Banjo is right about the boat
The one you have would probably be helped along the way by having a really good look at the bits that are likely to break under the strain of sustained 25 knot
plus winds. It's actually the getting down there that's the main difficulty to overcome. The prevailing winds are from the South heading down the South American East coast
. It's the Baja
bash in reverse.
If you wanted to beef up the boat, I'd start with looking at the size and strength of your chain plates. Bigger, stronger ones will never go amiss. Any rigging
that raises the slightest suspicion of being dodgy needs to be replaced. There's lots more you can do but I'm sure you get the point.
Whatever you do, if it's truly an ambition, just go
Not many do, but the rewards are really worth the effort.