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  • Hands-On Safety at Sea in California and Hawaii

    Article - 02/12/2019 Sailors on both sides of the Pacific, from California to Hawaii, will be able to attend the International Safety at Sea with Hands-On Training in either location. March 23 at Kaneohe Yacht Club and April 13 or 14 at Encinal Yacht Club.  All sessions are US Sailing Sanctioned and meet World Sailing's requirements for any race in the world. ... more ...
  • First Starts to be June 29, 2020

    Article - 01/20/2019 The 40th Anniversary Edition of the Pacific Cup, the FUN race to Hawaii will see the first fleet starting Monday, June 29, 2020. Starting in front of the iconic Saint Francis Yacht Club, successive divisions of boats will head out the gate from June 29 through July 3, all proceeding 2070 miles to beautiful Kanoehe Bay. ... more ...
  • International Offshore Safety at Sea Course offered in April

    Article - 11/26/2018 Safety. It's our top priority. We're presenting the first course of our 2020 race cycle April 13 or 14 (your choice), 2019 at Encinal Yacht Club.  The "International Safety at Sea with Hands-On" course meets Pac Cup and many other race requirements. ... more ...
  • 2020 Board Elected

    Article - 09/17/2018 The membership votes are in, and have confirmed the uncontested nominations of the board for the 2020 Pacific Cup, the FUN race to Hawaii.  ... more ...
  • It's all about the hardware. Awards are tonight!

    Article - 07/27/2018 Here's a full run down of who wins what, why, and how they did it. ... more ...
  • Waiting for the last few...

    Article - 07/26/2018 With the arrivals of Defiance, Edge of Moonlight, and Hokulani last night, we're down to just a few on the "To Be Welcomed" list.  Taking a look at the tracker, we see that the end of the fleet (Angelique, Surya, and Knot Behaving) are still 160-260 miles out and travelling at a leisurely six knots, plus or minus.  Expect another day before we see them. ... more ...
  • July 24 race report

    Article - 07/24/2018 The C fleet comes rumbling in with new leader 'Zaff' still on course. What a race! The first B fleet entries arrive this morning with division leader 'Shearwater' sailing towards the line well ahead of the fleet on corrected time. A quintet of cruisers arrive, with several more boats headed towards the barn as we speak. ... more ...
  • July 23 race report

    Article - 07/23/2018 Much of the fleet is now in, most divisions have been decided, and the Melges 32 Rufless makes history as the first Melges 32 to win its class in a major ocean race. It's all in here and more in your daily race report! ... more ...
  • Repairs While Racing

    Article - 07/23/2018 Stuff happens. That, or a saltier version, is a watchword among all who take their boats long distances, and the Pacific Cup (the FUN Race to Hawaii) certainly gets its share of "stuff." ... more ...
  • Additional Photo Albums: Starts and Finishes

    Article - 07/22/2018 In addition to our official photo albums, our starting line photographer Erik Simonson has posted a fuller set of images for your review. In addition, Lauren Easley has posted several beautiful on-the-water finish albums at her site, including Runaway, Rage, and Pyewacket.  More to come. ... more ...

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