News Archives: Sons of the Pacific

  • 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 1 year 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 1 year 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 1 year 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 1 year 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 1 year 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 1 year 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 1 year 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 1 year 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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