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  • July 17 morning race report

    Article - 07/17/2018 Prospector moves to the top of the overall leader board, northerly boats in the first wave have a very slow day, Express 27's remain tight, Pyewacket crushing in the big boat fleet, Farr 44 Companera retires for San Diego and much of the first fleet is now past halfway. ... more ...
  • What We're Finding

    Article - 07/16/2018 We came, we saw, we shook our heads.  While the fleets are in wild pursuit of enough breeze to zip them to Kaneohe, most boats are finding other things.Halfway parties are starting to break out on the boats. This tradition of longer ocean crossings ranges from a break in the "no alcohol rule" to full-on costume parties, with Jim Gregory and Rob Moore perhaps setting the standard back around aught-8.Some boats are finding wind, and are sprinting out ahead of their ... more ...
  • July 16 race report

    Article - 07/16/2018 The northerly-positioned leaders in the first wave begin to slow in light air, the Express 27's are constantly shuffling positions, and the big boats from the Friday start begin charging up through the fleet, both on the water and on the leaderboard. Almost every award in this 20th edition of the Pacific Cup is still fully up for grabs. Thrilling racing all over the course. ... more ...
  • Venture Home

    Article - 07/16/2018 Venture, the Jenneau 49, retired from the race a few days back due to slow progress and other commitments.  This morning's AIS shows her just pulling in to Sausalito as of 0715 today (July 16).  Welcome home, guys!Meanwhile, Limitless is making good time toward San Pedro.  Actually, it looks like a pretty nice run.See you both in 2020 ... more ...
  • Sunday July 15 morning update

    Article - 07/15/2018 Wednesday and Thursday starters finally reach the northerly breeze, Cal 40 Green Buffalo continues to lead overall, A Fond le Girafon has less than 1,000 miles to go in her bid for line honors and the Morgan 382 Eliana reports a tuna has been landed and turned into fish tacos. The Express 27's have consolidated and Fired Up! is your leader. Pyewacket leads division E while Prospector guides the way southwest. ... more ...
  • The Media Take Notice

    Article - 07/14/2018 Nothing Fake about this news.  We're pleased that the general press have taken notice of our race this year. KPIX' Don Ford interviewed our own Starting Line Chair Bobbi Tosse, and did some great coverage of the race ... more ...
  • Saturday July 14 morning report

    Article - 07/14/2018 Saturday morning sees A Fond le Girafon out front of the fleet, Green Buffalo solidifying her claim to top overall corrected honors, Wednesday and Thursday starters still moving very slow, and Friday's starters sneaking away from the coast and into more pressure. It's all right here in your Saturday morning report. ... more ...
  • Allez, Enfants de la Patrie!

    Article - 07/14/2018 Bastille Day smiles on the French competitors in the 2018 Pacific Cup. The fleet scatters to avoid light air ... more ...
  • Starting Galleries and Videos

    Article - 07/13/2018 We've collected some of our favorite starting shots and videos for you to relive the thrilling starts.
    YouTube Video Playlist with our 2018 Videos is here (Credit Ronnie Simpson)The latest video, Friday, can be found here. It'll get your blood racing.Click any of the below for your favorite starting gallery (Credit: Erik Simonson)
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  • And they're off! BMW of San Rafael E division sets sail.

    Article - 07/13/2018 With the start of the BMW of San Rafael E division, all eight divisions in the 2018 Pacific Cup are now on course and racing to Hawaii. ... more ...


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