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.

2017 Barusch / Castagna, September 27-30, Silver Gate Yacht Club

The event will be held at Silver Gate Yacht Club located on Shelter Island.  The event is scheduled to take place from 27-30 September. The actual regatta will take place on San Diego Bay and on the near shore waters off the coast of Point Loma on September 30th.

The trophy for the winning contestant is the Harry Barusch Perpetual Trophy (left). The trophy for the winning team of two or three association contestants is the Joseph Castagna Perpetual Trophy (Right).  “Keeper” trophies will be awarded.

This annual predicted log contest pits two contestants from each active Pacific Coast Cruiser Navigation association plus the winner of the 2016 Barusch Castagna Cruiser Navigation Contest against each other.

A call for contestants will be coming out soon.  Active associations are :

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Jesse L. Carr Regatta 2016

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PCYA Vice Commodore Terry Van Winkle and PCYA Rear Commodore Winston Bumpus presenting Shawn Bennett and Crew the Carr Trophy

The Carr Regatta was held this year in conjunction with the J/70 World that were held at the St Francis Yacht Club on the San Francisco Bay on September 24th thru October 1st. Neatly 70 boats assembled on the Berkeley Circle for the competition.  The PCYA was very pleased to be a part of this world class regatta.

The purpose of this Jesse L. Carr Trophy is to award the crew as well as the captain for their performance.

This year’s winner was Shawn Bennett and crew of the St. Francis Yacht Club. This team also won first place for the overall Corinthian Division as well. Congratulations … (more)