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#1 Bedford

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Posted 30 January 2013 - 01:05 AM

Is it too early for the Transpac thread? I'm in for the race and the trip back to LA. I think the best part of the trip may be the week chillin' on the beach in Hanalei Bay. Anyone else? Bueller...Bueller...Buel..

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Posted 30 January 2013 - 04:52 AM

Current entry list:


1. USA 97999 Alchemy Per Peterson San Diego, Ca, USA andrews 68 68
2. USA 65002 Bad Pak Tom Holthus La Jolla, CA, USA STP 65 65
3. USA 51593 Between the Sheets Ross Pearlman Calabasas, CA, USA Jeanneau 49 49
4. USA 51092 Bodacious IV Jeff Urbina Elmhurst, IL, USA Santa Cruz 52 52
5. USA 43513 B'Quest - Challenged America Urban Miyares San Diego, CA, USA Tripp 40 40
6. USA 50030 Bretwalda 3 Bob Pethick Orchard lake, MI, USA Rogers 46 46
7. JPN 6288 Crescent III Akimitsu Hirai Yokohama-shi, Kanagawa-ken, JPN S-40 11.970
8. NZL 35551 Crusader 35 Anthony Leighs Christchurch, Canterbury, NZL Elliott 35 SS 10.65m
9. USA 97263 Deception William Helvestine Larkspur, CA, USA Santa Cruz 50 50
10. USA 16 Dorade Matt Brooks Fremont, CA, USA S&S 52 52.5
11. AUS N11 Funnelweb Ivan Macfadyen Teralba, NSW, AUS Hick 15 15.2m
12. USA 97 Grand Illusion James McDowell Honolulu, HI, USA Santa Cruz 70 68
13. USA 7552 Grins Rick Orchard Sandpoint, ID, USA TP 52 52
14. USA 97656 Holua Brack Duker Pasadena, CA, USA Santa Cru 70 68
15. USA 18926 Horizon Jack Taylor Dana Point, CA, USA Santa Cruz 50 52.43
16. JPN 6339 KIHO Hiroshi Kitada Shimokita-gun, Aomori Pref., JPN X-41 41'
17. USA 56595 Lady Godiva 3 Dean Fargo / John Chamberlain Solana Beach, CA, USA Swan 651 65
18. USA S-31 Legend Tim Mullins Charleston, SC, USA S&S, Abeking & Rasmussen 52
19. USA 52152 Lucky Bryon Ehrhart Chicago, IL, USA TP 52 58
20. USA 28729 Lucky Duck Dave MacEwen Los Altos, CA, USA Santa Cruz 52 52
21. USA 7060 Manatea Bob Hayward Pacific Palisades, CA, USA Seastream 650 66
22. USA 87654 Maverick Chris Slagerman Los Angeles, CA, USA Santa Cruz 70 68
23. USA 97777 Medicine Man Bob Lane Pico Rivera, CA, USA Andrews 63 63.39
24. USA 5252 Natalie J Philip & Sharon O'Niel III D.D.S. Bloomfield Hills, MI, USA TP 52 52
25. USA 28904 Paka'a Steve S./Steve P./Rick/Dan Woodworth/Sickler/Polcyn/Woodworth Chicago, IL, USA J 120 40
26. USA 69350 Pipe Dream John Davis Marblehead, MA, USA Davidson 50 50
27. USA 678 Pyewacket Roy Disney Burbank, CA, USA Andrews 70 68
28. SYD 100 Ragamuffin/Loyal Sydney Fischer Sydney, NSW, AUS Elliot 100 100
29. USA 51517 Resolute Tim Fuller Murrieta, CA, USA J 125 41
30. USA 41104 Retro David Team / Doug Baker Long Beach, CA, USA Santa Cruz 70 68.88
31. USA 32960 St Vitus' Dance Christopher Haines San Diego, CA, USA Beneteau First 42 42
32. USA 42015 Tahitienne Stephen Diamond Sunnyvale, CA, USA Hinckley SW42 42'
33. JPN 6451 TEN QUARTER Yuichi Takahashi Sendai, Miyagi , JAPAN FIRST 40 12.240m
34. USA 7159 Transformer Joel Young Commerce, CA, USA Beneteau 52.0
35. USA 60100 Varuna Chris Hemans Costa Mesa, CA, USA Rogers 46 46
36. GER 6700 Varuna Jens Kellinghusen Hamburg, HH, GER Ker 51 15.45
37. MEX 52001 Vincitore Ricardo Brockmann Mexico City, D.F, MEX RP 52 52
38. CAN 7125 West Coast (Warrior) Greg Constable Nanaimo, BC, CAN J 125 40'0
39. USA 888 White Knight Zoltan Katinszky San Pedro, CA, USA Farr 40 40
40. USA 4511 Wizard David & Peter Askew Newport, RI, USA RP 74 74

Some notable entries-

Stp 65 badpak. Only stp to do the race to date? Haven't got the boat going yet- hope they change that. Although previous crew on previous boat have two class wins under their belts. So some experience, but new (to them) boat.

