Entrants 2017

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 von Schultz the Club President and a well known offshore …

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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 racing with a full navigation suite from Raymarine and some …

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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, having participated in the MBR2016 and the Vasco race last …

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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 pro sailors in order to put the best challenge forward. …

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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. This is the second entry from FBYC and the fourth …

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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. Peter is well known for his attention to detail… and …

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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 to his racing and is very dedicated to this event. …

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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 put many hours into the boats optimisations and have started …

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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

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 Kushner and Ian Coward.

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