News Archives: General

  • Fight the Kraken talk food

    After their arrival into Waikiki yesterday the ladies of Fight the Kraken sat down to breakfast and most of what they could talk about...

    Posted 2 years ago

  • Fight the Kraken Set New World Record!

    Sunday, July 31, 2016 - Race Day 57 They say that the darkest hours are those before dawn and this was particularly true this morning...

    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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • Friends & Family

    Thursday, June 30, 2016 – Race Day 26 WEATHER: At last, the three crews in the second half of the fleet should experience a reprieve...

    Posted 2 years ago

  • Are We There Yet?

    Wednesday, June 29, 2016 - Race Day 25 WEATHER: The forecast for the next 24 hours is similar to that of yesterday, with crews seeing 20-25 knots...

    Posted 2 years ago

  • A Pacific Birthday

    Tuesday, June 28, 2016 – Race Day 24 WEATHER: With another big high pressure system stationary to the NW of our rowers, the breeze is...

    Posted 2 years ago

  • Ocean Arts & Crafts

    Monday, June 27, 2016 - Race Day WEATHER: For the next 48 hours, northeasterlies are in store for all crews. Teams to the west can...

    Posted 2 years ago

  • Ocean Visitors

    Sunday, June 26, 2016 – Race Day 22 WEATHER: Crews can expect an increase in wind strength this week as the NE'lies return. Late Wednesday / Thursday, the swell pattern...

    Posted 2 years ago

  • Flying-fish Zone

    Saturday, June 25, 2016 – Race Day 21 WEATHER: All rowers are forecast to have a pleasant 10 kt wind from the ENE for the next...

    Posted 2 years ago

  • Uniting Nations – Halfway There!

    Wednesday, June 24, 2016 - Race Day 20 WEATHER: The wind should be consistent through the weekend, with 10-15 knot trade winds flowing ENE for most...

    Posted 2 years ago

  • Closing the Gap

    Thursday, June 23, 2016 - Race Day 19 WEATHER: All rowers are set to have a reprieve from the weather this weekend. The wind is...

    Posted 2 years ago

  • USPS – At Sea

    Wednesday, June 22, 2016 – Race Day 18 WEATHER: There is a band of strong winds, which has been lurking above 28 degrees North all...

    Posted 2 years ago

  • Not just dots on a screen

    Tuesday, June 21, 2016 – Race Day 17 WEATHER: Over the next 48 hours the swell will virtually double in size for all crews, from...

    Posted 2 years ago

  • Salon at Sea

    Monday, June 20, 2016 – Race Day 16 WEATHER: In the trade wind belt between 29 degrees North and 27 North, the wind is set to...

    Posted 2 years ago

  • Father’s Day

    Sunday, June 19, 2016 - Race Day 15 WEATHER: In the next 36 hours we may see the fleet concertina as front runner Uniting Nations remain...

    Posted 2 years ago

  • Two Weeks Closer to Hawaii

    Saturday, June 18, 2016 - Race Day 14 WEATHER: Three hundred and ninety-two nautical miles now lies between race front runner Uniting Nations and the girls...

    Posted 2 years ago

  • Hot! Hot! Hot!

    Friday, June 17, 2016 - Race Day 13 WEATHER: Most of our rowers are in the centre of the high pressure system, which shifted south...

    Posted 2 years ago

  • Don’t Forget the Sunscreen

    Thursday, June 16, 2016 - Race Day 12 WEATHER: The wind really has died off as forecast. Our teams should see 5 knots of wind...

    Posted 2 years ago

  • Knock Knock …

    Wednesday, June 15, 2016 - Race Day 11 WEATHER: Tonight through until midnight Friday, all rowers should see the wind really die off. Over this...

    Posted 2 years ago

  • Like a Mechanical Bull Ride

    Tuesday, June 14, 2016 - Race Day 10 WEATHER: The good news is that the winds for all teams will drop from 20 kts, to...

    Posted 2 years ago

  • Back to Terra Firma

    Monday, June 13, 2016 - Race Day 9 WEATHER: Point Conception (just above Santa Barbara) is known as the Cape Horn of the Pacific and the...

