Party begins at Pacific Cup
Published on July 18th, 2014
(July 18, 2014) – Frank Slootman’s R/P 63 Mini Maxi Invisible Hand (formerly Limit) is the first boat to finish in the 2014 Pacific Cup with an unofficial finish time of 12:44:11 PDT. The Hand has an all-star crew comprising America’s Cup and Olympic champions, sailmakers, and others with significant ocean racing experience.
The 2070-mile Pacific Cup had staggered starts on July 6 through July 11 for the nine divisions. Since 1980, the race has been sailed from San Francisco Bay to Hawaii every other year, and since 1988 the finish has been at Kaneohe Yacht Club on Oahu. The Pacific Cup is organized by Pacific Cup Yacht Club in association with Richmond Yacht Club.
Report by event media.