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Introducing the 2020 Vic-Maui Fleet: Turnagain

by Event Committee, April 26th, 2019



Second of the 2020 Vic-Maui super-early entries is Turnagain

Travis McGregor's Beneteau Oceanis 50, racing fully crewed (some from prior years returning to again race with Travis) for the Royal Vancouver Yacht Club in the racing class. 2020 will be Turnagain's 4th Vic-Maui and Travis co-chairs the RVanYC Vic-Maui Event Committee with David Sutcliffe.

As we speak, Travis is in the South Pacific with a crew delivering a friend's Beneteau to Prince Rupert via Panama, Galapagos, Marquesas and Hawaiian Islands. Follow this upcoming adventure at https://www.facebook.com/turnagainadventures/

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We invite you to follow the 2020 Vic-Maui for  Challenge • Adventure • Teamwork.  

 

 

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Victoria to Maui International Yacht Race

The Victoria to Maui International Yacht Race is hosted by the Royal Vancouver Yacht Club and the Lahaina Yacht Club.  First contested in 1965 and sailed every second year since 1968, Vic-Maui is the pinnacle of Pacific Northwest ocean racing. Vic-Maui starts in July off Victoria, British Columbia and finishes near Lahaina, Maui, a distance of approximately 2308 nautical miles.  

Vic-Maui challenges navigators to demonstrate their weather routing and navigational skills. Success depends on the navigator’s skill in predicting where the Pacific High pressure zone and trade winds will be, nearly a week into the future.  

The adventure includes sailing around the Pacific High and surfing downwind in the trades. The days pass quickly with the fleet surrounded by dolphins and albatross, spectacular sunrises, sunsets and brilliant starlit nights.  

Teamwork gets the boats to the finish line near Lahaina, where each arriving boat is greeted with an outstanding Hawaiian welcoming party. Family and friends meet the racers to celebrate the accomplishment with hugs, leis and mai-tais. Many crew stay to spend more time enjoying Maui with their families before heading home.

Visit www.vicmaui.org for  Challenge - Adventure - Teamwork!

 

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Vic-Maui Sponsors

 

Co-Hosts

Royal Vancouver Yacht Club • Lahaina Yacht Club

 

Gold

Navis Marine Insurance • Pacific Yachting • Martin Marine  

 

Silver

CSR Marine • Eggbeater Creative  • First Yacht Services 
• Greater Victoria Harbour Authority • Harken • North Sails 
• Pioneer Inn • Pro-Tech Yacht Services 
• Ralph's Radio • Signature Yachts • Survitec Group  

 

Supporters

 

 Vic-Maui Qualifying Races

 

Southern Straits • Oregon Offshore • Swiftsure • Van Isle 360

 

 

 

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