Dancing Bear Transpac Report No. 5: Whither Weather?

There's an old saying among sailors that goes something like this: The gods do not subtract from a man's allotted time on earth the days that he spends under sail.

And for the crew of the Cal 40 Dancing Bear this morning, it seems like they might live forever. One week ago today, Dancing Bear and 13 other Cal 40s were among the boats to begin the centennial edition of the Transpac. Now, a week into the race, one thing is abundantly clear, if it wasn't already. The Cal 40 race record of around 12 1/2 days is safe for another couple of years. For the full story, click here.