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  • And it’s One Two Three What are we Racing For?

    --07/17/2018 (Article)
    A wide range of prizes, trophies and honors for Pac Cup ParticipantsSo, we know that our racers are pursuing the big Maguffin, the Pacific Cup, but that’s neither the beginning nor the end of the story.  Most Pac Cup vets will tell you that the cup awarded for “Best Overall Corrected Time” is kind of a random shot – you have to have started on a “Lucky” day with great weather. ... more ...
  • Tuesday Morning Shuffle

    --07/17/2018 (Article)
    When we crunched the numbers on the 0800 positions, we found quite a few shifts in postition from the (early) morning report:  Loose Cannon, double-handed by Andy Goodman and Julia Paxton, has pulled nicely in front of Alternate Reality to claim First in DH1, First in PHRF, First Express 27, and SECOND in the Pacific Cup, ousting Green Buffalo from that perch. As forecast, Prospector has moved into pole position of Pac Cup eligible boats. ... more ...
  • July 17 morning race report

    --07/17/2018 (Article)
    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

    --07/16/2018 (Article)
    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 competition.  More on that in ... more ...
  • July 16 race report

    --07/16/2018 (Article)
    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

    --07/16/2018 (Article)
    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

    --07/15/2018 (Article)
    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

    --07/14/2018 (Article)
    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

    --07/14/2018 (Article)
    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!

    --07/14/2018 (Article)
    Bastille Day smiles on the French competitors in the 2018 Pacific Cup. The fleet scatters to avoid light air ... more ...

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