Transpac 2019 Sponsors

Hoag is an approximately $1 billion nonprofit, regional health care delivery network in Orange County, California, that treats more than 30,000 inpatients and 450,000 outpatients annually. Hoag consists of two acute-care hospitals – Hoag Hospital Newport Beach, which opened in 1952, and Hoag Hospital Irvine, which opened in 2010 – in addition to eight health centers and 11 urgent care centers. Hoag is a designated Magnet® hospital by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC). Hoag offers a comprehensive blend of health care services that includes five institutes providing specialized services in the following areas: cancer, heart and vascular, neurosciences, women’s health, and orthopedics through Hoag’s affiliate, Hoag Orthopedic Institute, which consists of an orthopedic hospital and two ambulatory surgical centers. Hoag has been named one of the Best Regional Hospitals in the 2018 - 2019 U.S. News & World Report, and Becker’s Healthcare named Hoag as one of the 2018 “100 Great Hospitals in America” – a designation Hoag has received five times. For an unprecedented 23 years, residents of Orange County have chosen Hoag as one of the county’s best hospitals in a local newspaper survey. Visit for more information.

For over 80 years, Whittier Trust has been honored to be involved with Transpac and we are privileged to be the 2019 Heritage Sponsor. As the largest multi-family office headquartered in the West, Whittier Trust has become the preeminent investment and wealth management firm focused on providing comprehensive solutions for affluent families.  

Mount Gay is proud to be a sponsor of the 50th Transpac Race, spanning 112 years. Mount Gay has long been a sponsor of competitive sailing, playing host to over 150 regattas around the globe each year. Today, Mount Gay is a highly-regarded figure in the sailing world. To learn more and stay up to date with Mount Gay Rum’s regatta events, please visit our Sailing Spoken Here Facebook page.  

Reyn Spooner's brand and great designs capture the essence of the Transpac Race and its aloha spirit, serving as a timeless tribute.

The Aloha State of Mind - There’s history, heritage and Aloha stitched into every Reyn Spooner piece. The spirit of the Hawaiian Islands and West Coast cool merges with East Coast prep. Casual comfort pairs with thoughtful construction. Timeless patterns meet modern styling. It’s where our 50+ years of exclusive designs help tell the story of Hawaii's Aloha fashion legacy.

Pasha works closely with Transpac to provide a safe, economic and efficient alternative to delivering competitors boats back to the mainland on their own bottom. Learn Why Pasha Hawaii is the preferred shipper in the Hawaii/Mainland trade lane and read customer Testimonials, as well as our commitment to a green future in Sustainability and how we serve our Community. You can also find out more about our Safety policy, Our History and how Pasha Hawaii has evolved to meet the needs of our customers.

As Performance Partner, North Sails will be working with competitors to help them optimize their offshore sail inventories. North will be hosting three performance seminars where North Sails experts and race veterans will be on hand to answer questions and discuss optimal sail inventory and weather routing for the race.  North Sails has a long history with the Transpac Race, outfitting a significant number of boats including many that hold current race records and victories. In the 2017 race, North Sails clients set three race records. Multihull ORMA 60 Mighty Merloe set a new time to beat, clinching First in line honors and winning their division. Super-Maxi Comanche, skippered by North Sails President Ken Read, was another North powered boat to make waves in the 49th edition. Comanche set the monohull course record and covering 484.1nm in 24 hours, thereby setting the new 24-hr Transpac speed record. 

Circle Porsche of Long Beach is proud to be an official sponsor of Transpac. We are family-owned and operated and since our opening in1969, the name Circle has been synonymous with Porsche. We are located on the famous Long Beach Traffic Circle where many Porsches have been sold with a great test drive around our “circular track”.

Gladstone’s Long Beach is home of the official Transpac Race sendoff party, where crews, spectators and well-wishers meet to celebrate the start of the race. Gladstone’s waterfront location spectacular views, great food and the best mei-tai outside of the Hawaiian Islands makes for great time. Join us at Gladstone’s Long Beach, in July 2019 for the Transpac Race sendoff party.