Loyal/ragamuffin - obviously going for line honors. Shouldn't have a problem getting there.

Wizard - ex Bella mente? If so, it was optimized for the previous transpac, and I doubt it's been radically changed since then, so? A contender? Hopefully with some students and ex Bella crew to make sure things go well?

Sc70- the usual suspects. Of interest is that Doug baker and David team (tp52 - rebel yell) have chartered a 70?? Odd that "pyewhacket" is entered. Boat was sold to sd for awhile, but sold back north, but not to Roy Disney... ?? GI looking to defend.

Tp52- NOT the usual suspects here- lucky, Natalie j, grins (? New owner, which boat?), vincitore (rp 52, with I believe a new keel)

J125- resolute has the experience, look for good things here. Not sure about west coast... Although it sounds like the doc's previous 125??

My $.02



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Posted 30 January 2013 - 08:58 PM

Sc70- the usual suspects. Of interest is that Doug baker and David team (tp52 - rebel yell) have chartered a 70?? Odd that "pyewhacket" is entered. Boat was sold to sd for awhile, but sold back north, but not to Roy Disney... ?? GI looking to defend. My understanding is that This Pyewacet is an Andrews 70 that is being put together by Robby Haines for Roy Pat. They were going to charter Taxi Dancer.





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Posted 30 January 2013 - 09:05 PM

I'm on Maverick, the old Pyewacket (SC70) out of MDR. It replaces the aging Cheetah which will be relegated to cruising and a floating condo


Sc70- the usual suspects. Of interest is that Doug baker and David team (tp52 - rebel yell) have chartered a 70?? Odd that "pyewhacket" is entered. Boat was sold to sd for awhile, but sold back north, but not to Roy Disney... ?? GI looking to defend. My understanding is that This Pyewacet is an Andrews 70 that is being put together by Robby Haines for Roy Pat. They were going to charter Taxi Dancer.



for the out of town crew to sleep at MDR. Historically, the 70's seem to have the best shot a winning on corrected time. That probably explains the interest.

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Posted 30 January 2013 - 09:06 PM

Current entry list:


1. USA 97999 Alchemy Per Peterson San Diego, Ca, USA andrews 68 68
2. USA 65002 Bad Pak Tom Holthus La Jolla, CA, USA STP 65 65
3. USA 51593 Between the Sheets Ross Pearlman Calabasas, CA, USA Jeanneau 49 49
4. USA 51092 Bodacious IV Jeff Urbina Elmhurst, IL, USA Santa Cruz 52 52
5. USA 43513 B'Quest - Challenged America Urban Miyares San Diego, CA, USA Tripp 40 40
6. USA 50030 Bretwalda 3 Bob Pethick Orchard lake, MI, USA Rogers 46 46
7. JPN 6288 Crescent III Akimitsu Hirai Yokohama-shi, Kanagawa-ken, JPN S-40 11.970
8. NZL 35551 Crusader 35 Anthony Leighs Christchurch, Canterbury, NZL Elliott 35 SS 10.65m
9. USA 97263 Deception William Helvestine Larkspur, CA, USA Santa Cruz 50 50
10. USA 16 Dorade Matt Brooks Fremont, CA, USA S&S 52 52.5
11. AUS N11 Funnelweb Ivan Macfadyen Teralba, NSW, AUS Hick 15 15.2m
12. USA 97 Grand Illusion James McDowell Honolulu, HI, USA Santa Cruz 70 68
13. USA 7552 Grins Rick Orchard Sandpoint, ID, USA TP 52 52
14. USA 97656 Holua Brack Duker Pasadena, CA, USA Santa Cru 70 68
15. USA 18926 Horizon Jack Taylor Dana Point, CA, USA Santa Cruz 50 52.43
16. JPN 6339 KIHO Hiroshi Kitada Shimokita-gun, Aomori Pref., JPN X-41 41'
17. USA 56595 Lady Godiva 3 Dean Fargo / John Chamberlain Solana Beach, CA, USA Swan 651 65
18. USA S-31 Legend Tim Mullins Charleston, SC, USA S&S, Abeking & Rasmussen 52
19. USA 52152 Lucky Bryon Ehrhart Chicago, IL, USA TP 52 58
20. USA 28729 Lucky Duck Dave MacEwen Los Altos, CA, USA Santa Cruz 52 52
21. USA 7060 Manatea Bob Hayward Pacific Palisades, CA, USA Seastream 650 66
22. USA 87654 Maverick Chris Slagerman Los Angeles, CA, USA Santa Cruz 70 68
23. USA 97777 Medicine Man Bob Lane Pico Rivera, CA, USA Andrews 63 63.39
24. USA 5252 Natalie J Philip & Sharon O'Niel III D.D.S. Bloomfield Hills, MI, USA TP 52 52
25. USA 28904 Paka'a Steve S./Steve P./Rick/Dan Woodworth/Sickler/Polcyn/Woodworth Chicago, IL, USA J 120 40
26. USA 69350 Pipe Dream John Davis Marblehead, MA, USA Davidson 50 50
27. USA 678 Pyewacket Roy Disney Burbank, CA, USA Andrews 70 68
28. SYD 100 Ragamuffin/Loyal Sydney Fischer Sydney, NSW, AUS Elliot 100 100
29. USA 51517 Resolute Tim Fuller Murrieta, CA, USA J 125 41
30. USA 41104 Retro David Team / Doug Baker Long Beach, CA, USA Santa Cruz 70 68.88
31. USA 32960 St Vitus' Dance Christopher Haines San Diego, CA, USA Beneteau First 42 42
32. USA 42015 Tahitienne Stephen Diamond Sunnyvale, CA, USA Hinckley SW42 42'
33. JPN 6451 TEN QUARTER Yuichi Takahashi Sendai, Miyagi , JAPAN FIRST 40 12.240m
34. USA 7159 Transformer Joel Young Commerce, CA, USA Beneteau 52.0
35. USA 60100 Varuna Chris Hemans Costa Mesa, CA, USA Rogers 46 46
36. GER 6700 Varuna Jens Kellinghusen Hamburg, HH, GER Ker 51 15.45
37. MEX 52001 Vincitore Ricardo Brockmann Mexico City, D.F, MEX RP 52 52
38. CAN 7125 West Coast (Warrior) Greg Constable Nanaimo, BC, CAN J 125 40'0
39. USA 888 White Knight Zoltan Katinszky San Pedro, CA, USA Farr 40 40
40. USA 4511 Wizard David & Peter Askew Newport, RI, USA RP 74 74

