Video 2014

Cape2Rio2014 | DSTV Explora Update – Day 9

The crew of DTSV Explora, racing in the 2014 Cape 2 Rio race, are being kept busy with maintaining the boat, and coping with a few bumps along the way. With just a third of the race to go they are starting to think about Rio and what they will find there. Published by SuperSport

Cape2Rio2014 | Ciao Bella

Investec Ciao Bella’s Video Documentary of the 2014 Cape2Rio Race This day one year ago the Robinson family arrived in Rio de Janeiro at the end of their 2014 Cape2Rio Race. This video documents the campaign from pre-start to finish. The volume does drop quite low at times, apologies for this, but just keep the …

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Cape2Rio2014 | DSTV Explora with 1500nm to go

Navigator Ken Venn and skipper Craig Sutherland update their progress after a couple of days without internet communication. As the crew carries out running repairs on damaged sails, Explora prepares to gybe north for the last 1 500 miles into Rio. Published by SuperSport

Cape2Rio2014 | Ocean Sailing Academy

September 2013 Yachtmasters of Oceansailing Academy completing the 2014 Cape 2 Rio race as their Ocean Trip (Part of the Ocean Yachtmaster Course). Yacht: Genevieve Too Award received: Best Seamanship Congratulations to: Kyle Blakeway Dewald Louw Pierre Malan Lourens dendorff James Mayer Adam Hamnnah

Cape2Rio2014 | crew member reported dead

An Angolan sailor on board the yacht BILLE, taking part in the Cape to Rio yacht race, has died. National Sea Rescue Institute spokesperson, Craig Lambinon, says the man died when the yacht’s main mast came down during rough seas. Two other crew members were seriously injured. Published by SABC Digital News

Cape2Rio2014 | DSTV Explora drying out on day 4

Explora’s navigator Ken Venn recaps on the team’s progress so far in the 2014 Cape 2 Rio race. The crew’s fowl weather gear dries on deck as they make 16 knots, having travelled 850 NM from Cape Town in 78 hours. Published by SuperSport

Cape2Rio2014 | Controversy surrounds the Cape to Rio Yacht Race

January 7 – The South African Navy has played a critical role in a dramatic high seas rescue. A frigate has saved most of the crew on a damaged yacht in the Cape to Rio race. But the difficult operation in severe weather was touch-and-go. Published by eNCA

Cape2Rio2014 | Controversy surrounds the Cape to Rio Yacht Race

English/Nat The Cape to Rio yacht race, which starts Saturday in Cape Town, has always had a chequered history because of international opposition to apartheid. But this year’s race has hit the news for other reasons. One participant has died, another is missing, believed washed overboard, while another is suspected of the murder of an …

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Cape2Rio2014 | Step aboard Cape to Rio racing yacht

Get a rare peek inside a racing yacht. The Explora was christened on Wednesday in Cape Town, from where she will set sail for Rio de Janeiro, Brazil on 4 January 2014. Published by Eyewitness News

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