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  • Sonnen BMW returns as Pac Cup Sponsor

    --03/16/2015 (Article)
    Here comes trouble  We are pleased to announce Sonnen BMW as the Flagship Sponsor of the 2016 Pacific Cup. As they did for the 2014 race, Sonnen BMW is sponsoring both the Bon Voyage Party and a named division of the race.
                                        
    In addition, Sonnen BMW’s General Manager, Andy Costello, has just entered the 2016 race in his J/125, Double Trouble, to challenge
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  • See us at Strictly Sail Pacific

    --03/14/2015 (Article)
    April 11 is "Pac Cup Day!".  Many of our long-time participants got their start at the Boat Show. Hear the introductory presentation, chat with veterans, connect with old and new friends.  Heck, buy a boat!  Come on in and enjoy the show. ... more ...
  • Three More Mean We Are About a Third Full

    --03/11/2015 (Article)
    Three more signups lately from three very different boats: Mirthmaker, Archambault A-35. Kirk Denebeim; Wolfpack. MORC30, Melinda Erkelens; and Catana, Hunter 29.5, Gary Ehrsam.  With these three, we gain a modern racing boat, a more classic ocean racer, and ... more ...
  • Tiki Blue makes it Twenty

    --03/01/2015 (Article)
    The early surge of entries continues.  2016 PCYC Commodore Gary Troxel's Tiki Blue will be joining in the fun. This multi-year veteran of the race should give us a lesson not only in "How It's Done," but also "How It's FUN." ... more ...
  • Return of the Condor: Blackett makes it 19

    --02/17/2015 (Article)
    PCYC Vice Commodore Buzz Blackett has tossed his cap in the ring with California Condor's entry. The Antrim 40 will be double-handed again, blasting her twin rudders all the way to Kaneohe.  Welcome Back, Blackett! ... more ...
  • Two More Boats bring the count to 18

    --02/02/2015 (Article)
    Similar in size, but likely different programs bring our two latest entries: Sierra is a 2004 Beneteau 423 in the Cruising Division, skippered by Hal Lynam out of Encinal and Oakland Yacht Clubs. Redhead, on the other hand, is a Cal 40 - a venerable breed of boat designed for racing, and is entered in the fully-crewed Racing Division out of Richmond Yacht Club, under the watchful eye of skipper Walter Smith. Both are first-time Pac Cuppers.  Welcome! ... more ...
  • A Toast to number 16: Aquavit

    --01/31/2015 (Article)
    Michael Hutchison's Jenneau, soon to be renamed to Aquavit, now brings our entry count foursquare to sixteen.  Sailing fully crewed and based out of Santa Cruz, the 46-footer is a welcome addition to the fleet. This is exciting progress.  ... more ...
  • Make that 15

    --01/27/2015 (Article)
    With the signup of "Double Expresso", we're up to 14 boats. We're looking at a whole latte fun here. (Sorry, we couldn't help ourselves).  DE is an Olson 30 racing doublehanded out of Santa Cruz Yacht Club. Update: and now we are at 15. Welcome Bolero! J46 out of Dana Point Yacht Club.  Also racing double handed. ... more ...
  • Entry Count at 13

    --01/26/2015 (Article)
    ... with more on the way.Proving that some folks begin planning their race as soon as the last one is over, we began to get entries as soon as we opened the gate. The count stands at 13 with several teams known to be in the planning stages and about to enter. Our current entry list is already a microcosm of our racers: racers, cruisers, double-handed boats and fully crewed. Sizes range from 24 feet to 50, though we expect to expand the range.So, who's next? ... more ...
  • NOR Posted. Entries Open

    --12/29/2014 (Article)
    The holidays brought the completion of the Notice of Race for the 2016 FUN race to Hawaii. You may see the NOR here.  With the completion of the NOR, we've opened up our signups too. Submission of an initial entry fee will create your online entry form -- streamlined and 100% paperless this year -- and get you well on your way to the experience of a lifetime.  ... more ...

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