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CAPE TALK 567 Optimist in The Great Optimist Race

CAPE TALK 567 Optimist in The Great Optimist Race

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Support the CAPE TALK 567 Optimist in The Great Optimist Race and help us not only make it first across the finishing line, but also onto the Fundraising Leaderboard.

CAPE TALK 567 is proud to be involved in The Great Optimist Race for a second year and we are excited to see our very own Pippa Hudson sailing for racing glory!

We are a proud media partner of The Little Optimist Trust and will be raising funds for the Trust.


To donate to our campaign using Snapscan, please click here.


  • Oct 22, 2019 - R 490.00
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    " - Arlene Hanmer

  • Oct 18, 2019 - R 1 000.00
  • "Keep up the good work for charity Pippa!" - Ross

  • Oct 09, 2019 - R 100.00
  • "Go Pippa!" - Anonymous

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Donations to date

R 1 590.00

Fundraising target

R 10 000.00

The Great Optimist Race

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The  Great Optimist Race 2019  will be held during the Cape Town International Boat Show, on October 19th.  Between 35 and 40 Optimist Children’s dinghies will be raced by adults ( Celebrities, Medical Survivors & Captains of Industry)  not only for glory, but also to raise money and awareness for the charity of their choice . The Race will be a FANTASTIC and UNIQUE fundraising event , spreading Optimism and Hope across so many sectors. All the funds raised by each boat will be split between The Little Optimist Trust and the charity supported by that boat. 

The event will take place at the V & A Waterfront so come down to support your boat and see who walks away with the coveted trophy.

 Please donate and BackaBoat by selecting the boat and charity you would like to support.   Challenge your friends and corporates to match or better your donation, and help us to help other people.