SDYC celebrated its 130th Opening Day on Sunday April 19th, full of fanfare and camaraderie. It was a beautiful day to be at club. To revisit the celebration, check out the news reports from KUSI that were broadcast on Friday and Saturday of Opening Day weekend, and a recap video showcasing the club throughout Sunday.
Seven I-14s came to SDYC on Apr 11-12 to participate in the San Diego Super Cup. Super Cup racing is short course windward/leeward racing with a mid leg gate which must be honored both upwind and downwind.
The 2015 Etchells National Championship proved the old sailing adage that nothing in a regatta is certain until the very last race. Marvin Beckmann and his crew faced a difficult task going into the last race of the regatta.
When a fleet’s roster has as many World Championships as the 2015 Etchells National Championship, you know the points are going to be tight. By the end of Day 2, only 3 points separated Bill Hardesty, Marvin Beckmann and Argyle Campbell in the top 3 spots.
Twenty-four Etchells took on San Diego’s infamous Coronado Roads for the opening day of the Etchells National Championship on April 10, 2015. The past few weeks have all been leading up to this, as the Etchells National Championship is the third of four regattas in the Etchells West Coast Series.
Twenty-four Etchells took on San Diego’s infamous Coronado Roads for the opening day of the Etchells National Championship on April 10, 2015. The past few weeks have all been leading up to this, as the Etchells Nationals is the third of four regattas in the West Coast Series.
Laser Midwinters East was held, as always, in Clearwater Florida. Over the three (first day was canceled) day regatta, I saw a wide range of conditions. This tested my transition between the wind ranges.