Some notable entries-

Stp 65 badpak. Only stp to do the race to date? Haven't got the boat going yet- hope they change that. Although previous crew on previous boat have two class wins under their belts. So some experience, but new (to them) boat.

Loyal/ragamuffin - obviously going for line honors. Shouldn't have a problem getting there.

Wizard - ex Bella mente? If so, it was optimized for the previous transpac, and I doubt it's been radically changed since then, so? A contender? Hopefully with some students and ex Bella crew to make sure things go well?

Sc70- the usual suspects. Of interest is that Doug baker and David team (tp52 - rebel yell) have chartered a 70?? Odd that "pyewhacket" is entered. Boat was sold to sd for awhile, but sold back north, but not to Roy Disney... ?? GI looking to defend.

Tp52- NOT the usual suspects here- lucky, Natalie j, grins (? New owner, which boat?), vincitore (rp 52, with I believe a new keel)

J125- resolute has the experience, look for good things here. Not sure about west coast... Although it sounds like the doc's previous 125??

My $.02



West Coast is the 'Warrior' ex Dr. Laura... new owner (Previously did T-Pac on his Fast 40) from Canada.... and the boat I will be racing on.

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Posted 30 January 2013 - 09:10 PM

Current entry list:


1. USA 97999 Alchemy Per Peterson San Diego, Ca, USA andrews 68 68
2. USA 65002 Bad Pak Tom Holthus La Jolla, CA, USA STP 65 65
3. USA 51593 Between the Sheets Ross Pearlman Calabasas, CA, USA Jeanneau 49 49
4. USA 51092 Bodacious IV Jeff Urbina Elmhurst, IL, USA Santa Cruz 52 52
5. USA 43513 B'Quest - Challenged America Urban Miyares San Diego, CA, USA Tripp 40 40
6. USA 50030 Bretwalda 3 Bob Pethick Orchard lake, MI, USA Rogers 46 46
7. JPN 6288 Crescent III Akimitsu Hirai Yokohama-shi, Kanagawa-ken, JPN S-40 11.970
8. NZL 35551 Crusader 35 Anthony Leighs Christchurch, Canterbury, NZL Elliott 35 SS 10.65m
9. USA 97263 Deception William Helvestine Larkspur, CA, USA Santa Cruz 50 50
10. USA 16 Dorade Matt Brooks Fremont, CA, USA S&S 52 52.5
11. AUS N11 Funnelweb Ivan Macfadyen Teralba, NSW, AUS Hick 15 15.2m
12. USA 97 Grand Illusion James McDowell Honolulu, HI, USA Santa Cruz 70 68
13. USA 7552 Grins Rick Orchard Sandpoint, ID, USA TP 52 52
14. USA 97656 Holua Brack Duker Pasadena, CA, USA Santa Cru 70 68
15. USA 18926 Horizon Jack Taylor Dana Point, CA, USA Santa Cruz 50 52.43
16. JPN 6339 KIHO Hiroshi Kitada Shimokita-gun, Aomori Pref., JPN X-41 41'
17. USA 56595 Lady Godiva 3 Dean Fargo / John Chamberlain Solana Beach, CA, USA Swan 651 65
18. USA S-31 Legend Tim Mullins Charleston, SC, USA S&S, Abeking & Rasmussen 52
19. USA 52152 Lucky Bryon Ehrhart Chicago, IL, USA TP 52 58
20. USA 28729 Lucky Duck Dave MacEwen Los Altos, CA, USA Santa Cruz 52 52
21. USA 7060 Manatea Bob Hayward Pacific Palisades, CA, USA Seastream 650 66
22. USA 87654 Maverick Chris Slagerman Los Angeles, CA, USA Santa Cruz 70 68
23. USA 97777 Medicine Man Bob Lane Pico Rivera, CA, USA Andrews 63 63.39
24. USA 5252 Natalie J Philip & Sharon O'Niel III D.D.S. Bloomfield Hills, MI, USA TP 52 52
25. USA 28904 Paka'a Steve S./Steve P./Rick/Dan Woodworth/Sickler/Polcyn/Woodworth Chicago, IL, USA J 120 40
