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R2AK 2022: A Rambunctious Start


  • R2AK 2022: A Rambunctious Start

    With a weather forecast between seasick and dangerous for the next two days, R2AK High Command is extending the proving ground by 24 hours.
    Race start is still 5am, Monday 6/13.
    Racers will need to finish in Victoria no later than 5pm on Wednesday 6/15.
    No change to any Victoria schedule of events.
    Racers missing the Tuesday skipper's meeting will get a make up on Wednesday.
    Second start in Victoria is high noon on Thursday
    Race hard, be safe.

    From Team Rite of Passage “Stage 1 update: many of you are probably wondering why we are still at the dock…boat and crew are fine. The weather out in the straits is crazy, strong wind, big waves. We’re waiting to try and get more info on conditions. Current game plan is to wait until conditions seem more favorable (likely when the tide starts flooding) then see what it’s like out in the straits. We’ll head to Victoria or snake our way through cattle pass depending on how we feel.”

    Race to Alaska first leg first finishers: Pure and Wild! 9:38 AM

    Team Pestou: 2nd, 10:02 AM

    Update from the course: Razzle Dazzle, B Team, and Runaway Redux capsized, all safe. Narwhal dismasted and is safely back in Port Townsend, spirits are up. Stay safe out there.
    Photo of Team Narwhal at the dock in Port Townsend.

    Ruff duck, 3rd , 10:16 am

    Pturbodactyl, 4th, 10:20 am

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