Category Archive: The Girls

Dec 07

The Hair After!

Karin, was of course, first in the row! Franci was brave enough to go second. Marike kept a little tail as keepsake (Marike says NOT – it is because it is cool). She is also the one already growing her hair. And last of all, Sophia. They all agree that swimming is much easier. Franci specifically …

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Oct 25

Hair raising story

On our yacht we have 5 females. Females are different to males. They have hair issues. Here are the  important factors to consider when sailing with hair: Fresh water is very limited. The air is very humid. Curly hair easily become dreadlocks. When sailing, there is a lot of wind. No wind, no sailing. Swimming …

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Sep 29

The Girls

By God’s amazing Grace, we have four lovely daughters. Each one with their own unique character and special contribution to the Van Zyl family. To demonstrate their differences, I have only to describe their responses to the whole sailing thing. When Frans and I  flew down to Cape Town to go and look at a …

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