(first airdate: June 21, 2016) R2AK: THE AMERICA’S CUP FOR DIRT BAGGERS. Our Town Host Maryanne McNellis interviews Daniel Evans, the Race Boss for the upcoming Race to Alaska (R2AK). This year’s race has 66 entries – everything from stand up paddle-boards to custom-made French boats. There are eight Canadian teams, four all-female teams, and a full range of determined salt-bitten sailors. Everyone’s invited to the send-off party on June 22 and the launch at 6 a.m. on June 23.