Team SDYC skippered by Tyler Sinks competes against 11 other talented teams from yachts clubs around the country for the 101st Lipton Cup. Racing takes place in San Diego Bay, with a 12 boat J/105 rotation format that has been in place for 4 years. 2014 champions from St. Francis Yacht Club are back to defend the Cup.
The San Diego Yacht Club’s annual International Masters Regatta officially kicked off today in San Diego Bay. Consistent wind at 8-10 knots, gusting at 15-18 created a beautiful platform for racing in front of the downtown skyline.
It is a proud day when you take delivery of your new sails and now you can enjoy another proud day when you empty your garage and donate your old sails to be repurposed. Fold them up and bring them to the SDYC Maintenance Department. Sails will be collected in November and taken to Santa Barbara to support a local repurposing effort.
On September 24, I traveled to Annapolis Maryland to Compete in the 2015 U.S. Sailing Team Race Championship for the Hinman Trophy. My team and I, comprised off Boston College sailors and Alumni took the weekend off of collegiate sailing to compete in U.S. championship.
The ISAF Youth Match Racing Worlds took place in Swinoujcsie, Poland, which is a very hard place to get to. Our travel itinerary had us flying into Berlin, and takin a train all the way into the small town on the German, Polish border.
Tune in for the live online broadcast of the National Sailing Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony from Bay Head Yacht Club, Sunday October 4 at 10:00 AM (Pacific). The Hall welcomes SDYC's JJ Fetter among the 2015 class of inductees.