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A BLAST FROM THE PAST

Stormy – The last of the Bruynzeel boats, by Liesl King and Richard Crockett. In May 2019, well known sailing…

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BECOME A TURTLE HERO

RCYC has partnered with the Two Oceans Aquarium for the 2023 Cape2Rio race. Our goal is to use the reach…

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MEET THE TEAM

  Meet Belinda Brown You only have to follow the sound of twinkling laughter in the Admin office, and it…

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OLYMPIC DREAMS

The road to the Olympics – RCYC members Alex Burger and Benji Daniel, by Liesl King. In 2017 at the…

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SHE’S A LADY

She’s A Lady, by Lindani Mchunu (RCYC Academy). When you’re sitting in the Academy room, just above the braai area…

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DEEP OCEAN MEDICAL KIT

Deep ocean medical kit intro, by Dr John Roos. We are enthusiastic yachties, going about the business of sailing.   We…

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ROOKIE DIARIES

Whiteout and a perfect race, by Liesl King. If you had asked me two weeks ago whether there is such…

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CAPE2RIO 2023 – BAHARI, HOUT BAY40 GAFF CUTTER ENTERS RACE

BAHARI - HOUT BAY40 GAFF CUTTER ENTERS THE CAPE2 RIO RACE 2023 The Cape2Rio Race is not just about attracting…

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THE IMMIGRANT

The Immigrant, by Lindani Mchunu, RCYC Academy Elon Musk is from South Africa, he grew up in Pretoria to be…

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BLAST FROM THE PAST

Stormvogel, by Liesl King As mentioned before, I try very hard not to write about people I am in awe…

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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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