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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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IN MEMORIAM

Remembering Bob Fisher. Bob Fisher, the larger-than-life yachtsman, journalist and author crossed the bar peacefully on January 25 surrounded by…

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CAPE2RIO 2023 NEWS

ADRIAN KUTTEL BECOMES FIRST SINGLE-HANDED CAPE2RIO 2023 ENTRY The name Kuttel is not a new one in the world of…

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CAPE2RIO 2021 VIRTUAL RACE

South African takes line honours. At approximately 13h48 UTC, in a still to be ratified time of 11 days, 1…

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ROOKIE DIARIES

Cat adventures on the open sea  by Liesl King. Guilty as charged I’m afraid. Not only have I gone over…

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SAILING OFFICE

A warm welcome to RCYC Whalesong.  During 2020 RCYC sold both Royal Cape Lass and Royal Cape II and have…

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ACADEMY NEWS

Theo Jack from RCYC Sailing Academy to super yacht crewman by Phil Wade (Sail+ Leisure). (We are sharing this article…

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LOCKDOWN UPDATE | DEC 29

  Dear Members, I trust you are all having a peaceful Festive Season with your families, as far as distance…

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MARINA NOTICE

Marina Notice  Good electrical housekeeping on the marinas is not only the responsibility of the contractors working on the marinas,…

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ACADEMY OFFICE

What a year and what a week!  After the ups and downs of the Covid year the Academy has managed…

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CAPE 31

Cape 31 takes UK (and IRC) by storm The first Cape 31 in the UK ‘Tokoloshe III’ has produced an…

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SAILING OFFICE

If at the beginning of 2020 someone had said to us, “the next 12 months was going to be a…

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ACADEMY NEWS

The Redwood, by Lindani Mchunu Today’s newsletter is a dedication to one of my very first mentors in this sailing…

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ROOKIE DIARIES

Fifty shades of grey, by Liesl King Yes, I went back. I returned to the dark side, otherwise known as…

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