28th Annual Lighted Boat Parade – 2013

October 30, 2013Lighted Boat Parade, Old Events & Announcments

Light it up! As the days get shorter, we are reminded that Holidays are rapidly approaching.  In celebration of the 2013 season, on December 7th, many Santa Cruz Yacht Club members are planning for the popular Santa Cruz Lighted Boat Parade and gala awards party that follows. Saturday evening, December 7, is the beginning of the 50th anniversary … Read More

Nautical PDF Charts Available Until January 22nd, 2014 as Chart Lithographs Discontinued

October 28, 2013Old Sailing News

Download PDF Nautical Charts through January 22, 2014. FAA to Discontinue NOAA Lithrographic Chart Printing NOAA’s Office of Coast Survey and its predecessor agencies have been printing lithograph charts for maritime navigation since the Civil War. In more recent decades, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has been printing these charts for NOAA, but as a direct result … Read More

Stevenson Regatta 10/26/13

October 27, 2013CFJs, Juniors

A cold and blustery Monterey day… SCYC took 5 boats and 10 sailors down south to compete in the Stevenson Regatta. Congratulations for Nicholas and Sam for their second place win and David and Max for their third place win out of 14 boats. What a good looking group we have of high school sailors! … Read More

2013 Pirate Raft-Up-Party

October 27, 2013Club Features, Cruising

Saturday’s world famous Pirate Party was a great success.  Pirates made way to Cowells Beach and rafted with the anchored Onwaaarrrd for the afternoon parley. It’s difficult to say the outcome, besides amicable. Start Slideshow Have photos of the event? Let us know

US Sailing, Safety at Sea Announces 2014 Equipment Requirements

October 23, 2013Club Features, Old Sailing News

US Sailing, Safety at Sea Announcement official release Safety at Sea Announcements October 23, 2013 Proposed U.S. Safety Equipment Requirements Approved by US Sailing Board of Directors US Sailing’s Safety at Sea Committee has conducted an overhaul of ISAF’s Offshore Special Regulations (OSR), which describes the gear required to be used on sailboats when racing in … Read More

Laser practice 10/22/13

October 22, 2013Juniors, Lasers

Another fantastic afternoon spent sailing lasers under the coaching of Cooper.  Welcome to Ian, the newest member of the SCYC laser group!  

Jack and Jill Silent Auction

October 21, 2013Jack & Jill, Old Events & Announcments

The Santa Cruz Yacht Club will be holding a silent auction this month, the proceeds from which will be deposited into the Jack and Jill trust fund in honor of the first two keelboats owned by our yacht club in the 1930’.  Learn More About Jack & Jill  This is a long term project for our … Read More

Fall One Design Concludes

October 19, 2013Club Features, One Design, Regattas

Great wind and whales greeted the final race day of the fall One Design series just off the Santa Cruz Harbor in Monterey Bay. Twenty-two boats competed in the series. Within the Santa Cruz 27 fleet, eleven boats scored nine races, with the overall winner Hanalei & runner up Medusa, in the Santana 22 fleet, … Read More

Sunset Whale Tail Sail

October 19, 2013Club Features, Corinthians

Even as our Friday evenings get shorter, the sunsets remain spectacular, especially when accompanied by majestic humpbacks breaching and fluking.   Did you take photos of your Friday evening sail? Let us know and we’ll post them.

Laser Practice 10/13/13

October 13, 2013Club News, Juniors, Lasers

Another beautiful day for our SCYC junior laser practice.  Six lasers headed out for a lengthy afternoon practice under the expert coaching of Cooper Dressler.  Smiles from all as they headed back to the dock.

Oktoberfest Themed Buffet

October 13, 2013Club News

Sunday Night Dinner Sunday, October 20, 2013   5:30pm             Cocktails 6:30pm             Dinner   Menu:   Roast Beef Roulade and Konigsberger Klopse (Poached Meat Balls in Lemon Caper sauce) Behrensalat: (Green Bean Salad) and Warmer Kertoffelsalat Mit Speck: (German Potato Salad with Bacon) Sausages Soft Rolls Spicy Mustards and Sauerkraut Bratwurst Mit Saurer Sabnensosse (Steamed … Read More

El Toro Program’s First Day Of Practice

October 13, 2013El Toro, Juniors

The El Toro Program opened it’s 2013-14 season on Pinto Lake today with clear skies, fair weather and a perfect breeze.  31 sailors of all levels sailed with the support of a cadre of parent volunteers, lead by El Toro Director Buster Long.  It could not have been a better day!               … Read More