The 2010 Victoria to Maui International Yacht Race is nearing the home stretch. Eight of the nine yachts that began the race in Victoria, British Columbia on July 1st are getting closer to the finish line near Lahaina, Maui. One vessel withdrew from the race after seven days at sea. The Vic-Maui Yacht Race takes place every second year starting in June or July. It stretches a length of approximately 2308 nautical miles and provides a challenge for yachting enthusiasts.