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SMALL GROUP OF CAPE TOWN ENTREPRENEURS AND FRIENDS TAKE ON THE MIGHTY CAPE TO RIO YACHT RACE

Two pilots, four engineers, six chief executive officers, a plethora of gruelling ultra-marathons, mountain bike race challenges, transatlantic yacht crossings, mountain climbing summits, and many lasting memories, is the driving force behind this year’s entry of a group of Cape Town friends and sportsmen into one of the world’s most challenging and scenic yacht racing championships, the annual Cape to Rio. The DStv Explora, under the leadership of Craig Sutherland, managing director of a top structural engineering firm, is a ... Read More »

SAS KZN Champs 2103

This event incorporates the Sprog Nationals, Hunter, Laser and Mirror Provincials, 49ers, open class dinghies, and cats. NOR, entry form and SI are on the HMYC website www.hmyc.org.za. Information from:Dave Wagner – 083 325 7757 SAS KZN Championship Regatta 2013 Read More »

Conny van Rietschoten has passed away

‘The Flying Dutchman’, Conny van Rietschoten, the only skipper to have won the Whitbread Round the World Race race twice (now the Volvo Ocean Race), will always form an important part of this race’s history. The VOR has published a story on their website with quotes from friends and sailors who knew and sailed with him. http://www.volvooceanrace.com/en/news/7404_The-Flying-Dutchman-passes-on.html Read More »

“Talking Sailing” by Richard Crockett – issue 10

Christmas Wishes As 2013 comes to an end I would like to thank those who supported SAILING Mag during the past year, and for the unbelievably positive response to this column. I look forward to growing the sport and business of sailing in 2014, and disseminating interesting and pertinent sailing info to readers. I trust that you will have a great festive season and that 2014 will see all your dreams turn to reality. May your festive season be blessed ... Read More »

Crocs Regatta 2013 – pics by Trevor Wilkins

check out these stunning images from Trevor Wilkins – master sailing photographer. https://plus.google.com/photos/117086593120942909819/albums/5957508741907337553 https://plus.google.com/photos/117086593120942909819/albums/5957982218062199169 https://plus.google.com/photos/117086593120942909819/albums/5958008191517267617 Trevor Wilkins Read More »