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Plans in the Offing for ‘Great Cape Race’ in 2021-22

22nd November 2020
Plans in the Offing for ‘Great Cape Race’ in 2021-22 Credit: Great Cape Race

Plans have emerged for a new round-the-world event for ocean racing yachts which could set off from the starting line next October.

As Yacht Racing Life reports, a provisional Notice of Race has been published for what’s being called the Great Cape Race.

It suggests a four-leg offshore race around the globe on a traditional clipper route that takes in the three great southern capes — South Africa’s Cape of Good Hope, Australia’s Cape Leeuwin and Chile’s Cape Horn.

And it’s being pitched at grand prix ocean racers in the 60 to 100-foot range, such as the VO65s and IMOCA 60s signed up for the next edition of The Ocean Race in 2022.

Yacht Racing Life has more on the story HERE.

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MacDara Conroy

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