PHOTOS: Start of 2019 Transpac Race
Published on July 13th, 2019
First organized by the Transpacific Yacht Club in 1906, the biennial Transpac Race has attracted a record fleet of 90 boats for its 50th edition. Three waves of starts has gotten the fleet on the 2225 nm course from Los Angeles to Honolulu. The 2019 edition has 12 divisions with staggered starts on July 10, 12, and 13.
Boats racing in Divisions 6, 7, 8, 9, the Cal 40s, and the Multihulls in Class 0A will start on July 10. The second start on July 12 will be for the boats in Divisions 3, 5 and the Santa Cruz 50/52s, with the final start on July 13 for the remaining monohull entries in Divisions 1 and 2, along with the Multihull class 0 entries.
Photos from the start courtesy of Ultimate Sailing: