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  • Wondering how we calculate scores?

    Article - 07/07/2018 Well, it's a lot of math.  An article from the chair of the tech committee can be found here that explains it all.  Possibly more than you want to know. ... more ...
  • Pac Cup race village is OPEN!!!

    Article - 07/03/2018 The race village for the 2018 Pacific Cup is officially open at Richmond Yacht Club! The start of the race is less than one week away and we've got a full schedule of fun and informative events to help kick off the 20th edition of the Pacific Cup! Alooooohhhha!!!! Full article here. ... more ...
  • Pacific Cup Village Opens with KAME RICHARDS on Downwind Driving

    Article - 07/02/2018 They're Already Gathering!Boats have been arriving at Richmond Yacht Club for a while now, and Sunday brunch at RYC saw many old and new faces.  The first "official" event will be Tuesday July 3. An early pasta buffet and then, at 5:30, Kame Richards will speak on Downwind Driving, followed by a cocktail hour.  Not to be missed for a mere $15. Buy tickets here. ... more ...
  • Sailing Instructions Posted

    Article - 06/15/2018 The Sailing Instructions for the 2018 Pacific Cup, the FUN race to Hawaii, have been posted.  See them here. ... more ...
  • Division Breaks and Start Times Announced

    Article - 06/12/2018 Pacific Cup Yacht Club has issued provisional division breaks. Some boats do not yet have final ratings certificates and, should they turn out to be rather different than expected, there will be adjustments. [edited 6/30]All told, there are eight divisions, divided primarily by rating.  The website and scoring systems will shortly be updated to reflect these.  Here is the breakdown:A. Coral Reef Sailing Apparel Division. PHRF-DW <= 615. Starts Monday, 7/9  ... more ...
  • SATELLITE PHONE STORE — SUPPORTING SPONSOR OF 2018 PACIFIC CUP

    Press Release - 06/05/2018 Richmond, CA — The Pacific Cup Yacht Club is honored to announce that Satellite Phone Store is a supporting sponsor of “The FUN Race to Hawaii.” “Having a sponsor in the communications industry is a great fit for the Pacific Cup,” says Commodore Buzz Blackett. “Sailors are always looking for better ways to communicate at sea and the Satellite Phone Store provides several attractive rental and purchase options for our competitors.”
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  • Pac Cup Gear Store open

    Article - 05/21/2018 The Coral Reef gear store is open, featuring quality products with the Pacific Cup logo and emblem. Visit it now to score great gear that says "I'm in!' ... more ...
  • PAU MAUI VODKA TO SPONSOR AWARDS NIGHT

    Press Release - 05/09/2018 Pau Maui vodka, handmade from locally-sourced ingredients, will be featured at, and will be sponsoring, our Awards night event on July 27. PCYC welcomes this new sponsor and looks forward to hoisting a "Pacific Mule" at the event with you! ... more ...
  • MOUNT GAY RUM TO SPONSOR BON VOYAGE EVENT

    Press Release - 04/13/2018 Mount Gay returns to sponsor one of our most popular events: the Bon Voyage party. ... more ...
  • Latitude 38: Racers from afar

    Article - 02/19/2018 It's interesting to find out what possesses some folks to travel long distances to participate in the Pacific Cup. In the 2014 edition, you may recall that it was Rob Date and crew who made the event a part of Scarlet Runner's around-the world cruising/racing journey from Melbourne, Australia. The R/P 52 won that Pac Cup overall, winning the Latitude 38 Performance Award and taking first place in ORR with a course time of 7 days, 14 hours, 25 minutes, 18 seconds. ... more ...

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