26. USA 69350 Pipe Dream John Davis Marblehead, MA, USA Davidson 50 50
27. USA 678 Pyewacket Roy Disney Burbank, CA, USA Andrews 70 68
28. SYD 100 Ragamuffin/Loyal Sydney Fischer Sydney, NSW, AUS Elliot 100 100
29. USA 51517 Resolute Tim Fuller Murrieta, CA, USA J 125 41
30. USA 41104 Retro David Team / Doug Baker Long Beach, CA, USA Santa Cruz 70 68.88
31. USA 32960 St Vitus' Dance Christopher Haines San Diego, CA, USA Beneteau First 42 42
32. USA 42015 Tahitienne Stephen Diamond Sunnyvale, CA, USA Hinckley SW42 42'
33. JPN 6451 TEN QUARTER Yuichi Takahashi Sendai, Miyagi , JAPAN FIRST 40 12.240m
34. USA 7159 Transformer Joel Young Commerce, CA, USA Beneteau 52.0
35. USA 60100 Varuna Chris Hemans Costa Mesa, CA, USA Rogers 46 46
36. GER 6700 Varuna Jens Kellinghusen Hamburg, HH, GER Ker 51 15.45
37. MEX 52001 Vincitore Ricardo Brockmann Mexico City, D.F, MEX RP 52 52
38. CAN 7125 West Coast (Warrior) Greg Constable Nanaimo, BC, CAN J 125 40'0
39. USA 888 White Knight Zoltan Katinszky San Pedro, CA, USA Farr 40 40
40. USA 4511 Wizard David & Peter Askew Newport, RI, USA RP 74 74

Some notable entries-

Stp 65 badpak. Only stp to do the race to date? Haven't got the boat going yet- hope they change that. Although previous crew on previous boat have two class wins under their belts. So some experience, but new (to them) boat.

Loyal/ragamuffin - obviously going for line honors. Shouldn't have a problem getting there.

Wizard - ex Bella mente? If so, it was optimized for the previous transpac, and I doubt it's been radically changed since then, so? A contender? Hopefully with some students and ex Bella crew to make sure things go well?

Sc70- the usual suspects. Of interest is that Doug baker and David team (tp52 - rebel yell) have chartered a 70?? Odd that "pyewhacket" is entered. Boat was sold to sd for awhile, but sold back north, but not to Roy Disney... ?? GI looking to defend.

Tp52- NOT the usual suspects here- lucky, Natalie j, grins (? New owner, which boat?), vincitore (rp 52, with I believe a new keel)

J125- resolute has the experience, look for good things here. Not sure about west coast... Although it sounds like the doc's previous 125??

My $.02



And Baker/Team have a 70 they purchased from the Great Lakes called Retro. Pyewacket is Phillip Kahn's 70 that he optimized for last T-Pac.

Vincitore will not have a new keel.... but they will have some new sails :)

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Posted 30 January 2013 - 09:37 PM

K-Mag what happened with the other 125 are they not going now? So you will be going with Tom as well I think. I think the 70's are shaping up as a really intersting class to watch. I think there will be some great racing going on there.

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Posted 31 January 2013 - 04:51 PM

K-Mag what happened with the other 125 are they not going now? So you will be going with Tom as well I think. I think the 70's are shaping up as a really intersting class to watch. I think there will be some great racing going on there.


The 70 fleet looks pretty awesome as far as participants and overall cool factor. Interesting the shift in ocean racing philosophy on the west coast back to the classic more comfortable rides to Hawaii.

