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Patience or Stubbornness?
Whatever it’s called as practiced by the Berkeley Yacht Club Race Committee, it allowed BYC to complete a race each day of the third weekend of the… Read on…

Small Boat Midwinters #2
The second Sunday of the Richmond Yacht Club Small Boat Midwinters saw steel-gray sunshine and bipolar wind conditions for the three courses set out in the Richmond Riviera. Read on…

Berkeley Yacht Club Midwinters
Since we know that California needs the rain but racers prefer the sun, special arrangements were made to produce rain on Friday before the weekend and Monday after the weekend. Wind, however, was… Read on…

Stirring the Seaweed Soup Pot
The haphephobia began soon after the starts on a building ebb and a light easterly breezethat sent the fleets off to a windward mark by Fort Mason. As the lead faster boats picked their way along the piers to… Read on…

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Coming Up

The sophomore outing of the Progressive San Francisco Boat Show runs through Sunday the 25th. You'll find boats in the water at McCovey Cove and booths, seminars and much more on land at Pier 48.

Three Bridge Fiasco is coming up quicker than you might think, on January 31. The skippers meeting and deadline to enter is Wednesday, January 28, 1930 hours at Oakland YC in Alameda. As of January 24, 287 boats were signed up for this doublehanded or singlehanded pursuit race. See

Kame Richards of Pineapple Sails will present a Spinnaker Trimming/Sailing seminar at Club Nautique in Alameda on Thursday, January 29, 1830-2030 hours. $10/members or $15 non-members includes appetizers and beverages. RSVP to (510) 865-4700.

Encinal YC in Alameda will host an all-day US Sailing One-Day Race Management Seminar on January 31. The cost will be $35. For more info, email or sign up online at US Sailing.

On February 17 or 18 you'll find Kame Richards at the Bay Model in Sausalito where he'll be giving his Tides on San Francisco Bay talk beginning at 7:00 p.m. The cost is $15, cash at the door only. You'll need to RSVP, as these seminas fill up. Call Jim Tantillo at (707) 759-2045 or to reserve your spot.

The next Sail a Small Boat Day is scheduled for Saturday, February 28, at Richmond YC, featuring free boat rides in a variety of dinghies and other small sailboats plus a free hot dog lunch.

Ten boats have already signed up! The Pacific Cup Yacht Club has chosen Monday, July 11, 2016, as the first start day of the 2016 Pacific Cup Race. In 2015, seminars designed to help racers prepare and qualify for this transpacific race include a Safety at Sea Seminar at Encinal YC on May 17 and two Pacific Offshore Academy Seminars to be held at Richmond YC on Saturday, June 13, and Saturday, October 17, 2015. If you're interested in doing the 2016 Pacific Cup Race, go to now and sign up to start receiving pre-race information.

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