Horder 2018 Call for Nominations

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 2018 Request for Nominees.

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Date for 2019 Barusch / Castagna Predicted Navigation Announced

Please mark your calendar for the 2019 Barusch / Castagna Predicted Navigation. It has been agreed to have it in the Pacific Northwest on May 16-18, 2019. The exact location is still being finalized.

This event challenges the serious power-boater’s navigation skills in a competitive but friendly environment. Participants discover just how well they know their boat’s performance characteristics at various speeds and how well they can predict the time it will take to travel each leg of a course in a variety of marine conditions.

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PCYA Adds New Inclusive Sailing Award

 

The PCYA has created a new perpetual trophy to create a Pacific Coast championship for the growing class of inclusive sailing regattas to be awarded each year to be called the Pacific Coast Yachting Association Inclusive Sailing Award for Racing and Participation  

Contestants shall be boats in an Inclusive Sailing Fleet, skippered by a person defined disabled by the Americans with Disabilities Act.  The boats shall satisfy the requirements for racing and the Regatta shall follow the current United States Sailing the Racing Rules of Sailing. 

The first Award will be made in conjunction with the Kyle C. McArthur Memorial Regatta to benefit Challenged Sailors San Diego, at the Coronado Yacht Club, April 28-29, 2018 – Coronado, CA.

 

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2017 Garrett Horder Memorial Trophy Winner – Half Moon Bay Yacht Club

Rear Commodore Joe Rockmore & Commodore Scott Pyne (Half Moon Bay Yacht Club) accept the award at PCYA Annual Meeting at St Francis Yacht Club on January 20, 2018

The Pacific Coast Yachting Association has chosen the Half Moon Bay Yacht Club as the 2017 recipient of the Pacific Coast Yachting Association’s Garret Horder Memorial Trophy.

There were many excellent submissions this year, but our Horder Committee felt that Half Moon Bay YC’s program stood out. The committee found that HMBYC had created their program from scratch about 10 years ago.  Over that time period they have trained hundreds of children in the art of sailing and safely enjoying water sports.

Congratulations to Pacific Inter-Club Yacht Association (PICYA) and the Half Moon Bay Yacht Club.