Tag: Oceantroller

Transpac 2017

It’s all downwind from here! The downwind sailing race, Transpac, has already finished for the fastest few. Meanwhile, the rest of the sailboats are over the halfway point, as they continue to battle from San Pedro, California to Oahu, Hawai‘i. The first known invitation to race across the Pacific Ocean, came from the last King […]

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Mighty Merloe – New Transpac Record

Mighty Merloe, a 60ft trimaran, was the first to finish the 2017 Transpacific race from Los Angeles to Honolulu. Showing off some mighty speed, Mighty Merloe established a new Transpac record, crossing the Pacific in 4 days 7 hours and 3 minute. After a 20 year stronghold, the previous multihaul record of 5 days 19 […]

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Golden Gate Bridge

Happy 80th Birthday Golden Gate Bridge

On May 27, 1937, the Golden Gate bridge was officially opened to pedestrians. Eighty years later, the bridge remains one of the world’s largest suspension bridges, spanning 4,200 ft (1,280 m) and constructed with 80,000 miles (128.748 km) of wire. Fun Fact: The Golden Gate Bridge lost it’s natural arch while supporting approximately 300,000 people, […]

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Curious Sharks

Ran into these cuties while freediving a cave! These smaller sized sharks grow to about 5.25 feet and will rest during the day in sand, under ledges, in the back of caves, or even on each other. Unlike most other sharks, whitetips do not rely on swimming to breathe, because they can pump water over […]

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What the Hell is COP22?

Everyone seems to have heard of the Paris Agreement, but what the hell is COP22? The Paris Agreement, the first universally adopted climate agreement, was created at the United Nations’s 21st Climate Change Conference, Conference of Parties (COP). Right now (November 7-18, 2016), ambitious efforts to combat climate change continue at the COP’s 22nd meeting […]

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