Ancient Mariners Sailing Society (www.amss.us), a San Diego‐based, and leading West Coast proponent of U.S. maritime heritage, today announced the beneficiaries and sponsors for the 2014 Kettenburg & Classic Yacht Regatta (www.sdyc.org/kettenburg).
Most likely, the history books will show the 2014 San Diego to Vallarta race as not a particularly fast race, but it wasn’t a slow one either. We had two world class trimarans entered, and without a spectacular weather system to hurl them at once in a while speeds, both entries beat the flat out speed record from San Diego to Puerto Vallarta.
Follow along with the Vallarta race boats as they make the 1,000nm trek down the coast of baja and across to mainland Mexico and the finish line near Puerto Vallarta. The Yellowbrick race tracker will update hourly, with a 4 hour delay on the boat positions.
Skipper Jimmy Spithill and tactician/sailing team manager Tom Slingsby have introduced the crew who are participating in the team’s first training camp of the new America’s Cup cycle, which includes San Diego Yacht Club's Andrew Campbell.
At the Sailing Leadership Forum Awards Dinner, hosted by the San Diego Sports Hall of Fame, San Diego Yacht Club was recognized as the One Design Club of the Year for outstanding organizational achievements in training, community and one-design sailing.
After a year off from active snipe sailing due to pregnancy, I [Stacey Szabo] jumped back in a boat and participated in the 2013 Womens Snipe Nationals in Fort Lauderdale, Fl. I was able to sail with experienced snipe crew Julia Melton.
On Christmas day, Rebecca McElvain and Scott Sinks traveled to Miami Florida to compete in the 2013 Orange Bowl International Youth Regatta. This was our first major regatta sailing together in C420s, so we were excited to test our skills against the country.