2008 Pacific Cup-- Racing from San Francisco to Hawaii

Pac Cup

Sixty boats set sail on staggered starts this week in the biennial West Marine Pacific Cup sailboat race from San Francisco to Hawaii, 2200 nautical miles. The smaller and slower boats started on Monday July 14, and the fastest will sail under the Golden Gate Bridge Saturday July 19. For anyone interested here's a link to the site which provides all kinds of software to follow the progress of the boats with daily and every-four-hour satellite updates.

Also linked below are blogs from several of the boats.

[Note for Hubbers: One of our faithful members is racing on Moore 24 Bar-ba-Loot in the Doublehanded 2 Division. Barbaloot finished yesterday in first place in the DH2 division and 6th overall out of the 60 boats in the race. Barbaloot put its spinnaker up on the second day and kept it up, day and night, for the remaining 11 days of the race.]

Andy Hamilton & Sarah Deeds DH2 Winners

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