Vasco da Gama Ocean Race 2018 – By Richard Crockett

The official Results of the 47th Vasco da Gama Ocean Race with photos of the winning skippers – Nigel Milln and Bernard Farmer:



Phezulu crew with their large haul of silverware. 3rd from the left is Nigel Milln’s 95 year old mother who joined in the fun. Thanks for sharing the occasion with us Elizabeth.
4th from left is Nigel Milln.

They won the following trophies:
Barens Trophy 1st on Line Honours
CASA Salver 1st KZN boat over the line
Richie MacDonald Trophy 1st PYC boat over the line
NSRI Trophy 2nd on Corrected Time
Premier’s Cup 1st KZN boat on corrected time


Here are the DARGS receiving their spoils for winning the 2018 Vasco da Gama Ocean Race.
Bernard Farmer is on the left, while Phil Gutsche of GIMCO who sponsored the trackers is on the right.
Seaport Supply DARG Shadowfax won the following trophies:
Wilbur Ellis Trophy 1st on Corrected Time
Bentley Nuttall Trophy Navigator of the overall winning boat
Bowman Trophy 1st Western Cape boat over the line


Winning the 2018 Vasco da Gama Ocean Race Inter-Club trophy was the Point Yacht Club represented by Nigel Milln and Phezulu.
L-R are Gill Campbell (Race Secretary); Nigel Milln and Phil Gutsche.

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