"Vaal Dam" Free State Things to Do Tip by MikeAtSea

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  Vaal Dam
by MikeAtSea

Vaal Dam, completed in 1938, is the main water supply for the Gauteng Province and minding areas. Vaal Dam is the largest watersport area abounding with power and sail craft. It has the largest concentration of sailing boats in the country, as many as moor in all the parts along our coastline.

As the centre of island sailing, it hosts the largest inland regatta in the Southern Hemisphere, the LDYC Round the Island Race.The DAC Keelboat Week is the other major regatta among the many held here. There are two sailing clubs and two of the largest marinas on the dam.

Directions: In the Northern Free State

Review Helpfulness: 2.5 out of 5 stars

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  • Updated Oct 1, 2005
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