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Morning Roll Call

Date: Saturday, July 13th Lat: 35 47 North Lon: 125 17 West Course over ground: 18 degrees magnetic Speed over ground: 19 knots As day broke we all waited for the 9 am PST roll call. We had lost track of our competitors and had found good wind. Fundamentally their size should make them average…

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A Thrilling Start!

We started in 20 knots. Pegasus had the better start but with our water length disadvantage, by the time we got out of the Golden Gate, both Mari-Cha and Zephyrus were significantly ahead. When we crossed the Gate, we expected a right hand shift and we stayed right. Both Mari-Cha and Zephyrus tacked and went…

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Night before the start!

The night before the start there is great appreciation for a nice quality meal. Shark was in rare form. He just decided to drink coke out of a wine glass and have it show in the team picture above and get his Dad in trouble… Not he’s only 12 and is turning to be both…

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Preparations and more Preparations!

Now is the time for last minute preparations: 13 hungry sailors will need to eat well, drink well, sleep as well as possible in order to perform. That’s a lot of planning because we don’t have refrigeration in order to save weight. In fact we carry very little water as we make water along the…

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Wednesday July 10th: Weather and Competition

We have a strong high pressure system building which should make for a good race. Forecasting precisely passed 3 days is challenging. That is one of the challenges of Pacific Cup: Being good enough meteorologists and strategists to take full advantage of changing weather patterns. We will be on the ocean for more than 7…

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Mumm 30 Worlds 2002

Mumm 30 worlds Annapolis 2002 Philippe Kahn and Pegasus Racing at the Annapolis Mumm 30 Worlds 2002. Great sailing, great sailboat racing!

Melges 24 Hawaii 2003

Philippe Kahn, Pegasus Racing, Sailing Melges 24 Honolulu 2003 Philippe Kahn and Pegasus Racing sailing Melges 24 out of Waikiki in Honolulu, Hawaii.

Melges 24 World Championship Preview

With almost 80 entries from 10 nations and 3 continents the 2001 Melges 24 World Championship, being held in association with Terra Nova Trading/Yachting Key West Race Week from 20-25 January 2002, will be the biggest Melges 24 event ever held in the USA.