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SIX BROTHERS
07/28/2018
Another day on the Mighty Six Brothers...
Another day on the Mighty Six Brothers...

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SIX BROTHERS
07/28/2018
Reaching towards Hawaii
Reaching towards Hawaii

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Hokulani
07/28/2018
The one that didn’t get away
I mentioned earlier on the blog that we caught a fish the last day. Here are the details - about a 10 pound mahimahi. Cris filleted it up on our custom cutting board... see the full post
Hokulani
07/28/2018
Awards hardware
Our bling from last night's awards dinner - best prepared yacht. It definitely felt like a part time job preparing the boat these past 18 months. see the full post
Hokulani
07/26/2018
Finished!
Lots of details to follow, but we made it. Finished yesterday just after 7pm Hawaii time. It took to the last day, but we did catch a fish - we had super fresh mahimahi sashimi once we made it to the dock. What an experience - glad to be here. BTW 13 days, 8 hours, 16 minutes. Aloha, Tracy and crew
Eliana
07/26/2018
Pearl Harbor
After hiking Diamond head, Connie and Jessica went to the Zoo, and Mark and I went to Pearl Harbor. There are a number of exhibits to see at Pearl Harbor. The most famous would be the Arizona Memorial. Tickets for the Arizona were free, however tours of the USS Bowfin Submarine and USS Missouri Battleship were not. There are also 2 free Museums.We got our tickets for the Arizona, and while waiting for the scheduled time walked through the museum. The free museum is worthwhile, revealing a lot of history leading up to the attack.The actual Arizona memorial is closed. Instead, you get on a boat, and circle the memorial... see the full post
Eliana
07/26/2018
Hike to Diamond Head
As mentioned in my previous post, I spent several days sightseeing with Mark and his wonderful family. On Thursday the 26th, we hiked Diamond Head. Diamond Head is a crater to the east of Waikiki, with a peak overlooking the ocean. We got there early just as it was opening, and even then it was busy, but not overly so. The hike only took a couple hours, but involved some steep parts and many stairs. From the top, the crater formation is very easy to see. However from inside the valley it just looks like some hills surrounding you. There is a bunker at the top, mostly inside the mountain. The trail goes through the... see the full post
SIX BROTHERS
07/25/2018
All packed up and heading back to California after our first race to Hawaii
All packed up and heading back to California after our first race to Hawaii

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Hokulani
07/24/2018
Tuesday adendum
Hi all,We kept working the problem like Matt Damon in The Martian and came up with a solution for our damaged bow sprit (pic attached). A fixed strop for the tack corner, no tack line to potentially damage our compromised bow pulpit. A2 spinnaker back up again!!! Winds permitting looking like late Wednesday arrival - we're 180 nm out. Aloha,Tracy and crew see the full post
Prospector
07/24/2018
Pacific Cup Onboard Photos
Have a look at life onboard from San Francisco to Kanehoe Bay... see the full post
Iguana
07/24/2018
i think i see the barn… Iguana 7/24 2001 hours
the whole trip you check the miles to go hoping they will go down quickly. we are racing, don’t you know. big mile days are greeted with cheers and high fives. we bemoan how tedious and frustrating slow days feel as the boat struggles to keep up 5 or 6 knots of speed. then…… we […] see the full post
Hokulani
07/24/2018
Mon/Tues update
Not a lot to tell here. Life is pretty boring slogging along with a smallish jib winged out. A boat like ours, a J120, is designed to go down wind with a large spinnaker. Since our bowsprit is out of operation that's not an option for us. To get a boat that weighs around 14,000 lbs up and moving down wind we need over 15 knots of wind - in short supply currently. You may have noticed some zig zag tracks yesterday when we tried to find reaching angles that would give us better speeds but the wind angles didn't take us any closer to our destination. So it's back to wing and wing -slow going. The only... see the full post
SIX BROTHERS
07/24/2018
Six Brothers made it to Hawaii! Aloha #paccup2018
Six Brothers made it to Hawaii! Aloha #paccup2018

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Blue Moon
07/24/2018
My dad waiting for me at the finish line. #pacificcup2018 #sailing #sanfranciscotohawaii #bluemoon
My dad waiting for me at the finish line.
#pacificcup2018 #sailing #sanfranciscotohawaii #bluemoon

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Blue Moon
07/24/2018
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Eliana
07/23/2018
They Have Arrived
After 14d 7h 15m 4s at sea, Eliana finished at 15:30:04 HST on July 23. Tales of broaches, squalls and smelly foul weather gear were exchanged over champagne and fruity rum drinks while onlookers admired our crew shirts. Everyone has gone off now to a proper shower and a non-rocking bed for a full 8 to 12 hour sleep.Congratulations to Warren, Tony, John, Paul and Mark! Well done, crew!Save for catching up with a few more photos, this will be the final post for your obedient reporter. I'll hand this blog back over to Warren. I hope you enjoyed following along!- Jonathan
Iguana
07/23/2018
Halyard issues and a Hitch Hiker
While Trying to douse the A3 at about 2300 last night the the spinnaker halyard decided to get stuck at top of the mast with the sail flogging in 15knots of breeze. After much tugging and pulling and we could not get the sucker to come down. A decision was made that someone needed to […] see the full post

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