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SAA fares Cape2Rio     Seaman's Fares (One - Way) are now available to book for Cape2Rio Competitors (incl. Delivery Skippers) with SAA.   Please contact one of the following agents for preferential rates :       SAA Cape Town Direct Sales Office Karen Marsh – 021 418 1551…
Personal Survival Techniques (PST) Course   Information regarding the Survival Course: The NOR states: "5.2.2.2.4. He can present evidence of having attended a course on Survival Training. Alternatively, another member of the crew may, for the purposes of this subparagraph, be substituted."   CPUT offers the PST course. The course…
Important Notice! All South African boats need to apply for a registration certificate with SAMSA before end of October. Please contact SAS (South African Sailing)on This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. , tel: 021 531 1860  or alternatively contact Edwina Howard (SAMSA) on This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. , tel: 021 421 6170
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Sea Oyster Boat Name: Sea Oyster Boat Type: Nose Bé Catamarans Boat Owner / Skipper: Jimmy Eugster Builder: Yachting by Aurora Yacht Club: Royal Cape Yacht Club Year Built:  Sail Number: SA 2964 LOA: 11.45m Country: South Africa IRC TCF:
Compromise Boat Name: Compromise Boat Type: Du Toit Boat Owner / Skipper: Robert Newman Builder: Sandersonmarwe Yacht Club: False Bay Yacht Club Year Built:  Sail Number: SA 3994 LOA: 12.1m Country: South Africa IRC TCF:
Leia B   Boat Name: Leia B Boat Type: Leopard 39 Boat Owner / Skipper: Wynand Burger Builder: Robertson & Caine Yacht Club: Pretoria Sail Club / Yachtport Saldanha Year Built:  Sail Number: SA 4124 LOA: 11.43m Country: South Africa IRC TCF:
Wow Boat Name: Wow Boat Type: Alan Carwardine Boat Owner / Skipper: David Liddell Builder: Asia Catamarans Yacht Club: Phuket Yacht Club Year Built:  Sail Number: GBR789m LOA: 14 Country: United Kingdom IRC TCF:
Presentations from the Q&A session hosted in the RCYC Main Hall on Wednesday 27th July.   Team and Boat Prep A day in the life of a crew member   Once you're in Rio  
Voortrekker II Boat Name: Voortrekker II Boat Type: Lavranos 60 Boat Owner / Skipper: Robert Hawley / Mark Wannenberg Builder: SA Navy Yacht Club: VCA Year Built:  Sail Number: SA 008 LOA: 19.6 Country: South Africa IRC TCF:
Skitzo Boat Name: Skitzo Boat Type: Fast 42 Boat Owner: Ian Visser/ Thinus Groenewald Builder: Fast Yachts Yacht Club: RCYC Year Built:  Sail Number: SA 2856 LOA: 12.80 Country: South Africa
South Africa's oldest offshore race, the Mossel Bay Race, is under new management who are keen to put this race back on the map. This race is approved as a qualifying race i.t.o. amendement 3 to the Notice of Race: 5.1.4. Each boat, including her crew, must during the year of…
  Q & A Session in the RCYC Main Hall 18h00 27th July Presented by current and past race competitors: Dave Gough Hylton Hale Dale Kushner Adrian Kuttel   Topics that will be discussed: Race Overview Costs Logistics Preparation for the Race Return Delivery What to do in Rio  
First 40   Boat Name: First 40 Boat Type:Beneteau First 40CR Boat Owner: Peter Howarth / Dave Arnott Builder: Beneteau Yacht Club: RCYC Year Built: 2014 Sail Number: SA 4425 LOA: 12.24 Country: South Africa IRC TCF:  
RCYC Sailing Academy Cape 2 Rio 2017 campaign   Some of our students have been sailing in our academy for more than 4 years and they have accomplished a lot in and outside of our academy. These students always asked me what else there is to do in sailing. One…
  Freedom Boat Name: Freedom Boat Type: Knysna 440 Boat Owner: Tony de la Fontaine Builder: Knysna Yacht Builders Yacht Club: Gordons Bay Yacht Club Year Built: Sail Number: SA 4134 LOA: 13.45 Country: South Africa TCF: TBC
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  Runaway Boat Name: Runaway Boat Type: Andrews 70 Boat Owner: Hector Velarde Builder: Dencho Yacht Club: Waikiki Yacht Club Year Built: 1995 Sail Number: USA 46269 LOA: 21.49 Country: USA IRC TCF: TBC  
  Caro Boat Name: Caro Boat Type: Botin IRC 65 Boat Owner: Maximilian Klink Builder: Knierim Yachtbau Yacht Club:  Year Built: 2013 Sail Number: CAY 65 LOA: 20.00 Country:  IRC TCF: TBC  
  Gryphon Boat Name: Gryphon Boat Type: ILC 40 mod Skipper: Theo Yon Builder: Robertson & Caine Yacht Club: HBYC Year Built: 1993 Sail Number: SA 4444 LOA: 13.02 Country: South Africa IRC TCF: TBC
South Africa's oldest offshore race, the Mossel Bay Race, is under new management who are keen to put this race back on the map. This race is approved as a qualifying race i.t.o. amendement 3 to the Notice of Race: 5.1.4. Each boat, including her crew, must during the year of…
Mussulo 40 will be sailed by two veterans of the last Rio race, the skipper/owner Jose Guilherme Pereira Caldas and Leonardo Chicourel as crew. Jose was born in Angola, and has named all his boats  Mussulo, an archipelago of islands south of Luanda the Angolan capital. Leonardo is Brazilian with…
Avanti - owned and skippered by renowned fertility expert Dr. Klaus Wiswedel, is the 11th entry in the 2017 Cape 2 Rio Race. After suffering technical difficulties and having to retire in the 2014 Race, Avanti is back for another crack at the race. Avanti is no stranger to offshore…
Vulcan was launched in 2007 to compete in the 2007 and 2008 Audi Med Cup Circuit. Built by King Marine and comes off the drawing board of Botin Carkeek, well known for their designs of the Volvo Ocean race boats such as Puma’s Ill Mostro and the New Zealand entry…
Following their success in the 2014 event, Dale Kushner and Ian Coward have confirmed their return for the 2017 event racing again Double handed and have officially submitted their entry. They will be teaming up again with Xtra-Link, a specialized communication company.   Xtra-Link Yolo sailing over the finish line…
Monday, 25 January 2016 09:51

