Proposed Location and Course
|The Cape to Rio 2020 is an Ocean Race across the South Atlantic between Cape Town and Rio de Janiero. There will be two starts. The first start will be for lower handicap boats, and will be routed via a compulsory stop at the island of St Helena. The second start will be for higher handicap boats, racing directly between Cape Town and Rio. Boats in both starts may be eligible for the line honours and the overall prize.|
Proposed Key Racing Program Dates
|1 January 2018||Entry Opens: Early Bird Rate|
|1 June 2018||Entry Fee Revised: Normal Rate 2018|
|1 January 2019||Entry Fee Revised: Normal Rate 2019|
|1 December 2019||Entry Closes: No late entries|
|2 January 2020||Start 1: Cape to Rio via St Helena Island|
|11 January 2020||Start 2: Cape to Rio|
|1 February 2020||Racing Time Limit Expires|
|2 February 2020||Prize Giving|
Proposed Key Social Program Dates
|28 December 2019||Cape to Rio Blue Peter Party||Cape Town|
|31 December 2019||Royal Cape New Year’s Eve Party||Cape Town|
|1 February 2020||Cape to Rio ICRJ Centennial Cocktail Party||Rio de Janiero|
|2 February 2020||Prize Giving Ceremony||Rio de Janiero|
Proposed Tracking System
Compulsory tracking via a reputable world leader will be provided to all competitors.
Proposed Berthing, Chandlers, Accommodation, Sightseeing and Tourism Support
Recommendations for berthing, local chandlers, accommodation, sightseeing and tourism support will be released by June 2018.
The Cape to Rio 2020 Ocean Race is organised by Royal Cape Yacht Club with the cooperation of the Iate Clube Rio de Janiero. Details of the event website will be released shortly. This preview notice is subject to change and is intended to serve only as an early race information brochure.
Please use the Cape to Rio Facebook page for enquiries until further notice.