    Posted 2 years ago

  • Rock n’ Roll

    Sunday, June 12, 2016 - Race Day 8 WEATHER: Crews in the north of our fleet have already seen a drop in the wind from 18 to...

    Posted 2 years ago

  • Let’s Talk Numbers

    Friday, June 10, 2016 - Race Day 6 WEATHER: Winds are expected to remain in the 28-30 knot range overnight, but shift off to the west...

    Posted 2 years ago

  • Change in the Leader Board

    Thursday, June 9, 2016 - Race Day 5 WEATHER: Crews should see the wind abate this evening and remain in the low 20’s until after dawn....

    Posted 2 years ago

  • Under the Weather

    Tuesday, June 8 - Race Day 4 WEATHER: The wind should be a consistent NW'ly flow tomorrow. The forecast is for NNW winds on Friday,...

    Posted 2 years ago

  • Wind & Whales

    Tuesday, June 7 - Race Day 3 WEATHER: Winds 18 knots, building to 20-25 knots into tomorrow. Seas WNW clocking to NNW. While conditions strengthen,...

    Posted 2 years ago

  • Off The Shelf

    Monday, June 6 - Race Day 2 WEATHER Forecast for Wednesday through the weekend: High-pressure systems cycle clockwise in the northern hemisphere and this is the...

    Posted 2 years ago

  • … And they are off!

    The afternoon weather conditions on June 4th were ideal for the start of the 2016 Great Pacific Race. “The idea of starting the race...

    Posted 2 years ago

  • The Great Pacific Race 2016 gets underway

    Eight crews, with representatives from 11 different countries set off on Saturday evening and began their long journey across the Pacific Ocean towards Hawaii....

    Posted 2 years ago

  • The Day of the Start

    IT’S RACE DAY! Final preparations are being made before this afternoons start of the Great Pacific Race. The boats will gather at 1630 (4:30 pm)...

    Posted 2 years ago

  • Do you know the way to Monterey?

    As the start of the Great Pacific Race 2016 approaches the teams prepare for their journey to Monterey with their boats.  With 9 countries...

    Posted 2 years ago

  • Day 75 Race Report

    CC4 PACIFIC ARRIVE IN WAIKIKI AFTER 75 DAYS AT SEA WEATHER: Winds from the ENE @ 11 to 18 knots. Seas from the SSW...

    Posted 4 years ago

  • Day 74 Race Report

    TERRE EN VUE! WEATHER: Winds from the ENE @ 12 to 17 knots. Seas from the E @ 5 feet / 8-9 seconds. The cry...

    Posted 4 years ago

  • Day 73 Race Report

    THE WOODEN STORK WEATHER: Winds from the ESE clocking to the E @ 12 to 18 knots. Seas from the ESE @ 6 feet /...

    Posted 4 years ago

  • Day 72 Race Report

    THE FRENCH MUPPET SHOW WEATHER: Winds from the E @ 10 to 15 knots. Seas from the ESE @ 5 feet / 10 seconds. As our...

    Posted 4 years ago

  • Day 71 Race Report

    THE ROUTE ACROSS THE PACIFIC WEATHER: Winds from the E clocking to the ENE @ 11 to 15 knots. Seas from the S moving...

    Posted 4 years ago

  • Day 70 Race Report

    SHARK ATTACK ON THE PACIFIC WEATHER: Winds from the ENE clocking to the E @ 11 to 18 knots. Seas from the S @...

    Posted 4 years ago

  • Day 69 Race Report

    LOOKING FOR A BOAT? LOOKING FOR CREW? LOOK NO FURTHER! WEATHER: Wind 12-16kt ENE, Moderate short period 6-9ft swells from the East. Today is day 68...

    Posted 4 years ago

  • Day 68 Race Report

    MARINE LIFE AND MICRO-PLASTIC SAMPLING WEATHER: Winds from the ENE @ 13 to 18 knots. Seas from the SSW @ 7 feet / 14-15 seconds. Today,...

    Posted 4 years ago

  • Day 67 Race Report

    MEDICAL SUPPORT WEATHER: Winds from the ENE @ 13 to 17 knots. Seas from the SW @ 6 feet / 14-15 seconds. CC4 Pacific continue...

