The Sloop Tavern Yacht Club hosted the weekend Race to the Straits Regatta in Seattle, WA. On Saturday, the fleet heads north; Sunday, the fleet returns down south. Saturday’s racing was cancelled due to no wind, so the fleet powered north to the party. Sunday saw just enough breeze, requiring a combination of playing current…Read more
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This event is hosted by the Vallejo Yacht Club. The race most often starts near the Berkeley Circle on Saturday morning, rounds a single weather mark near Alcatraz, and then heads to Vallejo, usually under spinnaker for the remainder of the race. The challenge is to maintain speed through the shadow of Angel Island, find…Read more
The North Sea Race from Harwich UK across the North Sea to Scheveningen Netherlands welcomed summer-like conditions. After a beat to South Galloper Buoy, the fleet turned north for a long starboard tack reach to Smith's Knoll Buoy, followed by a port tack reach to the Netherlands coast and a beat to finish at Scheveningen.…Read more
Sailors are a superstitious bunch, and the same goes for the youth sailors aboard J/105 More Cowbell. During a race on Saturday, bowman Andrew Hiller was hungry, and reached into the pocket of his PFD to grab a snack, but his team wouldn’t let him. "The fruit rollup was in his PFD when we were…Read more
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