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2008 Pacific Cup Report Well, the dust (or spray) has settled, and Team J World is safely back from the 2008 Pacific Cup Race. A crew of six sailors, with […]

Day 10

Wayne here: Late Wednesday night, an intermediate shroud broke on the starboard side. When the crew figured out what had happened, they gybed over to port tack relieving the pressure […]

Day 9

Ok well, we are now heading straight for SF, heading 075M. It is hard at times, the seas big and winds have been top 20s for 48 hrs, hence the […]

Day 8

Wayne here, and I’d like to offer a bit of explanation: At the start of the trip, ebrone aboard is given a ‘boat birthday,’ and when this given day arrives, […]

Day 7

34.33N x 155.45W We are making more water, it is hot, there is 4kts of wind out of the E NE so we are motor sailing at 045… looksl like […]

Day 5

33.10N x 156.57W We are all in very good shape. Made guac, and mashed potatoes tonight, as some stuff was getting a bit ripe. We are still making good way […]

Day 3

27.34Nx157.31 W we have same of 12-16kts from the ENE with seas ENE 6-8, little better. Squalls all around with gusts to 20. The ones that hit us have little […]

Pac Cup Update: Day 11+ FINISHED!

This post is from Barry, sitting at J/World’s office in Alameda over 2,100 nautical miles from the Kaneohe Bay Yacht Club and the Pacific Cup finish. J/World’s Pacific Cup entry […]