Six skippers competed in the PCYA Annual Barusch/Castagna Predicted Log Championship on Santa Monica Bay on June 16-18. It was sponsored by the Pacific Coast Yachting Association, Hollywood Yacht Club, and Santa Monica Bay Power Fleet. The event was sanctioned by Southern California Cruiser Association and hosted by the Del Rey Yacht Club in Marina del Rey, California.
Read the The Pennant – Summer 2016.
You are cordially invited to participate in the 2016 Barusch/Castagna Predicted Log Championship Contest
Thursday, June 16, through Saturday, June 18,
Hosted by Del Rey Yacht Club in Marina del Rey, California
Each PCYA racing association is eligible to enter two contestants (the returning 2015 Barusch winner is automatically eligible). Boat owners who are able to put their boats into the boat draw are needed. All participants are cordially invited to attend the Pacific Coast Yachting Association’s Mid-year meeting on Friday, June 17th.
Listed here are the Contest documents:
the previously posted Notice of Contest;
the detailed Schedule of Events;
the Registration Form;
Information for Boat Owners, and
suggested Marina del Rey hotels.
Completed registrations forms with payment must be received no … (more)
The 2014 Barusch-Castagna Predicted Log Regatta took place the weekend of June 20-23, 2014, at Elliott Bay Marina in Seattle and was co-sponsored by PCYA and the International Power Boaters Association of Seattle. Edward Denaci, with navigator David Weimer, won the championship trophy aboard the powerboat, “Redemption.” Representing the San Diego Cruisers Association, skipper Denaci along with skipper Robert Ehlers and navigator Denis Sempsrott won the Castagna Team Trophy. The team of Bob Lindal and Jeff Ewell of the IPBA were a close second. (Click on photos below to open new window/tab with full size photo.)
The powerboats are “loaned” to the contestants during the three day event and there is a “draw” on Thursday evening to see which boat they will use. On Friday, the contestant takes the boat out to determine speeds and how it handles. On Saturday, the contestant submits his or … (more)