The Finish: The Pegasus Open 50 sailboat just set the Transpac record of 7 days, 19 hours, 38 minutes and 35 seconds for a double handed monohull ship. Previous Record: 10 days, 4 hours and 4 minutes.
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The wind is picking up, and at the same time, the boat has to Jibe to port to adjust its path towards Hawaii.
July 6, 6:00 PM PST, Course 227° T, Speed 14.7 Knots After we licked our wounds, we made sail changes all day. With just the two of us and a lot of sail area, each change is a major project. Therefore, we think before we act, and we triple check everything. The one who's steering watches for the one who's on the fore-deck.
What's this sailing race about? The Transpac isn't the biggest sailboat race, but it's the longest of the two oldest. The first Transpac happened in 1906, less than a month after the great SF earthquake, forcing it to start from LA.
On-board all of our equipment is state of the art. We'll use our GPS app will pin-point our position accurately and reliably from the Start to the finish at Diamond Head.