Early entries are coming out strong, with nine signing up in the first few days of entries being open. With a finish-line limit of 70 boats at Kaneohe Yacht Club, the contention for spots in the race can be tight, which is why we encourage folks to sign up early and get into the preparation mindset. As of February 14, our list is:
The 2018 Pacific Cup will require that at least 30% of the crew, including the skipper, have completed the full "two day" Safety at Sea course, including the "hands on" portion.
People who have taken the "8 hour" course, or who take the online course, within a year need only complete the second day.
This link will take you to the page where you may sign up for either or both.
Non Bay Area boats PHRF certificate deadline Last day for boats based outside the Bay Area to submit to PCYC signed NCPHRF certificate and ORR certificate (if applicable). Submission after this date incurs $200 fee plus $30 per day.
Each PHRF boat and each ORR boat competing for the Pacific Cup shall submit its NCPHRF certificate by this date or shall be assessed an immediate $200 late fee plus $30 per day late.<br>Exception: ORR boats based outside the Bay Area requiring weighing or in-water measurements by certified measurer in Northern California will receive a modified deadline.
PHRF Application Due (Advisory) to PHRF. Entrants are strongly advised to submit PHRF applications by this date.
Any ORR boat submitting its certification to PCYC after this date will incur an immediate late fee of $200, plus an additional late fee of $30 per day until the certificate is submitted.
Any revisions to ORR certificates must be submitted to PCYC promptly on receipt.
We are advised that commencing on this date, US Sailing will be able to process alternate configurations (“trial ratings”) using the 2018 Velocity Prediction Program.
Last day to correct inspection deficiencies. Boats missing this deadline may be denied entry