Port St Francis Ski Boat and Yacht Club

Latest Notices
Tuna Challenge 2024

Dear Member/Competitor

The Port St Francis Ski Boat and Yacht Club annual Tuna Challenge 2024 will be held from the 26th April to the 30th April, with registration taking place on 25th April.

Linked please find:

  1. Invitation
  2. Programme of Events
  3. Competition Rules
  4. Entry Form
  5. Indemnity Form

Please read all of the above carefully and take note of the Radio check that MUST be completed on the Indemnity form prior to registration.

Entries close on the Monday, 8th April 2024 and all participants registered by the closing date will be catered for at the prize giving function. Late entries may be accepted, but there will be a cut off at 35 boats and boat packs and shirts might not be available after the closing date.

Due to venue space restrictions, there will only be a certain number of extra meal tickets available.  These will be on a first come first serve basis at a cost of R300.00 each. Please secure your tickets as soon as possible, but at the latest by the closing date.

Please return your entries to [email protected]  together with a picture of your boat.

Kindly note any entry after the closing date will be an additional R100 per angler.

We have some fantastic prizes lined up again this year.

We look forward to receiving your entries and hope we have great weather and epic catches.

Tight lines

Laura Robson
Secretary
Port St Francis Ski Boat & Yacht Club

Easter Comp 2024

Registration – Friday, 29 March 2024
Fishing – Saturday, 30th March 2024 & Sunday, 31st March 2024

Prizes

Geelbek – R5,000
Cob – R5,000
Yellowtail – R5,000

Tuna
1st – R10,000
2nd – R7,500
3rd – R5,000

Sponsored by Port St Francis Ski Boat & Yacht Club
Weber Braai sponsored by Commercial Marine

Entries Fees – Members – Free – Non-Members R400 – Non-Member Jnr R150
Entries close 22nd March 6:00 pm – Late Entries Extra R100 per person

Should you have any queries, please do not hesitate to contact me.

Tight lines

Laura Robson
Secretary
Port St Francis Ski Boat & Yacht Club

Rules of The Harbour

DO NOT

DISCARD FISH CARCASS IN HARBOUR
LEAVE FISH CARCASSES AT THE
STATION OR
“H0G” THE STATION PREVENTING
FELLOW FISHERMEN FROM USING IT

CLEAN STATION AFTER USE

DISREGARD OF THIS RULE WILL END
UP IN R500.00 FINE

THIS IS A WATER RESTRICTED AREA.
PLEASE USE WATER SPARINGLY

THIS STATION IS THE PROPERTY OF PORT ST
FRANCIS HARBOUR ASSOCIATION AND FOR
RECREATIONAL USE ONLY

NO FISH CLEANING DURING COMPETITION
WEIGH IN

REQUIREMENTS FOR THE HARBOUR

forwarded from the Harbour Master / Port Captain for your information

Copy of COF (Certificate of Fitness)
Copy of COC (Certificate of competence)
Copy of Buoyancy Certificate
Copy of VHF Radio Operator Certificate
Copy of Id
Copy of proof of membership / Card

Cost for entrance TAG: R 300.00 once off.

All existing members:

Copy of new COF once a year when old COF expires.

Johan Barnard
Harbour Master / Port Captain

NEW SAFETY SURVEY REQUIREMENTS

SADSAA have changed the requirements of the Annual Safety Surveys in conjunction with SAMSA.

The onus is on us the boat owner to present the surveyor with the following at point of survey.

  1. Download the relevant category documents from the attached requirements as published by SADSAA. Complete same by ticking the relevant blocks and initialling each page. DO NOT FORGET TO FILL IN THE FLARE EXPIRY DATES – FLARES TO HAVE MINIMUM OF 6 MONTHS TO EXPIRY AND BE REPLACED ON EXPIRY.
  2. Supply the following documents:

–Photos of vessel: Side views showing vessel registration no and call sign and from stern showing transon, motors and deck layout.
–Copy of ship station licence issued by ICASA.To be paid up – receipt is required. If you do not have a station licence, application to be made to ICASA Head Office in Sandton.
–Up to date Bouyancy Certificate. Certificates are valid for 10 years from date of issue.

  1.  Fire extinguishers to be serviced with relevant invoice.
  2. Note that any front windows are to be clear, approved glass.  Tinted glass is not allowed.  If tinted change glass in order to comply with the law.
  3. When disposing of a vessel, the club must be informed.  A change of ownership form is to be requested from the club secretary, completed and returned.  Your PSF no must be removed as the no belongs to the club and not the boat owner.
  4. All Equipment to be displayed on the vessel Deck For Inspection. Please make sure that your safety gear is compliant with regulations as per the documents you present to the surveyor. Should you not be present on the approved date, please contact me to make arrangements for your survey.

 

SHOULD ANY OF THE ABOVE NOT BE COMPLIED WITH AND CLUB FEES ARE OUTSTANDING THE SURVEY REQUEST WILL BE DENIED UNTIL FULL COMPLIANCE AND BE SUBJECTED TO AN ADDITIONAL FEE.

Should you be unclear of anything please contact us.

Category B Category C Category D Category E Category R

Get In Touch

Chairman
Richard Fulford
[email protected]

Vice Chairman
Ben De Bruyn

Secretary
Laura Robson

Treasurer
Lee Doyle

[email protected]

Safety Officer
Chris Hattingh

Restaurant
Call: 087-138-0609