On 28 December 2019, Stage 1 of the 32nd Aquila Safari Trans Agulhas Challenge raced off from Hobie Beach, Plettenberg Bay, and headed towards Natures Valley for the 1st checkpoint.
This race – the toughest inflatable boat race in the world – challenges machine and body over five days and six stages; and will end in Gordons Bay on 01 January 2020.
Day one finished at Santos Beach, Mosselbay, covering just over 188km of sea racing. Here all Aquila Safari Trans Agulhas riders prepped for stage two (29 December 2019) that covered just over 85km and finished at Stilbaai.
Contestants of the 2019/20 Aquila Safari Trans Agulhas run to their boats to start the 5 day inflatable boat race on Hobie Beach, Plettenberg Bay.
The race continues into the New Year and is a great spectator event at all start and finish zones.
A sea of Aquila Safari Trans Agulhas contestants race away at the start of the 2019/20 edition of the world’s toughest inflatable boat race.
Team M49 – one of the Aquila Safar Trans Agulhas entrants in action during the 2019/20 edition of the World’s Toughest Inflatable Boat Race.