Puerto Vallarta Race – Roy P. Disney’s PYEWACKET 70 Sets New Record

Puerto Vallarta Race – Roy P. Disney’s PYEWACKET 70 Sets New Record

Posted March 15, 2022 As the competitors in the 2022 Puerto Vallarta Race continue south in what is being reported as “great sailing conditions,” it is worth taking a moment to look at how this game has played out in the past. To start, Rio100 owns the elapsed time record set in 2016 at 3 ds, 5 hrs, 42 min, 43 sec. Both Rio100 and Pyewacket 70 have been rolling through the fleet like they’re in a car chase. The trackers are currently projecting both of them to finish ahead of the record, with Pyewacket 70 edging out Rio100 by about an hour, and knocking a little more than 4 hours…
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Ocean Navigator is 2022 Vallarta Race sponsor

Ocean Navigator is 2022 Vallarta Race sponsor

Ocean Navigator is now an official sponsor of the 2022 Vallarta Race, San Diego Yacht Club's long-standing traditional event sailing to the Mexican mainland on a 1,000 nm course from San Diego to Puerto Vallarta, Mexico. For for SDYC, racing to the Mexican mainland goes back to the first race iu 1953. The race is set to start in three classes on March 10, 11 and 12, 2022. Currently, there are 28 entrants for the race. This ocean race is a natural event for ON to participate in as a sponsor as it promotes offshore sailing skills and voyaging techniques that…
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Ocean Navigator sponsors the Transpac

Ocean Navigator sponsors the Transpac

This July is the 51st running of the Transpac Race, the signature west coast offshore race, 2,225 miles from Los Angeles to Honolulu. And for this running of the race, Ocean Navigator is an official race sponsor. The seamanship, navigation, route planning and watchstanding efforts exhibited by the race crews are the same skills that voyaging sailors undertake every day in their passages. This makes ON’s sponsorship of the Transpac an excellent match.   The race, run every two years, began in 1906 and was hosted by the Los Angeles Yacht Club. The current host of the race is the…
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The Fastnet Race, from Cowes, England, then out the English Channel to Fastnet Rock off Ireland and finally back east to end off Cherbourg, France, is one of the premier ocean races. The race course alone makes the Fastnet a notable event, but large in the history of the race is the infamous 1979 running. That race was hit by a Force 10 gale and ultimately 19 racers were lost. Happily, this was a one-time event and the race has not had a recurrence of the '79 tragedy. This latest running was won by the British yacht Sunrise. Here is…
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Posted July 27, 2021 Honolulu, Hawaii – An enduring service provided by the Transpacific Yacht Club is maintaining one of the largest and most impressive perpetual trophy collections in the ocean racing world. Dozens of works of art crafted in silver, pewter, brass and bronze, along with traditional Hawaiian materials like Koa wood, canvas, cord and reeds, have accumulated over the 115 year history of this race, first sailed in 1906. Deeded by numerous past winners and generous patrons of the race, these trophies are not only stunningly beautiful, they are a visual reminder of the admiration and respect conferred…
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https://youtu.be/hXXtYYvYGAY One week into the race, Technical Editor Dobbs Davis of Seahorse Magazine gives his view of the weather conditions on the race course, positioning strategies and tactics of the teams, and some projections of what's to come for the fleet using the YB tracker software. From the Transpac website:https://transpacyc.com/news/article/transpac-race-analysis-report-for-20-july
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July 19, 2021 Well it has been an eventful 24 hours - the best of times and the worst of times (but not too bad, though)! First, on a positive note, the water maker is fixed and showers are back on the itinerary - yea! Bubblemaster Mark figured it out and the tank is filling as we write this. The fix still really works only on starboard tack, which we will be on most of the time. We expect it to be warm enough in a couple of days to wash up. Now, on the other end of the spectrum, last night at 11:15,…
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This July is the 51st running of the Transpac Race, the signature west coast offshore race, 2,225 miles from Los Angeles to Honolulu. And for this running of the race, Ocean Navigator is an official race sponsor. The seamanship, navigation, route planning and watchstanding efforts exhibited by the race crews are the same skills that voyaging sailors undertake every day in their passages. This makes ON’s sponsorship of the Transpac an excellent match. The race, run every two years, began in 1906 and was hosted by the Los Angeles Yacht Club. The current host of the race is the Transpacific…
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