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Vic-Maui International Yacht Race

Co-hosted by the Royal Vancouver Yacht Club Royal Vancouver Yacht Club and the Lahaina Yacht Club Lahaina Yacht Club


Preliminary dates for the 2020 Vic-Maui:  
Entries:  Super-early - March 31, 2019  ●  Early - October 31, 2019  ●  Final - February 28, 2020
Victoria Start Venue:  Opens July 7, 2020  ●  Start date range July 10-17, 2020
Maui Finish Venue:  Opens July 24, 2020 ●  Finish Time Limit July 31, 2020 ●  Awards Banquet August 1, 2020

 Vic-Maui News:

July 7 Daily Report- Gale Warning!

by Race Committee, July 7th, 2014

From calms to gales in one easy step. The National Weather Service has issued a gale warning for California Offshore waters Monday and into Tuesday. It could not have come at a better time. Read

From the Blog of Family Affair

by Paul Michael, July 7th, 2014

Yesterday, we lost our wind around 0800 and didn't make much ground with a light southeast wind. There were 2 to 4 foot wind waves from the south to contend with upon the swells and most of the crew had their first taste of sea sickness. Read

July 6 Daily Report - Finally Some Wind

by Race Committee, July 6th, 2014

After a frustrating start, as the boats report in for July 6 they are all moving faster and reporting happy crews. And they are catching tuna. Read

July 5 Daily Report - All Boats Pointed to Maui

by Race Committee, July 5th, 2014

The 9 boats of the second fleet all got away this morning in light and murky conditions. But the excitement of finally getting underway and a very colourful spinnaker start took away the gloom. All 15 boats are now pointed towards the sunshine and tropical breezes of Maui. Read

Quickly Away, Then OOMPH!

by Race Committee, July 4th, 2014

The six boats that started on July 3rd quickly worked their way out of the Strait of Juan de Fuca, turning the corner at Cape Flattery in daylight - a great run. But a wall of calm has beset them - and we are not talking yoga. With wind of 3 to 6 kts from various directions, nobody is getting closer to Maui very quickly Read

July 4 Daily Report - And They're Off

by Event Committee, July 4th, 2014

Six boats started on July 3rd, beating into a 18 knot Westerly and showing the spectator boat fleet the way to Race Passage. Read

First Start of the 2014 Vic-Maui International Yacht Race - Busy Day in Victoria!

by Event Committee, July 3rd, 2014

First Start of the 2014 Vic-Maui International Yacht Race - Busy Day in Victoria! Read

Eight Days to the First Start, Lahaina Greetings, US Customs, Awards Banquet, Pre-Start Events, Race Tracker, Waiting Wahine Luncheon, Official Merchandise

by Event Committee, June 25th, 2014

Eight Days to the First Start on Thursday July 3, Lahaina Greetings information, US Customs information, Awards Banquet - venue change and capacity increase, Pre-Start Events, Spectator Boat Moorage, Yellowbrick Race Tracker, Waiting Wahine Luncheon, Official Merchandise Read

Sailing Instructions, Communications Information, Pre-Start Events in Victoria, ...

by Event Committee, June 17th, 2014

Sailing Instructions and Communications Information published; Pre-Start Events in Victoria; Awards Banquet Waitlist; Waiting Wahine Luncheon RSVP's; Vic-Maui Official Merchandise; Featured Sponsor Mount Gay Rum Read

Race Documents, Awards Banquet, Waiting Wahine Luncheon, Official Merchandise, Alumni Reunion, Qualifying Races, Featured Sponsor

by Event Committee, May 30th, 2014

Race Documents Published, Awards Banquet Tickets, Waiting Wahine Luncheon RSVP's, Official Merchandise Sales, Alumni Reunion Report, Qualifying Races - Southern Straits, Oregon Offshore, Swiftsure, Featured Sponsor - Kingwell Island Art Read

Awards Banquet, Signature Yachts, Official Merchandise, Waiting Wahine Luncheon

by Event Committee, April 25th, 2014

Awards Banquet at the Old Lahaina Prison - early bird tickets on sale now; Featured Sponsor - Signature Yachts, Seattle; Official Merchandise now online and on sale at the LYC Ship's Store; complimentary Waiting Wahine Luncheon (Lahaina) - RSVP Read

