Who will win the Vasco da Gama Race?
There is a poll on which followers of this classic race can cast their votes to see who will take line and handicap honours.
There are 2 questions, so scroll down the page after question 1 to get to question two and cast your vote by following this link:
So far the money for line honours is on the Cape Town boat Gumption skippered by Nicholas Mace – a previous race winner.
In terms of handicap, the public believe that Majimoto skippered by Jon Marshall will win overall.
To help you, here is the fleet list by class:
1 Al Mount Gay Rum Rob van Rooyen Farr 38 IRC
15 Alacrity Dave Taylor Taylor 37 IRC
16 Skitzo Nigel Milln Fast 42 IRC
2 Majimoto Jon Marshall Farr 38 IRC
3 Nemesis Anthony Bailes Fast 42 IRC
5 Yolo Dale Kushner Sunfast 3200 IRC
6 Bellatrix Gregg Hurter First 40 IRC
7 Gumption Nicholas Mace Simonis 40 IRC
8 Ray of Light Michael & Heidi Kavanagh First 44.7 IRC
9 Rocket Herbert Karolius Simonis 54 IRC
11 JML Rotary Scout Grant Chapman Tosca 39 PHRF
12 Star Spirit Willie Pretorius Sun Fizz 40 PHRF
14 Deo Volente Trevor Donald Lavaranos 36 PHRF
17 Wallbanger John Tudehope Simonis 35 PHRF
4 Bellissama Vernon & James Goss Hanse 401 PHRF
10 Alkistis Christo Moller Sun Odyssey 40 Rally mono
13 Numzaan Ron Schwalbach Prout cat Rally catamaran
18 HQ2 Grenville Wilson Open Ocean 750 cat catamaran
19 Nomad Craig Deverson ZLYC 54′ cat catamaran
Come on all you Vasco Race followers, cast your votes NOW.
Remember to follow the race on the tracker (sponsored by GIMCO) at: