The adventure of a lifetime

Join us on the 2nd of January 2023 for a classic blue-water ocean dash across the South Atlantic

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.

Entries

Welcome to the latest additions to our fleet

Felix

Felix  Royal Cape Yacht Club (RCYC) and Iate Club do Rio de Janeiro (ICRJ) take pleasure in announcing the entry of Felix. Skipper Andrew Mitchell …

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Nyamezela

Nyamezela Royal Cape Yacht Club (RCYC) and Iate Club do Rio de Janeiro (ICRJ) take pleasure in announcing the entry of Nyamezela. The Vaal Dam(n) sailors, …

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HYPR

HYPR the much modified and optimised racing machine has her sights firmly set on the Monohull record that has stood the test of time since the 2014 edition of the race.

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Gallery

Some highlights from previous editions

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