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  • July 20, 2014 -- Update

    --07/20/2014 (Article)
    We've just received word that Dean Treadway's Sweet Okole, a Farr 36, has deployed her emergency rudder and is making progress toward Kaneohe at about 5 knots. They have approximately 150 nm to go to the finish. We don't have any other information except that everyone on board the boat is fine.In other news, Surprise, Bob and Maryann Hinden's Schumacher 46, has finished. It looked like they were having a great time surfing in on the large waves created by  last night's storm.  ... more ...
  • July 20, 2014 -- Finish Update

    --07/20/2014 (Article)
    Reinrag2, Locura J World's Hula Girl, California Condor, Hana Ho, Swazik Finish! ... more ...
  • Saturday – July 19th Update

    --07/19/2014 (Article)
    Caro, Scarlett Runner, Pyewacket, and Hamachi Finish!Three more boats in the Latitude 38 Division have finished -- as well as Hamachi, the first finisher in the Sonnen BMW division. ... more ...
  • Venture -- First Boat to Finish in the Cruising Class

    --07/18/2014 (Article)
    Venture, Michael Chobotov's Jeanneau 49, is the first boat to finish in the Holo Holo Cruising Division. Their track indicates that they sailed a great race, and word from the boat is that they flew their spinnaker as much as possible. They certainly looked good as they crossed the finish line. We think they should consider entering one of the racing divisions in 2016! ... more ...
  • Pacific Cup Press Release -- Invisible Hand is first to finish

    --07/18/2014 (Article)
    For Immediate ReleaseThe First Boat Has Finished the Pacific Cup - Invisible HandKaneohe Bay, HI, July 18, 2014 –  Frank Slootman’s R/P 63 Mini Maxi Invisible Hand (formerly Limit) is the first boat to finish in the 2014 Pacific Cup with a unofficial finish time of 12:44:11 PDT. The Hand has an all-star crew comprising America’s Cup and Olympic champions, sailmakers, and others with significant ocean racing experience. ... more ...
  • Pacific Cup Press Release - July 17th Update

    --07/17/2014 (Article)
    For Immediate Release Pacific Cup Race Tracker - Going Live TodayKaneohe Bay, HI, July 17, 2014 – It’s the moment many have been waiting for: the first of Pacific Cup’s 55-boat fleet, Venture (a Jenneau 49 in Cruising Division) is expected to cross the magical line, 200 nautical miles from Hawaii late this afternoon, and you will be able to follow the race online, in real time, on the Pacific Cup website. ... more ...
  • July 17, 2014, 1400 PDT Message from s/v Cayenne:

    --07/17/2014 (Article)
    Tiburon is in the process of finalizing their alternative method of steering after having received water and various equipment from the  vessel Cayenne.  They anticipate continuing to sail under a double headsail rig with the their alternative steering system. Morale on-board is reported to be good, there are no injuries, and they have adequate food and water for their remaining passage. ... more ...
  • July 17, 2014 Update

    --07/17/2014 (Article)
    July 17, 2014, 10:30 PDT - Cayenne has provided Tiburon with their emergency rudder and additional water. No further assistance is immediately required.We expect the first boat to come within 200 miles of the finish later this afternoon, triggering the conversion of the tracker data to live from a six-hour delay. Stay tuned!  ... more ...
  • Tiburon Update

    --07/17/2014 (Article)
    July 16, 2014, 23:30 PDT -- Communications boat Cayenne has suspended racing and has diverted to meet Tiburon. They will stand by to offer assistance if needed. We'll provide updated information when available. ... more ...
  • Tiburon Loses Rudder

    --07/16/2014 (Article)
    July 16, 2014, 19:15 PDT – Steve Stroub’s Santa Cruz 37, Tiburon, has just notified us that they have lost their rudder and are working on an alternative method of steering. All Pacific Cup boats are required to have an alternative method of steering for such a circumstance. The PCYC race committee has alerted the communications boat and they are in the process of apprising nearby boats of the situation if additional assistance is necessary. ... more ...

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