New Documents Uploded 25 Jan 2016

A few New Race Documents have been uploded. See them under "Race Docs"   Form2 - Communications Equipment Information Sheet Form3 - Crew List Form4 - Crew Competency Declaration form   Keep an eye on the website for new Ammendments coming soon... Texel Ratings, IRC splits and more...
Monday, 25 January 2016 00:00

Potential Entries

POTENTIAL ENTRIES 2017   Boats Persons 1 Voortrekker 2   2 Yes Girl (After You) - L41 UCT Team Mikhayla Bader 3 UCT Team 2 Chad Von Willingh 4 UCT Team 3 Edwin Mitchel 5 Catamaran Entry from Richards Bay Mike French 6 Thunderchild Rhett Goldswain 7 Beau Geste an…
The 1st of January is the one year mark for all yacht with an IRC rating of 1.000 and above as well as all multihulls above the prescribed Texel rating.   Click here for the One year to go press release.   LET THE COUNT DOWN BEGIN!!!
the 26th December marks one year to the first start for all yacht with an IRC Rating of below 1.000 and all multihulls with prescribed Texel Rating. Click here for the press release
The 5th Entry is in... "Black Pearl" the Carkeek 47 that has been churning up the waters overseas making it's debut it a number of iconic races including the Rolex middle sea Race. This hi-tech, all carbon, German Racer owned by Stefan Jentzsch will be making waves on the start…
The 4th entry into the Cape To Rio Race, a Simonis 35 from Royal Cape Yacht Club, Cape Town. The yacht "Regardless" is a regular to the racing circuit taking part in bay races, medium distance and offshore events.  (Regardless winning the 2014 Italian Ambassadors Pursuit Race) They will be…
Our 3rd entry and first international entry, we welcome the Yacht Mercenario 4 to the Cape To Rio 2017 fleet.   Haling from Buenos Aires, Argentina, this Soto 44 has been around the circuit for many years and doing considerably well overseas. It has participated in races such as the…
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