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  • July 23 race report

    --07/23/2018 (Article)
    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

    --07/23/2018 (Article)
    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

    --07/22/2018 (Article)
    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 ...
  • July 22 race report

    --07/22/2018 (Article)
    Many divisions have been decided, the docks are beginning to fill, most boats are still on the race course and C division remains a barn burner. Kaneohe Yacht Club Pacific Cup village now in full effect. ... more ...
  • July 21 race report

    --07/21/2018 (Article)
    The top handful of boats are in, many more are on the way, several divisions still up for grabs while many others are being decided once and for all. It's all in here and more! ... more ...
  • First One In. Now two!

    --07/20/2018 (Article)
    Just a shade before 1 pm HST, it looks like...  More information to followUpdate: Prospector Joins Girafon in the "we crossed" club. ... more ...
  • Tracker Now Live

    --07/20/2018 (Article)
    With the arrivals of the fleet leaders, we have turned off the delays on the tracker and standings pages, and have added 15-minute updates (as well as finish line ping) to the tracker displays.  Stay greedily glued to our site for updates.Thanks to our tracking sponsor, PASHA ... more ...
  • July 20 race report

    --07/20/2018 (Article)
    They're here!!! The fleet's first arrivals will begin to reach Kaneohe in the next few hours. Close racing all over the fleet. Rufless makes her move in D division, Poke and Destroy moves atop C division, Wolfpack looks to seal the three-peat, and an increasing number of boats are in damage-control mode. It's all in here and more. ... more ...
  • What to Feed a Giraffe?

    --07/20/2018 (Article)
    Our first arriver has posted her 100 mile report. As anticipated, it's A Fond le Girafon, the foil-equipped Beneteau Figaro 3. We've added our race notice block to the front page so you can track arrivals.  Note that it's about an hour from the finish time to a boat's arrival at the docks in Kaneohe for the traditional maitais, leis, and pineapple greeting.Our question: What does a giraffe eat? ... more ...
  • Best Day's Run - Prospector tops the list

    --07/19/2018 (Article)
    Like baseball, sailiing competition involves a lot of numbers. One classic value tracked by racers and cruisers alike is the "day's run." This is the distance travelled from noon to noon or check-in to check-in.  We look at the 0800 check-in positions.  As of today, the top of the chart is -- no surprise -- Prospector with a respectable 337 miles on July 17.  They'll no doubt point out that they could have done better if it were windier.Quite a few good numbers below.  We'll ... more ...

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