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Sailor of the Year – 2013

Sailor of the Year – 2013 Asenathi Jim by Roy Dunster With skipper Roger Hudson, helmsman Asenathi Jim was the sole South African entrant at the 2012 Olympic Games. This was in spite of starting their campaign just 18 months earlier and the 470 having no history in South Africa. From that early success, the team now has Brazil 2016 firmly in their sights. The team took Silver in the 470s at Sail Melbourne at the end of 2012, and ... Read More »

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 »

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 »

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 »