TRANSPAC UPDATE – Honolulu, Hawaii – July 24, 2013 – Isao Mita’s 2011 Judel/Vrolijk-designed TP 52 Beecom has won the first-ever class formed to score Transpac entries under the High Performance Rating system (HPR). In all nine boats from Divisions 1 and 2 agreed to have HPR certificates issued and scored for this race.
Beecom defeated runner-up Meanie, a 2008 TP 52 owned by Thomas Akin, by just one and a half hours on the water, and 22 min 17 sec in corrected time using HPR ratings. Third was Ricardo Brockman’s Reichel/Pugh 52 Vincitore from Mexico, almost an hour behind in elapsed time which corrected to 31 min 33 sec.
For complete HPR results, click here.