The Great Optimist Race

Shark attack survivor amputee and adaptive surfing champion Caleb Swanepoel won the inaugural Great Optimist Race on Sunday 21 October 2018 in Cape Town, following the forced postponement of the event a day earlier due to severe winds. 42 sailors, many of them complete novices, set off on a tricky three-lap course through the V & A Waterfront, in front …

2018 Cape Town International Boat Show a Roaring Success

The 18th, annual Cape Town International Boat Show took place from 19-21 October at the V&A Waterfront. The 3-day event was organised, for the first time, by new owners Messe Frankfurt South Africa (MFSA), and presented by Mercedes-Benz X-Class and featured over 100 exhibitors.  This year’s show drew its biggest audience yet, and boasts an increase in visitor attendance of …