Dart 18 World Championships: Stilbaai Yacht Club, Vaal Dam
27th Dec to the 2nd January 2015
Vaal Dam Facts
- The Vaal Dam was constructed in 1938
- +/- lies 77 km south of OR Tambo International Airport.
- Travel time by car +/- 1 hour 20 minutes
- The lake has a surface area of about 320 Square Kilometres
Sailing Specific & Hosted Events
- The annual “Round The Island” yacht race (500+)
- Guinness Book of records for being the “Longest Inland Yacht Race in the World”.
- This race has entered the Guinness Book of Records for the most boats in an inland yacht race.
- Keelboat Week
- Youth Nationals
- SA Games
- Numerous National & Provincial regatta annually
- Upcoming 2014 J22 Worlds
- Inland sailing mecca of South Africa
- 11 yachts clubs call the Vaal Dam home