The 2014 Bishop Rock Yacht Race, hosted by San Diego Yacht Club, was billed as the "Dare to Take the Challenge" race. The race totals approximately 200 nautical miles, a course full of big wind and large waves.
The US Youth Championship regatta is hosted every year in August. To be able to compete in this event you must fill out an application with all of your top results. My crew, Charlie Miller, and I [Andy Reiter] were lucky enough to be accepted into the US Youth Championships in the Club 420 class.
SDYC is posting an open invitation to join the Green Dock Crew to help maintain the Green Docks, used by SDYC for Race Commitee support. These Green Docks have been used to support more than 75 dock days during SDYC sponsored regattas that require the crews to rotate into a different boat between races.
Since the swell and surf will affect many of your plans to travel to BB at the last minute we will not be charging cancellation fees for the remainder of this year. There are still many unanswered questions about the future as it has only been 9 days since the devastating swells that damaged the White’s Landing pier.
Over the past summer I had the privileged opportunity of attending Laser Nationals in San Francisco Bay from July 31st to August 3rd. I greatly appreciate the support of the San Diego Yacht Club in preparation and support for this major event.
Scott Sinks and Rebecca McElvain saved their best effort for the final day at the US Sailing Youth Champs in Grosse Pointe Shores, MI. The SDYC tandem proved to be the most consistent team of the week to win the Club 420 fleet after four more races Thursday.
SDYC Members Nevin Snow and Jake La Dow joined 3 other American sailors to form the US team competing in the ISAF Youth Match Race World Championships in Helsinki, Finland. Sailing J/80s and under the coaching of Dave Perry, Team SDYC/USA finished 3rd overall in an extremely competitive field.