Wynberg Sailors Win 2016 Inter-Schools

Congratulations to the boys on the third successive year as trophy winners of the Southern Charter SAS WC Inter-schools. It was probably the most tightly contested inter-schools event in the last 20 years with a very narrow points difference between Wynberg Boys’ and old rival SACS. Dylan Long and Calvin Gibbs set up a platform […]

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What Parents Need to Know When Supporting Their Children in Team Sports

The following article by Mark Kelly, head of school at Annunciation Orthodox School (Texas) was published, 4 September 2015, on The Independent School Magazine Blog  (www.nais.org): As the national anthem came to a conclusion, I started to get nervous. Standing in a packed gym in front of 2,000 students, teachers, and parents at Annunciation Orthodox School, I was preparing to […]

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Wynberg Sailors win the SailPro Inter-Schools Trophy 2015

Our Wynberg Sailors did their School proud at the SailPro Team Racing Inter-schools on Sunday 21 June 2015: the event was held at Imperial Yacht Club as a ‘pilot’ combination for a start of a school team sailing league (SailPro Team League) and the SailPro inter-schools. The team league was a combination of tertiary institutions […]

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Sailing: Wynberg Men Excel at Laser Nationals

Wynberg Boys and Old Boys were once again on the podium at last weekend’s Laser Nationals held at Point Yacht Club on Durban beach. The Laser class is the main breeding ground for South Africa’s Olympic sailors, one of whom was Wynberg Old Boy Gareth Blanckenberg. This regatta had over 60 sailors from across the […]

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Explore Wynberg’s Social Media Platforms

Much of Wynberg’s day to day activities across our four pillars of Academics, Sport, Culture and Service is covered by our Social Media Team straight to Facebook (our first choice sharing platform): please scroll down the list of our dedicated Facebook Pages and click through the links to select your personal favourites. Links to our Wynberg Media […]

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Wynberg Sailors take 2nd place in Lipton Cup

Wynberg sailors were part of the Zeekoeivlei Yacht Club team that caused a stir by taking 2nd place in the recent Lipton Cup. Wynberg’s Nicholas Faraday reports: “Building up to the race people were telling us that we would find ourselves at the back of the fleet and that no one wins the Cup on their first attempt […]

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Wynberg Sailing: Provincial Laser & Finn Class Regatta, Simon’s Town

Across the generations – Six Wynberg Men take to the water: Saturday 22 & Sunday 23 March saw WBHS’ Calvin Gibbs, Dylan Long and Nick Faraday compete in the Laser 4.7 Class Regatta, held at the same time as the Finn Class Western Cape Provincials. And with Wynberg Old Boys Gareth Blanckenberg (Olympic SA Laser […]

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On March 24th, 2014, posted in: Alumni, Archive, News, Recent Highlights, Sailing, Sport, Sport by

Wynberg Sailors Triumph in SailPro Event

Many thanks to our Wynberg sailors, families, staff and supporters who headed to Zeekoevlei for the SailPro Inter-Schools Team-Racing Championship on Saturday 8 March 2014. Congratulations to the Wynberg Team who not only beat Bishops to retain the Sail Pro Cup, but also beat Westerford in the final to claim the title of SailPro Team-Racing Champions 2014. A […]

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On March 10th, 2014, posted in: Archive, News, Sailing, Societies, Sport, Sport by