Simons Town to Mossel Bay race
Of the 22 entrants in the 2017 Mossel Bay Race (MBR) that left Simons Town on Friday morning, 22 September, only six managed to make it to Mossel Bay before the cut off time.
Nitro came in first on Saturday morning at 06:23 in record time. Raymarine Regardless was the second yacht in nearly 10 hours later with Assegaai the last to arrive on time on Sunday afternoon.
Although many yachts turned back to Simons Town and the NSRI in Hermanus was alerted to a yacht in distress, no serious issues were experienced and all yachts and sailors enjoyed the extreme challenge
Nitro entering Mossel Bay as the first yacht in during the MBR 2017.
Regardless entered Mossel Bay 10 hours after Nitro.