LDYC would like to thank the following companies and individuals for their valuable contributions in cash or kind to this years Round the Island Race Regatta.
Offshore Sailing Academy which generously donated three Family and Friends offshore sailing weekends worth R10, 000 each and caps. Have a look at their sailing courses on www.yachtsman.co.za
Blueye specific purpose water sports eyewear donated 4 Pairs of Eel watersports eyeware valued at R1,000 each and 30 sunglass straps. To locate your closest stockist go to www.blueye.co.za
Cybersmart who paid the R60,000 production costs of the SuperSport programme which will be screened in March 2010. The company also donated 10 full internet access packages for 6 months. Call 0860 FAST or visit www.cybersmart.co.za for info on their pig-out packages.
Suzuki who brought their hospitality tent and mobile off-road track and added another dimension to the on-shore activities.
SAMSA (South African Marine Safety Authority) were here in force with a team of masseuse this year which was kept constantly busy massaging knots from tired shoulders and backs. They also had experts on hand to advise all boat owners about the new compliance legislation.
Yet again, our immense gratitude and thanks to Brian Emmenis and crew of Capital Sounds who have been with us for more than a decade.
Media Sponsor 90,6FM Vaal Community Radio who produced and flighted the 30 second radio ad free of charge and vigorously promoted this event
Jean and Janet du Preez from Tools of Greatness 3 x Time Out Gift vouchers worth R5,200
Signage & Event Structure
Alit Liebenberg for the banner at the entrance to Deneysville.
Chris & Paula Swanepoel who made many directional and instructional signs throughout the club grounds.
Stephen Bester sponsored the white marquee.
Safety & Hygiene
Robert Stephen sponsored the costs (25,000) of having the ER 24 and ETE team on site, so essential for the safety of everyone.
1,000 Black refuse bags donated by Andries van Wyk
Geoff & Teresa Slacke 600 Rosebank carry bags
Eddie Swart, EJ Stainless and Mild Steel Solutions 420 stainless steel braai tongs
Ian Harvey, AJ North (Pty) Ltd - Sunscreen wipe packs
Luke Quinn - SAFIC, SAF-Kleen 600 Anti-bacterial surface cleaner sachets & plastic bags
Andrew Kirk, Forte Oil - 200 pens
Richard Bremner 600 braai spice sachets
Rory Greig, Appletiser 29 Cases of Peartiser
SAMSA massage vouchers, caps and t-shirts for each entry.
Werner Crous from Fahrenheit Signs and Printing donated Round the Island 2010 regalia
Lyn Mclellan and Alistair Johnstone, LAC Corporate embroidered the logo on wide brimmed hats
Paul Bennett, Transvaal Ski Boat Club, another annual contributor who again organized boats on standby.
Henry Kozakiewicz fuel sponsored by Bosal (logo) SuperSport TV crew
Nico Prinsloo ferry boat and camera crew
Paul Rajchl camera crew, ferry boat and rescue on Friday during the storm
Ettien Smit camera crew
Alastair Johnstone camera crew
Matthew Meldau ferry boat
Daniel Harvey ferryboat
Danny Adams R5,000
Peter Steger R1,000
Pete Steger R1,000