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2015 Honolulu


Transpac 2015 Incident Report

Monday July 13 Start

Yacht Sleeper flew protest flag reported that they had completed two turns.

Picante taking on water around keel.  Returned to San Pedro, all crew well, boat returned safely.

Vivacia taking on water from deck.  Returned to So Cal, all crew well, boat returned safely.

Avanti had rudder structure damage, taking on water.  Returned to Marina del Rey, all crew well, boat returned safely.

Bazinga suffered rudder failure.  Returned to San Diego.  All crew well, boat returned safely.

Thursday July 16 Start

Yacht Bodacious did not start RC was notified in advance.  No further action.

Yacht Relentless OCS, returned and cleared OK.  No further action.

Saturday July 18 Start

Yacht OEX removed injured crew member, RC notified.  No action needed.

Pre Race Email Checks (SI 28.3)

Horizon - Completed late on 13 July - Protest filed.  RC withdrew protest, no action.

Lucky Duck - Not Completed - Protest filed.  RC withdrew protest, no action.

Hamachi - Completed late on 13 July - Protest filed.  RC withdrew protest, no action.

Destroyer - Completed late on 18 July - Protest filed.  RC withdrew protest, no action.

Patches - Completed late on 14 July - Protest filed.  RC withdrew protest, no action.

Wild Oats - Completed late on 13 July - Protest filed.  RC withdrew protest, no action.

Rio 100 - Completed late on 13 July - Protest filed.  RC withdrew protest, no action.

Phaedo - Completed late on 13 July - Protest filed.  RC withdrew protest, no action.

Chim Chim - Completed late on 16 July - Protest filed.  RC withdrew protest, no action.

West End Email Checks (SI 28.4)

Destroyer - No report - Protest filed.  Destroyer penalized 15 minutes.

 Honolulu Arrivals & Inspections

Yacht Sweet Okole - Failed to meet S.I. 34.2, Delivery of official requirement forms & equipment inspection upon arrival. - Protest filed

Yacht Peligroso - Failed to meet S.I. 34.2, Delivery of official state and race forms & equipment inspection upon arrival. Peligroso completed and presented forms to Race HQ the evening of their arrival. - Protest filed.  Peligroso demonstarted full efforts at reporting arrival properly, no action taken.

Other Protest actions

Yacht Alpha Puppy protested Sleeper for contact at start.  PC found damage to be negligable, yacht Sleeper had acknowledged contact and taken required turns.  Protest disallowed.