News Archives: Fight the Kraken

  • Notable Quotables

    Thursday, August 4th, 2016 - Notable Quotables As things wind down for the 2016 edition of the Great Pacific Race, we would like to share...

    Posted 2 years ago

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • One Week In

    Saturday, June 11, 2016 - Race Day 7 WEATHER: The high pressure system, which has caused the strong winds experienced by the rowers over the past...

    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

  • 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

  • Great Pacific Prologue Race

    Tuesday, May 31st was the most exciting day thus far as we prepare for the start of the Great Pacific Race. Crews were up very...

    Posted 2 years ago

  • Race Start – 9 Days

    Over the last few days, the crews participating in this summer’s Great Pacific Race have been busily getting things organized, launching their boats and...

    Posted 2 years ago

  • Race Start – 11 Days

    The level activity in the Great Pacific Race boat park continues to increase as we tick off another day on the countdown clock ahead of...

    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