News Archives: Elsa Hammond

  • 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 55 Race Report

    AND THEN THERE WERE THREE WEATHER: LEAD BOAT: Winds from the ESE clocking to the E @ 14 to 21 knots. Seas from the ESE...

    Posted 4 years ago

  • Day 52 Race Report

    GIRLS GIRLS GIRLS - We are very proud of all of them!  WEATHER: LEAD BOATS:  Winds from the @ E 14 to 19 knots.  Seas from...

    Posted 4 years ago

  • Statement about Elsa Hammond

    Since 15th July 2014 Elsa Hammond has changed the final destination of her Pacific row from Hawaii to Mexico. (See this earlier statement for...

    Posted 4 years ago

  • Day 42 Race Report

    WE HAVE HEARD THE CRIES OF LAND HO! WEATHER: LEAD BOATS:   Winds from the E @ 15 to 21 knots.  Seas from the E...

    Posted 4 years ago

  • Day 36 Race Report

    ONE STRONG LADY! Today's cover photos is from the start of the Great Pacific Race, in celebration of Elsa Hammond and a b-lated Bastille Day for...

    Posted 4 years ago

  • Statement on Elsa Hammond

    From Elsa, in the Pacific: "Hello everyone, You may have noticed the silence and lack of any westward push over the last couple of days from...

    Posted 4 years ago

  • Day 34 Race Report

    TEAMS ARE GETTING CREATIVE WEATHER: LEAD BOATS: Winds from the ENE @ 13 to 19 knots. Seas from the SSW @ 7 feet / 16...

    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

  • Day 15 Race Report

    THINGS WE TAKE FOR GRANTED WEATHER: LEAD BOATS: Winds from the NE clocking to the NNE @ 10 to 14 knots. Seas from the SSE...

    Posted 4 years ago

  • Day 14 Race Report

    THE LITTLE THINGS CAN MEAN A LOT WEATHER: LEAD BOATS: Winds from the ENE clocking to NE @ 10 to 15 knots. Seas from the...

    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 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

  • Relive the start

    For those of you who missed it or who were watching via the webcam and want to feel what it was like to be...

    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

  • New Promo Video

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

    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

  • 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

  • Elsa Hammond arrives in Monterey

    Just after lunch today Elsa Hammond's boat Darien arrived in Monterey on the back of a car transporter. Sharing the journey with a...

    Posted 4 years ago