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Earlier this week we met up with the crew of Indulgence who set sail tomorrow participating in the Cape2Rio 2020 and who are using the opportunity to raise funds for Sea Rescue Vaal Dam.To support the fundraising efforts of Indulgence and her crew click here https://www.backabuddy.co.za/indulgence-cape-to-rio-nsriWe wish them fair winds and following seas. Pictured left to right: Dean Wegerle (Sea Rescue Table Bay) Andre Pelser, Paula Leech (Sea Rescue Table Bay) Hubert Saayman, Wynand Grové. Front: Marcel PrydekkerThe Cape to Rio is an Ocean Race across the South Atlantic between Cape Town and Rio de Janeiro. It dates back to 1971. It is the longest single transcontinental race in the world and attracts club and professional sailors alike. The race connects the iconic, exotic and historic into an incredible cocktail of deep blue water sailing. Whether you are a hard-core racer, a family cruiser, or an avid adventurer, a memorable voyage awaits…
Yacht Indulgence is a Stadt 34 and has been a Vaal Dam boat all of her life … all that is about to change in a big way as she embarks on the adventure of a lifetime.Owner, Hubert Saayman, explains: “The dream was born on the 9th of July 2017 while my wife and I were sailing on the Vaal Dam. The selected crew were notified and all confirmed without hesitation, and so the journey began. Skipper/person-in-charge will be Roux Gerber, navigator/entertainer will be Wynand Grové, joined by our chef and deck-hand José da Silva and myself (Hubert Saayman), making all of our dreams a reality.”The Indulgence crew have decided to sail for a purpose and are raising funds for the National Sea Rescue Institute Station 22 Vaal Dam.To read more about Indulgence, her crew and to follow her progress you can follow their Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/IndulgenceCape2Rio/To support the fundraising efforts of Indulgence and her crew click here https://www.backabuddy.co.za/indulgence-cape-to-rio-nsriIndulgence will set sail on 04 January 2020. You track her progress here is a link to Cape2Rio website https://cape2rio2020.com/tracking/ Crew of the Yacht Indulgence at the Royal Cape Yacht Club
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