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|The End of Spring in Sausalito
The 2015 Sausalito Yacht Club Spring Sunset Series ended on Tuesday with a delightful romp from Pt. Knox to… Read on…
Great Vallejo YRA Opener — One Boat's Report
The Sunday Edition
You might think that with the Fourth of July falling on a Saturday, the coming weekend would be light on racing. But not so! Specialty races on July 4 include Tiburon YC's Brothers & Sisters Race (around the islands in San Pablo Bay), SFYC's Independence Cup, Coyote Point YC's Stars & Stripes, Monterey Peninsula YC's Independence Day Race, and Elkhorn YC's long-distance Firecracker Race on Monterey Bay. MPYC will also take advantage of what is a three-day weekend for most of us to host a three-day Hobie Regatta starting on Friday the 3rd.
The SSS Great Pacific Longitude Race, aka the LongPac will start on Thursday, July 9, from Golden Gate YC. See www.sfbaysss.org.
The El Toro North Americans on July 21-24 in Santa Cruz will welcome all sorts. A contingent is coming from Hawaii. A 'Classic Division' is being offered for those without any carbon fiber components. "We have competitive sailors of all ages and weights, so if you are experienced enough to sail an El Toro here in Santa Cruz outside the harbor, get that boat down from the rafters and come race for the joy of it," said Jim Savattone, a Santa Cruz sailor who races a lovely wooden El Toro. "Local sailors are available to assist getting any boat sailable."