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Cape to St Helena 2018

PRELIMINARY NOTICE OF RACE Royal Cape Yacht Club is pleased to announce that it has been appointed by St Helena Tourism to promote a yacht race from Cape Town to St Helena at the end of the year, to race for the “Governor’s Cup” Pending the issue of the formal Notice of Race, this serves as provisional notice of the race, details of which are as follows: Start Date: 26 December 2018 Time Limit: Fifteen days Rating rule: Monohulls ORC ... Read More »

Cape Town International Boat Show

The premier boating and watersport show is back in 2018. Now in its 18th year, the Cape Town International Boat Show, will from 2018, be managed by Messe Frankfurt South Africa. Messe Frankfurt is the third largest trade fair company in the world with operations in over 50 countries and organises over 134 trade fairs around the world. This dynamic and experienced team of trade and consumer show professionals is dedicated to creating a professional environment where buyers and sellers ... Read More »

Cape Town International Boat Show

Now in its 17th year, the Cape Town International Boat Show will be building on a winning formula: keeping the event to one location at the V&A Waterfront Marina and increasing the on-land exhibitor space due to increased demand. Information HERE Email HERE   Read More »

SAS. 2017 Youth Selection Event

8 – 11 July This event is open to all youth (in the NORs listed classes) for participation only. i.e. any youth wishing to get in some practice/training and/or gauge themselves against the 2017 squad with views to doing a campaign in future years may participate. Kindly note that participation at this event does not afford entry into the 2017 Youth World Selection process, as the date for entering for this year’s selections process has already past. Race Documentation for ... Read More »

Maputo to Inhaca Adventure for Lasers

  Maputo to Inhaca Adventure:  It is dangerous and it is an adventure! 19 to 22 June 2014 For an “adventure” there are no “rules”, only guidelines –          Each skipper decides on whether or not to proceed –          Personal floatation is compulsory –          Each boat is to have cell phone communication –          Each group of boats is to have a VHF –          Recommended safety items o   Anchor o   Paddle o   Pencil flares o   Chart –          Buddy system to be used ... Read More »

Lake Malawi Sailing Marathon

The Lake Malawi Sailing Marathon (LMSM) has taken place since 1984. The idea was born by a group of sailors, in the form of a casual sail northward up the Lake, with deck chairs lashed to the hulls. The LMSM is more than just a race up the Lake, it is a challenge, an adventure, an opportunity to experience the country of Malawi from a perspective witnessed by few, and a chance to enjoy the camaraderie shared on this sailing ... Read More »