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A very long one-boat race

July 23rd, 2013

(July 23, 2013) – Sean McGinn sailed his Mini TransAt 6.50 across the finish line in Hawaii at 10:20 am HST to become the first ever winner of the Mini 650 Pacific Challenge. He has been at sea, sailing singlehanded, for 17 days, 1 hour, 20 minutes, and 58 seconds. This race began with three


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A one-boat race to Hawaii

July 8th, 2013

(July 8, 2013) – Since the start on July 6 of the first ever Mini 650 Pacific Challenge from Los Angeles to Honolulu, the three singlehanded entrants has now been reduced to one. Przemeyslaw Karwasiecki dropped out within hours after the start, and today Jerome Sammarecelli retired due to injury. Remaining entrant Sean McGinn intends


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2013 Mini 650 Pacific Challenge

July 7th, 2013

(July 7, 2013) – With five singlehanded entrants for the first ever Mini 650 Pacific Challenge, only three of the 21-foot offshore boats were at the July 6 start, with now just two competing in the 2200 nm non-stop route across the Pacific Ocean from Los Angeles to Honolulu. Przemeyslaw Karwasiecki dropped out within hours



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