    Posted 4 years ago

  • Day 66 Race Report

    WHERE ARE THEY NOW? WEATHER:  Winds from the E @ 12 to 17 knots. Seas from the WSW @ 6 feet / 14 seconds. We...

    Posted 4 years ago

  • Day 65 Race Report

    THEN AND NOW WITH THE GREAT PACIFIC RACE WEATHER:   Winds from the E @ 11 to 15 knots. Seas from the WSW @...

    Posted 4 years ago

  • Day 64 Race Report

    WEATHER:   Winds from the E @ 12 to 18 knots. Seas from the WSW @ 7 feet / 16 seconds. It seems from the...

    Posted 4 years ago

  • Day 63 Race Report

    PRACTICAL LESSONS FOR OCEAN ROWERS WEATHER:  Winds from the E @ 12 to 16 knots. Seas from the SW moving the WSE @ 6 feet...

    Posted 4 years ago

  • Day 62 Race Report

    AFTER THE RAIN COME SUN, LA CIGOGNE RIDES OUT JULIO Weather: Winds from the E @ 16 to 20 knots. Seas from the ESE @...

    Posted 4 years ago

  • Day 61 Race Report

    La Cigogne Rides Out the Storms WEATHER:  Winds up to 50 knots gusting higher. Seas from the ESE moving to the SE @ 21-22 feet...

    Posted 4 years ago

  • Day 59 Race Report

    After 59 days, 7 hours and 14 minutes after the start of the race, the all woman crew of Team Boatylicious crossed the finish...

    Posted 4 years ago

  • Day 57 Race Report

    ISELLE and JULIO ARE STILL ON THE RADAR Today's cover image was taken from our support yacht Cloud Nine shortly before they picked up Elsa...

    Posted 4 years ago

  • Day 56 Race Report

    A NEW ELEMENT TO THE GREAT PACIFIC RACE WEATHER: LEAD BOAT: Winds from the E @15 to 21 knots. Seas from the ESE @ 7-8...

    Posted 4 years ago

  • Day 54 Race Report

    NOT A DIVORCE ATTORNEY IN SIGHT! WEATHER: LEAD BOAT: Winds from the E @ 13 to 18 knots. Seas from the ESE @ 7-8...

    Posted 4 years ago

  • Day 53 Race Report

    WHAT WILL YOUR ‘DASH’ STAND FOR? WEATHER: LEAD BOATS: Winds from the E @ 12 to 20 knots. Seas from the ESE @ 7 feet /...

    Posted 4 years ago

  • Day 51 Race Report

    THE MANY USES OF AN OAR Today's cover photo of Pacific Warriors was taken at approx 1300 near Lat 22.47.562 N / Long 152.24.815 W. WEATHER: LEAD...

    Posted 4 years ago

  • Day 49 Race Report

    FLYING FISH MAKE ANOTHER ATTACK Today’s cover photo of Team Boatylicious was taken at approximately 13:34 on July 28 at 22.34.363 N / 146.16.674 W. WEATHER: ...

    Posted 4 years ago

  • Day 48 Race Report

    WHAT GOES WITH FISH? WEATHER: LEAD BOATS:  Winds from the ESE @ 13 to 18 knots.   Seas from the ESE @ 7 feet / 9...

    Posted 4 years ago

  • Day 47 Race Report

    HOW'D THEY DO THAT? WEATHER: LEAD BOATS:  Winds from the E @ 13 to 19 knots. Seas from the ESE @ 6 feet / 9...

    Posted 4 years ago

  • Day 46 Race Report

    CROUCHING TIGER LINES AND MESSAGES BACK AND FORTH WEATHER: LEAD BOATS:  Winds from the E @ 13 to 18 knots. Seas from the ESE @...

    Posted 4 years ago

  • Day 45 Race Report

    Team Battleborn is Second Boat to Cross the Finish Line!   WEATHER: LEAD BOATS:  Winds from the ENE @ 11 to 15 knots.  Seas from...

    Posted 4 years ago

  • Team Battleborn arrive in Waikiki

    Team Battleborn cross the finish line of the Great Pacific Race south of Diamond Head Lighthouse after rowing continuously from Monterey in a time...

    Posted 4 years ago

  • Day 44 Race Day

    Today’s cover photo was taken at approximately 0900 today, July 23 near Lat. 24.17.097 N / 137.29.239 W. WEATHER: LEAD BOATS: Winds from the E @...

    Posted 4 years ago

  • Day 43 Race Report

    WE HAVE A FINISHER! WEATHER: LEAD BOATS:  Winds from the E @ 15 to 21 knots. Seas from the E moving to the ESE...

    Posted 4 years ago

  • Day 40 Race Report

    40 Days and 40 Nights...of rowing an ocean WEATHER: LEAD BOATS:  Winds from the ENE @14-22 knots.  Seas from the E @ 7-8 feet / 9...

    Posted 4 years ago

  • Day 39 Race Report

    SUN, STARS AND COLORS AT SEA Today's cover photos of Fat Chance Row was taken at Latitude 24° 32.201' N Longitude 141° 38.553' W WEATHER: LEAD BOATS: Winds from the E...

    Posted 4 years ago

  • Day 35 Race Report

    IT FEELS LIKE ONE BIG PARTY OUT ON THE PACIFIC! Today’s cover photo of NOMAN was taken @ 24° 36.79 N, 142° 58.11 W WEATHER: LEAD BOATS: ...

    Posted 4 years ago

  • Day 33 Race Report

    MESSAGES FROM HOME MEAN A LOT WEATHER: LEAD BOATS: Winds from the E clocking to the ENE @ 11 to 15 knots. Seas from ESE...

    Posted 4 years ago

  • Day 32 Race Report

    STILL ROWING IN A NON-MOVEABLE SEAT WEATHER: LEAD BOATS: Winds from the E @ 10 to 14 knots. Seas from the ESE @ 5 feet...

    Posted 4 years ago

  • Day 31 Race Report

    UNCOVERING THE SECRETS TO NIGHT ROWING WEATHER: LEAD BOATS: Winds from the ENE @ 12 to 16 knots. Seas from the ENE moving to the...

    Posted 4 years ago

  • Day 30 Race Report

    ONE MONTH INTO THE RACE WEATHER: LEAD BOATS: Winds from the ENE @ 14 to 19 knots. Seas from the SE @ 6 feet /...

    Posted 4 years ago

  • Day 29 Race Report

    NIGHT VISIONS AND FALLING ASLEEP AT THE OARS WEATHER: LEAD BOATS: Winds from the ENE @ 14 to 20 knots. Seas from the SSE moving...

    Posted 4 years ago

  • Day 28 Race Report

    WEEK FOUR BEGINS WEATHER: LEAD BOATS: Winds from the ENE @ 12 to 16 knots. Seas from the SE @ 5-6 feet / 10 seconds. ...

    Posted 4 years ago

  • Day 27 Race Report

    THE BOTTOM LINE WEATHER: LEAD BOATS: Winds from the ENE @ 11 to 15 knots. Seas from the S @ 5 feet / 10-17 seconds. ...

    Posted 4 years ago

  • Day 26 Race Report

    A TIE ON THE LEADER BOARD WEATHER: LEAD BOATS: Winds from the ENE @ 9 to 13 knots. Seas from the S moving to the...

    Posted 4 years ago

  • Day 25 Race Report

    PACIFIC ROWER VOICES AND MESSAGES HEARD AROUND THE WORLD WEATHER: LEAD BOATS: Winds from the ENE @ 10 to 14 knots. Seas from the S...

    Posted 4 years ago

  • Day 24 Race Report

    UNITING NATIONS CROSSES THE HALF WAY MARK! WEATHER: LEAD BOATS: Winds from the ENE @ 12 to 18 knots. Seas from the S moving to...

    Posted 4 years ago

  • Day 23 Race Report

    COULD WE HAVE A CHANGE IN OUR LEADER BOARD? WEATHER: LEAD BOATS: Winds from the ENE @ 12 to 18 knots. Seas from the S...

