2020 Entries


This Mumby 48 catamaran is currently making an epic dash across the Indian Ocean (a voyage that originated in the Philippines) to make it to the start…

JML Rotary Scout

JML Rotary Scout set the record for the youngest skipper in the history of the race in 2000 with a 20-year-old skipper and 23-year-old navigator. This time Nicholas Chapman and Daniel Skriker will be co-skippering the race. Both will be aged 21 at the start.

Tam Tam

Tam Tam’s crew will be sailing for all the people who they lost or have been affected by cancer- a celebration of their lives and the courage they had to fight.

San Salvador

Leo Vugman: It is an honor for me to fulfill my whole-life dream of sailing from Buenos Aires –Cape Town and in addition to that, being able to participate in CAPE2RIO 2020


Corum iss a well-known contender on the Cape Town sailing circuit… and now it’s time for her to stretch her ocean legs once again


Cape to Rio monohull race handicap and line honours winner in 2014, Giovanni Soldini and his team are back on their multihull for #cape2rio2020. How long will they take to cross the South Atlantic this time around!?


The Umoya team are simply a few friends, some sailors and some who had never sailed before, who decided that crossing the Atlantic

Laurium Capital Mojie

Over a beer at their annual Christmas party in 2018, Gavin Vorwerg and Richard Stewart agreed to kick into action a lifelong dream of sailing across the Atlantic.


Wow, a very young team putting in the hard yards and sailing with purpose. Welcome entry 15… JM BUSHA 54 SAILING TEAM: Sailing for Peace and Unity in Africa

Myrtle of Bonnievale

Level-headed, experienced and with their priorities on (1) safety (2) fun (3) and doing the best they can, the fabulous Albertyn family are back in the game, on their Leopard 40 catamaran, Myrtle of Bonnievale.

Deep Blue Adriana

Can you hear the beautiful music? Welcome to the #adventureofalifetime lucky number 13 all the way from Angola, Deep Blue Adriana!


Welcome to the #adventureofalifetime entry number 12…Anjo. Since finishing Vic Maui, Team Anjo have been slowly sailing from Maui to Cape Town.

Love Water

We welcome entry 11 to the #adventureofalifetime! Win with water. Our most important resource comes first…. THE MISSION: TO BREAK THE WORLD RECORD. Watch this space…

Ballyhoo Too

Welcome to entry #10, Ballyhoo Too, the turbocharged Mumm 36, who will be sailing double-handed… #adventureofalifetime

Mussulo 40 – Team Angola Cables

Welcome back to the fabulous doublehanded entry Mussulo 40. @angolacables https://www.facebook.com/veleiromussulo/ Crew: Jose Guilherme Mendes Pereira Caldas Skipper Leonardo Almeida Chicourel Navigator

Northern Light

Welcome to Northern Light, our eighth entrant, with Piet and Magdaleen Kroon…!


We welcome our first multihull entry, Ronin, fresh from her recent race to St Helena…and the crew are ready to roll on their next #adventureofalifetime !

Almagores II

The beautiful 102 foot Almagores II was built in the Southern Wind Shipyard in 2012. She plans to sail from Italy arriving towards the end of November 2019.

Haspa Hamburg

The Judel Vrolijk 52 Haspa Hamburg is the 14th “Hamburg” edition yacht owned by the HVS, and she has participated in offshore racing all around the world.

Mercenario 4

We welcome our first international entry to the Cape to Rio 2020 race. The Soto 44 “Mercenario 4”, from Buenos Aires, is back to race in this South Atlantic classic!


Argonaut Argonaut is no stranger to the Cape2Rio race and is probably one of the more seasoned campaigners – this being her 4th race in the last 25 years. The 50th anniversary of the Cape2Rio race was too tempting a call for The Argonauts to ignore. Recently returned from a three month tour of the …

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Indulgence is a Stadt 34 and has been a Vaal Dam boat all of her life. All that is about to change in a big way as she embarks on the adventure of a lifetime.

Sophie B

Brothers Tom & Harry Moultrie and crew on Sophie B are holding true to a promise they made at the prize giving of the Cape to Rio 2017, to sail this race again.

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