August SCORE

August 26, 2014Club Features, Regattas, S.C.O.R.E.

Sixteen sailboats came out to race in the first SCORE Race of the fall season.  They had beautiful conditions with sunny skies and about a ten knot westerly, with a noticeable southerly swell. Each fleet was able to complete two races and make it to the club in plenty of time to enjoy the pizzas … Read More

CATALINA SAIL BOATS RACING MONTEREY BAY AUGUST 19, 2014

August 22, 2014Catalinas

By Barry Keeler A MISTY SHEARWATERS EVENING TUESDAY AUGUST19,2014 As I left work in anticipation of another Catalina night of sailing, I was impressed at what a gloomy evening it was. If I was in any other state than California in such conditions I would expect a cloudburst at any moment. The mist was so … Read More

SCYC’s Dennis Bassano Explains Land Sailing to CNN

August 18, 2014Club Features, Club News

SCYC member, and 2014 Land Sailing World Championship Race Director Dennis Bassano helps CNN’s Shirley Robertson understand some of the finer points of Land Sailing during the 2014 Land Sailing Worlds at Smith Creek Playa, Nevada, U.S.A. – Learn More About Land Sailing “Only bad things happen when two boats come together.” Start Slideshow

Mid-August Wednesday

August 14, 2014Social Sailing & Club Events

Visiting “By The Wind Sailors” arrive en-mass to entertain us during the evening transitional lull. Fascinating little jellies, they are not harmful to humans, move only where the wind blows them, and feed on the tiny animals that get pushed into their short tentacles at the surface. Start Slideshow

Corinthian Dinghy Day

August 9, 2014Club Features, Corinthians

Saturday, the Corinthians rigged six boats, two laser 2s and four lasers for a fun day of casual dinghy sailing just off the wharf in 10 knot winds. Plenty of folks arrived in so much as lasers were crewed by two at a time. Capsize drills and crew changes made for even more excitement in the … Read More

CATALINA SAILBOATS RACING MONTEREY BAY ON TUESDAY NIGHTS

August 8, 2014Catalinas

By Barry Keeler BACK IN THE GAME Tuesday August 5, 2014 And yet another Tuesday night with perfect sailing conditions. This night, we had between 15 to 20 knots of wind out of the northwest. When Pair A Dice came out of the harbor, there were already 5 boats out and chatter from other boats … Read More

CATALINA SAILBOATS RACING MONTEREY BAY ON TUESDAY NIGHTS

August 8, 2014Catalinas

By Barry Keeler BACK IN THE GAME Tuesday August 5, 2014 And yet another Tuesday night with perfect sailing conditions. This night, we had between 15 to 20 knots of wind out of the northwest. When Pair A Dice came out of the harbor, there were already 5 boats out and chatter from other boats … Read More

PHRF Of Monterey Bay Bylaws

August 6, 2014Regatta Documents

PERFORMANCE HANDICAP RACING FLEET (PHRF) OF MONTEREY BAY BYLAWS ARTICLE I  NAME 1.1The name of this organization shall be the Monterey Bay Performance Handicap Racing Fleet. ARTICLE II – OBJECTIVES 2.1It shall be the prime objective of this organization to promote the sport of handicap yacht racing for the exclusive enjoyment of its members. 2.2It … Read More

PHRF OF Monterey Bay Policies

August 6, 2014Regatta Documents, S.C.O.R.E.

  PERFORMANCE HANDICAP RACING FLEET (PHRF) OF MONTEREY BAY POLICIES INTRODUCTION As long as boats of different designs have raced against one another, skippers have sought an equitable method of handicapping. Various systems have been tried, based on boat performance or measurement, or a combination of these. In Southern California where PHRF originated, one method … Read More

Santa Cruz 27 Nationals Feeder Race – SCYC-MPYC

August 1, 2014Santa Cruz 27, SCYC Fleet News

12 Santa Cruz 27s launched from Santa Cruz on Thursday for their feeder race to Monterey where the boats, along with many others, will participate in the National Class Regatta hosted by the Monterey Peninsula Yacht Club in Monterey, California. Ossicilatiing 10-12 knot winds held the boats comfortably pointed at the Monterey Harbor  in as … Read More

ANCHOVY DIE-OFF ALERT – Volunteers Needed

August 1, 2014Old Events & Announcments

UPDATE-1: 7/31/2014 12:30 PM ANCHOVY DIE-OFF ALERT – Volunteers Needed Volunteers are desperately needed! Contact the harbor office at (831) 475-6161, extension 26, or report to the launch ramp area. The Santa Cruz Harbor launch ramp is now open. The anchovy clean-up operation is well underway in the south harbor, including the launch ramp area, so users … Read More