When: 17 & 18 March 2018
Time: Race sailed from 12h00 on Sat 17th March to 12h00 on Sun 18th March 2018.
Where: Milnerton Aquatic Club is in Table Bay Nature Reserve Grey Avenue, Flamingo Vlei, Tableview.
Milnerton Aquatic Club is hosting this exciting 24 hour sailing endurance regatta & we wish to invite all the community to visit this thrilling event, which offers free entrance to the public. (No charge to go through Table Bay Nature Reserve) Sailors from all over South Africa gather together for this prestigious but fun sailing event, we also have many Sea Scout Sailors from all over the Cape participating on their large Saldanha boats.
The sailors race on various class dinghies for a grueling 24 hours & love the spectators support on land, so do please come & join us & shout them along. We have a live commentator who keeps the public informed as to what is happening on the water. We have many development sailing teams that are participating such as Royal Cape Yacht Club Sailing Academy, Izivunguvungu & Hout Bay Yacht Club Sailing School from which hails one of our top Olympic sailors, namely Asenathi Jim.
Apart from watching exciting sailing we also have many other interesting thing happening at the club, such as carefully selected food trucks, delicious Coffee/Milkshake stand, large jumping castle for the kids, lovely nail art stand, lovely music all weekend, MAC Bar & MAC Galley. We also have a fantastic live band coming to play for us on Saturday from 17h00 to 20h00, namely The Flip Side Band who play cover music from Crosby Stills Nash & Young and the Eagles.
We have plenty of parking and a picture perfect view of table mountain so be sure to bring your camera’s along.
You can expect to see 30 to 50 boats on the water for MAC’s biggest annual event of the year. Lets hope the weather this year will allow us to break a world sailing record.
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