Alumni Reunion; Preferred Accommodations; Qualifying Races; Course Updates; Archives; Facebook

by Event Committee, April 5th, 2014

Vic-Maui Alumni Reunion Update - Last Chance for Tickets and Prizes; Featured Sponsor - Westerly Yacht; Preferred Accommodations - Victoria and Lahaina-Maui; Vic-Maui Qualifying Races - registration open for Southern Straits, Oregon Offshore, Swiftsure; Course Updates - Safety at Sea, Marine Offshore First Aid; Vic-Maui Archives; Vic-Maui on Facebook; Sponsors Read

Alumni Reunion Tickets, North U Seminars, Shipping to Maui, Iridium Satphones, Featured Sponsor - North Sails

by Event Committee, March 7th, 2014

Alumni Reunion: All Years - All Boats - All Sailors: Tickets on Sale Now, North U Seminars - Racing Trim, Expedition Software, Shipping to Maui, Iridium Satphones, Featured Sponsor - North Sails Read

Preliminary Start Dates, NoR Amendment, Ratings & Measurement, Alumni Reunion Tickets, Preferred Accommodations, Archives, Qualifying Races, Featured Sponsor

by Event Committee, March 2nd, 2014

Preliminary Start Dates Announced, Notice of Race Amendment Published, Ratings & Measurement Information Updated, Alumni Reunion Tickets Now on Sale, Preferred Accommodations - Victoria and Maui, Archives Updated, Qualifying Races Open for Registration, Featured Sponsor CSR Marine Read

Lahaina Yacht Club

Vic-Maui Fleet update, Vic-Maui Archives update, Vic-Maui Qualifying Races update, Vic-Maui on Facebook

by Event Committee, February 1st, 2014

2014 Vic-Maui Fleet grows again, Vic-Maui Archives update - boat photos are now online, Vic-Maui Qualifying Races update - registration is now open, Vic-Maui is on Facebook Read

Straits Race, Vic-Maui Reunion, Vic-Maui Archives, Safety at Sea and Marine Offshore First Aid classes

by Event Committee, January 28th, 2014

Straits Race Pub Night this Friday January 31, Vic-Maui Reunion 1965-2014 planned for April 10, Vic-Maui Archives updated, Safety at Sea and Marine Offshore First Aid classes added Read

Race entry deadline, Vic-Maui Qualifying Races, Safety at Sea classes, Preferred Accommodations

by Event Committee, January 3rd, 2014

Race entry deadline approaching; Vic-Maui Qualifying Races - spring 2014 schedule; Safety at Sea - upcoming classes; Preferred Accommodations - updated information. Read

Preferred Accommodations - Updated Information

by Event Committee, December 20th, 2013

More accommodations properties are now offering special Vic-Maui rates in Victoria and on Maui. On Maui, the addition of the Outrigger Hotels and Resorts group provides access to condominium style properties. These Preferred Accommodations are supporting Vic-Maui, and we encourage Vic-Maui participants to consider booking with these properties. Read

2014 Fleet Grows; Victoria & Lahaina Preferred Accommodations and Information Bulletins

by Event Committee, December 5th, 2013

Team Kahuna returns to Vic-Maui for the 2014 race! John Leitzinger's team sailed an Express 37 in the 2006 race, and is now sporting a bigger Kahuna, an Aerodyne 38. Information Bulletins have been published for Victoria & Start information, and for Lahaina & Finish information. See Preferred Accommodations and other fresh information on Vic-Maui's new Victoria and Lahaina webpages. Another BC Sailing Safety at Sea class has been scheduled. Read

2014 Vic-Maui Fleet and Event Updates

by Event Committee, November 12th, 2013

The Vic-Maui 2014 fleet continues to grow! The latest entry is John McPhail's J-160, JAM, a veteran of many Swiftsures, two Pacific Cups and the 2004 Vic-Maui race. JAM sails out of Fox Island, WA for the Gig Harbor Yacht Club. Read

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