Rio Wins Pac52 Cup and 2018 Carr Regatta

Team Rio receiving honors from, Ken Glidewell, Rear Commodore, St. Francis Yacht Club and Winston Bumpus, Commodore PCYA

Among the many trophies offered in yachting competition, only a few recognize the indispensable values and virtues of the championship crew, while at the same time recognizing the organizational ability and talent of the captain. It is the purpose of this Trophy to recognize the essential team relationship between captain and crew.

This year was the 60th year it has been awarded and the names on this trophy is like a Who’s Who of west coast racers. It was held in conjunction with the Pac52 Cup hosted by the St. Francis Yacht Club on September 30, 2018. It was one by Team Rio who was representing the St. Francis Yacht Club.

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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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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.