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White Trash, Ergo and El Raton at the GGYC finish line
The Moore 24 White Trash and Express 27s Ergo and El Raton approach the finish line of BAMA's Doublehanded Farallones Race on March 28. This round-up would cost El Raton the gun in the Express 27 division, but they would get the 'bullet' anyway, as Ergo had been OCS ('On Course Side', aka over early at the start). See complete results here. ©2015

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Kind of Blue SSS Corinthian Race
'Kind of blue' describes the Singlehanded Sailing Society's Corinthian Race held on Saturday. Not for sadness, but for the feeling of the semi-blue skies just before the rain and the mixed conditions of calm and wind throughout… Read on…

StFYC Spring One Design
The unsteady breeze kept all fleets alert as fresh crew shook off the cobwebs and fresh sets of sails took on their first tacks and douses… Read on…

StFYC Spring Dinghy
Conditions allowed for a full six-race regatta, showcasing tight competition in five fleets: Club 420s, Laser Radials, Laser Standards, 5o5s and WetasRead on…

Final Seaweed Soup Midwinter
The most interesting feature of the selected course was the reaching leg from Harding Rock across the face of Alcatraz. StFYC was holding their Spring Dinghy Regatta just northwest of Alcatraz, with their starting line parallel to… Read on…

Big Daddy Regatta
At Richmond Yacht Club's Big Daddy Regatta over the weekend the smiles on racers' faces reflected the good vibes and warm weather sailing that we are getting used to this winter… Read on…

Sail a Small Boat Day
We were afraid that it might rain on the parade. Not literally a parade, Sail a Small Boat Day is more of a cavalcade (again not literally) of
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They're All Winners
It was another fabulous day on Sunday, March 1, on the Berkeley Circle. There was a light and almost steady wind from the northwest and sunshine with… Read on…

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Richmond YC's first Beer Can Race of the season will be held this Wednesday, April Fool’s Day, aka Beer Can Opening Day. All yachts are invited, even powerboats (no PWCs). Besides the "same old beer can race, a blessing of the pleasure craft and a predicted log race for powerboats will be offered. All yachts and crew compete for the Hoity-Toity Judge Elihu Smales Trophy Award." The dress code for the post-race prize-giving will be: blazers with pocket bullions, Breton red trousers, boaters or silly yachting caps with scrambled eggs, French sailor T-shirts and pleated skirts for the ladies (or, in reasonably good taste, facsimiles thereof). Since it is before Memorial Day, white gloves are optional. CPO shirts and 13 button bell bottoms score double points. The post-race barbecue and awards will be accompanied by a showing of the ever-evolving Beer Can, the Movie, the Director's Cut.

Awards be handed out for the SSS Corinthian Race at Oakland YC in Alameda on Wednesday, April 1, at 1930 hours. Even if you didn't place, be sure to pick up your shirts, applaud your competitors, and hear how the winners did it. The bar opens at 1900. See

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