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Alameda: The Island City Alameda is a community of stately homes, excellent shopping and fine restaurants. A quiet and unique island city located in San Francisco Bay, Alcrnedo is the center of pleasure boating in Northern center nia. Originally a peninsula covered with oak trees and inhabited by peaceful Indians, Alameda was part of a Spanish grant to Luis Peralta in the early 1880's. It took the Gold Rushto start real growth, however, in the 1950's, many of the trees covering the island were cut and used to build the City of San Francisco, while at the same time, Alameda's farms fed the great population influx brought by the rush for gOld. By the 1870's and 1880's, many of the San Francisco's newly wealthy were establishing fine Victorian homes in the town, and Alo meda acquired a reputation as an excellent residential area, one thot stands today. Alameda's history has always been closely linked with the sea. The town played a major role in the growth of West Coast Maritime industries, primarily in ship building, outfitting and repairs. The Alaska Salmon Fleet (the largest in the world at the time) had its winter port here. Alameda became a true "island" in 1902 with the opening of the Tidal Canal. The Canal made the Island circum navigable. Alameda long has been known as one of the better residential areas of the Bay Area. Lovely homes, complimented by fine sandy beaches and a large assortment of parks, combined with several excellent shopping centers and areas, make the town a deslr able location in which to live. Residents (and many visitors as well) are famil路 iar with the number of outstanding restaurants, many of which are located over the water along the Oakland/ Alameda Estuary. Seafoods of all kinds are a major bill of fare since the town is a natural water oriented community. Located 12 miles east of San Francisco and 420 miles north of Los Angeles, Alameda is separated form the East Bay Area by the Estuary. With the west side of the Island bordering the Bay, the San Francisco skyline is clearly visible, and some spectacular sunsets may be viewed from Alameda beaches when the sun sets behind the skyscrapers of the "Manhattan of the West." With several excellent motels. Alameda is fully equipped to accommodate the visitor. Some occorn modations are adjacent to dockage for the many people who come to the Island by boat.

Message from Mayor Corica . . . . . . . . Message from Commodore little . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Provisioning - What to Eat ............ Kauai: Race Committee. ................. 1980 Kauai Yacht Race Final Standings. . . . . . . . . .. Calendar of Events . . . High Technology and the Modern Ocean Race ......... Kauai POintsof Interest. . . , , . . . . . . . . . . . . .. Fast - The Nome of the Game . . . . . . . . . . . . .. Acknowledgments . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. Inaugural 1980 Kauai Yacht Race .. Aloha: Welcome to Kauai . .


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The island city of Alameda extends congratulations to our own Ballena Bay Yacht Club for their endeavors in making this famous Trans-Pacific race become a reality. As Mayor of the City of Alameda I send an Alameda style Aloha to our friends on the island of Kauai. The City of Alameda is proud to be involved in such a great sporting event which fosters keen competition capped by the enjoyment, friendliness and commaradarie that exists between yachtsmen. To all of the competitors we wish you good luck, and to Mayor Malipit and the people of Kauai, our warm and sincere best wishes. Sincerely,

~C?~ Chuck Carica Mayor


BALLENA BAY YACHT CLUB 1124 Ballena Blvd., Alameda, Calif. 94501


GREETINGS, And welcome to all participants of the 1982 Kauai Yacht Race. The Ballena Bay Yacht Club is very pleased to sponsor the second biennial Yacht Race from the Golden Gate to Nawiliwili Bay. I am looking forward to greeting the racers and their friends during the celebrations in Alameda and at Lihue. Best of luck, safe passage, and may we all enjoy this fine sport we share to the fullest. Yours truly,

H. Gene Little Commodore Ballena Bay Yacht Club

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Provisioning ~ What to Eat by: Joy Hecht

Spring has come, you've gotten through most of the 135 or so items on your list in order to 'race to Kauai and the trip has become a reality. Suddenly you think about provisioning, and what you and your crew will eat. There are a number of options - dried food, boil bag meals, or wet food. What you decide to bring will depend upon the displacement of your boat, its size, stowage space, and refrigeration (or lack of it), and least important, crew preferences. While it's nice to consider what the crew would like, winning takes precedence. The key, according to veteran racer Jake Van Heeckeren, is a cook who istalented at making food as well as knowing the logistics of the food - where it is and what's supposed to be eaten when. Jake says, "if you're gOing to win, the crew's got to be happy, and if the crew is hungry, the crew's not happy." The displacement of the boat is a factor because 100 pounds on an Olsen 30 are very different in terms of the effect on performance than the same 100 pounds on a Santa Cruz 50 or a Frers 58 or a Hans Christian 38. Light displacement boats are incredibly weight conscious and many take freeze路dried food. Dick Pino, who has crewed on and provisioned many light displacement boats always goes freeze路dried, despite the fact that he is a gourmet cook at home.