SD Boatworks and Marlow Ropes have joined forces to become the Official Rigging Sponsors for the 2019 50thTranspac Race. As Official Rigging Sponsors, they will be providing technical support in the lead up to the race, featuring a full service mobile rig-shop on site at Rainbow Harbor during the event with staff from both companies on site to provide competitor support and rigging services. SD Boatworks’ crew specializes in running and standing rigging, hydraulics repair, winch service and general rigging needs. Based out of San Diego, they are the leaders in race boat rigging on the West Coast and have worked with Marlow Ropes for 5 years. Marlow Ropes is the world-leading Leisure Marine high performance rope manufacturer with a rich heritage of working with top race teams and professional riggers from around the world. With their quality products and technical expertise combined, SD Boatworks and Marlow Ropes offer the very best in technical rigging support

Gaylord Sportswear is proud to be the official supplier for the Transpacific Yacht Race & TPYC, providing logoed gear, videos and memorabilia. High quality embroidery, screenprinting, sublimation and heat transfers on a wide range of apparel, bags, hats and more.

Prince Waikiki is proud to be an official sponsor of the 2019 Transpac Race. Perfectly positioned in close proximity to all the Transpac Race finish activities and just around the corner from Ala Moana Centre, Hawai‘i Convention Centre, all the other entertainment, dining and cultural activities Oahu has to offer. Hawaii Prince Golf Club designed by Arnold Palmer and Ed Seay offers 27 dramatic holes, the only golf course of its kind in Hawaii. Prince Waikiki offers newly redesigned guest rooms, distinctive island cuisine, artful lobby, and signature infinity pool. We look forward to seeing you in Hawaii.

SatellitePhoneStore is made of communication experts, IT engineers, travelers and adventure enthusiasts who passionately explore the world. For the same reason, we understand how important communication is and we actively innovate and provide solutions for a stable connection. Whether it’s voice and high speed internet offshore, a regular call from the Grand Canyon or working online in the remote areas of the Amazonian jungles, it is our pleasure to provide you a solution and a piece of mind that you have the technology to stay connected anywhere under the open sky. Let us help you with all your Transpac communications needs, contact us today.

Sevenstar Yacht Transport is proud to be a sponsor of the 2019 Transpac Race; we are the world’s leading provider of yacht transportation services on a lift-on, lift-off basis, and can ship racing yachts without the need to lower the rig.  We arrange the transport of approximately 2,000 yachts annually and are expanding in the growing economies of Asia, South America, and Africa.  Our ships are designed specifically for yacht transport and we believe in constantly developing our staff and tools to perfect skills and technologies. Our modern fleet of 125 vessels ranges from 2,100 to 23,000 tons. Sevenstar Yacht Transport is ready to deliver your boat from anywhere around the world to the start of the 2019 Transpac Race, and after the race, we can take her back home for you. For more information or for a quote, contact Kris Caren,, Ph 415 316 3072

YANMAR MARINE INTERNATIONAL is a top-tier provider of sailboat and small craft engines, powerboat engines, light-duty commercial engines, propulsion and maneuvering systems and spare parts. For over 100 years YANMAR has been at the forefront of building the world's finest, most reliable and durable diesel engines. YANMAR has built an enviable reputation for delivering proven marine technology and continues to develop advanced technology for the cleanest and most efficient diesel engines in the world. YANMAR wishes fair winds and following seas to all the yachts racing in the historic 50th Transpacific Yacht Race!

For 80 years Boatswain's Locker has been supplying marine propulsion engines, transmissions and drives, auxiliary power, and spare parts and accessories to commercial and recreational marine customers in the Western U.S., Hawaii, Mexico, and the Pacific Islands. Boatswain’s Locker is the exclusive Distributor in the Southwest U.S. and Hawaii for YANMAR marine diesel engines, Kohler marine generators, and Hamilton Water Jets. The company distributes Scania and Steyr Motors commercial marine diesel engines and will soon be offering Cox Diesel Outboards. The YANMAR powered Tripp 56 SY Brigadoon will join the 2019 Transpacific Yacht Race with Dan Gribble, owner of Boatswain’s Locker, at the helm. Fair winds and following seas!

Established in 1929, California State University Maritime Academy is the only degree-granting maritime academy on the West Coast. Located in Vallejo, California, the campus serves approximately 1150 students and offers undergraduate degrees preparing students for careers in engineering, transportation, international relations, business, and global logistics. Cal Maritime also offers a master's degree in Transportation and Engineering Management, as well as a number of extended learning programs and courses. Beginning in 2020, the University is adding an Oceanography major. Recently, the campus has garnered recognition for its high-achieving graduates – on average, the highest-earning alumni of any public university in California ten years after graduation.