A Drop in the Ocean – Davey du Plessis in his pedal boat
Apr02

A Drop in the Ocean – Davey du Plessis in his pedal boat

A Drop in the Ocean Starting their voyage from Cape Town in April 2015, Durban based brothers Davey du Plessis (26) and Richie Wolff (21) will endure the ultimate physical and mental challenge – crossing the Atlantic Ocean by means of a customised pedal boat, with no engine or sail and become a drop in the ocean. This 6450 kilometre journey, from Cape Town to Rio de Janeiro, is expected to take between 90 to 150 days and will test...

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A Remarkable 60 Day Adventure Across the Atlantic Ocean
Mar24

A Remarkable 60 Day Adventure Across the Atlantic Ocean

A Remarkable 60 Day Adventure Across the Atlantic Ocean James Briggs realised a dream when he journeyed across the vast, tumultuous length of the Atlantic Ocean. Told by the man himself, this extraordinary tale follows his adventures on a 48 foot catamaran over the course of a 60 day journey. Read on, because a modern day voyage awaits… The Journey Begins Day 1 Captain Nolan’s cautious-yet-kind eyes spoke of adventure as he...

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Sailing with Travis Taylor on the Governors Cup Yacht Race
Mar17

Sailing with Travis Taylor on the Governors Cup Yacht Race

Sailing with Travis Taylor on the Governors Cup Yacht Race: “Only the seas can quantify that for a man.” For me, the most powerful part of the journey was spending time with my father and finding comfort in knowing that, even though I’m a tiny creature in an endlessly vast ocean, there’s a purpose in my life far beyond what I can ever contemplate. Only the seas can quantify that for a man. On 27th December 2014...

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Summer is here – throwback to WINTER Volvo Extreme Waterpolo Tournament
Jan26

Summer is here – throwback to WINTER Volvo Extreme Waterpolo Tournament

2014 marked the tenth time Cape Town hosted the only African stopover of the premier Volvo Ocean Race (VOR), which started from Alicante in Spain in the autumn of 2014.   Volvo Ocean Race CEO Knut Frostad stated how the iconic city of Cape Town and the sight of Table Mountain on the horizon as you approach the port at the end of Leg 1 is always something every ocean racer looks forward to. The seven participating crews – Team SCA (the...

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Shared sailing interest  makes mates take on Cape2Rio 2014
May15

Shared sailing interest makes mates take on Cape2Rio 2014

Shared sailing interest  makes mates take on Cape2Rio 2014 (Shared sailing interest drove a group of mates to take on the Colossal Cape to Rio Yacht Race 2014) Although the amazing achievements of the DSTV Explora Crew at this year’s Colossal Cape to Rio Yacht Race  have been well covered, we decided to revisit the story after having attended a private presentation from the full crew on the “beginning-to-end” inside scoop of this...

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