In addition he puts aboard one can of meat and a rolled turkey roast as treats, fresh vegetables, and the makings for a salad every third day. He checks with each crew member to find out the one special item that means a lot to them and if at all possible takes it along. For example, Chris Corlett likes raw onions and anchovies, and a few tins go a long way to make him happy. Portunotelv, they're small and light and the onions go into the salads as well. In contrast, when Dick raced the 1975Transpac aboard HILARIA,which weighs approximately 60,000 pounds, had 13 people aboard and was equipped with a freezer and large refrigerator, he had almost an additional 1,000 pounds of stores aboard. The crew dined on abalone, roasts, prawns; pasta for lunch and pancakes and eggs for breakfast. The real luxury was ten cases of beer and five cases of wine. Dick said, "cooking fresh food for thirteen people for thirteen days made freeze dried food look attractive since it takes five minutes from start to finish. Very simple!" For GRYPHON,the J 36 he provisioned and crewed aboard in the 1981 Transpac, the food and cooking utensilsfor six people for sixteen days weighed lessthan 150 pounds. The utensilswere a 12" frying pan


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with straight sides and a lid, a very good tea kettle, an espresso coffee pot, containers for mixed beverages, a big Tupperware salad bowl and several small bowls. On such a light displacement boat, 100 pounds eliminated here becomes a lot of distance twelve days later. It means, says Dick, "you are going to catch one wave your competition doesn't, and two or three times in the course of the race makes the difference between winning and losing." Dick noted that the Santa Cruz 50's seen preparing at Marina del Rey have taken a tack away from that approach. They used boil bag meals, insulated their ice box with polystyrene, and sealed the edges with duct tape. Forthe first three days out they used an ice chest and were able to keep their food frozen for ten days. Freeze dried food was kept on hand as a back up. We all know that freeze dried food leaves a lot to be desired in terms of palatability. Dick said that Jake Van Heeckeren has a saying, "freeze dried food isall sh路 t, some is just better sht."


Thus, Dick said, you "eliminate the bad stuff, dress up the good stuff, and it's tolerable." Special attention to items such as blue berries and strawberries, vegetables and mushrooms can make a big differ路 ence. Fruit mixed with cereal and a couple of pock ages of mushrooms and string beans mixed with stroco noff make a palatable meal. From Cliff Stagg and Steve Baumhof in the 1979Transpac, Dick learned that mixing together several different treeze-drled fruits in the morning takes care of snacks through lunch. Additionally, Dick takes a lot of soy sauce and tobasco sauce. Steve Cowan, owner of CHUTZPAH, always leaves with a good supply of catsup. "Little things mean a lot after a few days at sea," says Dick. "After twelve straight freeze dried meals, you get a lot of mileage out of a shrimp salad for the weight ~f two cans of shrimp." "The ultimate goal of all this craziness isto win a race," says Dick. Eliminating extra weight extends be路 yond the food. Each crew member is allowed to bring a bowl, a cup, a glass, a knife, fork and spoon, plus a toothbrush, comb and brush. As a part of provisioning, 3 bottles of suntan lotion of varying degree of sunblock are aboard as well as shaving cream, toothpaste, shampoo, mouthwash and everything else that's need ed. It all works as long as the right people are on the boat ... people who can tolerate the situation. Dick believes, "the right group is more important probably than the boat or the weight savings, because people are what make it happen." Mike Rettie, who will skipper the Frers50 SWIFTSUREin this Race represents the other end of the spec trum. SWIFTSURE will have a crew of 13, hopes to make it to Kauai in 10 days, will have fresh food for 12 days, and 15 days of treeze-drled as bcckup, in case their refrig路 eration fails (or they take longer). They will take precooked lasagna, ham, beef, and chicken, which will be served with a variety of sauces; fresh fruit and veceto bles; hot bread and muffins. They will use powdered lemonade and other powdered drink mixes to disguise 'the taste of water, and plan to use powdered milk for preparing hot chocolate and coffee. They will also have cases of fruit juice aboard, plus limited amounts of beer and wine. the rule aboard SWIFTSURE is that each crew member is allowed one drink a day as he comes off evening watch.

"SWIFTSURE's refrigeration system rnokes ice cubes and there is lots of extra space to store stuff," Mike advises. He explained that an extra 100 pounds, as a percentage of the 45,000 pounds SWIFTSU~E dls places is not a consideration the way this weight would be aboard an Olsen 30 or similar ultra light or light displacement boat. Weight has to be kept out of the ends of the boat and there is concern aboard SWIFTSURE to keep the boat as light as possible. 100 pounds here and there can suddenly become 1,000 pounds if out of place. SWIFTSURE will have a cook who does nothing but cook, so that can afford the extra time involved to prepare meals. Luckily for the cook, cleon up chores are handled by the offwatch crew! Mike concluded, "it's easier to keep the crew happy on a larger yacht." . Most racers don't concern themselves about food, as long as they know its' there. And for many of them, the most important item to have on board is the hot cocoa to warm the cold night watches.

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1980 Kauai Yacht Race Final Standings PHRF Corr. Time (Hr)

lOR Corr. Time (Hr)

DIVISIONI (lOR) Merlin Andiamo Sioc Geronimo Finesse Secret Love Huckleberry Apple

10/04/51/52 14/12/25/30 15/00/51/21 15/13/52/24 15/14/13/58 13/23/25/19 16/02/34/25

244.86 285.43 297.86 307.87 308.23 299.42 320.57

244.86 277.10 283.06 300.50 301.90 306.30 313.54

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1 7 15 22 23 17 27

DIVISIONII (lOR) Sweet Okole Wovoka Foreplay Airborne Namu II Rolling Stone

14/21/34/45 15/19/40/19 15/13/05/12 16/08/13/48 15/20/26/09 16/16/41/29

282.58 286.67 286.09 299.23 299.44 307.69

271.74 277.32 279.28 290.03 297.82 302.00

1 2 3 4 5 6

5 9 8 16 18 21

14/13/49/04 15/01/06/35 15/09/43/31 15/04/19/03 16/16/14/01

276.84" 277.11 288.73 290.99" 313.23

1 2 3 4 5

3 4 10 13 25

269.64 289.93 292.08 292.49 300.93 325.22 326.20 328.59 348.92

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2 11 12 14 19 28 29 30 32

284.20 305.83" 309.20" 319.33 335.20

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6 20 24 26 31

DIVISIONIII (PHRF) Timber Wolf Sangvind Blue Streak Axel Heyst Wild Hair Corsair Dealer's Choice Friendship Phu Bailai路Ang Raccoon Straights DIVISIONIV (PHRF) Kotick II Isis Vicarious Goldrush Cadence Debutante Cannibal Serenity Restless Josephine M Tyche Pro Tanto Soufriere Red Rover Schuss Bunny Boundless Accent Mira Stormy Petrel Windsong

