In 2017 at the 29er World Championship in Long Beach, California, two youngsters stood on a boat holding the South African flag and grinning from ear to ear. Alex Burger and Benji Daniel had just won the World Championships, an astonishing 33 points clear of their nearest rivals. It was an extraordinary achievement and the first South African World Championship victory in the 29er class that would lead them to a Olympic 49er campaign.
Don’t miss the Dart 18 and Hobie 16 University Open Regatta.
The 2nd annual university regatta will be hosted by Stilbaai Yacht Club from 27th-28th February 2021.