15th Entry – Runaway

Runaway Boat Name: Runaway Boat Type: Andrews 70 Boat Owner: Hector Velarde Builder: Dencho Yacht Club: Waikiki Yacht Club Year Built: 1995 Sail Number: USA 46269 LOA: 21.49 Country: USA IRC TCF: TBC

14th Entry – Caro

Caro Boat Name: Caro Boat Type: Botin IRC 65 Boat Owner: Maximilian Klink Builder: Knierim Yachtbau Yacht Club: Year Built: 2013 Sail Number: CAY 65 LOA: 20.00 Country: IRC TCF: TBC

13th Entry – Gryphon

Gryphon Boat Name: Gryphon Boat Type: ILC 40 mod Skipper: Theo Yon Builder: Robertson & Caine Yacht Club: HBYC Year Built: 1993 Sail Number: SA 4444 LOA: 13.02 Country: South Africa IRC TCF: TBC

11th Entry – Avanti

Avanti – owned and skippered by renowned fertility expert Dr. Klaus Wiswedel, is the 11th entry in the 2017 Cape 2 Rio Race. After suffering technical difficulties and having to retire in the 2014 Race, Avanti is back for another crack at the race. Avanti is no stranger to offshore racing having completed the 2009 …

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10th Entry – Vulcan

Vulcan was launched in 2007 to compete in the 2007 and 2008 Audi Med Cup Circuit. Built by King Marine and comes off the drawing board of Botin Carkeek, well known for their designs of the Volvo Ocean race boats such as Puma’s Ill Mostro and the New Zealand entry “Camper” and the vast majority …

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9th entry – Xtra-Link Yolo

Following their success in the 2014 event, Dale Kushner and Ian Coward have confirmed their return for the 2017 event racing again Double handed and have officially submitted their entry. They will be teaming up again with Xtra-Link, a specialized communication company. sailing over the finish line is Rio de Jeneiro in the 2014 event. …

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New Documents Uploded 25 Jan 2016

A few New Race Documents have been uploded. See them under “Race Docs” Form2 – Communications Equipment Information Sheet Form3 – Crew List Form4 – Crew Competency Declaration form Keep an eye on the website for new Ammendments coming soon… Texel Ratings, IRC splits and more…

Potential Entries

POTENTIAL ENTRIES 2017 Boats Persons 1 Voortrekker 2 2 Yes Girl (After You) – L41 UCT Team Mikhayla Bader 3 UCT Team 2 Chad Von Willingh 4 UCT Team 3 Edwin Mitchel 5 Catamaran Entry from Richards Bay Mike French 6 Thunderchild Rhett Goldswain 7 Beau Geste an 80ft Maxi Gavin Brady 8 Herman Schwarz …

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Exactly one year to the Start of Cape To Rio 2017

The 1st of January is the one year mark for all yacht with an IRC rating of 1.000 and above as well as all multihulls above the prescribed Texel rating. Click here for the One year to go press release. LET THE COUNT DOWN BEGIN!!!

Published: Ammendment #1 to the Notice of Race

An ammendment to the Notice of Race has been published in the “Race Docs” Section. It is a simple re-numbering issue. http://cape2rio2017.com/images/Race_Documents/2017/NOR%20Ammendment%201.pdf

4th Entry – Yacht “Regardless”

The 4th entry into the Cape To Rio Race, a Simonis 35 from Royal Cape Yacht Club, Cape Town. The yacht “Regardless” is a regular to the racing circuit taking part in bay races, medium distance and offshore events. (Regardless winning the 2014 Italian Ambassadors Pursuit Race) They will be entering the Monohull Racing Class …

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2ND ENTRY – Cape2Rio Race 2017 – Yacht Sophie B

The 2nd Entry for the Cape2Rio Race 2017 is the Yacht Sophie B, a Swan 411 owned by the Moultrie Brothers. This elegant yacht, moored at the Cape Grace in Cape Town, South Africa, will be competing in the IRC Monohull Class 2.

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