Black guy on a luxurious boat bow

Visit in 2022

Boatica Cape Town is set to continue its legacy as the leading international boat show and luxury lifestyle event on the African continent on the October 2022 at the V&A Waterfront.

Interactive on-water activities


The Great Optimist Race

The Great Optimist Race

The Great Optimist Race in conjunction with The Cape Town international boat show aimed at raising funds for sick and needy 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.

SUP Experience and Race

SUP Experience and Race

Over 50 participants entered the SUP race on Sunday with the top three South African SUPpers in attendance. Guests were also treated to a free SUP experience by SUP Cape Town.

Foiling Demonstration

Foiling Demonstration

Sixteen-year-old Nathan van Vuuren , who recently finished second in the 32-mile M20 world championship event, along with the Signature Surf foiling team wowed visitors with a demonstration of this extreme sport.

Your Boatica Cape Town Marketing Contacts

Neil Piper

Head of Digital Marketing and Content

Melissa Bender

Zinhle Dlamini

Marketing Manager

Amanda Dube

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