LDYC is on the outskirts of Deneysville village, 120 km
or 80 minutes drive from most areas on the Witwatersrand and is within driving and sailing
distance to Villiers and Oranjeville.
Deneysville itself hosts 4 other Yacht Clubs. The Vaal Dams shoreline runs for
approximately 600 kilometers and is home to 8 other yacht clubs and 6 marinas.
Situated on the banks of the Vaal Dam, LDYC is by far the largest yacht club with 420
full members, who fund and run the establishment on a volunteer basis, with the support of
full time staff.
We offer a full range of membership options to suit your lifestyle and pocket.
The Club is sited on 44 hectares which provides:
Theres much more to LDYC than Sailing
|Cosy Pub complete with central Jetmaster fireplace for winter evenings|
|TV tuned into the DSTV Sports Channel|
|Drinks sold at discounted, club prices|
|TV viewing area (with M-Net) in our Clubhouse|
|Playground slides and swings|
|Fenced swimming pool|
|Lots of safe space to ride a bike or throw a ball|
|Active Junior Sailing Club which holds regular, sailing
weekends fully supervised by adults teaching sailing from basics to advanced levels.|
For Family & Friends:
|Snacks, coldrinks and ice are always available.|
|Central braai area supplied with charcoal in front of the Clubhouse|
LDYC is home to prolific bird life and indigenous flora for those interested in gentler
SERIOUS ABOUT SAILING?
LDYC members compete spiritedly in the year long racing calendar events on the Dam and
in provincial and national competition. The club is fully equipped for sailing enthusiasts
|Secure, regularly inspected moorings|
|Boat cleaning service|
|Boat overhauling area|
Non-competitive sailors at LDYC participate actively in the year-long calendar of
blissful and romantic weekend social cruises which overnight at several destinations
around the Vaal Dam.
LDYCs claim to fame is the annual hosting of the Round the Island
Race in February every year. Established in 1958, it is the largest inland yacht
race in the world and sailors compete from all over the country. The record entry was 721
boats. In 1999, 453 boats competed for the honours. On average, 1,800 sailors and 3,300
visitors descend on the Club grounds to participate in the fun, festivity and challenge of
POWER-BOATERS ARE WELCOME!
Unlike many Yacht Clubs, we welcome powerboats. A dedicated slipway for launching is
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GPS Location S26 54.822 E028 05.750
CAMPING, CARAVAN , CHALET & LAUNCHING ONLY FOR MEMBERS AND INVITEES)
MAKE YOUR WEEKEND WORK FOR YOU
- (27) 016371 1393
- 079 472 0093 (Office)
- 082 570 3367 (Manager)
note that cell-phone reception is not very good
- (27) 016371 2343
- Club Manager:
- Postal Address
PO Box40, Deneysville, 1932
Contact management at
the club for more information
Thursday to Monday 07h30 to
Friday 07h30 to 15h00
CLOSED ON A TUESDAY AND WEDNESDAY