Division Standing

Fleet Standing

Elapsed Time (DjHjMjS)*


15/08/38/19 15/22/56/04 16/07/04/36 16/07/29/26 16/09/55/40 17/13/12/54 17/17/12/09 17/13/35/41 18/09/55/14 DNF DNf

17/05/12/11 17/09/03/15 18/03/50/40 17/16/19/48 19/05/11/45 DNF DNS DNS DNS

'(Day /Hours/Minutes/Seconds) "Hours adjusted for going to assistance of another boat.



eOl)gratulatiol)S to Ballena Bay Yaebt elub Sponsors oftbe 1982 San Francisco to Kauai Race

Bon Voyage! /



Calendar of Events Tuesday

June 29


Neptune's Alameda


7:30 p.rn.


June 30


Claremont Berkeley


6:00 p.m.


July 1


Neptune's Alameda


7:30 p.m.


July 2


Ballena Bay Yacht Club Alameda

6:00 p.m.


July 3


Ballena Bay Yacht Club Alameda

12:00 noon




Baker Beach San Francisco

1:00 p.m.


July 22


Nawiliwili Kauai

12:00 noon


July 23


Kauai Surf Hotel Kauai

5:00 cocktails 6:00 dinner


July 24


Kauai Canoe Club Nawiliwili Bay

6:00 p.rn.





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High Technology and the Modern Ocean Race by: Karin Hughes

In the beginning of yacht racing, the British ruled the waves. The fleet consisted of massive, cutter rigged yachts owned and skippered by kings and princes. Now these yachtsmen were confident in their seamanship and their ability to win battles at sea. But that confidence was shattered in the summer of 1850. It was then that the yacht AMERICAsailed across the Atlantic for a race around the Isle of Wight, contesting fourteen yachts of the Royal Yacht Squadron for the Hundred Guinea Cup. She won that silver cup, known today as the AMERICA'SCUP,the most prestigious yacht race in the world today. The Americans, led by John Stevens, the first commodore of the New York Yacht Club, had upset the Britishwith a schooner rig. The design idea came from a commercial vessel, the Baltimore clipper. The rig was different, but more importantly, the sails were different. Instead of baggy yards of cotton, the U.S.dressed her AMERICAin flat, better cut sails. AMERICAperformed better against the wind due to superior technology. 1982 finds us in an era of spcce-oce technol· ogy. Aerodynamics have been recognized and op plied to design. Keel and rudder shapes have changed. Materials seem limitless. Fast is faster and more fun. Anyone can strive to drive a yacht to victory. Thedevelopment of the modern racing yacht has been an evolutionary process brought about by people who want to win. The ocean racing machine of today has a hull made from materials far more exotic than wood planks fixed to steel frames. Coldmolded (the method by which strips of wood with the grain running in different directions are glued on top of one another) spruce still builds a light, strong body. Aluminum as a hull material should not be discounted. But, nearly all modern racers are built of Glass Reinforced Plastic. Designers do not want boats to flex in the middle when the forestay and backstay are tightened. Loads are carefully colculofed, and materials are chosen in an effort to combine the tolerability of its properties with the simplicity of fabrication. Foams, such as Klegecell, Rohacell or Divin· ycell make a tennis racket or the core of a boat. Kevlar ishalf the weight of traditional glass and the layers of this nonwoven unidirectional fabriC can be oriented in almost any direction. But it has memory, so it requires real expertiese in working with this fabric. Fighter planes have rudders and stabilizers made from boron epoxy, so why not boats? Well, for less money you can use oerospoce-crooe graphite. Graphite fibers are woven on a lathe into a complex matrix, then pre·impregnated with resin and cured in an autoclave, giving it a tensile strength of 225,000 psi. Thiscarbon fiber has become one of the most popular of the new materials. Galvanized steel and rope rigging is being replaced by rod rigging. Running gear, once made from hemp and manila, now ismade from nylon or even Kevlar with non-stretch quality.

A favorite material for spars is the 7000 series metal from Stearns Sailing Systems. Some prefer to get more exotic, using very strong alloys that don't yield to welding like lightweight aluminum. Glue don't screw. Check out GREATFUN'sblue boom. The elimination of drag is necessary to obtain maximum speed. Eightpercent of total resistance is due to drag related to the hull. Some anti·fouling paints are polished as the water flow by the hull; the cosmopolitan veneer of these is Micron·22. It costs plenty, but it is the best for babying your bottom. Hydraulics can be used almost anywhere to adjust load balances, and they've been used long enough to make them trustworthv. Sheet the main or grind the backstay then use the hydraulic cylinder to do the fine tuning. There was a time when man determined those adjustments only "by the seat of his pants." Now com puters can tell you if you ask them the right questions. what you save in weight by using ultralight materials can be undone with instrumentation and navigation gear: weatherfax, Loran C (the BFD - Buoy Finding Device), Sat. Nav, course deviation indicators, radar and radiotelephones. And of course, the batteries to charge the gadgetry. That need can be supplemented with solar panels. The Coast Guard is even using solar power to light buoys, reef lights and soon lighthouses. A racer looks at his sails more than any other part of the boat. Cotton has been replaced by dacron, mylar and kevlar. The latter, nonwoven materials are strong, light and don't stretch, so shape is retained. But they are fragile and repairs are practically impossible. New laminated mylars come out weekly. Designs come out of computers, and some big sail lofts cut their panels by machine. Ripstop nylon, used in making spinnakers is improving in quality. A fuller mainsail can be carried to perform better in light air, and when wind speed in· creases it can be flattened by bending the mast and trimming the sheet. The interaction of spars and sails transfer down to the bottom of the long heavy keelresulting in boat speed. sons are why we're not having a motorboat race to the islands. Thrashingthrough lumpy seas one can fully oppreclote trick leeches and kevlar leech cords ("those sails look stronger than the boat, man!") sail design and the craftsmanship of the maker is vitally important, as is the crew that tunes and trims. A long crewed ocean race then is an exercise in technology, coupled with fastidious handling of the sophisticated yacht. Nothing replaces knowing what to do with what you've got. High·technology alone cannot battle the elements. Thanksto Dave Hulse,Chuck Burns,Jerry Fisher, Wally Hansen and Bruce Heckmann for their time and consultation in this article.


