PCYA’s Jessie L. Carr Perpetual Captain and Crew Trophy was awarded for 2014 to the skipper and crew of Zephyr, a J-109 one-design boat, for their performance in this year’s Santa Barbara to King Harbor race. The winning skipper, Jack Mayer, and his crew were very honored and excited about receiving the Carr Trophy, which will be displayed at Del Rey Yacht Club.
Zephyr’s crew included (in alphabetical order):
- Peter Arpesella (main and spinnaker trimmer)
- Gregory Ball (utility/spinnaker trimmer)
- Anil Bamezai (tactician/ trimmer/alternate helm)
- Skip Korsgaard (bow)
- Michael Martinez (mast)
- Jack Mayer (skipper/helm)
- Al Noel Sansolis (pit)
- Joseph Vaughan (main trimmer)
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)
The 2014 Barusch-Castagna Predicted Log Championship will be conducted by the International Power Boat Association and hosted by the Seattle Yacht Club, June 19-21, 2014.
PCYA and the “Santa Barbara to King Harbor” Race Committee have agreed to make the PCYA Carr Championship a partner in this race in 2014. The race will be held July 25-26, 2014, and the award ceremony will be conducted at King Harbor. More details will be available after the first of the year, but be sure and mark your calendars for this event.
Representing the West Vancouver Yacht Club, the FT 10M “Prowler” (CAN #37) won the 2013 PCYA Carr Championship. The regatta was held during Whidbey Island Race Week near San Juan, Washington. Bruce Campbell represented PCYA and presented the Carr Trophy. The winning crew on “Prowler” was Kirk Leslie (owner), Graeme Clendenan, Brian Krell, Harry Blacklock, Steve Hansen, Geoff Ott, Heather Arnold, Sandra Bitelli, Jonn Scott, Nicole Johnson, and Steffen Diett.