Which 125 are you talking about? I am doing Cabo on the 'Timeshaver' but the boat is not really ready for a T-Pac. The owner has just started to re-vamp the sail inventory and we are working hard on the boat to bring it up to to par with some of the other 125's around.

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Posted 31 January 2013 - 05:26 PM

Gotcha I thought Vigo was doing it.

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Posted 31 January 2013 - 06:04 PM

Gotcha I thought Vigo was doing it.


Viggo's boat will be ready for the next one for sure and possibly a Pacific Cup nest year.

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Posted 31 January 2013 - 08:36 PM

Is it too early for the Transpac thread? I'm in for the race and the trip back to LA. I think the best part of the trip may be the week chillin' on the beach in Hanalei Bay. Anyone else? Bueller...Bueller...Buel..


When did the Transpac start going to Hanalei? You better kick the rest of the crew off the boat and come back next year if you want to race to that particular bit of the islands.

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Posted 31 January 2013 - 09:22 PM


Is it too early for the Transpac thread? I'm in for the race and the trip back to LA. I think the best part of the trip may be the week chillin' on the beach in Hanalei Bay. Anyone else? Bueller...Bueller...Buel..


When did the Transpac start going to Hanalei? You better kick the rest of the crew off the boat and come back next year if you want to race to that particular bit of the islands.


Hanalei is where we stop for a week to chill on the way home. See pic above.

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Posted 11 February 2013 - 06:34 PM

I'm in. Can't wait.

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Posted 17 March 2013 - 02:49 AM

Some New names in entry list.. dont have a ton of time to look, but noticed that the Turbo VO70 is on the list. Given that Puma did well in IRC could be an interesting race for ex bella and the vo70?

UU still on entry list? sad :(

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Posted 17 March 2013 - 12:39 PM

Am I completely wrong, or is this shaping up to be one of the largest TransPac fleets ever? And only one year after one of the smallest PacCup fleets. Weird. Any ideas for the turnaround? I can remember in late 90's when PacCup had double the fleet of TransPac.

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Posted 28 March 2013 - 04:56 AM

Maserati in???

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Posted 28 March 2013 - 05:27 PM

Maserati in???

Yes

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Posted 30 April 2013 - 04:02 AM

60 boats on the entry list now.

Looking good.



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Posted 30 April 2013 - 06:45 PM

See you all there.



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Posted 01 May 2013 - 07:06 AM

I'm looking forward to it.  The Resolute is 110% ready to go.  We have a strong group aboard including my 15 year old son who's making his first crossing.  A little father/son bonding down the Molokai.....



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Posted 01 May 2013 - 11:19 PM

fullres that is awesome.  I have done 1,000's of miles offshore with my dad and it is the best thing ever.  I have never done a transpac with him although we have both done the same one just on different boats.  Really looking forward to this one as boat, sails and crew are getting well sorted.  Will be tough to get the big piece of wood but stranger things have happened offshore then a smaller big boat beating a bigger big boat. 



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Posted 02 May 2013 - 12:13 AM

Woo! I'm still scrambling to get the boat and crew ready...



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Posted 02 May 2013 - 06:39 PM

Looking forward to being on The West Coast Warrior... 



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Posted 13 May 2013 - 10:00 PM

30 year old sailor currintly in Hawaii with 10 years experience and one pacific crossing (LA to Hilo, 2012) looking for a chef/steward/crew position for the 2013 Transpac and/or a Return Delivery Crew Chef Position.

5'10'', 160 lbs, healthy & able bodied seaman, excellent adaptable diverse chef with provisioning & rationing experience

Tyler Woodard

tylersurf@gmail.com

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A letter of Reference:

 

To Whom it may concern,
 
It is with great pleasure that I write this letter of recommendation for Tyler Woodard.
 
After a recent 17 day yacht delivery from California to Hawaii, people ask me...

How was it?
What was the best part of your trip?

Well I pause for a moment and think...
 
Hmmm......
The amazing beauty and perfection of the ocean?
Was it beautiful sunrises and sets?
Sailing to the worlds most remote island chain?
   
I then say... "It was the food!".
 
Not just the delicious, healthy ,creative, thought provoking, living meals Tyler prepared but also the great attitude and team spirit that came along with, always  a smile and a story in those recipes too!  
 
Did I mention he's a great sailor?
 
He's also a Sommelier/Wine Expert/Mixologist, A Masseur. (massage chair will travel)  and musicologist/he's gotta well stocked Ipod with music for any mood.
 
Challenging weather conditions... no problem. Tyler has what it takes to keep an offshore crew fed even during heavy weather, he makes  logical and practical decisions that work and he stands a watch as well.
 
Challenging provisions... no problem. Tyler joined the crew at the last minute
and had to deal basically with what was on board the boat, at time taking what looks like random food items and composing amazing meals from them.
 
From the practical to cutting edge gourmet meals... guess who? 
 
This guy has forever changed the way I work in my own "galley" and my diet will never be the same again!
 