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WETAND DRY CAVES OF HAENA-Eeriecaverns, one dry, the other two filled with limpid green water. LUMAHAI BEACH·Chosen for Nurse's Beach in movie "South Pacific" ... on road past Hanalei. HANALEIVALLEY·You'liwant to stop at the vantage point by the warrior marker to gaze long at this sweeping scene of majestic tranquility. KILAUEALlGHTHOUSE-Kilauea Point. Quarters for U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service's Hawaiian Islands Refuge program. Open Sunday through Friday, noon to 4 p.m. Closed Saturdays. ST.SYLVESTER'S CATHOLICCHURCH-Kilaueatown. Striking octagonal shape, murals, statue of Christ, by famed artist Jean Charlot. WAILUA














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LIHUETOWN·County seat of Kauai. Site of County Building, State Building, Court House. Get County and State camping permits here. Large Shopping Centers, Central Library, all within walking distance in town. KAUAI MUSEUM... a history of Kauai in movie and exhibits, including dioramas, plus ever·changing exhib· its of art, quilts, painting and costumes of Kauai's variety of peoples. NAWILIWILIHARBOR·Continue down Rice Street in Lihue to reach harbor. Passenger and cargo vessels dock here, and raw sugar is loaded for shipment to California. MENEHUNE FISHPOND·Fishpond's ancient stone walls are




ST. CATHERINE'SCHURCH·Oneof Hawaii's most architecturally unusual churches, with wonderful murals. Turn inland just past Kealia Lookout, north of Kapaa Town. Road goes uphill, sign at intersection. SLEEPING GIANT·Outline of mountain ridge shows striking resemblance to reclining giant. Seen through Kapaa Town to Wailua Golf Course. MARKETPLACE at Coconut Plantation is a complex of specialty shops and surrounded by old plantation rei· lcs, OPAEKAA FALLS-Breathtakingcascade over high cliff ... Turn inland road just south of Coco Palms Resort. ROYAL BIRTHSTONES, WAILUAWomen of nobility sought these stones at the times of their children's births to ensure their royal status. Near Opaekaa Falls. FERNGROTTOHauntingly beautiful cave, luxuriantly tes tooned with growing ferns ... part of Wailua River Boat Trip. Enter Wailua Marina just south of Coco Palms and across bridge. PARADISEPACIFICA-Takea tram ride through a tropical garden, visit a Japanese Island, a Filipino village and go back in time to ancient Hawaii. Enjoy a luau, with entertainment, and then stay for the big show that begins with a volcanic eruption and tours the Pacific in song and dance. AROUND



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COME BACK to route 50 via Route 53 at Koloa travel across south tip of Kauai and on west to Kalaheo Town. KUKUIOLONO PARK·A former private estate is being restored to magnificent beauty. A Japanese Garden, local favorite spot for weddings, is a relaxing stop on your island tour. OLUPUAGARDEN5-A12 acre botanical garden contains many native and exotic plants. Open daily 8:30·5 p.m. HANAPEPEV ALLEY·Redcliffs clash with valley'S myriad shades of green and blue. See in safety at lookout on right just before Eleele town. Continue West to ... RUSSIANFORT·Property "Fort Elizabeth", the starshaped fortification was built by the Russians in 1815 as a first step in the toke-over of the Islands. When the Russians were driven off it fell into disrepair and only now is being renovated. CAPTAIN COOK'S LANDING, WAIMEA-Firstplace the in· trepid Britishexplorer set foot in Hawaii in 1778. Thisbay was a favorite provisioning port with Pacific traders and whalers. Cross Waimea River, then turn left to stone marking landing. Monument to Capt. Cook in triangle park in center of town. MENEHUNE DITCH-Portionsof a great water course built before the coming of the Hawaiians. Turn right down Menehune road in center of Waimea Town. UP THE MOUNTAIN


TURNRIGHTAT Kekaha (watch for sign) to climb mountain and see Kokee area. WAIMEA CANYON·You'li always remember Waimea's grandeur and lewettone colors, its awesome breadth and depth. All the lookouts most beautiful views on earth ... near Kokee. KOKEEPARK·Adjacent to Waimea Canyon with picnic grounds, cabins and a wide variety of outdoor activi· ties. KALALAULOOKOUT·Peerout over an isolated Eden upon one of the most beautiful views on earth ... near Kokee

