Papa A‘u gets third win in Gene Wells Memorial Series

  • Dennis Fujimoto/The Garden Island

    Papa A‘u avoids the Coast Guard Motorized Life Boat leaving on an afternoon patrol coming off the G-11 buoy heading for the final leg of the Gene Wells Series, Race No. 4 at the Nawiliwili Harbor.

  • Dennis Fujimoto/The Garden Island

    OZone holds the lead over Fast Company and Papa A‘u coming inbound from the Ninini Point buoy during the Gene Wells Series, Race No. 4 at the Nawiliwili Harbor.

  • Dennis Fujimoto/The Garden Island

    Papa A‘u clears traffic coming off the Kalapaki Buoy as Weatherly and Speedy make their approach for the turn during the Gene Wells Series, Race No. 4 at the Nawiliwili Harbor.

  • Dennis Fujimoto/The Garden Island

    Papa A‘u gets clear water off the start, challenged by OZone as Fast Company heads to the sea wall on a port tack during the Gene Wells Series, Race No. 4 at the Nawiliwili Harbor.

  • Dennis Fujimoto/The Garden Island

    The crew aboard Papa A‘u stages for rigging ahead of the Gene Wells Series, Race No. 4 at Nawiliwili Harbor.

NAWILIWILI — Papa A‘u cut close for the second straight week to claim its third victory during the Nawiliwili Yacht Club Gene Wells Memorial Series, Race No. 4 at the Nawiliwili Harbor.

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