Catch my drift amigos?
 
I could go on and on... but let's just leave it like this.

Working with Tyler Woodard has been a great experience on many levels and I look forward to sailing with him again in the future!
 
Aloha,
 
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Posted 28 May 2013 - 07:44 PM

Does anyone know when historically SC 52's start????  Thursday or Sat???



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Posted 28 May 2013 - 10:27 PM

Does anyone know when historically SC 52's start????  Thursday or Sat???

Thursday.



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Posted 29 May 2013 - 02:27 PM

Phaedo showing transoms to a lot of big "race" boats! That Thorburg guy's sure racking up the miles.



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Posted 04 June 2013 - 04:16 AM

Criminal for barn door.

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Posted 04 June 2013 - 04:53 AM

We are going to have a nice ride on the Tritium!!!!  Looking forward to my first Hawaii race!



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Posted 05 June 2013 - 04:16 AM

Criminal for barn door.

How much faster is Criminal than Crocket's Rocket?  Both R/P 45's.  We have a good class with Criminal and the J125's.

 

Cheers,

 

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Posted 05 June 2013 - 05:50 AM

real fast..they will crush it



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Posted 06 June 2013 - 11:53 PM

Yeah Criminal has a lot of miles under their belt.  Assuming it is the usual cast of characters haha they also have a great group.



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Posted 07 June 2013 - 05:34 PM

Yeah Criminal has a lot of miles under their belt.  Assuming it is the usual cast of characters haha they also have a great group.

 Bretwalda held them off for quite some time in the Cabo Race.  Hopefully we can do the same.

 

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Posted 07 June 2013 - 06:42 PM

Yeah Criminal has a lot of miles under their belt.  Assuming it is the usual cast of characters haha they also have a great group.


Not ALL the usual characters on Criminal.....

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Posted 13 June 2013 - 10:54 PM

Yeah Criminal has a lot of miles under their belt.  Assuming it is the usual cast of characters haha they also have a great group.


Not ALL the usual characters on Criminal.....

Very true.  Lot's of new folks on the boat.  All very capable but the walking manitee is on another ride. 



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Posted 17 June 2013 - 01:17 AM

Anyone starting to guess if it will be a slow or fast race this year for Transpac

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Posted 17 June 2013 - 05:19 PM

Another Transpac Weapon arrives in town.

 

I predict two things.  This thing will go like hell.

 

After day four/five, inside it will be hot enough to boil a monkeys' bottom.

 

Ker 51 Varuna

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Posted 28 June 2013 - 07:10 PM

Another Transpac Weapon arrives in town.

 

I predict two things.  This thing will go like hell.

 

After day four/five, inside it will be hot enough to boil a monkeys' bottom.

 

Ker 51 Varuna

It is not that hot down below.  The boat is well insulated.  The deck however, gets toasty.  I should know.

 

Cheers,

 

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Posted 30 June 2013 - 07:25 AM

boots or shoes?

 



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Posted 05 July 2013 - 06:58 PM

who's getting fired up for this thing!?!?!?!?!

 

Can't wait for Thursday



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Posted 06 July 2013 - 01:50 PM

who's getting fired up for this thing!?!?!?!?!

 

Can't wait for Thursday

When do you arrive in socal?  Looks like we may have a bit of a swell leaving the coast - 7 - 9 feet.  Might be a little wet........



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Posted 07 July 2013 - 10:59 PM

We are going to have a nice ride on the Tritium!!!!  Looking forward to my first Hawaii race!

 

I hate you.........good luck .........send it



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Posted 08 July 2013 - 01:53 AM

Anyone know if there is any live coverage of the start.?



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Posted 08 July 2013 - 05:11 PM

who's getting fired up for this thing!?!?!?!?!

 

Can't wait for Thursday

When do you arrive in socal?  Looks like we may have a bit of a swell leaving the coast - 7 - 9 feet.  Might be a little wet........

Tomorrow morning.  I'll come find you.  

 

I may have to postpone till Wed due to a little crash at SFO and work...

 

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Posted 09 July 2013 - 05:05 AM

J 105 ? 



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Posted 09 July 2013 - 07:27 PM

We are going to have a nice ride on the Tritium!!!!  Looking forward to my first Hawaii race!

 

I hate you.........good luck .........send it

Thanks!  Yes, we'll be sending it all the way... Got an average of 17 knots to beat to get that record.  



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Posted 11 July 2013 - 03:00 AM

Can anyone direct me to where the ORR Ratings for the different boats is hidden.  I cannot find it in any of the scratch sheets on the Transpac Website or anywhere else.

 

In the Yellowbrick tracking all boats currently racing have a TCF of 1.0.

 

It seems strange that this info would not be easily available.



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Posted 12 July 2013 - 07:34 AM

Is this what you are looking for?

