Honolulu, HI (July 30, 2015) – With the arrival today of the final finishers in the 2225-mile LA-Honolulu Transpac Race, race organizers from the Transpacific YC may now declare the race concluded for its 48th edition.
First raced in 1906, this year’s event was unusual in two key respects:
(1) Weather: like the last edition in 2013, the first of three waves of starters in Divisions 7 and 8 on Monday, July 13th had the best conditions to get off the coast fast. Harry Zanville’s Santa Cruz 37 Celerity was first boat across the finish line and for a while the first corrected overall. While the second wave starters on July 16 had the worse luck in wea…
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