Yearly Archives: 2018

Stormy Chesapeake Championship for J/105s

Here is the report on the Chesapeake Bay Championship: "With a nor’easter bearing down, Race Chair Sandy Grosvenor and Event PRO Steve Kling made the decision to postpone Saturday’s first warning by two hours to allow the sea state to settle in and the predicted 30-40 knot gusts to continue northward. At 1300, the first…
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Clean Sweep at The Great Pumpkin Race

Over the Halloween weekend, the Richmond Yacht Club hosts its annual Great Pumpkin Regatta over two days in the northeastern part of San Francisco Bay. It is a popular event with costume parties. The J/105 fleet saw a clean sweep, with Sergey Lubarsky’s RUSSIAN ROULETTE winning handily, followed by Chris Kim’s VUJA STAR in second…
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SDYC Wins Tiebreaker at Lipton Cup in J/105s

It’s a marathon, not a sprint. That’s the theory that San Diego Yacht Club skipper Tyler Sinks followed during this weekend’s 12 intense races that brought his team to win the 2018 Sir Thomas Lipton Challenge Cup for the second year in a row. "We hung on by the hair on our chinny chin chin,"…
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Blustery Puget Sound Sailing Championship

The Saturday of CYC-Seattle’s Puget Sound Sailing Championship saw 18-22 knot winds, big waves, and bright sun. A total of 56 boats sailed the event, with three PHRF classes and five one-design Classes, four of which made up the south course right off Shilshole Bay Marina. CYC got in 9-11 races for all the fleets.…
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