Hawaii Yacht Club

Mel Temi: Oldest HYC Yacht still Racing…

OLDEST HYC YACHT THAT RACES FRIDAY NITES & ALL HYRA RACES

THE TEAM…

CAPTAIN: BRIAN PESTEL 2014-04-22_155901
CO–CAPTAIN: BETH MALVESTITI
CREW: MAIYA PESTEL
CRAIG WICKI
MITCH BURNS
ROBBIE BUCK
CHRIS
KAWIKA
NICK
AND MANY OTHERS…
2014-04-22_161013 SHE RACED ACROSS TO HAWAII IN THE 1973 TRANSPAC. GLENN TAYLOR, A PAST HYC COMMODORE BOUGHT HER AND RACED HER FOR MANY YEARS OUT OF HYC. SHE IS KNOWN AS THE PARTY BOAT. MANY A HYC MEMBER CREWED ON HER OVER THE 45 YEARS.GETTING THEIR START / TASTE OF SAILING ON MELTEMI (NAMED FOR THE MELTEMI WINDS {WHICH ARE STRONG UNPREDICTABLE WINDS IN THE ADRIATIC SEA})AFTER YEARS OF NEGLECT AFTER GLEN PASSED AWAY……SHE WAS WON IN A POKER GAME & BRIAN PESTEL / RON PESTEL REBUILT HER. IN 2013 SHE WON ALL HYC OFF SHORE RACES HYRA.OLD BOATS …RULE !!!ALOHA ….STAFF COMMODORE RON PESTEL