Entrants 2017

Scappa

Scappa

The last boat to enter have entered the MBR is the yacht Scappa, a Didi 34 from Gordons Bay. Owned and sailed by Mark Neebe..

Assagai

Assagai

Yacht Assagai, Owned by Jean Bernard De Milito (from Belgium)and skippered by Jean Van de Pitte have announced their entry in the MBR. Assagai is a Pacer 42, a well proven design for offshore sailing. They will be racing with a crew of 6 aboard. […]

Petra

Petra

Yacht Petra Announces their entry. Yacht Petra is owned and skippered by Ken Nelson. He will be racing together with his wife aboard. The yacht is a Jeanneau model. They are preparing the boat with cruising in mind at a later date. This boat is […]

Rocket

Rocket

Yacht Rocket, no stranger to Offshore events in South Africa Co Skippered by Gerrie Boshoff and Craig Middleton. Both these skippers in their own right have done circumnavigations, so there is no shortage of experience. Being a large 50-plus footer, the largest boat in the […]

JML Rotary Scout

JML Rotary Scout

JML Rotary Scout is a Tosca 36 that has had a scoop added to increase performance. This boat is very seasoned in sailing offshore with some 3 Cape to Rio Races, a good couple of Governors Cup’s to it’s name, A Vasco race and many […]

Gryphon

Gryphon

Yacht GRYPHON, previously known as Gumption needs no introduction to South African Yachting. This boat under the ownership and guidance of Nicolas Mace campaigned and won every single main event in South Africa for a number of years. This boat is a real winner. Renamed […]

Love Affair

Love Affair

Love affair is back to sail again in their second MBR race. Owned and Skippered by Noel Walsh. This is a serious cruising boat set up with all the mods and cons a cruiser would dream of. Under no illusion of being at the front […]

Vortex

Vortex

Vortex is a Bongers 39.. A boat design not many know, but is actually of South African origin, and is known to be very fast especially in the downwind mode. This is a new entry on the offshore scene,owned and skippered by Andrew Mitchell.

Yachtport SA

Yachtport SA

Welcome aboard Yachtport SA, the Navy’s official entry. This team is headed up by the very experienced and seasoned Dave Herman. Dave is likely to put together a team of experienced members of Defence Sailing. This team is a regular on the offshore circuit of […]

Sophie B

Sophie B

Welcome back Sophie B.. Sophie B, A Swan yacht is skippered by Tom Moultrie. Sophie B participated in the MBR2016 event.. so is becoming a race veteran… Since last years event they have participated in the Cape to Rio Race, but the offshore bug has […]

Strumpet

Strumpet

Yacht Strumpet, a Fast 42 has confirmed their entry in the MBR. This boat raced in the 2016 event faring quite well. The crew is normally made up of some experienced sailors.. who likely claim that there are there just for the fun.. but in […]

Réve de Lune

Réve de Lune

Réve de Lune returns this year for the MBR. Last year they retired during the race, due to various issues. This year they are hell bent on finishing the course. Réve de Line is a Amel Sharki, owned by David Opperman. They are self confessed cruisers […]

ZAP

ZAP

Mossel Bay Yacht and Boat Club submit their first entry, a Vickers 41 named ZAP, owned and Skippered by Andre Bredenkamp.. This will be the first Mossel Bay Entry for a while in offshore racing, so welcome aboard. Sailing with Andre will likely be Wilhem […]

Raymarine Regardless

Raymarine Regardless

Raymarine Regardless, the modified Farr 40 recently acquired by William Brooks, have confirmed their entry. Joining William and his RCYC crew for the MBR2017 will be the seasoned team of Allan Lawrence and Ant Wentworth from FBYC. The boat has been extensively upgraded for offshore […]

Izimoya II

Izimoya II

Izimoya returns to the MBR2017. She is kept at St Francis and will be sailed to Simon’s Town, the starting port, in early September. Izimoya is owned and skippered by the experienced Jasper van der Westhuizen. Jasper and his boat are regulars to Offshore sailing, […]

Nitro

Nitro

Nitro, last year’s line honours winner has confirmed their entry in this years event. They are out to try and set a course record should conditions prevail. Headed by Mike Hayton (Owner) and Dave Rae, this experienced duo will likely put together a team of […]

Compromise

Compromise

Welcome back to FBYC catamaran Compromise – skippered and owned by Rob Newman. Rob is no stranger to Offshore sailing, neither is his yacht. Besides competing in last year’s MBR, he has also done a Governor’s Cup and a Cape to Rio Race aboard Compromise. […]

Maker’s Mark

Maker’s Mark

Makers Mark is a First 40. Owner and Skipper Peter Rice purchased this boat with offshore sailing in mind, with him making certain improvements to the yacht to gain the best advantage. It is likely that Peter will put together a predominately FBYC experienced crew. […]

Kwela

Kwela

Kwela is owned by Abrie Erasmus. Abrie has built this Trimaran as a performance version, since launch he has been optimizing the boat and making modifications, with the result that she is yet to properly be tested on a race course. He is very committed […]

TinTin

TinTin

Tin Tin is a JPK 10.10 imported late last year brand new from France by the owners Peter Hill and Di Hutton Squire.  The JPK 10.10 is considered one of the best designs in size range currently in Europe. Since the boats arrival, they have […]

SmartTri40ii

SmartTri40ii

Fresh from their Line honours victory, their Multihull victory and their record setting Vasco Race, Smart Tri have officially entered the MBR2017. On the back of the Vasco race it seems that this team is now finding it’s groove. Welcome back Smart Tri.

Xtralink YOLO

Xtralink YOLO

Yolo is a Sunfast 3200 a well proven offshore racer. This team is no stranger to offshore racing having sailed together for many sea miles and will be likely doing this event Double handed. The boat is well prepared for this event. Sailed by: Dale […]