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Unlike most buoy race regattas, classic ocean races  attract a wide variety of entries. Skippers bring that wide variety because their “hardware” (boats) may be different, but the “software” (people) are the same in their desire to enjoy the experience, challenge themselves, and build camaraderie and rapport among friends and crew mates.

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50th race "BIG".  L. Gaylord Sportswear has geared up "BIG" also.  We have a special 50th design and many new items. Our website is up and running, check it out. We can personalize all shirts with your boat name.  We also have many new Hawaiian fabric swatches to pick from for your team aloha shirts.  If you are not close to our shop in Newport Beach we can take pictures
and email them to you.  We just need your colors.  It is not too early to think about your team uniforms.  Don't forget your support team they will be waiting on the dock for you. We can dress them too.  Let us help you look sharp which will help you go fast.  

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REGISTER NOW: November 4, 2018

Los Angeles Yacht Club, 285 Whalers Walk, San Pedro CA

Race info, strategy, crew preparation, navigation, NOR review, photography, measurement, transportation and more will be covered in this introductory seminar to the 2019 Transpac Race.

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In the build up to what could be one of the most popular Transpac races in its 112-year history, organizers from the Transpacific Yacht Club have just received their 50th entry to next year’s 50th running of this 2225-mile classic biennial ocean race from Los Angeles to Honolulu. Never before has there been this many entries this far in advance to the first start planned for July 10, 2019.

“This has been a long term dream of mine to do this race, and I’m thrilled to have this opportunity,” said Peter Salusbury from Vancouver, who has entered his Paul Bieker-designed Longboard, a Riptide 35 Mk II built by Jim Betts in 2012. “This race is what this boat was designed to do, so we are really looking forward to this!”

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April 10, 2018 Registration Opens
November 4, 2018 Seminar #1: Preparing for the Race of a Lifetime 0830 -1415
January 26-27, 2019 Safety at Sea Seminar
March 1, 2019 Last Date for Standard Entry Fee Payment
March 2-3, 2019 Safety at Sea Seminar
April 6-7, 2019 Safety at Sea Seminar
May 31, 2019 Last Date for Late Entry Fee Payment
May 31, 2019 Deadline for Submitting Final Rating Data 1700 EDT
June 22-23, 2019 Safety at Sea Seminar
June 28, 2019 Deadline for "As-Built" Sails Certificate
July 6, 2019 Mandatory Yacht Check-In & Tracker Pick Up
July 6, 2019 Mandatory Skipper & Navigator Meeting
July 10, 2019 First Transpac 2019 Start
July 12, 2019 Second Transpac Race Start
July 13, 2019 Third Transpac Race Start
TBD (if needed) Fast Multihull / Fast Monohull Yacht Start
2 Days Before Start Deadline for Safety Inspection Completion
2 Days Before Start Last Date for Complete Race Entry
Before Awards Navigator's De-Brief Meeting
TBD Honolulu Awards Ceremony