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    The 0700 HST Position Tracker (http://yb.tl/transpac2019#) shows the wild advancement the Mod 70's have made with Argo just 12-13...
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    Quotes From Boats July 17 vol 1

    Hamachi reaches Halfway!
    This crew is sailing all out and crushing the rest of the fleet. They celebrated at the halfway, deservedly so. Here's Jason's report: Well, we don't know if its EXACTLY...
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    Alert! Argo Inside 500nm

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    Jason Carroll's Mod 70 broke through the 500nm mark at 0200 HST after a 493 nm 24 hour run!

    Expected in during the wee hours...
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    Firefly Lights Up Huntington

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    Huntington lake really showed off her beauty this year. A big snow year left spectacular views of snow-capped
    mountains set in...
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    Quotes From Boats July 16 Volume 2

    Prevail SC 52

    Tuesday Update
    No Shoes, No Shirt, No Problem. Boots are appearing with less frequency and some even did their overnight watches in shorts and a light jacket. Salopettes are quickly...
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    July 16th Position Update: Multi 70 Take Lead, Compression Continues

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    The Mod 70's, lead by Jason Carroll's Argo have emerged as new front runners, devouring the 1st half of the course in 2.5 days,...
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    Argo 1st To 1,000 nm DTF

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    Jason Carroll's Mod 70' Argo has reached the magical 1,000 nm at 0200 HST
    and was doing 20.8 knots at that time. They enjoyed a...
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    Quotes From Boats July 16 Part 1

    Ok, here's the update. Transpac 2019. The 50th running of the famous race
    from California to Hawaii. Three starts, some 90 boats, and 2225 miles of
    blue pacific ocean between Pt. Fermin and...
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    Interview with Sangmeister & Disney On OEX Rudder Failure

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    Upon their return to Marina del Rey, the skippers of the Santa Cruz 70 OEX (John Sangmeister) and the Andrews 70 Pyewacket (Roy Disney) give an account...
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    Timing is everything. And with that, Mayhem has...

    Timing is everything. And with that, Mayhem has arrived safely in San Diego where they were greeted by Ronnie Simpson.
    (Damn he sure gets around) To be clear, Mayhem was not using a stock rudder,...
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    Hobie 33 Rudder Issues

    To help understand why the two Hobie 33's, Aloha and Mayhem both suffered rudder failure.

    Received this from an anonymous reader:

    "A few days of reaching killed the Hobie 33 stock rudder posts?...
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    Notes From Boats July 15 Volume 2

    Day 3 Morning Check In
    July 15, 2019, 0800

    The Frenchman aboard was angered by the lack of Bastille Day celebrations on the mighty Argo. He has locked himself in the aft cabin with a bottle of...
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    July 15 Position Updates

    We have compression and commingling between fleets now as Friday's starters are beginning to
    catch up to the Wednesday starters and some of the Saturday maxi's and Multi's are just blowing right...
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    Maserati Pushes On

    Just in from Maserati which forwarded images of damages sustained in last nights collision.
    They are apparently continuing toward Hawaii, at a more modest pace.


    MaseratiMulti70’s damaged bow...
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    12 Metre World Concludes With Ferocity

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    12 Metre World Championship:
    World Titles Claimed in Four Divisions
    NEWPORT, R.I. (July 13, 2019) – It couldn’t have been any...
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    Notes From Boats July 15th

    Bretwalda 3 Day 3 Race Updates
    July 14, 2019, 1830

    The Bretwalda team had a great start and trip to the west end of Catalina. Good Call crossed us just before we cleared the point at the west end...
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    Breaking News: OEX Crew Abandon's Ship, Maserati

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    FLASH NEWS – July 15th, 2019



    Maserati Multi 70 collided with a big floating object during the Transpac

    Left side...
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    Quotes From Boats July 14th

    PREVAIL RACE BLOG
    Article posted July 14, 2019
    Every day in every way things gets better and better… that may be the best way to sum up sailing in Transpac. You pay a price before getting to sail...
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    July 14th Position Update

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    The 50th Anniversary Edition of the Transpac is well underway with all fleet departed and 6 boats retired at this point.
    There is...
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    Big Great White Hooked Near Alcatraz

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    Big tussle with the landlord Saturday....


    Today will go down in history for...
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    Latest AIS returns shows Maserati (1) and Paradox (2)

    Maserati was doing 10 knots, Paradox 6 knots....
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    Saturday Starters Slow Beginnings

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    All boats away in Transpac 50

    LOS ANGELES, CA - With the breeze shifted far left in overcast skies due to a strong...
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    2019 Race To Mackinac

    NOTE: the reports are slow and far between coming from organizers[1/10]

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    Cruising Division Sets Sail in 111th CYC Race to...
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    Quotes From The Boats

    Hamachi racing updates for last night and today in Jason's words:
    Currently power reaching in 10-15 kts. with full main, J1AP and genoa staysail with 9-10 kts boat speed. Clouds just cleared and...
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    July 13th Position Updates

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    On Saturday 7/13 we have two distinctive masses headed towards the Hawaiian Islands, the Friday starters
    have all reach the...
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