 

Page 1
Transpac 2013 - Final Division Assignments and Start Dates with ORR Transpac Ratings 1-Jul-13
Monohulls
Div Start Yacht Name Yacht Type Rating
Date Secs/Mile
1 Sat 13th Ragamuffin 100 Elliot 100 0.000
1 Sat 13th Maserati VOR70 Mod 23.786
1 Sat 13th Wizard R/P 74 37.563
1 Sat 13th Bad Pak STP 65 58.917
1 Sat 13th Invisible Hand R/P 63 61.024
1 Sat 13th Medicine Man Andrews 63 73.613
1 Sat 13th Peligroso Kernan 70 77.350
2 Sat 13th Varuna 51 Ker 51 93.667
2 Sat 13th Beecom TP 52 94.527
2 Sat 13th Meanie R/P 52 97.100
2 Sat 13th Vincitore R/P 52 97.768
2 Sat 13th Natalie J TP 52 99.023
2 Sat 13th KLC Bengal7 Humphreys 54 102.784
2 Sat 13th Grins TP 52 103.273
2 Sat 13th Lucky TP 52 105.008
2 Sat 13th Rapid Transit Antrim 49 105.208
3 Sat 13th Pyewacket Andrews 70 113.992
3 Sat 13th Maverick Santa Cruz 70 114.630
3 Sat 13th Alchemy Andrews 68 116.971
3 Sat 13th Retro Santa Cruz 70 119.966
3 Sat 13th Grand Illusion Santa Cruz 70 120.291
4 Thurs 11th Criminal Mischief R/P 45 123.744
4 Thurs 11th Bretwalda 3 Rogers 46 133.085
4 Thurs 11th Varuna 46 Rogers 46 134.741
4 Thurs 11th Funnelweb Hick 15 136.890
4 Thurs 11th Resolute J 125 165.196
4 Thurs 11th West Coast (Warrior) J 125 168.637
5 Thurs 11th Foil Farr 40 172.325
5 Thurs 11th White Knight Farr 40 172.325
5 Thurs 11th Pipe Dream Davidson 50 176.936
5 Thurs 11th Crescent III S-40 177.202
5 Thurs 11th Alpha Puppy 1D35 194.045
5 Thurs 11th Kahuna 1D35 200.599
6 Thurs 11th Bodacious IV Santa Cruz 52 Mod 147.264
6 Thurs 11th Relentless Santa Cruz 52 152.806
6 Thurs 11th J World's Hula Girl Santa Cruz 50 Mod 158.410
6 Thurs 11th Medusa Santa Cruz 52 159.899Page 2
6 Thurs 11th Prevail Santa Cruz 52 163.647
6 Thurs 11th Horizon Santa Cruz 50 164.385
6 Thurs 11th Lucky Duck Santa Cruz 52 167.617
6 Thurs 11th Deception Santa Cruz 50 168.607
6 Thurs 11th Chasch Mer Santa Cruz 50 169.754
7 Monday 8th KIHO X-41 206.693
7 Monday 8th La Sirena Beneteau 47.7 210.779
7 Monday 8th ten quarter First 40 212.630
7 Monday 8th Gefion R/P 44 226.699
7 Monday 8th B'Quest - Challenged America Tripp 40 228.220
7 Monday 8th Sansiri Tripp 40 230.443
7 Monday 8th Creative J 105 233.175
8 Monday 8th Manatea Seastream 650 168.546
8 Monday 8th Between the Sheets Jeanneau 49 220.658
8 Monday 8th Westward Lapworth 50 241.607
8 Monday 8th Dorade S&S 52 252.062
8 Monday 8th Sleeper Jeanneau 44 254.737
8 Monday 8th StumppyJ Columbia 43 MK III 264.515
8 Monday 8th Aquarius Jeanneau 43 273.676
8 Monday 8th St Vitus' Dance Beneteau First 42 274.922
Multihulls
0 Sat 13th Phaedo Gunboat 66 0.000
0 Sat 13th Lending Club ORMA 73 146.000


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Posted 12 July 2013 - 09:12 AM

Am I missing something here?  How can Lending Club owe Phaedo 146 spm?



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Posted 12 July 2013 - 09:39 AM

Got to be a typo. Or the rating committee have bought into the gun boat hype.

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Posted 12 July 2013 - 10:55 AM

Another Transpac Weapon arrives in town.

 

I predict two things.  This thing will go like hell.

 

After day four/five, inside it will be hot enough to boil a monkeys' bottom.

 

Ker 51 Varuna

 

The guys were working on her in Antigua in 35 degree C weather, I did not envy them one bit. Though we were on a VOR60 with no shade, so it wasn't much different!



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Posted 14 July 2013 - 09:20 AM

Got to be a typo. Or the rating committee have bought into the gun boat hype.

Maybe they're reversed.