The N am.e of the Gam.e


By Jim DeWitt You have to work a lot harder to get a boat moving to it's optimum speed outside the Gate. Protect ed water is much smoother and the size of waves and chop are directly related to wind velocity. Outside you are likely to have much more motion, even in light winds and you must keep the boat in a HIGHACCELERATION mode. That means you will set up your sailsFULLER, utilize wider sheeting angles and a looser more "power" oriented trim. Once you're out in "blue water" you can expect wind driven surface waves from one direction accompanied by big deep water swells from another. Buoy races are sprints, over almost before they have begun. A long distance ocean trip will be like many small races, each with its' own peculiar problems. To be competitive over the long haul, you must have resources of energy and enthusiasm so you are con stantly able to "power up" in response to changing conditions. Maintain

Good Morale

Crew morale is a powerful ingredient for a fast trip. Be sure off watch time is used to obtain adequate rest. Each individual can help the whole by being respectful of other people's "space", and keeping his own gear cleaned up and out of the way. W~ight Distribution

Placement of crew weight is very important. In the early part of the race while you are still sailing with the apparent wind forward of abeam, be sure to keep your crew's weight centered, on the high side. The ends of your boat should be kept light. Later on, fore and aft trim should be adjusted to tcclutote surfing. Sail Changing


Maintaining the speed of the boat is so essen tial that you MUSTbe able to make fast efficient sail changes that minimize the time crew weight is out of position ... up forward. If you stillhave headsails with jib snaps, part of your preroce preparation should prob路 ably include investment in a luff support system. Thiswill permit you to keep up speed through your changes and avoid going "baldheaded." Jibing Drill

On a race from San Francisco to Kauai much of your sail handling will involve the spinnaker. You must be able to make changes that keep the power on through squalls, and through the calms that often follow. Most of all, you want to be SUREyou are always on the jibe that is doing the best job of taking you toward your destination. The ability to jibe easily and confidently WHENEVER NEEDEDrequires plenty of advance crew training. On big boats in particular, it is recommended that each person have a specific job during the jibe. If each crew member becomes an expert at his oppoinf . ed tosk, the whole maneuver can be executed safely and smoothly. Since 90% of a good jibe is helmsmen ship, you should put your BEST driver on the wheel for a jibe. Good Drivers

On a race like this, steering is really the big consideration. To be competitive you must have a

boatload of good drivers. Each must be able to guide the boat smartly down hill. Remember, the be~~elms路 man is NOT necessarily the one who got the highest reading on the knot meter. YOURBEST DRIVERis the one who delivers the highest VMG (velocity made good) in the direction you want to go. While steering you MUSTbe able to sit up and see what you're doing so you an steer around the steepest corners in the water. If you can't see these "obstructions" approaching, you'll pound into them and slow the boat drastically. Do anything you can to avoid nosing into a wave. Try to think in terms of sailing "downhill" into the low spots instead of fighting uphill against the water. Off the wind there is a free ride toward Hawaii on every swell you can catch. To harness this tremen dous energy the helmsman must be fully aware of what's coming along BEHINDthe boat. As a wave approaches and the stern starts to lift, you want to be powered up and squared off so you can shoot down in the direction of the wave without using lots of helm. When you have the opportunity, sail a bit high of your course so you can afford to take those long, HIGHSPEED surfing rides downhill low of this course. SAILS

Assuming you are going to make additions to a typical inventory used for racing inside the bay, your ocean "starter kit" should probably include a light "half路 ounce" spinnaker to augment %oz and 1.50z full sized chutes. You should also have a maximum size genoa cut from light material in case you run into light airs by getting too close to the "high" as well as some sort of a doubleheod rig combination to use while the wind is still too far forward for a chute. Bloopers aren't as tough to fly as some people suggest, and can pay real dividends downwind in terms of speed as well as direction al stability, particularly with a high aspect main. Chafe Protection

Chafe is a big enemy at sea. Be SURE lines lead free and clear and take plenty of tape for protection. Get some ADHESIVEDACRON from your sailmaker for emergency fast repairs to spinnakers and other light sails without sewing. (Regular nylon spinnaker repair that has been marketed commercially for years is virtually useless.) Sign of a good Navigator

Your navigator will be busy. He must know where you are and where you want to be with respect to the competition, the position of the Pacific High, and with respect to the fastest, shortest course to the finish. These factors will be in constant change so be sure he has all the best tools and knows how to use them. Then give him a steady supply of drivers and sail trimmers who can put the information to work. Whether this is your first long distance race or one of many, it is bound to be a rewarding experience. You'll learn a lot and we hope you go fast, ALLTHEWAY TO KAUAI!Good luck.


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37' Sloop Sail No. 98

38' Sloop Sail No. 8439

Owner/Skipper: James Scovel Navigator: Neil Church Crew: Ray Kampe / Peg Kampe / Doug McVae / Marlene Scovel Physician: James Scovel

ABRAXAS is a Tartan 37. Her home port is San Francisco.

Owner/Skipper: ._ Navigator: C.A. Physician: Jerry Watch Captain:

Frederick Rodney Holt Derivas Sharp Rodger Wales

APPLEI a Hans Christian 38, will be making her first transpacif· ic crossing. Her home port is San Francisco.


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30' Sloop Sail No. 7631

39' Sloop Sail No. 27694

Owner/Skipper: Manfred Rose Navigator: Bruce Millar Radio Operator: Dick Kelly Physician: Wes Erickson

ALLEGRO is a Cal 2·30. This will be her first transpacific crossing. Her home port is San Francisco.

Owner /Sklpper: Sam Whiteside Navigator: Tom Fewell Radio Operator: Jack Donohue Crew: Steve Whiteside / Dave Kettenho· fen / Bill Conniff

BLUESTREAK,a Cal 39, has raced in various ocean races, and placed 3rd in Division III of the 1980 Kauai Yacht Race. Her home port is San Francisco.

