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 :


Jesse L. Carr Regatta 2016


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)

Carr Cup / & J/70 Worlds Regatta Dates Announced

The Carr Cup & J/70 Worlds will be held September 24 through October 1 at St. Francis YC in San Francisco, California.

The purpose of this Trophy is to recognize the crew as well as the captain, not only by virtue of their performance, but to include their names and specific identities in the annual bequest of the Trophy. The Notice of Race has been posted. Use this link to view the PDF.

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.