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)

The 2017 results are listed … (more)

The “Pennant” – Summer 2016 | Barusch/Castagna Results

2016 Barusch/Castagna

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.

2016 Barusch/Castagna Predicted Log Championship Contest, June 16

barusch_trophyYou 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)

    2014 Barusch-Castagna Results

    barusch_trophyThe 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)