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Lipton Challenge Cup

Lipton Cup Challenge 2018 – Lipton Cup Sailing Challenge : Starts on Friday 6th July 2018 VISIT THE WEBSITE : WWW.liptoncup.com/ RACE SCHEDULE Friday 6th Saturday 7th Sunday 8th Monday 9th Tuesday 10th Wednesday 11th Thursday 12th Friday 13th 9am-5pm Registration ENTER VIA LINK : https://liptoncup.com/race-entry/  

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S/Y Fraternidade in Durban

The sailing yacht Fraternidade was built in Salvador, Brazil, by the experienced sailor Aleixo Belov, 75 years old, who was the first brazilian making a circumnavigation around the word solo. After that trip in 1981 he did 2 more turns around the word solo in his small yacht Tres Marias, a 36 feet Bruce Roberts […]

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We wish our Director Nigel Milln all the best at the Vasco da Gama Ocean Race.

Vasco da Gama Ocean Race 2018 – Durban to Port Elizabeth-  (taken from PYC WEBSITE) Vasco da Gama Ocean Race – 6th entry received Now here’s an interesting entry – and a highly competitive one too, as her owner and skipper has won the race 4 times overall on handicap, with 3 of those victories […]

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RENEWAL OF SECURITY DISKS:

The Durban Marina is in the process of doing a yearly “clean up” of the security disk system, which will entail the purging of all entries on the current system and updating it with only the current lessee and renter information. It has become a necessary exercise as the system has been overloaded with old […]

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FROM MALCOLM’S DESK…

STORM DAMAGE: As you all know the storm that hit KZN last Tuesday, has caused immense damage to the Marina, there is extensive damage to our walk-ons. The Marina has since subcontracted “Subtech” to assist with repairs. We have also outsourced more divers and skilled workers to assist. All of Durban Marina staff  are working tirelessly […]

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FROM MALCOLM’S DESK…

FISHING IN THE MARINA The rule of no fishing in the Marina was relaxed on a trial basis. The rule is to be reintroduced due to the danger of the Marina diver being caught up on hooks while underwater. Some boats have been hit by “flying missiles” namely sinkers and spark plugs. Therefore as of  […]

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FROM MALCOLM’S DESK…

Unfortunately due to the water restrictions put on the Marina by the Municipality, at this stage it is not possible for the Marina to relax the restrictions and the water to be available permanently 24/7. However due to the large fire in the Rossburgh area at the end of last week, a lot of the […]

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Festive Season Port Authority and Marina Office Hours

Kindly note that the Port Authority office – Transnet will be closing at 10:00 on Friday, 23rd December 2016. Their office will re-open again on Wednesday, 28th December 2016 at 08:00. Please do your clearing out at 08:00 on Friday morning should you wish to leave over the Christmas weekend. The Durban Marina office will […]

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FROM MALCOLM’S DESK…

International Visitors It’s always a pleasure to be able to accommodate International yachtsmen who call into Port on their circumnavigation sail. The popular yacht “Delos” is in the Marina, it was a pleasure to meet the crew. The Marina is somewhat full with the visitors. We do our best to make their stay a pleasure […]

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2016 International Boat & Lifestyle Show

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