarentia Dam unless otherwise stated.

Gauteng Model Boat Club Calendar - 2020
Please note that dates may be changed due to unforeseen circumstances, as determined by the committee.
This page will always be kept up to date with any changes which occur.
Date Meeting
  Please note that all club activities and events have been cancelled until further notice because of the coronavirus pandemic.
Sun, 5 Apr GMBC IOM Sailing Championship - Round 4 at Rusty Hook - Cancelled
Fri, 10 Apr Good Friday
Sat, 11 Apr  Club 500 speedboat racing, scale boats, steerage competitions and open sailing at Emmarentia Dam. - Cancelled
Sun, 12 Apr IOMs at NRSC Wemmer Pan* - Cancelled
Mon, 13 Apr Easter Monday
Sat, 18 Apr Sailing at Emmarentia Dam - Cancelled
Sun, 19 Apr GMBC SeaWind Sailing Championship - Round 4 at Emmarentia Dam - Cancelled
Sun, 26 Apr Open Day. Club 500 speedboat racing, scale boats, steerage competitions and open sailing at Emmarentia.
Mon, 27 Apr Freedom Day
Fri, 1 May Workers' Day
Sun, 3 May GMBC IOM Sailing Championship - Round 5 at Rusty Hook
Sat, 9 May  Club 500 speedboat racing, scale boats, steerage competitions and open sailing at Emmarentia Dam.
Sun, 10 May IOM Provincial Championships at NRSC Wemmer Pan*
Sat, 16 May Sailing at Emmarentia Dam
Sun, 17 May GMBC SeaWind Sailing Championship - Round 5 at Emmarentia Dam
Sun, 31 May Open Day. Club 500 speedboat racing, scale boats, steerage competitions and open sailing at Emmarentia.
Sun, 7 Jun GMBC IOM Sailing Championship - Round 6 at Rusty Hook
Sat, 13 Jun  Club 500 speedboat racing, scale boats, steerage competitions and open sailing at Emmarentia Dam.
Tue, 16 Jun Youth Day
Sat, 20 Jun Sailing at Emmarentia Dam
Sun, 21 Jun GMBC SeaWind Sailing Championship - Round 6 at Emmarentia Dam
Sun, 28 Jun Open Day. Club 500 speedboat racing, scale boats, steerage competitions and open sailing at Emmarentia.
Sun, 5 Jul GMBC IOM Sailing Championship - Round 7 at Rusty Hook
Sat, 11 Jul  Club 500 speedboat racing, scale boats, steerage competitions and open sailing at Emmarentia Dam.
Sun, 12 Jul IOMs at NRSC Wemmer Pan*
Sat, 18 Jul Sailing at Emmarentia Dam
Sun, 19 Jul GMBC SeaWind Sailing Championship - Round 7 at Emmarentia Dam
Sun, 26 Jul Open Day. Club 500 speedboat racing, scale boats, steerage competitions and open sailing at Emmarentia.
Sun, 2 Aug GMBC IOM Sailing Championship - Round 8 at Rusty Hook
Sat, 8 Aug  Club 500 speedboat racing, scale boats, steerage competitions and open sailing at Emmarentia Dam.
Mon, 10 Aug Women's Day
Sat, 15 Aug Sailing at Emmarentia Dam
Sun, 16 Aug GMBC SeaWind Sailing Championship - Round 8 at Emmarentia Dam
Sun, 30 Aug Open Day. Club 500 speedboat racing, scale boats, steerage competitions and open sailing at Emmarentia.
Sun, 6 Sep GMBC IOM Sailing Championship - Round 9 at Rusty Hook
Sat, 12 Sep  Club 500 speedboat racing, scale boats, steerage competitions and open sailing at Emmarentia Dam.
Sat, 12 Sep IOM National Championships at NRSC Wemmer Pan*
Sun, 13 Sep IOM National Championships at NRSC Wemmer Pan*
Sat, 19 Sep Sailing at Emmarentia Dam
Sun, 20 Sep GMBC SeaWind Sailing Championship - Round 9 at Emmarentia Dam
Thu, 24 Sep Heritage Day
Sun, 27 Sep Open Day. Club 500 speedboat racing, scale boats, steerage competitions and open sailing at Emmarentia.
Sun, 4 Oct GMBC IOM Sailing Championship - Round 10 at Rusty Hook
Sat, 10 Oct  Club 500 speedboat racing, scale boats, steerage competitions and open sailing at Emmarentia Dam.
Sat, 17 Oct Sailing at Emmarentia Dam
Sun, 18 Oct GMBC SeaWind Sailing Championship - Round 10 at Emmarentia Dam
Sun, 25 Oct Open Day. Club 500 speedboat racing, scale boats, steerage competitions and open sailing at Emmarentia.
Sun, 1 Nov GMBC IOM Sailing Championship - Round 11 at Rusty Hook
Sat, 14 Nov Club 500 speedboat racing, scale boats, steerage competitions and open sailing at Emmarentia
Sun, 15 Nov GMBC SeaWind Sailing Championship - Round 11 at Emmarentia Dam
Sun, 29 Nov Open Day. Club 500 speedboat racing, scale boats, steerage competitions and open sailing at Emmarentia.
Wed, 16 Dec Reconciliation Day
Fri, 25 Dec Christmas Day
Sat, 26 Dec Boxing Day
  * = This event is not organised by GMBC.

 

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