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Vasco Da Gama yachts racing from Maputo to Durban

Vasco Da Gama Yacht Race 2012, from Maputo to Durban

After returning on Saturday 21st April from a whirlwind trip to Machu Piccau in Peru, I started packing for Maputo on the 25th of April, getting ready to take part in the Vasco Da Gama Yacht Race from Maputo to Durban, organised by the Royal Natal Yacht Club …

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Father and son bonding time

Sail South Africa – nearing the end of my marina hopping adventure

In Bucket List sailing trip – marina hopping the West and East coast of South Africa, I spoke of the next item on my ‘Bucket List’, namely sailing my yacht Alkistis to all of the Marinas on the West and East Coast of South Africa. All through November and December I was hopping between…

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Paul Erskine at the helm, sailing from Cape Town to Hout Bay.

Bucket List sailing trip – marina hopping the West and East coast of South Africa

The beginning of my Bucket List quest to SAIL SA! After the Rugby World Cup in Auckland, New Zealand in 2011, I turned to the next item on my ‘Bucket List’, namely sailing my 40ft Sun Odyssey Jeanneau yacht to all of the Marinas on the West and East Coast of South Africa. My yacht, named “Alkistis” (which means in Greek “Starred, name in lights”), arrived in Luderitz, Namibia, after 11 000 nautical miles and two Atlantic crossings with its relocation crew in October 2011…

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