    Posted 4 years ago

  • Day 22 Race Report

    WHERE ARE THEY NOW? WEATHER: LEAD BOATS: Winds from the ENE clocking to the NE @ 8 to 13 knots. Seas from the NW @...

    Posted 4 years ago

  • Day 21 Race Report

    SOUNDS OF THE SEA WEATHER: LEAD BOATS: Winds from the ENE clocking to the NNW @ 9 to 14 knots. Seas from the NW @...

    Posted 4 years ago

  • Day 20 Race Report

    ARE WE NEARLY THERE YET? WEATHER: LEAD BOATS: Winds from the ENE @ 8 to 12 knots. Seas from the NW @ 7 feet /...

    Posted 4 years ago

  • Day 19 Race Report

    A JOB TO DO WHILE CROSS THE PACIFIC WITH ADVENTURERS AND SCIENTISTS FOR CONSERVATION WEATHER: LEAD BOATS: Winds from the ENE @ 7 to 9 knots....

    Posted 4 years ago

  • Day 18 Race Report

    SOMETHING TO THINK ABOUT WHILE ROWING WEATHER: LEAD BOATS: Winds from the ENE @ 8 to 12 knots. Seas from the SSW @ 4 feet...

    Posted 4 years ago

  • Day 17 Race Report

    GREAT CONDITIONS ON THE WAY WEATHER: LEAD BOATS: Winds from the NE @ 10 to 13 knots. Seas from the SSE @ SSE 5 feet...

    Posted 4 years ago

  • Day 16 Race Report

    ANALYZING THE NUMBERS WEATHER: LEAD BOATS: Winds from the NE @ 11 to 15 knots. Seas from the SSE @ 5-6 feet / 12 seconds. ...

    Posted 4 years ago

  • Statement from Team ClearlyContacts.ca

    Yesterday we were informed by the organisers of the Great Pacific Race that if we departed from Monterey for Hawaii now, so far after...

    Posted 4 years ago

  • Day 13 Race Report

    DAY 13 REPORTS SOME UNLUCKY RESULTS FOR A FEW OF OUR TEAMS WEATHER: LEAD BOATS: Winds from the N/NE at 12 to 18 knots. Seas...

    Posted 4 years ago

  • Day 12 Race Report

    WEATHER: LEAD BOATS: Breezy whitecapping conditions with moderate choppy seas.  Winds: NNE 14 to 19 knots. Seas: N 6-7 feet at 7 seconds. MIDDLE BOATS:...

    Posted 4 years ago

  • Day 11 Race Report

    WEATHER: LEAD BOATS: Winds from the N / NE at 10-15 kts; 5-7 ft swells MIDDLE BOATS: Winds from the NW at 15-25 kts; 6-8...

    Posted 4 years ago

  • Day 10 Race Report

    WEATHER: LEAD BOATS: Winds from the N at 10-15 kts; 6-8 ft swells MIDDLE BOATS: Winds from the N - NW at 15-20 kts;...

    Posted 4 years ago

  • Day 9 Race Report

    WEATHER: LEAD BOATS:  N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.  OTHER BOATS: N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT....

    Posted 4 years ago

  • Day 8 Race Report

    WEATHER: LEAD BOATS: N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.  OTHER BOATS: N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT....

    Posted 4 years ago

  • Day 7 Race Report

    WEATHER: For lead boats wind is 15-20kt out of the NNW. For those towards the back of the fleet the wind is 20-25 out...

    Posted 4 years ago

  • Day 6 Race Report

    WEATHER: The wind continues to blow from the N-NW at 20-30 knots Little Changes Mean a Lot A slight change in the weather, someone’s condition, or...

    Posted 4 years ago

  • Day 5 Race Report

    WEATHER: The wind continues to blow from the NW at 20-30 knots Teams Survived Friday the 13th and a Full Moon Crews were lucky on Friday...

    Posted 4 years ago

  • Day 4 Race Report

    WEATHER: The wind continues to blow from the NW at 20-30 knots WE HAVE A RACE ON OUR HANDS We have a bit of a match...

    Posted 4 years ago

  • Day 3 Race Report

    Teams are getting into the rhythm of being out at sea, and are starting to learn a few lessons while out there. Our solo...

