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#My2019Highlight - Racing a Sailboat to Hawaii
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In July 2019 we raced in Transpac - a race from Los Angeles, California to Honolulu, Hawaii. This compilation of video was shot out on the Pacific Ocean, most of it 1000 miles from land during our half-way party. As can be seen in the video, we launched and retried the Mavic Air from the boat while racing along at 15 kts (27 km/hr). The boat (Hamachi) finished first overall out of a fleet of 90 boats.


2020-2-10
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DAFlys
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Awesome capture,  Im pleased you got it back on the boat safely.
2020-2-11
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DAFlys Posted at 2-11 01:31
Awesome capture,  Im pleased you got it back on the boat safely.

Launch and especially retrieval is challenging.  The wind is blowing 20kts (35km/hr) but the relative speed across the deck of the boat is much lower. To perform the maneuver you need to turn off all of the collision avoidance / safety controls - everything is hand flown with high risk / reward.
2020-2-11
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Woe
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Impressive footage. Congrats on placing first
2020-2-12
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maddox
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Awesome video, nice work. Thanks for sharing
2020-2-14
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ro_flyer
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Amazing footage. Thanks for sharing
2020-2-16
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