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RISKAFRICA Regatta 2016

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The 2016 RISKAFRICA Regatta, the biggest corporate sailing event this side of the Atlantic, will be held on 21 & 22 October 2016.


Friday 21 October:

RISKAFRICA Regatta Twilight Race and flag ceremony

15h00 – 16h00 Arrival and registration in the main hall

16h00 Welcoming and hand over of flags to skipper and team captain by Andy Mark

16h15 Skippers briefing by Toni Mainprize

16h30 Safety briefing for guests at the boats by skippers

17h00 Depart dock to start line and shuttle to V&A for spectators

17h30 Silver Falcons Aerobatic Team display over the ‘Lufthansa Start and Finish Line’

18h00 Twilight race starts and shuttle back to the RCYC for spectators

19h30 Boats back to RCYC

Captains’ Cocktail Party 

19h30 VIP guests registration (sponsors and VIP’s for both days)

20h00 Arrival and welcoming by MC, Gerald van Wyk 

20h00 Canapes and cocktails served

20h15 – 21h15 Mel and Dave cover band to play 1st set

21h15 – 21h30 MC to Introduce Andy Mark, History of Regatta and  ‘15 year celebration of RISKAFRICA Magazine’, weekend itinerary and sponsors thank you’s

22h00 – 23h00 Mel and Dave to play 2nd set

23h00 Farewell


Saturday 22 October:

RISKAFRICA Regatta Race Day

09h30 Arrival, coffee, tea and muffins to be served in the main hall

10h00 VIP guest registration (Saturday VIP’s)

09h30-10h30 Team photographs on the grass

10h30 Briefing in the main hall

11h00 Depart dock and shuttle to V&A for spectators

11h30 Salute and parade through the V&A Waterfront

13h00 Main race starts and shuttle back to the RCYC for spectators

15h00 VIP boats back to RCYC

16h00 Last boat back to shore

Prize-giving and gala dinner

19h00 Welcome drinks outside The Regatta Centre for all teams and crew

19h30 Opening of doors to Regatta Centre and plated starters and bread boards on table to be enjoyed

20h00 Welcoming by the MC, general housekeeping and order of events

20h30 Feast style main course is served

20h30 – 21h15 The Kiffness band to play first chilled set

21h15 Prize- giving (Andy, Chantal and Mike)

21h45 Announcement of Oakhurst dessert table

22h00 – 22h45 The Kiffness band to play second vibey set

22h45 Farewell, thank you’s and introduce DJ, Dean Fuel

23h00 – 24h30 Dean Fuel set

October 21 2016


Start: October 21, 2016
End: November 22, 2016


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Duncan Road, Table Bay Harbour
Cape Town, 8000 South Africa

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