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Transpac California to Hawaii Sailing Race

An introduction to the Transpac Southern California to Hawaii sailing race.

Transpac Start and Finish Lines
- Harbor Transpac Start Line
- Ala Wai Harbor Transpac Finish Line

Divisions in the Transpac Race
-Racing Division
-Aloha Division

Facts About the Transpac Race
-Transpac's home in Hawaii: Ala Wai Small Boat Harbor ($6 million in recent improvements)
-New LA home for race: Rainbow Harbor in downtown Long Beach
-Sometime in the last 2 or 3 years the city of long beach erected 11 permanent monuments, each dedicated to a decade of the transpac race. each monument has photos and text. the city added 600 feet of dock space at Rainbow harbor for the 2009 race
-2225 nautical miles from Los Angeles area to Hawaii
-time allowance: 1/2 hour for ech foot of overall length
-Happens every odd numbered year
-originally an idea of King Kalakaua?
-1906, when Clarence MacFarlane organized the first race
-Departs out of Rainbow Harbor sail to the Diamond Head Lighthouse
-Registration deadline was May 27

More About Transpac
- Transpac Organizations and Web Sites
- DVD Videos About the Transpac Race
- Books About the Transpac Race
- Official Transpac Clothing and Merchandise
-Articles and News
- Summary of Former Transpacific Races

Transpac Web Sites

Transpac Race - Official Web Site
TransPacacific Yacht Club - Official Web Site

See also:
- Other Sailing Events in Hawaii
- More Sports Events in Hawaii

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