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Cape Town’s ‘Sharkboy’ To Take On Ocean At Charity Race | News24

Article By News24.

Paralympian Achmat “Sharkboy” Hassiem will be among the participants in the Great Optimist Race that will take place at the V&A Waterfront on October 20.

The race was the brainchild of Greg Bertish, 47, founder of The Little Optimist Trust, a public benefit organisation aiming to inspire and help children in hospital through teaching […]

By |October 20th, 2018|Articles, Media|Comments Off on Cape Town’s ‘Sharkboy’ To Take On Ocean At Charity Race | News24

Survivors Set To Take On Great Optimist Race | Cape Argus

Featured article in the Cape Argus this week 🙂

By |October 20th, 2018|Articles, Media|Comments Off on Survivors Set To Take On Great Optimist Race | Cape Argus

Local Celebs And Medical Survivors To Face Off In A Sailing Race Around CT’s Waterfront

Article by The South Africa

The race will see 40 Little Optimists navigating the waters at the foot of the iconic Table Mountain, with celebrities, corporates, charities and medical survivors on board.

The project is the brainchild of big wave surfer and charity campaigner Greg Bertish, who himself survived two open-heart surgeries and spent 200 days in […]

By |October 17th, 2018|Articles, Media|Comments Off on Local Celebs And Medical Survivors To Face Off In A Sailing Race Around CT’s Waterfront

Meet Our Optimists Who Are Racing For Charity

Say hello to our local celebs, our captains of the industries and our brave survivors!  Meet the team who will be going head to tail at the first annual Great Optimist Race to raise funds for sick and needy kids.

By |October 17th, 2018|Articles, Media|Comments Off on Meet Our Optimists Who Are Racing For Charity

Greg Bertish, The Eternal Optimist | Cape Talk Radio

Article by Cape Talk.

Greg Bertish is an adventurer and survivor or a life-threatening illness, which means he knows the importance of having hope. And at the upcoming Cape Town International Boat show, he will be launching the first-ever Great Optimist Race, and it is all about giving hope to children who need it most.
LISTEN TO […]

By |October 10th, 2018|Articles, Media|Comments Off on Greg Bertish, The Eternal Optimist | Cape Talk Radio

A Race For The Little Ones

By |October 9th, 2018|Articles, Media|Comments Off on A Race For The Little Ones

Great Optimist Boat Race Launches In Cape Town

Big wave surfer, charity campaigner and multiple cardiac-surgery survivor Greg Bertish is launching the first-ever Great Optimist Race at this year’s Cape Town International Boat Show.

Up to 40 Little Optimists will navigate the waters around the V&A Waterfront on 20 October, at the foot of the iconic Table Mountain, with celebrities, corporates, charities and medical survivors […]

By |October 9th, 2018|Articles, Media|Comments Off on Great Optimist Boat Race Launches In Cape Town

Reviews And More | V&A FREE Movie Night Shenanigans

What a wonderful, wonderful life….. and so it should be! 

A beautiful evening at the movies at the Waterfront. Under the mountain and under the stars. Thank you Cape Town. See you at the Great Optimist Race on the 20th.

A message we received from one of the moms – PLEASE READ!
“This morning when I told Luca that […]

By |October 5th, 2018|Articles, Media, Testimonials|Comments Off on Reviews And More | V&A FREE Movie Night Shenanigans

Cape Times | The Great Optimist Race to Raise Funds For Little Kids & Turtles

Article by IOL In The Cape Times

The Two Oceans Aquarium and stand-up paddler Greg Bertish have teamed up to raise funds for those in need, whether they are little children or little turtles.

The Great Optimist Race will see the Two Oceans Aquarium partaking alongside charities such as the NSRI, the Children’s Hospital Trust and Newborns […]

By |September 28th, 2018|Articles, Media|Comments Off on Cape Times | The Great Optimist Race to Raise Funds For Little Kids & Turtles

The Great Optimist Race | Help Raise Funds For Sick Kids & Turtles

Campaign and Article by Two Oceans Aquarian
What is this campaign all about?
In April 2016 Greg Bertish sailed an 8-foot Children’s Optimist dinghy around the Cape of Storms. He crossed False Bay, rounded Cape Point and headed for Langebaan Lagoon on the West Coast. His 200km journey matched the 200 days he had spent in hospital […]

By |September 28th, 2018|Articles, Media|Comments Off on The Great Optimist Race | Help Raise Funds For Sick Kids & Turtles