While the venue for the 2017 America's Cup has officially been announced as Bermuda, San Diego will be cheering for hometown sailors James Spithill and Andrew Campbell on Oracle Team USA as they aim to keep the Cup in the USA.
Nineteen yachts, most of them rating in the negatives, are preparing for strong breeze and very fast race times on the first ever "Rum Runner Race" from Newport Beach to San Diego to be held this Saturday, November 1.
Out of twelve legendary sailors, one has sailed away with the title of International Masters Regatta Champion. On the final day of racing it was Augie Diaz who finished in first place for the three day regatta.
The team of Augie Diaz and Kathleen Tocke (Miami, FL) secured first place in the 2014 Snipe Trials for the Pan American Games. The qualifier series was hosted by the San Diego Yacht Club and took place over three days of racing from October 11 to October 13.