Entrants 2018

Radio Holland Gryphon

Radio Holland Gryphon

Yacht Radio Holland 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 […]

Yachtport SA

Yachtport SA

YACHTPORT SA, the South African Defence Force’s entry is headed by the very experienced Andre Bestha. His Crew will be made up of members of the Defence Force. They will be using this event as a training exercise. Notwithstanding this, this boat and skipper are […]

SuidOos 2

SuidOos 2

SuidOos 2, a RCOD, built a good reputation on handicap in the Cape to Rio of 2006. Their crew of 4, skippered by Andre Scholtz, plans to concentrate more on the “challenge” part of MBR2018. They feel that since they could do with some more […]

Rocket

Rocket

Rocket, a Simonis 55 announces her entry into MBR 2018. She will be skippered by Herbert Koroluis. This is a seasoned entry. The boat has many offshore miles competing in most of the Offshore races in South Africa and a Cape to Rio Race. Herbert, […]

Hollard Jacana

Hollard Jacana

Hollard Jacana announces her entry in the MBR2018. This team headed by the very experienced Patrick Holloway and is likely to put in a good challenge for this event. The yacht being a well proven J13.3. The crew of Hollard Jacana are all regulars who […]

Sir Henry

Sir Henry

Sir Henry, the 4th yacht entered from FBYC is owned by Mark Obree and skippered by David Marx. Since Mark’s has purchased this boat he has steadily being doing improvements to her. She is a Bavaria Match 35 – one of the performance yachts out […]

Malulani

Malulani

Grant Saunders has entered his yacht Mululani – a Mauritius 43 – in this year’s MBR. Grant is a serious offshore sailor, but prefers to cruise/race rather than to race/cruise. His boat is set up with all the mods and cons, and by his own […]

TinTin

TinTin

TIN TIN a JPK 1010, one of the most competitive designs currently in Europe clinching most of the silverware on the circuit. This year they return with owners and skippers Di Hutton Squire and Peter Hill. They have a regular crew whom have got to […]

About Time

About Time

About Time – a L36 owned and skippered by Geoff Genricks has confirmed their entry in MBR 2018. Geoff bought this boat some time ago and has done extensive upgrades to her. With all the mod cons, he is likely to be in it to […]

Sophie B

Sophie B

Sophie B enters MBR again. She sailed the inaugural event, but due to technical issues was unable to compete last year. This is likely to be a well prepared entry. They have competed in the most recent Cape To Rio Race and it would seem […]

Raymarine Regardless

Raymarine Regardless

Raymarine Regardless is a modified Farr 40 owned and skippered by William Brooks. She finished 2nd overall in the 2017 MBR. This boat has been extensively upgraded for offshore racing with a full navigation suite from Raymarine and some additions to the sail inventory from […]

Maker’s Mark

Maker’s Mark

Peter Rice owner and Skipper of Makers Mark a First 40 has made his intentions clear. He returns again for the MBR. Peter is one of the events loyal supporters. Peter is very fussy when it comes to good boat preparation and therefore a well […]

Nitro

Nitro

Nitro announces their intentions. Nitro is the current record holder for this event – the record being 21 hours, 23 minutes and 59 seconds. Last year they did a double win: winning both line honours and handicap. They are back to try and beat their […]

Compromise

Compromise

Welcome back Rob Newman and the yacht Compromise, False Bay Yacht Clubs first entry. Rob Newman is one of the race veterans having participated in all the previous MBR’s. He is no stranger to Offshore sailing with the bug firmly bitten. His boat is well […]

Tam Tam

Tam Tam

Hailing all the way from St Francis and arguably the Vaal, Skipper Jasper van der Westhuizen has entered for the third time in a row and one of the race veterans. After much thought he has decided to get a new boat to replace his […]

Xtra-Link Yolo

Xtra-Link Yolo

Xtra-Link Yolo has entered the MBR, third time in a row and now one of the race veterans. Yolo is a Sunfast 3200 a well proven offshore racer. This team is no stranger to offshore racing and the boat is well prepared for this event. […]

Silver Girl

Silver Girl

Silver Girl, a Stadt 34 owned and skippered by Melvin Rautenbach, will sail with a crew of 6. The crew will be a combination of civilian and and at least 50 % Defence Yacht Club members. This team plans to put lots of training in.

Assagai

Assagai

Yacht Assagai, owned by Jean Bernard De Milito (from Belgium) 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. The boat is currently having additional […]

Ray of Light

Ray of Light

Ray of Light replaces Nemesis. Part of the Nemesis crew will be sailing aboard Ray of Light for this event. The Kavanagh’s are known to muster strong family entries. In the past together with the Bailes family (Owners of Nemesis -Sigi Bailes is Heidi Kavanagh […]