Transpac: that’s a wrap

At this point, all entered yachts are accounted for in this 51st edition of the Transpac. This was a year of challenges for the 2021 Transpac: the COVID pandemic put tremendous uncertainty into every phase of planning for participants, organizers and sponsors alike.

Yet in the end it was Mother Nature who emerged as the star of the show this year: mostly strong steady winds that propelled the forty-one teams who started out in San Pedro last week down the rhumb line to some of the fastest times seen yet in this race. One broken mast just after the start and a broken rudder in the Molokai Channel were the only serious damage incidents, and no serious injuries or health issues that were not resolvable on the trip…

Event informationRace detailsResultsTrackerJuly 26 Roll Call

Forty-one teams started the 51st Transpac Race which took the fleet on a 2225 nm course from Point Fermin in Los Angeles to the finish line off Diamond Head in Honolulu, Hawaii.

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