by Richard Crockett
Races from Cape Town to Saldanha Bay are pretty common today, but doing the complete circle and finishing back in Cape Town is something which probably has not been done often since the days of Rothmans Week.
There is nothing startling in this report, written by Gordon Webb, although he does go in to some good detail on how to select crew, the roles they play, and more importantly the preparation and practice prior to the start.
Oh, and in case you are wondering about the headline, ‘V’ refers to ‘Voortrekker’ which won line honours and ‘M’ for ‘Meander’ which took the handicap prizes.
READ IT ALL HERE: saldanha race 1968 09 – SA Yachting – OCR-2