Acknow Iedgrnents The Kauai Race Committee would like to extend its sincere appreciation to the following individuals, for without their support, we could not run a successful race. Our special thanks are extended to the Advisory Committee for the time and effort they have given to the technical aspects of the Race. Chuck Burns Rodney Eldridge Jack Feller Orison Gooch Walt Kaelin Earl E. Lawson Gary Mull Carl Schumacher Jacob van Heeckeren

To Pat Riley, for her great and willing secretarial assistance to the Administration sub-committee. To Kay Davis, for her typing, filing, and general support for the Communications and Weather sub·committee. To Frank Wyatt, for his valuable support on the communications and antennae systems, both in Alame· do and Kauai. To Norm James, for his redesign of the cornrnu nications system, and countless house of installation and testing. To Suzanne Forde, for her endless support on the Hospitality and Social sub-cornrnlttee. Our social events are a success due to her efforts. To Joy Hecht, for her writing talents, and her invaluable help in scheduling communications and os sisting with the Sailing Seminars. To Kathy Hidde, for the expert word processing that is exemplified in the Race Notice and Sailing Instructions. To Joanne Montz for her secretarial assistance, support, and ever-present "con-do" attitude. To Karin Hughes,for her writing and interviewing skills,as evidenced in the Race Guide. To Bob Lewis, for his prompt and super quality Xerox copying of Committee publications. To Bill Siegel and Peter Evans for their help in arranging the Sailing Seminars. To Ardella Ramey for her endless support and assistance with the Sailing Seminars. To Hays McLellan and Jim Jesse, who provided valuable assistance in helping to establish a safety philosophy, and in conducting the safety inspections. We have relied heavily upon their experience. To the many individuals who presented entertaining and informative seminar sessions. To PhyllisSchneider, who came to our rescue many times, giving time and assistance where neces sorv, especially on the Public Relations and Information subcommittee. To Dick Hansen, for his assistance in obtaining important radio equipment, vital to race cornmunlco tions. To Wolfgang Heinrich, the designer of our race logo, for the contribution of his creative talents.

AND MOST OF ALL, to the members of the NAWILIWILI YACHT CLUB, Kauai, Hawaii, who have coordlnated the race effort on the Island of Kauai. Our special thanks to: Louis Abrams Scott Christensen Doug James Jack Joyce Bonnie Miller Larry Miller Carmelita Miranda Jim Saylor David Sullivan Gunnar Wickman

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Owner: Genesis Yacht Charters Skipper: George Gombasy Radio Operator: Gene Haynes Navigator: John Rufinno Crew:

BULLET is an Olsen 30. She has participated in the San Diego Race, the Ano Nuevo Race, and the Olsen Nationals. Her home port is Santa Cruz.

B. Henward / Bill Ginalski / Bill Howkey / John Stetson / Bill Torrey / Joe Hasulac

GENESIS is a Pearson 53. She began her racing history in the

1981 Singlehanded Farallons Race. Thiswill be her first tronspacific crossing. Her home port is San Francisco.


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40' Sloop Sail No. 7954

50' Sloop Sail No. US30711

Owner: James M. Coyne Skipper: Bren Meyer

Clay Bernard II Toni Bernard / Cia'.' Bernard I

Owner/Skipper: Crew:

Adrian Burns Mike Schaumburg / Peter Jones

Radio Operator: Crew:

GREAT FuN is a Davidson design 50' fractional rig. launched DUENDE is a Ca140. She has considerable

racing experience on the San Francisco Bay, and participated in the 1982 Doubte-hcnded Farallones Race. Her home port is San Fran路 cisco.

in 1981, she took first place and second overall in the 1981 Big Boat Series. Her home port is Tulsa, Oklahoma.

Inaugural 1980 Kauai Yacht Race The tale of the 1980 Kauai Yacht Race, that historically successful first race from San Francisco to Kauai, can be told in many ways. Simply put, a song written by the crew of CADENCE, says it best. The "BALLAD OF THE KAUAI RACE" was first performed by the SINGLESIDE BAND at the greeting dock on July 4, 1980. TRADEWINDS,TRADEWINDS written by the Crew of the CADENCE (Sung to the tune of "My Bonnie lies Over the Ocean") Chorus: Trade winds, trade winds, Where are the trade winds they say blow here? Trade winds, trade winds, Where are the trade winds this year? Alternate Chorus: Trade winds, trade winds, Trade wind please don't go away, away. PhuBai路Lai-Ang, Oh what's your position today? We sailed in the race to Hawaii, A long downhill slide, so they say. But the whole fleet got stuck in the high.y, And drifted for day after day. Some of us sailed singlehanded, Some of us sailed with a crew, But when the wind left us for elsewhere, Was nothin' nobody could do! Rolling Stone was a sure winner. With Weatherfax it's guaranteed. But there is one other requirement The crew must be able to read. We)voka was doing quite nicely; Turned in an incredible run Until they caught their navigator Confusing the moon with the sun. One of the yachts was called Kofick, Expected to sail like a turd. But when she was first in division, She proved that her ratings absurd! And then there's the big Andiamo, A floating hotel down below. But they have just one minor problem: That boat is incredibly slow. You've heard of the Messy Finessey, They've raced in these waters before. But if they expect to be winners, They'll have to come down here once more. Merlin was first boat to finish. Firstboat to sail through the line. But most of her crew didn't do much with Norton on watch all the time. Boats like Wovoka and Airborne, they roll and they yaw and they pitch, And when the wind gets about twenty They steer like a son-otooncnt Secret Love went for the record, But found the winds fickle and faint. And when they were clear of the coastline, They realized 'a Merlin she ain't.' There were three thirty路five footers, The model I shall not relate. They ran into structural problems I'd rudder not tell you their fate!

