The 2016 College Sailing Match Racing Nationals, hosted by San Diego Yacht Club (SDYC), concluded today on San Diego Bay. After three days of competitive racing, Georgetown University has won the Cornelius Shields Sr. Trophy.
Dave Perry presents the changes to the Racing Rules of Sailing 2017-2020. Dave will explain the changes to the racing rules. This will include changes to Rule 18.3 – tacking in the zone, the ability to disqualify a boat for damages caused even when not racing, new rules regarding parents and coaches, the U Flag starting penalty and other changes that will impact racers and race officials alike.
The 2016 US Match Race Championships were held at the San Diego Yacht Club, October 7-9. The regatta was sailed off of downtown San Diego, in SDYC’s fleet of J/22’s. The conditions throughout the regatta were near perfect, with races being sailed in 6-12 knots of northwesterlies.
The 25th edition of the Linda Elias Women’s One Design Challenge was sailed in 11 well-matched Catalina 37s in light to heavy wind conditions spanning 7 close races. The level of competition was very high this year and it was truly anyone’s regatta.
HL Enloe's ORMA 60 trimaran Mighty Merloe is a staple entry in west coast offshore races. SDYC's Artie Means has been the long time navigator for Enloe, and the team is preparing for another season racing offshore including 2017 Transpac. Hop on board with a video and photos from Justin Edelman
The Pacific Class (PC) Yacht Racing Association was founded 87 years ago in 1929. This year, in conjunction with the PC Nationals hosted by San Diego Yacht Club on October 15 & 16, Mystic Seaport will award the PC Fleet with the William A. Baker Award.
The #3 ranked match racer in the country, Nevin Snow, may be moving up the rankings following this weekend’s triumphant performance in San Diego at the 2016 U.S. Match Racing Championship. The San Diego native earned his first Prince of Wales Bowl in impressive fashion by winning 17 of 18 races.