The 2017 the Barusch / Castagna Cruiser Navigation Contest Results

The shore-side activities were held at Silver Gate Yacht Club located on Shelter Island.  The Welcome and Boat Drawing were held on September 27th.  The contest took place on San Diego Bay and on the near shore waters off the coast of Point Loma on September 30th. The Awards Banquet was held that evening.

1st Place – Garry Adalian (CCYC, SDCA), Ed Denaci Commodore SDCA, Greg Barnett Commodore SGYC

Terry VanWinkle Commodore PCYA, Ed Denaci Commodore SDCA, Greg Barnett Commodore SGYC, 2nd Place –  Bob Ehlers (SDYC, SDCA)

Terry VanWinkle Commdore PCYA, Ed Denaci Commodore SDCA, Greg Barnett Commodore SGYC, 3rd Place  – Bob Lindal (QCYC, IPBA-N)

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Jesse L. Carr Regatta/Etchells North American Championship August 16 -19 at San Diego Yacht Club

The Jesse L. Carr Regatta was conducted in conjunction with the Etchells North American Championship on August 16-19, 2017 at the San Diego Yacht Club. The purpose of this Trophy is to recognize the crew as well as the captain of the top boat from a PCYA member association club, not only by virtue of their performance, but to include their names and specific identities in the annual bequest of the Trophy.

This year’s winner is Rock n’ Roll, skippered by Argyle Campbell of the Newport Harbor Yacht Club, with crew Luke Lawrence, Brian Janney and Anton Schmid.

Horder 2017 Call for Nominees

The Pacific Coast Yachting Association, with the approval and encouragement of the Horder family, will recognize an outstanding youth sailing program for 2017. The trophy is awarded annually to the PCYA member organization whose submission detailing a member club’s youth boating program is determined by a PCYA committee to be the most deserving.

The trophy, a famous Currier and Ives print of the sail/steam vessel “San Francisco”, is over one hundred years old and occupies a prominent mantel location at St. Francis Yacht Club. The original trophy will remain at the St. Francis Yacht Club. Each year an engraved plaque inscribed with the name of the honored program is added to the list of awardees. A “take home” copy of the trophy will be presented to the winning PCYA organization.

Click on the following link to read the Horder 2017 Request for Nominees.

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2016 Garrett Horder Memorial Trophy Winner – Tacoma Yacht Club

Margaret Paterson (TYC Jr Sailing Chair) awarded by V/C Winston Bumpus PCYA

The Pacific Coast Yachting Association has chosen the Tacoma Yacht Club Junior Sailing Program as the 2016 recipient of the Pacific Coast Yachting Association’s Garret Horder Memorial Trophy.

There was some pretty stiff competition this year, but our Horder Committee felt that Tacoma YC’s program stood out. The committee found that over the last three years the club has continued to build out and to increase participation and scope for their junior program. They have terrific support from their members and have done a terrific job with outreach to their community and local schools. They also have admirable support for handicapped youth. Given that they have achieved all this with a reduced sailing … (more)