Welcome to the Singlehanded TransPac. The SHTP is a solo sailing race from San Francisco to Hanalei, a distance of 2,120 nm. The race starts July 2, 2016. Come visit our Forum, and participate!
Meet and Greet Get Together
Great social with racers and families.Read more
Hello Slayer Fans. Here is the latest from Dave’s big adventure: Dave completed his 600 mile open ocean test drive where he left under cover of darkness through the Golden Gate Bridge and sailed out a few hundred miles testing his gear. It was very windy at times and Dave estimated the winds over 35 … Continue reading Pre-Race updateRead more
!Meet and Greet! BBQ/Potluck Sunday
Come meet your fellow skippers at an informal Meet and Greet BBQ. WHERE: Marina Village Yacht Harbor, Gate 9 (near Harbor Masters Office). http://www.marinavillageharbor.com/location.html (Note: this is a change from Gate 8 that was in the original email) WHEN: Sunday, June 26 at 6 pm BRING: your own main dish and drink. Race Committee will … Continue reading !Meet and Greet! BBQ/Potluck SundayRead more
Meet your Chief Inspector
George Lythcott, SHTP vet, is not only Chief Inspector, he is also racing his Express 27 TAZ!! again this year.Read more
Test driving the new main on Temerity
New carbon blend main with one-sided taffeta built by SHTP sponsor UK Sails, Alameda. Looks pretty sweet, and easy to handle too.Read more
Thank you sponsors!
|Official SHTP media sponsor Ocean Navigator Magazine. If you’re serious about sailing and find that the sailing magazines fall short, take a look at Ocean Navigator. Written for the "advanced" sailor, Ocean Navigator focuses on offshore sailing, with features on yachts and their equipment, techniques for offshore sailing, weather, ocean current strategy, exciting stories, late-breaking news, and insights from sailors worldwide.
|S A I L U T I O N S aims to improve sailors experience with innovative and practical solutions. S A I L U T I O N S is able to provide custom rigging solutions, new and improved deck lay-out, boat repairs using vacuum and resin infusion techniques, as well as consultancy to help you out in your future projects. Whether you are cruising or racing, S A I L U T I O N S will offer professional and one-to-one responses to your demands!
|Adjustable, Carbon Fiber Bowsprits for Asyms and Code 0
Trogear took the bowsprit design one step further to make your sailing with free flying sails safer and more enjoyable. The unique design features a pivoting attachment to the hull and adjustable length bobstay led to the cockpit. This allows our sprits to rotate up against the pulpit when at the dock or attaching sails, or to finely adjust the luff tension when sailing. The triangular sprits are made from CF custom parts and offer unparalleled strength to weight ratio and are suitable for flying Code 0 sails.
|OCENS data services, software and apps merge easy-to-use applications with unprecedented content offerings to affordably deliver data over satellite phones to remote users around the world. OCENS weather, ocean and fishing services provide access to the largest collection of GRIB and classical data that can be found anywhere. OCENS augments its software core with satellite equipment and airtime solutions it provides in cooperation with all the major satellite providers.
|Latitude 38, the San Francisco Bay Area-based sailing rag, has covered the Singlehanded TransPac since the very first one in 1978. This year Latitude 38\’s Racing Editor will be producing the skipper profiles and photographing our sailors. Latitude 38 has generously made the photographs and profiles available to the Singlehanded Sailing Society for use in its Official Race Program. Look for the profiles to appear in an issue of the magazine as well, plus full coverage of the race within the pages of the print magazine and its online companion, 'Lectronic Latitude. In another tradition, each skipper will receive a Latitude 38 T-shirt as a souvenir. 'We go where the wind blows!'
|norcalsailing.com brings you weekly stories, photos and video of sailing around the San Francisco Bay Area and Northern California. Our main focus is on racing. We welcome your reports and photos. Visit us at www.norcalsailing.com for details!
|Founded in 1946 in New York City as Ulmer Sails, UK Sailmakers is one of the world's most established groups of sail makers with nearly 50 lofts and service centers. It is our goal to deliver sails using the most advanced design technologies and materials. Our lofts retain the personal touch that sailors expect since all UK Sailmakers lofts are owned by local sailors, who know the needs of their sailing communities. That's why each loft prides itself in providing quick, high-quality service along with well-designed, long-lasting sails. The Singlehanded Sailing Society would like to thank Sylvain Barrielle for his generous donation of sailbags for our 2016 Transpac participants.
|Sutter Health affiliates serve more than twenty Northern California counties, from the Oregon border to the San Joaquin Valley, and from the Pacific coast to the Sierra foothills. Sutter is one of the nation's leading not-for-profit health care organizations.
Our network consists of some of Northern California's most respected physician organizations, more than two dozen acute care hospitals, physician and nurse training programs, medical research facilities, region-wide home health, hospice and occupational health networks, and long term care centers.
|Berkeley Marine Center is a family owned and operated, service-minded company. We value a job well done, and a satisfied client. We began operation of the boat yard at Berkeley Marina in November 1999. Our experience in all aspects of boat repair and boat building spans decades. If you’re considering a repair, maintenance project or improvement, give us a call. Cree, Julie and the Berkeley Marine staff can provide you with the expertise you require for the care and performance of your yacht.
|Weather Routing Inc. (WRI) is the world leader in marine weather forecasting, providing forecasts and routing to a wide variety of clients, including: races, regattas, rallies, fishing tournaments, yachts, cargo ships, cruise lines, and marinas. All products are customized to each client and are produced by degreed and certified meteorologists with over a century of combined experience. WRI is proud to be the Official Weather Provider for the Singlehanded TransPac Race! WRI will be providing forecasts daily during the race, available via this website.