NHYC Cabo Race Invitation

One of the qualifications for the 2019 Transpac Race (see Transpac Race NOR 8.1.1) is the completion of a passage or race of 150nm+, prior to two days before a yacht's Transpac Race start. Yachts launched after 1 January 2019 shall complete this requirement by 12 June 2019.

Newport Harbor Yacht Club invites Transpac Race entrants and those considering racing to Hawaii in 2019 to join them for the biennial NHYC Cabo Race, March 15-21, 2019, a rhumbline 800nm race from Newport Harbor to Cabo San Lucas, Mexico. Register by October 31st and save $100 off the entry fee.

Entries to Transpac 50: A study in contrasts and similarities

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.

Special Transpac Team Gear from L. Gaylord Sportswear

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.  

Longboard is 50th entry to the 50th Transpac Race

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!”

Aloha Rio100, Manouch Moshayedi’s Bakewell White 100

The Transpacific Yacht Club welcomes Manouch Moshayedi's Bakewell White 100, Rio100, to the 2019 Transpac Race. Aloha!

Aloha Timeshaver, Viggo Torbensen’s J/125

The Transpacific Yacht Club welcomes Viggo Torbensen's J/125, Timeshaver, to the 2019 Transpac Race. Aloha!

Aloha Brigadoon, Daniel Gribble’s Tripp 56

The Transpacific Yacht Club welcomes Daniel Gribble's Tripp 56, Brigadoon, to the 2019 Transpac Race. Aloha!

Aloha Bretwalda3, Bob Pethick’s Rogers 46

The Transpacific Yacht Club welcomes Bob Pethick's Rogers 46, Bretwalda3, to the 2019 Transpac Race. Aloha!

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