News Archives: July 2016

  • The Final Countdown

    Sunday, July 31, 2016 - Race Day 56 KRAKEN WEATHER: For the next 12 hours, our girls on Fight the Kraken can expect 15-20 knots from...

    Posted 2 years ago

  • An Ode To the Great Pacific Race

    Saturday, July 30th, 2016 - Race Day 55 KRAKEN WEATHER: The forecast is for wind from the E, 15-20 knots, waves from the NE and current from the...

    Posted 2 years ago

  • Row Aloha say Aloha to Hawaii

    Friday, July 29th, 2016 - Race Day 54 WEATHER:  For the next 72 hours, the wind and waves are forecast to ease for our Kraken...

    Posted 2 years ago

  • Row Aloha Arrival

    Row Aloha have finished the Great Pacific Race in a time of 54 days 22 hours 17 minutes More news will be posted soon.

    Posted 2 years ago

  • Sons of the Pacific Arrive!

    Thursday, July 28th, 2016 - Race Day 53 WEATHER: The tradewinds are back in flow with a consistent 15-20 knots ENE forecast for the next 24...

    Posted 2 years ago

  • Sons of the Pacific Arrival

    Sons of the Pacific have finished the Great Pacific Race in a time of 54 days 42 minutes. Further details to follow soon

    Posted 2 years ago

  • One More Sleep

    Wednesday, July 27th, 2016 - Race Day 52 WEATHER: All crews have a stable 15-20kt out of the East with 2-3m seas. Good solid mile making...

    Posted 2 years ago

  • Thank You Galen Diana!

    Tuesday, July 26th, 2016 - Race Day 51 WEATHER:  Conditions east of Hawaii are very favorable for our three remaining teams. The wind is expected...

    Posted 2 years ago

  • All Is Quiet On the Pacific Front

    Monday, July 25th, 2016 - Race Day 50 WEATHER:  Crews have been enjoying 10-15kt out of the ESE today which will gradually back to the...

    Posted 2 years ago

  • Row Row Row … Day and Night

    Sunday, July 24th, 2016 - Race Day 49 WEATHER: Good news! The trade winds should resume normal service in the early part of this week....

    Posted 2 years ago

  • North or South?

    Saturday, July 23nd, 2016 - Race Day 48 WEATHER: With the boats being so close together they are all experiencing very similar weather at present...

    Posted 2 years ago

  • Then there were three …

    Friday, July 22nd, 2016 - Race Day 47 WEATHER: Both Row Aloha, Moana Uli and Fight the Kraken have this week endured strong winds and...

    Posted 2 years ago

  • WELCOME TEAM OCEAN HEARTS!

    Wednesday, July 21st, 2016 - Race Day 46 WEATHER: Four to five metre seas and winds in the high 20's will see our easterly 3...

    Posted 2 years ago

  • Team Ocean Hearts arrival

    Ocean Hearts have arrived! Their official finish time is 46 days 17 hours 47 minutes. More stories from their arrival in tonight's news post.

    Posted 2 years ago

  • Road Block at 150W

    Wednesday, July 20th, 2016 - Race Day 46 WEATHER: As Darby approaches, the wind will strengthen for every team. The forecast calls for 20-25 knots...

    Posted 2 years ago

  • Darby Divides the Fleet

    Tuesday, July 19th, 2016 - Race Day 45 WEATHER: 15-20 knots ENE is forecast for the next 48 hours. As Darby approaches, the wind will...

    Posted 2 years ago

  • On the Road Again …

    Monday, July 18th, 2016 - Race Day 44 WEATHER: In a matter of hours, the tradewinds should become re-established with the wind direction backing from...

    Posted 2 years ago

  • The First Big Blow

    Saturday, July 16th, 2016 - Race Day 42 WEATHER: The eye of the remnant low left behind by Celia has now passed NW of Row...

    Posted 2 years ago

  • What are you wearing?!

    Friday, July 15th, 2016 - Race Day 41 WEATHER: Teams closest to Hawaii can expect winds between 15-20kt from the ENE clocking NE with wave height 8-15ft from...

    Posted 2 years ago

  • Uniting Nations arrive

    The first team to cross the finish line of the Great Pacific Race is Team Uniting Nations.  Their provisional race time is 39 days...

    Posted 2 years ago

  • Poached Eggs and Spam

    Wednesday, July 13th, 2016 - Race Day 39 WEATHER: For the next 24 hours, crews can expect 15-20 E'ly winds. As the remnant low left...

    Posted 2 years ago

  • Gary the Gull … and Eddy

    Tuesday, July 12th, 2016 - Race Day 38 WEATHER: Crews have been reporting in 5-10 knot winds from variable directions today. The wind direction for...

    Posted 2 years ago

  • Music To Our Ears

    Monday, July 11th, 2016 - Race Day 37 WEATHER: For those teams nearer Hawaii winds have been 10-15 kt from the East. The three pairs...

    Posted 2 years ago

  • Losing Things at Sea

    Sunday, July 10th, 2016 - Race Day 36 WEATHER: For the next 24 hours, crews to the west may see anything from 08-17 knots of wind from...

    Posted 2 years ago

  • Behind the Scenes

    Saturday, July 9th, 2016 - Race Day 35 WEATHER: Despite the spread between the front and the back of the fleet winds have been virtually...

    Posted 2 years ago

  • Everyone is under 1,000 NM to go!

    Friday, July 8th, 2016 - Race Day 34 WEATHER: The forecast across the fleet is for 15-20 ENE winds for the next 48 hours. While the winds...

    Posted 2 years ago

  • Catching up with UN

    Thursday, July 7th, 2016 - Race Day 33 WEATHER: For the next 48 hours, crews will see 15-20 knots of wind from the NE, clocking to...

    Posted 2 years ago

  • Hurricane Blas Downgrades

    Tuesday, July 6, 2016 - Race Day 32 WEATHER: As the remains of Tropical-Storm Agatha - now post-tropical and not a storm at all -...

    Posted 2 years ago

  • Boat Bum Scrub Time

    Tuesday, July 5, 2016 - Race Day 31 WEATHER: The front three teams are now in a different band of weather to the second three...

    Posted 2 years ago

  • July 4th, Independence Day

    Monday, July 4, 2016 - Race Day 30 WEATHER: From west to east, crews should see between 20-25 knots and 15-20 knots ENE respectively. The wind...

    Posted 2 years ago

  • Storm Watch: Tropical Storm Blas

    Sunday, July 3, 2016 - Race Day 29 WEATHER: The ENE wind is expected to drop from 20 to 15 knots overnight; then down to 10 knots...

    Posted 2 years ago

  • Pizza Bum & Tropical Storm Agatha

    Saturday, July 2, 2016 – Race Day 28 WEATHER: The wind looks to be consistently 20 knots, with a NE swell through the weekend.  On Monday...

    Posted 2 years ago

  • Storm Warning

    Friday, July 1, 2016 - Race Day 27 Yesterday we started talking about the arrivals in Hawaii. It has been great to hear from so...

    Posted 2 years ago

  • Fight the Kraken arrival

    Fight the Kraken have arrived with a provisional race time of 57 days 13 hours and 30 minute.

    Posted 2 years ago