Winds Make For Delay In All Oars Boat Race

Row boating from Monterey to Hawaii? I’ll take the train.

Word Monday from race director Chris Martin who said the decision was made after assessing conditions for the next few days. It was late last week that strong winds led to the postponement of the race, a rowing competition from Monterey to Hawaii that was originally set to begin Saturday.

“Fingers crossed that the weather forecast continues to hold,” said Martin, noting that 4 p.m. is when racers are expected to gather at the marina and 6 p.m. is when they’ll take off. “Essentially we’re looking for an opportunity for crews to depart and have stable conditions and the biggest lack of winds as possible for at least three days.”

Winds Make For Delay In All Oars Boat Race

Honeymooners Stroke Stroke Stroke For A Record

Riaan and Vasti Manser, who just spent two months shoulder to shoulder rowing 2,400 miles from Monterey to Hawaii, should find themselves together not only in this life, but the next.

The South African couple, who opted to spend their honeymoon rowing their way to a place where most honeymooners go to lounge on the beach and sip from drinks with little umbrellas, on Tuesday finished they journey in a record 39 days, four hours and 27 minutes. They also severely tested their relationship.

Honeymooners Stroke Stroke Stroke For A Record