• 2019 R2AK: Let The Games Begin

    The 2019 Race to Alaska officially got underway today with the testing grounds leg from Port Townsend to Victoria BC.
    Conditions were brisk for the crack of dawn start and the 1st 10 boats across the Strait of Juan de Fuca before 10:40:

    10 Dazed and Confused 10:39 am
    9 Sail Like a Girl 10:19 am
    8 Educated Guess 10:05 am
    7 Narwhal 9:53 am
    6 Trickster 9:47 am
    5 Shut and Drive 9:40 am
    4 Givin' the Horns 9:29 am
    3 Angry Beaver - Skiff Sailing Foundation 9:24 am
    2 PT Watercraft 9:10 am
    1 Pear Shaped Racing 8:52 am

    There is a nice report on the start Here!

    But also of interest is the wide variety of alternate propulsion engineering solutions offered from the various competitors as photographed by Rob Casey: https://www.robcaseyphotographer.com/

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