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Visit in 2019

The 19th edition of the Cape Town International Boat Show, is set to continue its legacy as the leading international boat show and luxury lifestyle event on the African continent on the 18-20 October 2019 at the V&A Waterfront. Tickets for the show will be on sale in July 2019.

What to expect in 2019

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Over 70 boats, 150 exhibitors, 10 000 visitors, over 5 interactive experiences, 3 days set against the backdrop of the beautiful mother city, come experience South Africa’s premier boating and luxury lifestyle, 18-20 October 2019 at the V&A Waterfront.

Interactive on water experiences



Dragon Boat Racing an ancient Chinese cultural tradition saw three teams of 20 paddlers at the Cape Town International Boat Show battle it out in an adrenaline pumping and hearts race.



The Royal Cape Yacht Club Youth Invitational match race which featured 4 teams of 4 sailors per team. The race was an exciting one with the winning team being rewarded for good starting, boat handling and teamwork skills.



Celebrate the newly launched Cape 31 Summer Circuit with a race that saw a fleet of twelve depart from their moorings at the Boat Show on Saturday morning from the Marina to race in Table.



The Great Optimist Race aimed at raising funds for sick children across the Western Cape set off on a tricky three-lap course through the V&A Waterfront in front of thousands of spectators. Competitors ranged from celebrities to captains of industry, and medical survivors, all of whom raced for glory in little optimist boats. It was shark attack survivor, amputee and adaptive surfing champion, Caleb Swanepoel who took the glory.

2018 Competitions

Dream Yacht charter

Dream Yacht charter

Win a 7 night Seychelles cabin charter for 2 people, with Dream Yacht Charter, aboard a Lagoon 620 on any available week in 2019, except Christmas and New Year.

Current value up to a max of 3780 euro / approx. R63,000

Seychelles Sunsail Competition on KFM

Seychelles Sunsail Competition on KFM

7 nights on a Bareboat Sunsail Catamaran in the Seychelles

Prize is valued at over R100,000

Luxury bareboat yacht Charter for 4 people

Win a luxury weekend away

Win a luxury weekend away

A complimentary 2-night stay at any Tsogo Sun hotel in Cape Town for 2 adults, including breakfast daily.

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Yacht Charter Options International

The prize is for a week’s charter on Gulet Sirena in Croatia for the winner, along with up to 11 friends / family. Total 12 guests.


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