--07/13/2017 (Press Release)
    The Pacific Cup Yacht Club (PCYC) has named Pasha Hawaii as the Official Yacht/Gear Transportation Company and Sponsor of the 2018 Pacific Cup Yacht Race.
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  • Alaska Airlines Announced as a Sponsor

    --06/07/2017 (Press Release)
    Alaska Airlines will once again be a sponsor of the Pacific Cup. Their "Division Sponsorship" will be directed toward support of our seminar series, an event, and will include discounted fares for participants and supporters. ... more ...
  • Strong List of Early Entries

    --02/14/2017 (Article)
    Early entries are coming out strong, with nine signing up in the first few days of entries being open.  With a finish-line limit of 70 boats at Kaneohe Yacht Club, the contention for spots in the race can be tight, which is why we encourage folks to sign up early and get into the preparation mindset.  As of February 14, our list is: ... more ...
  • Entries Now Open

    --02/07/2017 (Article)
    Entries for the 2018 Pacific Cup are now open! ... more ...
  • 2018 Race Date Set

    --10/18/2016 (Article)
    July 9, 2018, will see the first starts for the 2018 Pacific Cup. This will be the 20th running of our classic race from San Francisco to Oahu.The Pac Cup Board considered several possible weeks for our race starts, balancing tides (we prefer to start on an outgoing tide), climate trends (too early and there's no Pacific High, too late and there's too many tropical storms), school and race calendars, and moonlight (we prefer to race with some moonlight, but that's not always possible). ... more ...
  • 2018 Officers and Board elected at Annual Meeting

    --09/27/2016 (Article)
    The PCYC has elected its slate of officers and directors for the 2018 race cycle. Elections took place at the Annual Meeting October 17, 7:30, at Richmond Yacht Club.  Supporters of the race are invited to join PCYC or renew their memberships here. ... more ...
  • 2016 Pacific Cup - Final Results and Trophies

    --07/30/2016 (Press Release)
    Kaneohe, HI, Saturday, July 30, 2016 – The 2016 Pacific Cup will be remembered for the big wind and seas that challenged some racers with broken boats and bodies, but pushed many in the fleet to record breaking passages. ... more ...
  • Darby: To Reroute or Not to Reroute?

    --07/28/2016 (Article)
    If any 2016 Pacific Cup racers have kids, it’s unlikely they’ll name them Darby. The position of the Pacific High made for a fast passage for boats on the front of the fleet, but Darby wreaked havoc on the routing plans of boats at the middle to end of the fleet. When consultations with weather experts Rick Sheema, the Weather Guy, and Commander’s Weather led to a notice to racers about Darby, Pac Cup officials lifted the ban on using outside paid weather routing and provided up-to-date weather ... more ...
  • The 2016 Pac Cup – Mountains, Holes and Moguls - by Jim Quanci

    --07/28/2016 (Article)
    This year’s Pac Cup was wind, wind and more wind. Getting out of Dodge that first day, the missing light wind ridge, north and south – there was good wind everywhere. The strong high north east of Hawaii and an unbroken string of Tropical Depressions created these strong winds across the whole course. And winds means waves. And yes, there were waves. ... more ...
  • July 27 Update - Mirador's in, let the parties begin!

    --07/27/2016 (Article)
    Aloha, Mirador! The Antrim 27 finished this morning at 9:38 a.m. marking the fleet’s longest passage. Skipper Eric Devaney and his son Will faced a number of challenges that extended their time at sea. Hand steering with a double-reefed, shredded man was exhausting, so they hove to when rest was needed. “We did the best we could,” said Eric Devaney. “We wanted to complete the race.” It was the second Pac Cup for this father and son team. ... more ...


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