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August 2022

5821st Pacific Cup Race to Hawaii

After an extended break since the last edition of the Pacific Cup in 2018, the race from San Francisco to Oahu's Kaneohe Bay is back and as good as ever. Sixty boats took on this marathon 2,070-mile ocean crossing beginning on July 4.

66Mexico — What We Wish We Knew

One of the best things about the Baja Ha-Ha is all the like-minded people you meet during the rally — and many times buddy-boat up with, or run into later in the season.

72How to Build a Fleet

It might have started with a conversation. I was sailing a Holder 20 back then, my first boat that wasn't technically a dinghy. "Cool boat," my friend Carlton said, looking at Fear Knot sitting in the Morro Bay Yacht Club yard, "Nice lines. Looks fast."

76Rocket Surgery – ‘Improbable’ Update

As improbable as it may sound, The Red Rocket may return someday to a race course near you. At least if Bruce Schwab has anything to say about it.

80Max Ebb: Ride It Hard

"Where is the crew?" We were all asking ourselves the same question. The sun was setting, the bar was warm, the drinks were flowing, and we were all waiting for the crew of our competition to make their appearance to receive our congratulations for a race well sailed.

84Racing Sheet

Here we check out the YRA Westpoint Regatta, the BAMA Doublehanded Farallones, the OYRA RC's Choice #1, the El Toro North Americans, the singlehanded LongPac, and the Snipe Nationals. We then correct an error in July's Master Mariners feature. Big and beefy Box Scores and a collection of Race Notes fill up this robust edition.

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