Trans Agulhas 2023 Day 1 / Stage 1

Trans Agulhas 2023 Day 1 / Stage 1

December 28, 2023

The 'World's Toughest Inflatable Boat Challenge' starts every year on 28 December . It is a fast-paced, action-packed water sports event with over 40 inflatable boats battling it out in the waves.


Plettenberg Bay to
Mossel Bay

07:30  Roll call on the beach

08:00  The challenge starts at Hobie Beach and heads towards Natures Valley for the 1st check point and then backtracks to the 2nd check point at Plettenberg Bay’s main beach and then onto a checkpoint at Brenton on Sea, passing Knysna on the seaward side of the Knysna Heads. After that it’s on to beach checkpoints at Swartvlei and Wilderness, then on to check points at Glentana, Groot Brak River, Klein Brak River. After Klein Brak River the boats need to stay on the land side of the seal island (passing between island and Diaz beach) and on to the finish at Santos Beach.

Estimated time of arrival at Finish. 

Total distance.
188.5 km

+-12:00 :           Surf race - Mossel Bay (Santos Beach)

18:00    :           Pilots’ briefing.



Contact: Stefan Lindeque

Mobile: 083 441 0022



Santos Beach
santos street
Mossel Bay,

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