PHOTOS: Starting the 2015 Transpac Race

PHOTOS: Starting the 2015 Transpac Race

Published on July 18th, 2015

First organized by the Transpacific Yacht Club in 1906, the Transpacific Yacht Race or Transpac is an offshore sailing race from Point Fermin in Los Angeles to Diamond Head, just east of Honolulu, a distance of 2225 miles. This is among the world’s great ocean races, and biennially attracts some of the world’s fastest sailing yachts, some of its most talented offshore racing sailors, and a wide variety of offshore sailing adventurers.

Photo highlights from the starts of the 48th biennial LA-Honolulu Transpac by Sharon Green and Doug Gifford from Ultimate Sailing.

Monday, July 13: First Transpac Start: Divisions 7 & 8

Thursday, July 16: Second Transpac Start: Divisions 4, 5 & 6

Friday, July 18: Third Transpac Start: Multihulls, Divisions 1, 2 & 3

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