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July 15, 2008

Off to Hawaii

..very slowly. It is just after 8:00PM PDT, and I have come off watch. The Pacific Cup race started with a bang (literally) when the starting gun fired and our division (div A) crossed the starting line. We had great windspeed and direction as we headed under the Golden Gate Bridge and out to sea. […]

July 4, 2008

Shakedown, June 21-22

Our full Pacific Cup crew — Michael, John, Alan, Rich, Steve, and Paul (me) — took VALIS out on Saturday June 21, for some practice offshore. After breakfast, we left Sausalito around 10:30AM, and headed for the Golden Gate Bridge. On the way we conducted radio checks with several Pac Cup and Singlehanded Transpac boats […]