Sea Safety Training

After a thorough process of engagement with World Sailing, South African Sailing, and potential suppliers, a comprehensive course manual has been endorsed and accredited by South African Sailing on behalf of World Sailing, and will be delivered by the Sea Safety Training Group

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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.…

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IRC Rating Certificates for Cape2Rio Race 2023
@Cape2Rio2020 First Start, 4 January

IRC Rating Certificates for Cape2Rio Race 2023

PRESS RELEASE  17 Feb 2021 The Royal Cape Yacht Club, Cape Town, South Africa are pleased to announce that yachts with a valid ORC and ORCi rating certificate can also now compete in the IRC Fleet in the Cape2Rio Race 2023. The RORC Rating Office has agreed to use the…

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First Multihull Entry Received – Aventureiro 4

Entries and expressions of interest in the 2023 Cape2Rio race keep rolling in and the Royal Cape Yacht Club and Iate Club do Rio de Janeiro are delighted to have received the first Multihull entry. Aventureiro 4 is an Outremer 51 belonging to Johan “Hans” Hutzler, who is no stranger…

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First Entry Received – Botin56 “Black Pearl”

Royal Cape Yacht Club and Iate Clube do Rio de Janeiro are delighted to announce the first official entry for the Cape 2 Rio Race 2023. “Black Pearl” a new IRC optimised water ballasted Botin56 has just been launched and will participate in the 2023 edition of the race. This…

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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…

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Peters & May announce their 2023 shipping schedule

Peters & May are delighted to congratulate the Royal Cape Yacht Club , Cape Town South Africa and the Iate Clube do Rio de Janeiro on agreeing to stage a 2023 edition of this illustrious ocean race from Africa to South America commencing 02 January 2023 . We have published…

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50th Anniversary of CAPE2RIO Sailing Race Date Announced

Cape2Rio2023, The Royal Cape Yacht Club, Cape Town South Africa in conjunction with the Iate Club Rio de Janeiro are proud to announce that they will proceed with the running of another edition of this Iconic Ocean Racing Classic. The start date is currently mooted as Sunday 2 January 2023.…

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Prize Giving, 2 February 2020

Dawn Jorgensen Reporting from Rio de Janeiro. The Cape2Rio2020 Prize Giving took place next to the expansive palm tree lined pool at the Iate Clube do Rio de Janeiro at 6pm on 2nd February 2020 with crews, family, friends and supporters invited to share the warmth and spirit of the…

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Arrivals, 30th January 2020

Dawn Jorgensen Reporting from Rio de Janeiro.  Umoya Argonaut San Salvador Myrtle Of Bonnievale Ronin Adriana The 30th January proved to be the busiest on the Cape2Rio 2020 race finish line, with six boats coming in between the early hours and late evening UTC. The race committee eagerly awaiting them…

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Arrivals, 29th January 2020

Dawn Jorgensen Reporting from Rio de Janeiro. Sulanga Saravah Zulu Girl powered by Mazi Asset Management Sulanga There were numerous false starts on the morning of the 29th January, as the Race Committee heeded to word that Sulanga, the gorgeous Mumby 48 catamaran skippered by Dr Klaus Wiswedel, would be…

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Arrivals, 31st January 2020

Dawn Jorgensen Reporting from Rio de Janeiro. Arrivals, 31st January 2020 Ballyhoo Too Tam Tam Northern Light With 16 of the participating boats arrived and in port, their crews regrouping after what was by all accounts a tough edition of the Cape2Rio race, the next three South African boats were…

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