News from the South African Antarctic Club

This years South African Antarctic Club (SAAC) Annual General Meeting (AGM) and Midwinter celebratory lunch was once again held at the GEMS Village in Irene, Pretoria. This years event took place on Saturday 22 June 2019 and was attended by 10 members and some of their partners. This included welcome visits from Dr Heinz Rode (SANAE 9) all the way from the Western Cape and Gunther Drevin (SANAE 24) from the North West Province. We were also privileged, as always, to have two of our stalwarts from SANAE 1, Maarten du Preez and Theo van Wyk  in attendance. The Committee for the 2019/20 year has established a new SAAC website which went public on 29 July 2019. The new website address is . Current and prospective new members can contact the SAAC through the Contacts Form provided on the website.


Chair of the SA Antarctic Club for the 2019/2, Richard Skinner, 16 August 2019.

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