Monthly Archives: May 2019

Awesome Elite Keel Regatta

One of the more popular events on San Francisco Bay late in the spring is the Elite Keel Regatta hosted by San Francisco YC in Belvedere, CA on the north side of the Bay. The regatta has proven to be a popular one for the large J/105 fleet, with 26 boats participating in the two-day…
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J/105s Enjoy Battle to the Finish at Oregon Offshore Race

The 43rd Annual Oregon Offshore International Yacht Race, sponsored by Schooner Creek Boatworks, started on Thursday, May 9 after a postponement that was waiting for the 5.5 knots ebb tide and current to begin to flow out of the Columbia River and over the Columbia River Bar just offshore. The 193-mile race started at 9:25am…
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Fast & Furious Edlu Distance Race

Larchmont Yacht Club in New York kicked off it summer offshore sailing season with their Edlu Race, first sailed in 1956. The event has two courses for different types of sailors. The Spinnaker course is 32.0nm from the Larchmont Breakwater to Gong 11B off Eaton's Neck and back. The Non-Spinnaker course is approximately 20.0nm. Winning…
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Challenging Race to the Straits

The Sloop Tavern Yacht Club’s Race to the Straits in Seattle, WA is all singlehanded or doublehanded teams. Saturday’s leg to Port Townsend was a light wind, current-plagued challenge. Sunday’s leg back was with plenty of breeze from the north. In the six-boat J/105 doublehanded class, it was John Aitchison’s MOOSE UNKNOWN that took honors,…
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