You’ve embarked on the journey of a lifetime. Having already traveled thousands of miles to Malé Island in the Maldives, there’s a newfound sense of excitement and a pep in your step as you exit baggage claim and hail a cab onwards to S/Y Vela and her crew. Once aboard, with introductions made, bags unpacked and various formalities out of the way – spend a moment to take it all in. The beauty of your new home, the adventure that awaits, and the realization that you have made what was once a mere pipe dream into your reality. 4,500 nautical miles, incredible marine life, pristine coral atolls, and South Africa’s big five lies between you and Cape Town. You’re officially part of the crew now…..relish the challenge ahead.