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sailing in Cape Town

tourist sailing in Cape TownTheewaterskloof offers some of the best fresh water dinghy sailing in Cape Town.  Situated in the picturesque Riviersonderend Valley, the Theewater Sports Club, envelopes a peninsula stretching into the Theewaterskloof Dam, surrounded by farmlands, majestic mountains and a variety of wildlife, providing the ideal dinghy sailing in Cape Town.

One of the most popular water sport venues near Cape Town, Theewaterskloof offers the following aquatic-related activities; keelboat, Hobie cat and dinghy sailing, power boating, canoeing, jet skiing, water skiing, kite surfing, windsurfing and fresh water angling. 

An ideal weekend escape from the city, Theewaterskloof Dam is about an hour and a half drive from Cape Town city centre, either through the Winelands of Stellenbosch and Franschhoek, the food capital of South Africa, or through Grabouw and the Riviersonderend Valley, renowned for its fruit farming.

The sailing is exceptional all year round, providing great tourist sailing in Cape Town.  The prevailing Cape south easter builds through the long summer days and the constant north wester fills your sails in the mild winter days.  These weather patterns makes Theewaterskloof a great place to relax, take in the splendid scenery and enjoy some time out on the water.

Accommodation options are varied to cater for all tastes, from a hotel room in the village to a house on a golf estate adjacent to the dam to a secluded log cabin in the forest, 20 meters from the waters edge.

Tourists sailing in Cape Town

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