The crew of the Foreplay was eager To sample the world's biggest high. But when they got out on the ocean, They found just a high in the sky. Friendship has numerous problems. Their skipper regretted the trip. They started the race in a sailboat Returned on the deck of a ship! There was a radio vessel. They say Thank You Heirs was her name. With so much hot air o'er the ocean The trade winds went hiding in shame! Wild Hair used all the right tactics. Way south to the trade winds they went. When asked about why did they do it: "Couldn't help it, our rudder was bent!" Now Dealer's Choice couldn't be beaten, With their expert "all customer crew." They had an unfortunate breakdown It's back to the showroom for you! The yacht that is named Sweet Okole Doesn't show very much class. To people who know some Hawaiian, It means that they have a fat ass! Geronimo's crew had a problem: With radios they had no luck. Each time they attempted to transmit, BBZJZZSBSHZZBSHZBSHZZZBSHZJJZZ BZZ BSHZBZZSJZUCK! Then there's the fast yacht Pro Tanto, The smallest boat entered this year, But when they are charging their batteries, They leave their propeller in gear. Soufriere tried to cross the big ocean A long race for such a small yacht. What ever gave them the notion That their Call 3路30 was hot? One of the yachts was called Goldrush. With that name you'd think they'd be fast. But as they were nearing the finish, An old covered wagon went past! The Debutante's skipper was fearless. He faced the squalls with a brave stance. But when he saw both his girlfriends He practically shit in his pants! The Restless was missing the luau They put up a terrible fuss. And while we are eating and drinking They sit on the ocean and cuss! Now, Restless had quite a hard voyage Ran out of compressed natural gas! And when they arrived at the dockside, The owner fell with a splash! One yacht was called Huckleberry. Commanded by brave Captain HUCk. When told he was blocking the channel. He answered "I don't give a fuck!" Lets not forget about Boundless. A slow cruising type, so I hear. Someone should sing them this ditty When they finish sometime next year. A Columbia 50 went missing Her radio went with a bang! But they showed up in San Diego You guessed it - the PhuBai-Lai路Angl Cadence made quite a good showing. Though the race was protracted and long They may not have won any trophies. But they certainly had the best song!

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39' Sloop Sail No. 8326

35' Sloop Sail No. 8557

Owner jSkipper: Rick Gio Navigator: Paul Tanner

Owner jSklpper: Kent Rupp Navigator: Lili Rupp

Radio Operator: Bob Diamond Crew: Ron Kuehn / Helmut Gio

Crew: Stan Swift / Mike Scott / Dominique

GYPSY WARRIOR is a Freya 39. She HDA & OYRA Summer Series, the Series, and raced in the 1981 Kauai first transpacific crossing. Her home


participated in the 1981 1981 Corinthian Winter Iki Race. This will be her port is San Francisco.




MANITOU is a C & C 35 MKII. She has participated Gulf & Danforth Her home

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Crew: Guy Denmead Tom Krase



Owner jSklpper: Steve Cook Navigator: Mike Raabe Radio Operator jPhyslclan: Tim Clifford Weirick

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34' Sloop Sail No. 18602

Owner jSklpper: Roy Raphael Navigator: Robert Flowerman Watch Captain: Kim Desenberg

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67' Sloop Sail No. 8955

44' Sloop Sail No. 77026

Charterer: Fast Syndicate Skipper: Darryl Anderson Navigator: Stuart Sail

Charles McCuskey Crew: Rolf Soltau / Physician:

MERLIN is a Bill Lee designed custom 67' sloop. She is the first to finish the overall winner of the 1980 Kauai Yacht Race, establishing a course record of 10 days 4 hours 51 minutes: Her home port is Santa Cruz. 'Merlin also holds the course records for the 1977 Transpac, the 1978 Manzanlllo Race, and the 1978 VlctoriaMaul Race.

Charterer: Cal Maritime Academy Skipper: W. Greg Clark Navigators: Scott Winn / John Gans Radio Operator: John Keever Watch


Dave Shoemaker / Dan Cardot

is a Davidson 44. She has participated in the 1980 and 1981 San Francisco Big Boat Series, the 1981 Ensenada Race, and the 1981 & 1982 SCYA Midwinders. Her home port is Marina Del Rey. QUAMICHAN

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38' Sloop Sail No. 8982

33' Sloop Sail No.

Owner: Skipper:

Betty Browner Walt DOiron

PETROVCHKA " is an Ericson 35. Her racing background includes participating in the 1981 OYRA, the 1981 Los Ange路 les to Honolulu Transpac, and the 1982 OYRA. Her home port is San Francisco.

Owner: Robbie Haynes Skipper: Lewis F. Wake

ROBIN is a Hobie 33. Recently launched, this will be her first transpacific crossing. Her home port is San Diego.









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30' Sloop Sail No. 8258

Jerold D. Jensen Lowell Filt Physician: Hugh Bevan路Thomas Watch Captains: Kame Richards / Darrel Jensen

Owner/Skipper: Eric Sultan ,Crew: David Hodges / Will BayUs / Ian

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SPECIAL EDITION is a Wilderness 30. Skippered by the "Voice

is a custornbullt Farr 48. Launched early this year, she will establish her racing history with this transpacific crossing. Her home port is Oakland. SANGVIND

of the Pacific" Eric Sultan, this will be her first transpacific crossing. Her home port is Alameda.



