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Brendon Van Zuydam

2017 Joeys Tournament (6th Tournament) – 2nd July – Albert Falls.
Lloyd Muirhead and myself won 1st place with a bag of 13.612 points,
including Biggest Fish Prize of 5.443 kg’s, as well as winning the
Husqvarna Lucky Draw Hamper.

I have been on the Yamaha Team for 10 Years and have always been a loyal
Yamaha supporter. I have over 30 years fishing experience and have
excellent achievements under my belt., and for 30 years I have been a
Yamaha Customer and Promoter.

I have been in the Protea Team 4 times since 2010 and the Natal Team
approximately 15 times. I won the Inanda Classic in 2006.
I held the South African Champion Title in 2010, and have held first
position overall in Natal, as well as 2nd place. I was part of the
Protea Team which won 2nd place at the World Championships in Spain in
2013, I captained the winning team for 2016 Inter-provincials.
At the 2017 Presidents Team Test myself and my boat partner took the top
boat position.

Gavin Richardson

Last year’s best results: 2 x 3rd place finishes at The Joeys Tournament
Trail at Inanda Dam and Albert Falls. 1st place finish at Artlure
Charity Classic – Heaviest bag.

I have been a Yamaha outboard motor owner since 1975. The brand is
beyond excellent and is very reliable. I have represented Northern
Transvaal In Artlure Angling. I have the following colours numerous
times for Bass Angling: Midlands Province, Natal, Presidents and Protea.
I have been involved in numerous committees from Club to Divisional
level. I am currently competing in the Joeys Tournament Trail which is a
cast for cash trail and is affiliated to the South African Bass Angling

Lloyd Muirhead

Current boat and motor – Thunder Bird 250HP HPDI

Last year’s results:
Came 3rd at the South African Inter Provincials at Clan William Dam. Also
finished with Brendon Van Zuydam and we were the 3rd best boat overall out of 54

I have owned np less than 11 Yamaha outboards in my lifetime. I currently own
Thunder Bird Bass Boat with a 250HP HPDI and have a half share with my son in a
Yamaha 520 Seacat Ski Boat with 2 Yamaha 60HP four strokes on it.

I have always held the view those Yamaha outboards are the best money can buy
in the market place as far as outboard motors are concerned. I actually love the


Welcome Radebe

Welcome Radebe is one of the most respected, heroes in the jetski
racing scene.

Welcome was first introduced to jetskiing in 1998. He entered his first
national race as a complete novice and was placed 8th.

In 2003, Radebe was introduced to Ricky Sneddon, world champion jet
skier who immediately recognized the talent in this dynamite package.
Welcome then took on the stand up ski challenge, which is known for its
high level of technical difficulty. Under the coaching of Ricky, Welcome
became a prolific freestyle rider performing death defying tricks and
huge jumps.

He has been racing for over 10 years and freestyle riding for over 5
years. Welcome Radebe on his Yamaha SuperJet is the hottest property in
the Jet Ski fraternity.

Frikkie Scheepers

Current boat and motor – Skeeter FX20 Yamaha SHO 250 , aluminium boat
with 40 yamaha, and skiboat with 2 x 30 yamaha’s

Last year’s best results – Finished top 10 In natal divisional, 3rd
place finish in 2017 provincial championships .

I own 3 boats all equipped with Yamaha motors, I fish offshore as well
as bass .
I also support the brand by having a Yamaha golf cart and my daughters
motorbike being Yamaha.
I share my knowledge and brand awareness where ever I go.