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race. The April 20 start date from Los Angeles is planned in order to have all the boats in Tahiti prior to the '12 Tahiti Pearl Regatta. We have two boats at present who would start from Honolulu, timed to arrive around the same time as

the boats starting from Los Angeles. In addition to the boats listed here, I heard another rumor of a 90-foot boat out of San Diego that is interested. Horizon is thinking about a South Pacific tour of the same sort that Ragtime did after our last Tahiti race in 2008."

Cort and the TransPac YC have put together an FAQ to help you get working on your entry: • Planned Start Date — April 20, '12 (Los Angeles) • Starts — Los Angeles (San Pedro, Pt Fermin); Honolulu (Pacific Island Route) • Finish — Pointe Venus, Tahiti • Length — 3,700 miles from Los Angeles • Current Record — 11 days, 10 hours, 13 minutes and 18 seconds – Magnitude 80, '08 • Previous Record – 14 days, 21 hours, 15 minutes, 26 seconds – Kathmandu, 1994 • Associated Events – Tahiti Pearl Regatta – Raiatea – May 16, 2012 • Current Interested Boats: Horizon — SC50; Medicine Man – Andrews 63; Rage – Wylie 70; Chasch Mer — SC50 (Honolulu); Mighty Tongaroa – SC50; Moonshadow III — Tayana 52 (Honolulu); Artemis – Andrews 53 • Race Contact — Dave Cort — Vice-

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The October 2011 eBook issue of the West's premier sailing and marine magazine.

Latitude 38 Oct. 2011  

The October 2011 eBook issue of the West's premier sailing and marine magazine.