There is not enough info here to suggest whether it is suitable or not. You can't just go on the basis of LOA and age. The design matters a lot as does how it is equipped (furlers on headsails, how easy is to reef the main, etc)
In South Africa doing lots of boat stuff. Departure north from Cape Town around December 15th. Arrival in the Caribbean around the beginning of February, after 5300 miles or so.