Ex-naval officer to row 7,000km from Cape to Rio to raise awareness for renewable energy
Zirk Botha will leave Cape Town in December, and row alone in his boat, ‘Ratel’, for an estimated 100 days until he reaches the shores of Rio de Janeiro. He will rely solely on solar power throughout the journey.
Zirk Botha pictured in front of his boat “Ratel”, currently moored at False Bay Yacht Club. Photos: Supplied