PCYA announces regatta dates…

2005 Carr RegattaNewport Buoy The Pacific Coast Yachting Association has announced the dates for the “Jessie L. Carr Cup for J/70’s & SBYC Bay Bridge Regatta” and the Barusch-Castagna Predicted Log Regatta.

Barusch-Castagna Notice of Race

Jessie L. Carr Cup for J/70’s & SBYC Bay Bridge Regatta” Notice of Race

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PCYA Holds Its “Change of Watch” Meeting

PCYA held its Annual General Meeting on January 17-18, 2015, at San Diego’s Silver Gate Yacht Club.
PCYA2015-Taking the Oath

The following Officers and Directors were sworn in by Staff Commodore Cleve Hardaker: Commodore Gary Green, Vice Commodore Kate Humphreys, Rear Commodore & Treasurer Terry Van Winkle, Secretary Cindi Mathieu, and Junior Staff Commodore Bruce Campbell.
Directors Pictured: Jeanne Irwin, Robert Ehlers, Doug Hipsley (not pictured: Martha Jean Geisler and Fred Cole)

PCYA2015-Virginia Howard-Horder Trophy2014-burgeeofmerit-award-recipientThe 2014 Garrett Horder Memorial Trophy was awarded to Del Rey YC’s Virginia Howard for her tireless efforts on behalf of youth sailing. The Burgee of Merit Cup was awarded to California YC member, John W Nelson, who received … (more)

EIGHT BELLS…

Commodore
Fred Wieder
Silver Gate Y.C.

We regret to announce the passing of our PCYA Vice Commodore, Fred Wieder, on Wednesday, November 19, 2014. Fred was a long time member of Silver Gate Yacht Club and the current commodore of the San Diego Cruisers Association. He was an active participant in predicted log racing and various yachting activities. A memorial service is being planned in conjunction with the PCYA annual meeting on January 17, 2015, at Silver Gate YC.

2014 Carr Trophy Results

Jesse L. Carr Trophy

PCYA’s Jessie L. Carr Perpetual Captain and Crew Trophy was awarded for 2014 to the skipper and crew of Zephyr, a J-109 one-design boat, for their performance in this year’s Santa Barbara to King Harbor race. The winning skipper, Jack Mayer, and his crew were very honored and excited about receiving the Carr Trophy, which will be displayed at Del Rey Yacht Club.

Zephyr’s crew included (in alphabetical order):

  • Peter Arpesella (main and spinnaker trimmer)
  • Gregory Ball (utility/spinnaker trimmer)
  • Anil Bamezai (tactician/ trimmer/alternate helm)
  • Skip Korsgaard (bow)
  • Michael Martinez (mast)
  • Jack Mayer (skipper/helm)
  • Al Noel Sansolis (pit)
  • Joseph Vaughan (main trimmer)