Translated 9

Translated 9, a Swan 65 was designed by the historic New York studio Sparkman & Stephens.



With a boat that has been thoroughly tested, an eager crew and some major upgrades planned, Argonaut will be a team to watch in this golden edition of the race


Norhi will have a a crew of eight. Four are family – wife Norhi (the boat’s name sake), myself (Larry Folsom), and our two kids Dylan (15) and Alexa (12).


Gerrit Louw from Allspice Yachting and his crew have just entered the Cape2Rio Race 2023 on SV Sterna, a Swan 53 Monohull.

DHL Me2me

The journey for competing in the Cape 2 Rio yacht race started 10 years ago to be part of this extraordinary event.


Royal Cape Yacht Club (RCYC) and Iate Club do Rio de Janeiro (ICRJ) take pleasure in announcing the entry of Felix.


Nyamezela Royal Cape Yacht Club (RCYC) and Iate Club do Rio de Janeiro (ICRJ) take pleasure in announcing the entry of Nyamezela. The Vaal Dam(n) sailors, Hubert Saayman (aka UB) and Wynand Grove’ (aka Groovie) are up for the challenge. Having completed the previous Cape2Rio on UB’s 34ft Van Der Stadt and four souls, they decided …

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Cool Ideas Nemesis

Cool Ideas Nemesis is excited to announce their entry into the Cape2Rio Race 2023. The Fast 42, Nemesis, is no stranger to coastal racing off South Africa and was also previously raced to Rio in 2014.


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


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.


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.


INSV Tarini is a Tonga 56 design cruising sloop rigged vessel built at the Aquarius Shipyard, Goa, India under the make in India programme. The vessel was handed over to the Indian Navy/Ocean Sailing Node, Goa on 18 February 2017 and christened as Indian Naval Sailing Vessel (INSV) Tarini, after the Tara Tarini temple.

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.

Alexforbes Archangel

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.


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…


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 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…

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