27th Dec 2025

The South Atlantic Trophy

This is awarded to the winner of the Cape to Rio Race on corrected time.

There are 32 oz. of 18ct gold in the stylised boat hull and the sails are sterling silver. 

The trophy was donated to the Royal Cape Yacht Club by the Chamber of Mines of South Africa for the inaugural race in 1971.

Two iconic cities with an epic journey in between.

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Entries, race news and the latest highlights.


Welcome to the latest additions to our fleet

Translated 9

Translated 9, a Swan 65 was designed by the historic New York studio Sparkman & Stephens.
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With a boat that has been thoroughly tested, an eager crew and some major upgrades planned, Argonaut will be a team to watch in this ...
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Norhi will have a a crew of eight. Four are family - wife Norhi (the boat's name sake), myself (Larry Folsom), and our two kids ...
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Some highlights from previous editions

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