Entrants 2018

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 winner. Renamed to Gryphon, it returns after 2016’s 3rd Place …

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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 very capable of a good result. The boat being an …

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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 experience, they’ll be sailing very conservatively with the emphasis on …

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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, although a “vaalie” is a serious offshore sailor who has …

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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 know the boat well. They have been achieving good positions …

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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 of the Bavaria stable and well proven. He will be …

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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 admission is just not a performance boat. His entry epitomizes …

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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 know the boat very well. Last year they had a …

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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 challenge the cruisers of the fleet. He will be flying …

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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 that they intend to sail with the same crew plus …

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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 North. She is campaigned by her regular crew from RCYC.

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 prepared boat. This is the second FBYC entry. Peter will …

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