Fully crewed around the world.
The Great Cape Race will follow the traditional clipper route, taking competitors around the three iconic Great Capes. Sailing around the Great Capes remains a badge of honour amongst all sailors. Eligible boats shall be Grand Prix Racing Yachts over 60ft in length. Boats shall be handicapped using a modified ORC handicapping system, factoring each yacht’s predicted velocity parameters, ensuring boats of different designs can race on even terms.
For more information please check out the notice of race.
|STARTLeg 1 UK to South Africa||03 October 2021|
|Leg 2 South Africa to Australia||27 November 2021|
|Leg 3 Australia to South America||16 January 2022|
|Leg 4 South America to UK||06 March 2022|
|FINISHEstimated Finish (UK)||02 April 2022|
A great new open Round the World Race with long legs and great ports and a handicap rule all boats can gear for and understand, I love it.
An around the world race with a small number of stops on a traditional route is exactly the type of event we have been asking for.