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Vic Maui

July 3, 2008. 9:00HST. 550 miles to go
1 Strum
2 Red Heather
3 Zulu
4 Starlight Express - withdrawn
Something Wicked - withdrawn
1 Seeker
2 Passepartout
3 Turicum
4 Black Watch


Victoria to Maui International Yacht Race

Daily Report - 09:00 HST - June 28, 2008
1100 miles to go
1 Zulu
2 Strum
3 Red Heather
4 Starlight Express
Something Wicked has withdrawn
1 Seeker
2 Passepartout
3 Turicum
4 Black Watch

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Vic-Maui 2008

Welcome to this year's wonderful Vic-Maui International Yacht Race.

Here's where the RVYC boats were as at June 24, 2008 - 12.27 PM (PST):

Something Wicked
skippered by Kevin Reath
Lat: 45° 06.09' N (around the same latitude as Salem, Oregon, but over 60 nm offshore)
Long: 125° 24.89' W
Cruising along at 7.56 knots and a heading of 243 degrees, with Squamish YC's Red Heather virtually matching their course.

skippered by Wink Vogel
Lat. 43° 25.69' N (almost at the California border, approx. 60 nm offshore)
Long.125° 43.32' W
Speeding along at 10.26 knots with a heading of 154 degrees.

skippered by Trevor Gibbons
Lat: 45° 39.76' N (just above Portland, Oregon's latitude, but over 85 nm offshore)
Long: 126° 06.06' W
Cruising nicely with 7.02 knots and a heading of 248 degrees.
Victoria Tall Ships 2008

June 26-29 at the Inner Harbour


Vic-Maui June 22, 2008

Your Committees from the Royal Vancouver Yacht Club and the Lahaina Yacht Club have been preparing for your participation since September 2006. Come and enjoy a fun filled week of pre-race activities in Victoria, the Capital City of British Columbia and one of the most beautiful harbours in the world.

Victoria Tall Ships

Columbus replica to join Victoria Tall Ships Festival Fleet

VICTORIA (February 7, 2008) – A replica of one of the ships commanded by Christopher Columbus on his discovery of the New World in 1492 will make her first-ever voyage to Victoria as part of the 2008 Victoria Tall Ships® Festival, June 26-29.