35' Sloop Sail No. 18618

30' Sloop Sail No. R427

Owner /Skipper: John Paxton Navigator: Jonathan Livingston

Owner/Skipper: Jim Corenman Navigator: Mike Patella Watch Captain: Norm Landsberg Crew:

is a Santana 35. She represented the St. Francis Yacht Club for the Lipton Cub in the 1979 Big Boat Series. Her racing record includes first in her class and first overall in the 1980 Catalina Race, 3rd place in the 1981 OYRA and MYCO Midwinters, and 2nd in the 1982 Lightship Race. Her home port is San Francisco.

Fritz Stahr / Rob Clark


STARKITE is a Catalina 30. She has raced actively

on the Bay, participating in the YRA Summer Series, the 1981 Kauai Iki Race (placing 2nd) and Catalina 30 Fleet races. This will be her first transpacific crossing. Her home port is Alameda.

Aloha ... Welcome to Kauai! Thisis an island of infinite variety ... where you can wander, picking shells on a lonely beach, or rock at a night club ... meet descendants of Hawaiian royalty or immigrants from the Philippines looking for a new and better life ... go to the dry west where the cactus grows and the cowboys ride, then look up at the wettest spot in the world ... Mt. Wai'ale'ale, which receives 476 inches of rain a year. We invite you to enjoy the changing colors of our miniature grand canyon, or shop in our friendly stores where the goods may be brought here from the exotic east ... or made by we-thepeople of Kaua'i. LIKE MOST VISITORS did you arrive on Kaua'i in Lihu'e? The name of this town translated from the Hawai路 ian is "goose flesh." It had its origin in the name of the tor mer residence of a chief from O'ahu, and has nothing to do with its tropical, sprlncuke climate. In fact, one of the reasons we love living here is that the climate seldom varies more than 10 degrees all year round. In the "winter" the temperature ranges from 65 to 75 degrees, the summer low is 75 and the trade winds keep the high to a pleasant 85. WE WHO GREET YOU are a mixture of races with no majority, and therefore no minority to protest or complain. The native Hawaiians have welcomed ... and intermarried with, each wave of Caucasians, Chi路 nese, Japanese, Portuguese, Koreans and Filipinos who came to find a new home here. If you are a caucasian, you are a "Haole", (howlee) a word that once meant stranger but now means any white person. You will find that while we tease each other about our racial backgrounds ... "Portuguese talk too much ... Chinese love to make money Japanese are uptight ... Filipinos too ernotional and Haoles try to run everything" ... we get along like a family . . . which means we occasionally fight with each other! We eat each other's ethniC foods, celebrate each other's holidays (we get more that way) and wear everybody's native costume. ENJOY OUR RAINBOW OF RACES!

Enjoy too, our beautiful Island. Should you de路 cide to travel north out Lihu'e town you can see a minimuseum in the plantation town of Hanama'ulu ... or stop at the Wailua Marina for a trip up the river in an area so sacred only the royalty were allowed there. Aboard one of the river boats you will be "royally" entertained with songs, dances, stories of the days of ancient Hawaii. When the riverboat docks, it will be like going back to primeval times, walking along a path bordered by tropic vegetation to an enormous cave where the ferns grow upside down from the damp ceiling. Here the crew will sing songs of exquisite beou tv, gently amplified by the perfect acoustics of the cave. We had "chicken skin" ... bet you will. CONTINUE NORTH through the Sleeping Giant town of Kapa'a past rolling meadows until you reach the misty mountains of Hanalei. See the "Nurses Beach" (Lumaha'i)) from the movie "South Pacific" and on to the mysterious end of the road at Ha'ena. RATHER GO WEST? Then first turn off at Maluhia Road (tunnel of trees) to picturesque Koloa town where the first sugar mill was built and on South to our "gold coast" of Po'ipu Beach. The sun usually shines there, even when Mother Nature is giving the rest of Kauai a drink of rain to keep it green. BACK TO THE MAIN HIGHWAY, and on down to the tip of the Island. (Kauai is shaped like an apple and that would be the blossom end). Go past Port Allen, and then on west to see the Russian Fort, remains of Russia's effort to take over the Island. It's being restored, but you can see the stone walls, in the shape of a star. Nest into neat little Waimea town, where Capt. Cook landed, and then you can wind your way up to the mountain for a look at our miniature grand canyon ... the magnificent cliffs and changing colors of Wai路 mea Canyon. This is just the start of things to see and do on Kauai.



58' Sloop Sail No. 57444

52' Sloop Sail No. 3883


Sy Kleinman / Mike Ret路 tie Navigator: Paul Kamans Physician: David Dingman Watch Captains: Jim DeWitt Crew: John Pauling / Leon Daniel/Kirk Denebian / Wes Higgins / Joe Guthrie / Chris Nash / Scott Poe / Rudy Poe / Jeanne Troy / Lynn Farley SWIFTSURE is a Frers58.5. She has participated in the Del Mar to Puerto Vallarta Race, Mid Summer Races, Light Ship Race, and the San Francisco Big Boat Series with Dennis Connor. Her home port is San Francisco.

Owner /Skipper: Lawrence Stewart Navigator: Greg Booth Radio Operator: Jim Davis Crew: Roland Mays / AI Cavey / Staf路 ford Keegin / Steve Robertson / Jamie Muniz

ZAMAZAAN is a Bruce Farr designed 52' sloop. An active racer on the Bay, she won first place class A in the 1981 Transpac, and holds 3rd place in the 1981 S.F. Perpetual Cup. Her home port is San Francisco.

temptress 55' Sloop Sail No. 8915

Owner/Skipper: James L. Walton Navigator: Cliff Stagg Crew: Steve Baumhoff / BillBrandt / Mike Monahan / Matt Blake.


TEMPTRESS is a Swede 55. She has been raced extensively both offshore and inside the Bay since her launch in 1977. Her home port is Berkeley.

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