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RCYC ACHIEVES LEVEL 3 B-BEEE

RCYC received its official Level 3 B-BEEE certification this week.  Our overall score is 91.71 out of a 100, with…

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MEET THE TEAM

Meet RCYC Sous Chef Justin Zietsman. When RCYC Sous Chef Justin Zietsman is not in the kitchen, he is on…

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SAILING UPDATE

Can you believe we are almost half way through April?  This year seems to be flying along, many say April…

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PORT ACCESS CARD RENEWAL

Access permit now online. Transnet National Port Authority  (TNPA) has upgraded their Inter Port Management System and all Club members will…

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Cape2Rio Race 2023 signs a partnership agreement with the Two Oceans Aquarium Education Foundation

The Royal Cape Yacht Club in association with the Iate Club do Rio de Janeiro are proud to announce the…

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SAILING NEWS

Sitting down with Irvine Laidlaw, by Liesl King. Irvine Laidlaw is an icon of Cape Town sailing.  He sponsored the…

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SAILING & EVENTS UPDATE

When you receive a message like the one below  - it certainly reaffirms the decision to hold a race in…

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OCEAN SKILLS SUMMIT

The report, by Lindani Mchunu. One of the most surprising moments of my life has to be my time working…

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ROOKIE DIARIES

A middle distance race to nowhere, by Liesl King. There seems to be a general misconception that sailing catamarans are…

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CAPE2RIO 2023 – SHIPPING FROM USA, AUSTRALIA, NORTHERN EUROPE & THE MED

Peters & May,  preferred logistics supplier to the Cape 2 Rio Yacht Race 2023  recently expanded the shipping options for yachts…

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SUNK BY A WHALE

Sunk by a whale – Staying alive in a life raft (Part 3). At 83 Jennifer Webb, the last remaining…

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SAILING OFFICE

The Medium Distance Race generated a lot of interest with 44 entries. It is a pity the wind did not…

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CAPE TO ST HELENA RACE

Cape to St Helena. Following the postponement of the 2020 event and with the start date being moved to the…

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SAILING & EVENTS UPDATE | FEB 19

All our events require social distancing to be adhered to at all times. Covid regulations apply. No prize giving. Winners will…

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Cape2Rio Race 2023 | IRC Rating Certificates

The Royal Cape Yacht Club, Cape Town, South Africa are pleased to announce that yachts with a valid ORC and…

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SAILING OFFICE

With the Covid numbers dropping we made a return to Twilight sailing on the 3rd of February. There were good…

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SUNK BY A WHALE

Sunk by a whale – Life in a life raft (Part 2), by Gordon Webb. This is the story of…

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ACADEMY NEWS

Race to Rio, by Lindani Mchunu The Royal Cape Yacht Club Sailing Academy was formally established in 2012. The motivating…

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SAILING DIARY

Trips to shore, by Nichelle Swanepoel I am sitting in the cockpit, the sun on my back, slightly warming my…

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SAILING & EVENTS UPDATE | FEB 5

6 Feb (Sat) – Cape 31’s Race Day 12h00 Start 9 Feb (Tues) National Pizza day - buy three pizzas…

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SAILING UPDATE

    Date change for Mykonos Offshore 2021 For most of us the Mykonos Offshore is the favourite event of…

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SUNK BY A WHALE

“Fifty years ago on the 27th of January, Pionier and her crew of five were almost halfway to Rio. Sailing…

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