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Saturday, November 4, 2017
5:00 pm  No Host Cocktails
6:00 pm  Live Polynesian Show, followed by dinner & meeting

Long Beach Yacht Club


(or download flyer to print and mail in your reservation with a check)

The Biennial Meeting of the Transpacific Yacht Club will be held on Saturday, November 4, 2017 at the Long Beach Yacht Club located at 6201 East Appian Way, Long Beach, California.

No-Host Cocktails will start at 5:00pm with live Polynesian Show at 6:00pm, and a Dinner and the Meeting immediately following. Tickets are $75 per person, guests are invited. Reservations are required and must be received by October 28th.

Assorted Appetizers, LBYC House Salad, “Baseball” Steak with garlic mashed potatoes and fresh vegetables, warm Apple Crisp a la mode

The primary business to be conducted at the meeting will be the election and installation of Officers and Directors for 2018-2019.

We only get together every two years and this a great time to renew friendships from past races. Please join all of your fellow members at this great dinner, including live Polynesian dance entertainment and an exciting 2017 race recap video. A very fun evening is guaranteed!

TICKETS: General Admision $59 | VIP #$75
Includes one well drink and the luau. Tickets must be purchased by 6:30 PM on July 18th. Any sales after the 18th will depend on a space available basis only.

RESERVATIONS: Call the Waikiki YC Office at 808-955-4405

Whether Transpac 2017 is a bucket list item, or a biennial tradition - keep your memories alive with outstanding images from Sharon Green & Ultimate Sailing!

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Navigation and Expedition Hands On with Peter Isler

A 3 hour course with 2x America's Cup winning navigator and offshore veteran - Peter Isler. The seminar will focus on the weather, navigation and strategy in west coast offshore sailing.  Using Expedition software - Peter will highlight its powerful weather routing tools and answer your questions. Participants will be provided a demonstration copy of Expedition software.



Wednesday, May 24, 2017
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM

Los Angeles Yacht Club
285 Whalers Walk, San Pedro, CA

$150 Pre-registration ($175 at the door)
+ $50 for additional crew on same Transpac boat




Preparing for the Race of a Lifetime:
Los Angeles to Hawaii


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Seminar Agenda  >>

Sunday, April 23, 2017
Los Angeles Yacht Club
285 Whalers Walk, San Pedro, CA

$50 Pre-registration, $60 at the door
Lunch provided


Tom Hogan, Vice Commodore: Overview of race, key requirements, and timeline
Tom Trujillo: Review of Sailing Instructions and Notice of Race
John Jourdane: Preparing your yacht and crew
TBD: Sail selection and strategy
Whit Batchelor, Transpac measurer: overview of ORR and ratings, boat stability test
Roby Bessant: Safety gear and inspection.
Joe Buck: Communications Equipment and Reporting Protocols
Betsy Crowfoot, Ultimate Sailing: Getting the perfect photos state side and in Hawaii