The 25 Year Journey to A World Championship

January 28, 2015Classes & Seminars, Club Features, WISS

Mike Holt packaged his sailing career into a fantastic story of success. Reflecting on genetic disposition for crewing, his story captures the thrill and incessant irritation of driving a winning boat that hadn’t wont. Outside the tactical decisions accompanying each race from the gun to the horn, Mike shared an enemies and comprehensive wisdom for propelling any team … Read More

January Midwinters

January 26, 2015Club Features, Midwinters, Regattas

2015’s first Midwinter Regatta was a picture perfect Santa Cruz sailing day. Comfortable winds warmed up the crews and skippers to the new year of sailing. Thirty boats in four fleets pressed the line for three consecutive races with winds building into the afternoon, encouraging crews to dowse the 1 and hoist the 3, to hike hard, … Read More

Scholastic High School Team On The Road

January 19, 2015CFJs, Juniors

The Scholastic High School Team traveled to Richmond Yacht Club for a regatta January 10th.  Here is the recap from Coach Mike Scott: Conditions were extremely light – the wind never got above about 5 knots. We had a decent flood which was crossing the course at about 1.5 knots. There was only enough wind … Read More

Fitness For All Sailors – Healthy Body, Healthy Crew, Safe Sailing

January 15, 2015Classes & Seminars, Club Features, WISS

Mary Larkin-Berlinsky, RN, CCRN presented this Wednesday to a self-reflective audience on the aspects of mind and body that contribute to health, longevity, and sailing prowess. With considerations for aspects of life we can’t change and those we can, she brought our attention to many of the nuances of a healthy lifestyle. Providing examples for managing our … Read More

2015 Installation Dinner

January 11, 2015Club Features, Social Sailing & Club Events

Junior Staff Commodore Barry Whittall passed the commodoreship to the 2015 SCYC Commodore Don Conant. Club members were also honored at our yearly Installation Dinner with service and performance awards. The Dave Goodale Service Award was given to Charlie and Mary Jane Roskosz for their many years of service to the club. Charlie was our Commodore … Read More

The Santa Cruz Beachfront – The effects of coastal engineering and climate change

January 8, 2015Classes & Seminars, Club Features, WISS

Dr. David Revell kicked off our Winter Informational Seminars of 2015 with a comprehensive and enlightening look at “The Santa Cruz Beachfront: How the effects of coastal engineering and climate change are affecting the harbor, boardwalk, and beaches.” Dr. Revell touched on our understanding of natural coastal phenomena contributing to beach development and depletion, the  mechanisms by … Read More

2015 – Board of Directors

January 1, 2015SCYC Board of Directors

Commodore: Don Conant Vice Commodore: Chuck Murray Rear Commodore: Barry Keeler Treasurer: Lou Pambianco Port Captain: Tim Kelbert Secretary: Mary Larkin-Berlinski Regatta Chairman: Bret Gripenstraw Director: Barry Whittall Director: Joe Altmann Director: Ashley Zaninovich Director: Beau Vrolyk