Bill Leary has published a free online cruising guide to the Hawaiian Islands based on his fifty years of experience racing and cruising here. It includes discussions on weather, channel crossings, cruising itineraries, and thirty seven favorite anchorages and harbors on all eight of the main Hawaiian Islands. The anchorage section includes links to both applicable state regulations and 360 degree videos shot in each anchorage. Users are welcome to access, save or print the guide anytime. This will be a useful reference for anyone looking to expand their Hawaii cruising experiences.
NOODLE'S NOTES: On Fifty Years of Sailing in the Hawaiian Islands
By Bill Leary
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Transpacific Yacht Club is pleased to announce that we have again partnered with The Modern Honolulu hotel to be the 2017 Transpac hotel sponsor and the host site of the 2017 Transpac Awards ceremony. The Modern Honolulu is pleased to offer special rates for Transpac 2017 between July 9 and July 24, 2017. The Modern is conveniently located on Ala Wai Harbor in walking distance to Transpac finisher slips, aloha greeting parties and festivities at our host Honolulu yacht club partners.Read more
Are you ready? Time to start making plans for the next great Transpac Race across the Pacific.
The first starts will be off Los Angeles Harbor on Monday July 3, 2017.
Aloha Sendoff Parties in Long Beach on Saturday July 1, 2017.
Awards Ceremony in Honolulu on Friday, July 21, 2017.
Another great race coming up soon!Read more
Time is short - Sign up now!
The 2015 Transpac Biennial Dinner & Meeting will be held on Saturday, November 21, 2015 at the Balboa Yacht Club. All Transpac YC members & spouses are invited. The Balboa Yacht Club is located at 1801 Bayside Drive, Corona del Mar, California. Cocktails will be at 5:00pm with Dinner and the Meeting following at 6:20pm. Tickets are $74 per person, spouses are welcome. Reservations are required and must be received by November 18th. Click on the link below to sign up online for this fun evening with your Transpac friends!
We look forward to seeing many of you there. Traditionally the Biennial Dinner is an opportunity to break out that old crew shirt and come down to enjoy a fun evening with former Transpac crew and old friends. It is a great evening and not to be missed. It only occurs every two years! And meet the 2016 - 2017 Board of Directors and the new Officers of the Transpacific Yacht Club.
To simply make a reservation and pay at the door, please contact Transpac at Karen@TranspacYC.com.Read more
Save the Date: Saturday, November 21st, 2015
At: Balboa Yacht Club
Time: Cocktails and Hors d'Oeuvres @ 5:00 (No host bar), Dinner @ 6:20
Board of Directors and Officers Elections, Speeches, Dancers, Drums, Movies, Yachts on Display!
All Transpac YC Members, friends, and spouses requested to attend. $74 per person.Read more