    Posted 4 years ago

  • Day 2 Race Report

    WEATHER FORECAST:   Winds continue to challenge the fleet with south westerly winds pushing many crews into the centre of Monterey Bay. Over the...

    Posted 4 years ago

  • Day 1 Race Report

    Teams Face Big Swells and High Winds during first 24 hours at sea The teams currently racing the the Great Pacific Race faced big ocean...

    Posted 4 years ago

  • AND THEY’RE OFF!

    The first ever rowing race across the Pacific, the Great Pacific Race, started precisely on schedule at 10am today with a shot from a...

    Posted 4 years ago

  • Introducing CC4

    Take two Frenchmen and put them in a rowboat with a generous supply of wine, point them towards Hawaii, and they are almost bound...

    Posted 4 years ago

  • Adventurers and Scientists for Conservation

    Citizen science collided with ocean rowing on Wednesday when Jordan Holsinger from Adventurers and Scientists for Conservation () came to brief our intrepid crews. ASC, a...

    Posted 4 years ago

  • Uniting Nations Winners Of Prologue

    Congratulations to Uniting Nations - winners of this morning's prologue. The final top 3 were: Uniting Nations NOMAN Team Clearly Contacts All crews finished safely and are now making...

    Posted 4 years ago

  • Prologue Event Saturday 10amPT

    Due to the start delay we are running a prologue event Saturday 7th June @ 10am Pacific Time.  More information can be found on...

    Posted 4 years ago

  • Basics At Sea

    Although the voyage is epic, the daily reality of life at sea can be surprisingly mundane. Like the rest of us, ocean rowers need...

    Posted 4 years ago

  • New Promo Video

    Thank you to Eric Palmer of the City of Monterey Communications Office for this great promotional video!

    Posted 4 years ago

  • Introducing Battleborn

    Six weeks ago, skipper Phil Cavanagh (age 27, from Dublin) had no boat, no money, and half his crew had dropped out. A lesser...

    Posted 4 years ago

  • Ocean Communications

    Friends, family, and other people following the Great Pacific Race will be looking forward to updates from the crews as they make their way...

    Posted 4 years ago

  • An Introduction To Ocean Navigation

    The early ocean rowers, like Harbo and Samuelsen in 1896 used sextants to navigate their courses. The challenges would have been enormous; a sextant works...

    Posted 4 years ago

  • Introducing Pacific Warriors

    Between the four members of crew Pacific Warriors, they manage to cover two sexes and three nationalities – Duncan Tebb (age 33) is a...

    Posted 4 years ago

  • Introducing Rowing 4 Reefs

    It’s heartwarming to see how many of our crews this year are rowing to raise money for causes that they passionately believe in, and...

    Posted 4 years ago

  • Plastic Pollution

    When you’re a thousand miles from land, used to endless skies and endless seas, there can be few sights more jarring than a plastic...

    Posted 4 years ago

  • Video: Stocking Up On Food

    One of the questions most often asked of ocean rowers is, “What do you eat?” The answer varies according to individual tastes and preferences,...

    Posted 4 years ago

  • Happy Birthday MPYC!

    Happy Birthday! Our host venue the Monterey Peninsula Yacht Club celebrates its 61st Birthday. The MPYC, founded in 1953, is located at Wharf 2 in Monterey...

    Posted 4 years ago

  • Introducing Elsa Hammond

    One of our two solo female entrants in this year’s Great Pacific Race is Elsa Hammond, a 29-year-old PhD student from Bristol. Elsa is an...

    Posted 4 years ago

  • A Message To All Crews From Geoff Allum

    Ocean Rowing legend Geoff Allum has today sent us the following message for our crews: I think that if I could say anything to the crews...

    Posted 4 years ago

  • The first of the night time rows

    Each crew participating in the Great Pacific Race is required to complete at least 48 hours of practice rowing including at least 12 hours...

    Posted 4 years ago

  • CC4 Pacific arrive in California

    Representing nine countries, the journey taken by the race entrants to the start line of the first Great Pacific Race are very different. For...

    Posted 4 years ago