Sailing Records

Kialoa II won races on the Eastern and Western seaboard, the Transpacific Race to Hawaii in 1965, the Transatlantic race to Ireland, the Sydney-Hobart in 1971 and many other races. She was converted to a yawl with a removable mizzen mast in 1968.

YearRaceFinishDistance (nm)Comments
1964San Diego - Acapulco21,430Raced as a sloop
1966 Newport, RI-Bermuda1 LH635Time 105:02:41, 6.0 knots. 167 starters.
1966San Diego - Acapulco11,430
1967Transpac32,225Sailed with a spade rudder. Record number of entries.
1968San Diego - Acapulco11,430
1968Newport, RI-Bermuda3635elit.
1968Bermuda - Travemunde33800Overall standing
1969Transatlantic Newport, RI - Cork1st, 2LH2,770Sailing Speed Recod: Fastest Yacht Transat (W-E) - Major size.12 days, 5hrs, 43min = 217.2mpd. 9 crew
1969Channel Race (IOW)2125
1971Transpac51,430Very light winds due to Hurricane Denise
1972Trans-Tasman1First time Jim Kilroy not on board KII racing.