News 2023

Cape2Rio Race 2023 new entry: HYPR

HYPR (ex-Camper, Ex-Warrior) a souped up VO70 has entered the Cape2Rio Race 2023 with a clear sight at the Monohull Race Record. The owner is Kees Bos and Jens Lindner is skipper.

New Blue Water sailors enter Cape2Rio2023 on Cool Ideas Nemesis

Cool Ideas Nemesis will be raced in the 2023 Cape2Rio racce with the owners Tony and Sigi Bailes from Gqeberha Yacht Club based in Port Elizabeth. The crew is made up of Lake Deneys Yacht Club sailors Ted Barale, Michael Bill, Nigel Beckett and Anthony Engelbrecht.

FAROS | Lexi Mamacos enters her 43-foot Dudley Dix

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.

Ray of Light

In the 2017 Cape2Rio Race Ray of Light was crewed by the Kavanagh and Bailes families. In 2023 we will be racing against each other, the Kavanagh’s and friends on Ray of Light and the Bailes and friends on Nemesis.

Royal Cape Yacht Club Academy enters Cape2Rio Race 2023 on Alexforbes Archangel

After many months of preparation and consideration, The Royal Cape Yacht Club and Iate Club do Rio de Janeiro are proud to announce the receipt an entry that will be crewed by graduates of the Royal Cape Yacht Club’s in-house Sailing Academy. In a uniquely South African story of hope, courage and grit, six young …

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Cape2Rio Race 2023 sign a partnership agreement with the Two Oceans Aquarium Education Foundation

The Royal Cape Yacht Club in association with the Iate Club do Rio de Janeiro are proud to announce the signing of a ground breaking association with the Two Oceans Aquarium  Educational Foundation, to further educate and advise sailors both in South Africa and across the globe about the importance of protecting and caring for …

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Shipping ex USA, Australia, Northern Europe & The Med

Peters & May, www.petersandmay.com preferred logistics supplier to the Cape 2 Rio Yacht Race 2023 www.cape2riorace.com  have recently expanded the shipping options for yachts wishing to arrive in Cape Town to make the start line of 2 January 2023. We encourage you to plan your Winter Sun of 2022 to coincide with our event. With the start date now …

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1976 entrant CRILOA is set to return for CAPE TO RIO 2023 once again with an all-female crew

The Royal Cape Yacht Club & Iate Clube do Rio de Janeiro are proud to announce the arrival of a historic entry for the 2023 Cape to Rio Race. An entry by Carina Magri Seixas, “CarinaJoana” to her friends, has been received to sail the race in the magnificently maintained Impala 35 CRILOA. 2023 will …

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A yacht named Hamburg

A yacht named Hamburg is no stranger to the Cape2Rio Race, as far back as 1971 The Norddeutscher Regatta Verein  facilitated the entry of the yacht Hamburg V11 to participate in the Cape to Rio Race. This wonderful William H Tripp Jr. is still sailing today  and crossed the line into Rio in 13th position …

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