Jesse L. Carr Regatta

Carr_upwindThis regatta is conducted in conjunction with a carefully chosen sailing regatta and intended to recognize the achievement of a sailing crew participating in a one-design portion of a larger regatta.

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. You can find the trophy’s Deed of Gift at this link. You can find a list of past winners, from 1958 to 1999, at this link.

2014 Recipient

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)

2013 Recipient

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 was:

  • Kirk Leslie
  • Graeme Clendenan
  • Brian Krell
  • Harry Blacklock
  • Steve Hansen
  • Geoff Ott
  • Heather Arnold
  • Sandra Bitelli
  • Jonn Scott
  • Nicole Johnson
  • Steffen Diett

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