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SSS Round the Rocks
Ninety-seven boats started in the Singlehanded Sailing Society's Round the Rocks Race on Saturday. That's 19 more boats than last year, and as the overall numbers for racing on the Bay have been going down, the SSS continues to gain boats in all of its races. The reason… Read on…

Summer Idyll
The wind was back – sort of – for Sequoia Yacht Club's Summer Series Race #1… Read on…

Doublehanded Lightship
Island Yacht Club's Doublehanded Lightship Race was 'light' in both entries and early wind. But the competition made up for the low number of boats, and the wind arrived to make it a wonderful romp across the Gulf of the Farallones to the… Read on…

Bullship Regatta
Once a year the 8-ft El Toros get to stretch their legs in a dash across the Golden Gate from Sausalito to San Francisco. The 62nd running of the Bullship drew 22 boats… Read on…

Bullship Photo Gallery

Kind of Blue SSS Corinthian Race
'Kind of blue' describes the Singlehanded Sailing Society's Corinthian Race held on Saturday. Not for sadness, but for the feeling of the semi-blue skies just before the rain and the mixed conditions of calm and wind throughout… Read on…

StFYC Spring One Design
The unsteady breeze kept all fleets alert as fresh crew shook off the cobwebs and fresh sets of sails took on their first tacks and douses… Read on…

StFYC Spring Dinghy
Conditions allowed for a full six-race regatta, showcasing tight competition in five fleets: Club 420s, Laser Radials, Laser Standards, 5o5s and WetasRead on…

Final Seaweed Soup Midwinter
The most interesting feature of the selected course was the reaching leg from Harding Rock across the face of Alcatraz. StFYC was holding their Spring Dinghy Regatta just northwest of Alcatraz, with their starting line parallel to… Read on…

Big Daddy Regatta
At Richmond Yacht Club's Big Daddy Regatta over the weekend the smiles on racers' faces reflected the good vibes and warm weather sailing that we are getting used to this winter… Read on…

Sail a Small Boat Day
We were afraid that it might rain on the parade. Not literally a parade, Sail a Small Boat Day is more of a cavalcade (again not literally) of
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Coming Up

The first race of the 2015 OYRA season, the Lightship Race, is this Saturday. Three of the boats will carry Spot trackers as a private experiment. Family and friends at home should be advised that the lack of a tracker signal does not indicate an emergency situation, just a messed up tracker.

Sausalito YC's Twin Island Race Series and Berkeley YC's Cal Cup Series for windsurfers begins at this Saturday. It's a veritable marathon: The 26-mile Konocti Cup and 13-mile Half Cup on Clear Lake are this Saturday; see The Laser NorCals are this weekend in Santa Cruz; see

SYC's Tuesday night beer can races will start on April 28.

Sunday will be Opening Day on the Bay, with much fanfare and frolicking on the water.

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