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“I was basically looking for the ultimate weekend warrior’s boat — a boat for the Bay or ocean with the room and comfort of an Olson 30 and the performance and ease of handling of a Moore 24,” Terry Alsberg once remarked. Read on…
Halloween will be here before you know it, but even before that will be a couple of regattas will Halloween themes. Richmond YC's Great Pumpkin offers buoy racing this Saturday and a pursuit race around Angel Island and Alcatraz (skipper's choice of directions) on Sunday. In between, plan on a big party, with Shark Sandwich playing the dance music, and a costume contest. The theme this year is 'Home on the Range', as RYC celebrates their occupation of the remodeled clubhouse.
Tiburon YC's Red Rock Regatta conflicts on Saturday. The costume theme will be Explorers and Archaeologists. The Blues Burner Band will play for the party that night.
The awards meeting for the SSS Vallejo 1-2 will be hosted by Island YC in Alameda on Wednesday, November 2, at 1930 hours. Season trophies will be handed out then too.
Lake Washington’s last sailing event of the season will be the Turkey Shoot regatta on Saturday, November 5, in West Sacramento. "This fun event attracts a large number of boats and includes dinner after racing," says LWSC's Steve Willett. See www.lwsailing.org.
Registration is now open for Island YC's triplehanded Jack & Jill + 1 on the Estuary. Jill drives; the crew is coed. The date of the race is Sunday, November 6, the day that we fall back an hour for standard time.
Entries are now open for the 2016-2017 Berkeley YC Midwinters at