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Audaz

Audaz is a 16-meter aluminum monohull designed by Finot. She is owned by Francisco Julio Galvão Lucchesi (Julio) togather with Decio Maia and Gustavo Lis who all have vast experience of ocean crossings.

Cassiopia

Cassiopia, a Sadler 32, is a local entry and will be skippered by Geoff Sivertsen. Launched in the 80’s in Gothenburg, Sweden, she is currently based at The Water Club in Granger Bay, Cape Town.

Gryphon

The Royal Cape Yacht Club and Iate Club do Rio de Janeiro are proud to announce an entry that will be crewed by graduates of the Royal Cape Yacht Club’s in-house Sailing Academy.

Esperança

Esperanca is a modern cruiser-racer, a Delta 465 which is to be launched in mid 2022. The owner Marcio Lima is hoping to encourage other sailors to also participate in the race.

Bahari

Bahari, owned and skippered by husband-and-wife team of Brenton & Kim Chauncey, together with Luke Walker and Andre Erasmus are planning to use the race as a stepping stone to set off on a dream cruise.

Atalanta

It comes as no surprise that he has just become the first single-handed entry for the Cape2Rio Race 2023. For his build up to the start on 2 January 2023, he has a few additional objectives in his sight.

Criloa

Looking forward to 2023 we will be able to witness the return of Criloa who will be skippered by Carina Joana and together with Maritza Oliveira they intend to lead another all-female crew.

Aventureiro 4

Aventureiro 4 is an Outremer 51 belonging to Johan “Hans” Hutzler, who is no stranger to the Cape2Rio Race having been the navigator on board the yacht “Saravah” in the 2020 race.

Black Pearl

The new Black Pearl has just completed sea trials in Europe and is currently moored in Lanzarote, Canary Islands awaiting the start of the annual RORC Transatlantic Race scheduled to commence on 9 January 2021.

SULANGA

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…

Saravah

This special entry from the Iate Clube do Rio de Janeiro connects so many dots for the race… She was a crowd favourite on both sides of the Atlantic in the 2017 edition, and the welcome into her home club in Rio was overwhelming! This time, she is sailing with a seasoned crew with many …

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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

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

Maserati

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!?

Umoya

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.

JM BUSHA 54 SAILING TEAM

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!

Anjo

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…!

Ronin

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.

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