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Vance Hashimoto: Crossing the Ka’iwi Channel

Vance Hashimoto: Crossing the Ka’iwi Channel

Naim: Some people think paddling across the Kaiwi channel sans rudder is crazy. What inspired you to take on the molo solo on V1? Vance: Luke and Makana raced rudderless the 2010 M2M (Maui to Molokai), and did well. That inspired me to race V1 in M2M last year , and after doing that race I thought I could handle 6 more miles for the Solo. I was trying to do all the winter series races rudderless this year, so the Solo seemed like the next step. Also, the tide was good for this years crossing. So no matter what the wind, I'd at least have the current on my side! Naim: What was the tide...

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