The Alexforbes ArchAngel crew finished the race in 3rd place on 27 January 2023










Young SA Crew Prepares to Hoist Sail For Iconic Cape2Rio Race

“You mentally pace yourself to spend a long time out at sea,” Alexforbes ArchAngel skipper Sibusiso Sizatu said. “We know we are in for the long haul – between 24 and 27 days.” Western Cape, South Africa (07 December 2022) – With just a few weeks to go until the starter’s gun fires for the 2023 […]

Young SA crew prepares to hoist sail for iconic Cape2Rio race

With just a few weeks to go until the starter’s gun fires for the 2023 Cape2Rio, the Alexforbes ArchAngel team is putting final touches to their boat and packing for the race across the South Atlantic Ocean. The crew, from the Royal Cape Yacht Club Sailing Academy, comprises skipper Sibusiso Sizatu (30), first mate Daniel Agulhas (29), […]

Sailing Academy and Alexforbes empowers youths for a future in maritime industry

With high levels of unemployment, many South African youth battle to find jobs. The Royal Cape Yacht Club Sailing Academy was established 10 years ago with the purpose of exposing youth from marginalised communities to the sport of sailing and helping them to develop careers in the maritime industry. The Academy has touched the lives […]

Sailing season opens with a splash at the V&A Waterfront

Cape Town – The Royal Cape Yacht Club (RCYC) officially opened the sailing season with its annual opening cruise at the V&A Waterfront to signify the start of a number of iconic races and cruises taking place in Cape Town this summer – a jam-packed season was expected. Royal Cape Yacht Club commodore Neil Gregory […]

WATCH | Royal Cape Yacht Club officially opens sailing season

On Saturday, the Royal Cape Yacht Club (RCYC) officially opened sailing season with its annual Opening Cruise. The day’s events started with an address by the club’s commodore and a blessing of the fleet. After the opening, the boats departed from the RCYC to the V&A Waterfront, where they sailed past the Waterfront Clock Tower. The crews […]

From Masi to Rio

A 30-year-old skipper from Masiphumelele hopes to lead his crew to victory when they take part in one of the most prestigious and challenging yacht races next year. Sibusiso Sizatu, 30, will captain the Alexforbes Archangel in the iconic Cape2Rio race and will be making history by participating as the first complete crew from marginalised […]