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.


Welcome to the latest additions to our fleet


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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White Mischief

White Mischief, a Sovereign 51, is skippered by Richard Wiederhold, previous winner of the Cape To Rio, he will share the skippering duties with Bernard Haupt and Glen Landridge.

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Lexi Mamacos with her crew of 5 is using the Cape2Rio race as a launching pad to continue cruising after the race and Faros, a 43-foot Dudley Dix, will be a perfect travelling home.

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Some highlights from previous editions

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