#53 Kenny Dumas

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Posted 16 July 2013 - 05:55 PM

Phaedo has the new super-aero package with minimal windage...



#54 samc99us

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Posted 17 July 2013 - 04:56 PM

....what up with Lending Club so far north of the Rum Line?



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Posted 17 July 2013 - 05:49 PM

They were going 20 knots, the other boats north of rumbline are going 9. They probably spent the same amount of time on that lift, but went quite a bit further. Big multihull courses often look sporadic because they have the speed to make up distances. Also they are fast enough to treat the weather like an all you can eat buffet. Go fast to pressure then focus on vmc. Plus they are also not covering anyone. On the opposite end you have boats like Dorade, who should not deviate from rumbline much. Sleds and swing keelers fall somewhere in between. Yes I'm talking out of my ass, but it's SA. How many days in is the Tri?

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Posted 17 July 2013 - 07:16 PM

....what up with Lending Club so far north of the Rum Line?

They made the move before the wind started clocking, and the forecast has the wind continuing to clock.  I figured the multihull can't run dead downwind (at least not with good speed), so they wanted to play the angles on the shift.



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Posted 17 July 2013 - 10:26 PM

Yeah I didn't look at the angles or the wind much, I figured it was primarily pressure related, but also wondered if their was a breakage (see front page). Any fast apparent wind boat is 98% pressure driven. We drive to pressure first, ask questions later.



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Posted 18 July 2013 - 08:09 AM

So far so good. Whichever hull crosses the line first should get the barn door. Too much iPhone work to look, but how's their record status?

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Posted 18 July 2013 - 07:25 PM

Records:

 

Fully Crewed Multihull Elapsed time: Explorer (86' catamaran), 1997 of 5 days, 9 hours, 18 minutes, 26 seconds.

Fully Crewed Monohull Elapsed time: Alfa Romeo (yacht) II, 2009 of 5 days, 14 hours, 36 minutes, 20 seconds.

 

According to Yellowbrick's tracker's last update (6 hours ago, at 0600 PDT, due to the lag), Lending Club had 300.1 NM to go and was doing 20 knots VMG.  Their start was 5 days ago at 1300 PDT, so they have 16 hours, 18 minutes, 26 seconds to break the record as of that update.  If they can maintain 20 knots, they'd be there in 15 hours.  It'll be close, but it's entirely possible if the breeze continues to cooperate.  Of course, due to the lag, their actual finish should occur 9 or 10 hours from now, not 15 or so.  So I guess check the Transpac site for finishing results sometime this evening for a finishing time, rather than waiting until early tomorrow morning for the tracker to post it.

 

For monohulls, the shortest elapsed time this year will probably be Ragamuffin 100.  As of 0600 PDT, they had 543.7 NM and were doing 14.7 kts.  AR II's record will pass at 0336:20 PDT tomorrow.  So at 0600 PDT, they had 21:36:20 remaining to complete 543.7 NM.  That would require a VMG of 25 knots.  So that record won't be falling this year.



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Posted 18 July 2013 - 09:52 PM

There's no way MaxiTecFin100 will touch the record, even under favourable conditions she'd be no match for AR2 - the boats weren't in the same league, which is why Charlie Brown flicked her in the first place. 



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Posted 18 July 2013 - 11:49 PM

Tracker will start live polling once Lending Club is within 100 nm of the finish. No more 6 hour delay from that point on.

 

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Posted 19 July 2013 - 12:42 AM

LC on the 100 mile tracker now.  Doesn't show DTF though.  19.5 knots.



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Posted 19 July 2013 - 01:30 AM

This is a pretty good and simple resource:

 

http://www.transpacy...13/eta-arrivals



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Posted 19 July 2013 - 05:44 AM

Real question is can Manatea hold off Rags for the first mono home?

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Posted 19 July 2013 - 01:43 PM

Real question is can Manatea hold off Rags for the first mono home?

How about can Dorade hold on to #1 overall (fleet standings)?  I'd like to see a shot of Rags passing Dorade... they were close.



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Posted 19 July 2013 - 07:52 PM

Real question is can Manatea hold off Rags for the first mono home?

Yup



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Posted 22 July 2013 - 02:30 AM

Dorade finished and won the 1936 Transpac. 77 years later, here we are again. We had good wind, we had a great crew, we made the best of it, said Dorade Captain Matt Brooks.

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Posted 27 July 2013 - 03:27 AM

Dorade finished and won the 1936 Transpac. 77 years later, here we are again. We had good wind, we had a great crew, we made the best of it, said Dorade Captain Matt Brooks.

This site has become so toxic that I do not participate much anymore...however, this is an epic story. Thanks to Scot for posting it on the FP, which is where I found it, and still visit on occasion.

 

Congrats to the crew of Dorade. It was cool to read the NY Times article and that they talked about the new spruce spars, and building them to handle the loads of high tech fibers in modern sails. B)






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