A Brief History of The Schooner Mayan & An Introduction To Predicted Log Competitions

February 26, 2015Classes & Seminars, Club Features, WISS

Beau Vrolyk, Ric Diola & Don Radcliffe hosted our penultimate Winter Seminar speaking on variety of topics within Schooner Design, Celebrities, Boat Restoration, and Motor-Yacht Racing in the doubleheader presentation. Beau Vrolyk began the evening with a detailed historical account of the life and times of his new found responsibility, The Schooner Mayan. Remarkably, thanks … Read More

February Midwinters

February 22, 2015Club Features, Midwinters, Regattas

The sky was ominous and the sea life voracious, Vuja De experienced a “14-16 foot white shark snuggle up against her hull with a trash and a bellly bump” in the starting area while Hanelai saw a harbor seal “leap out of the water to bite the bow of the boat while running downwind at … Read More

Join the Race Committee Team; An Informational Look at the Action and Fun Aboard Onward

February 12, 2015Classes & Seminars, Club Features, WISS

Fred Molnar and Chris Hoffman co-presented this week in the true spirit of race committee team work. The seminar was an event for the new and the seasoned volunteer, serving as a refresher for rules that are often overlooked by the racer and expectations for communication while on the water. Further, the presentation provided a detailed, … Read More

Capitola’s Morgan Larson, 43, establishes himself as one of world’s best sailors – Santa Cruz Sentinel

February 5, 2015SCYC Press

By Julie Jag, Santa Cruz Sentinel Alinghi, right, skippered by Capitola’s Morgan Larson, races Oman Air in Act 8, the final leg, of the Extreme Sailing Series 2014 in Sydney Harbour in Australia. Lloyd Images – contributed  Morgan Larson’s sailing achievements • U.S. Junior National Champion • Collegiate National Champion • 3-time College All-American • 15 … Read More

Safety at Sea at The Encinal YC, March 1st

February 5, 2015Old Events & Announcments

For Detials, Visit sss.regattalog.com/sas Half-day US Sailing certified Safety at Sea seminar. Staged at Encinal Yacht Club, this program provides fundamental information intended to improve your safety and, if needed, rescuability out past the gate. Moderated by Chuck Hawley and featuring experienced ocean racers presenting the topics, this seminar will get you oriented toward your safety … Read More

Visualize Your Weather

February 5, 2015Local Conditions & Weather Links

Winter weather got you down? Visit EARTH and stare that system down in a rainbow of colors that bring even the grouchiest out of their funk. Have a favorite weather site? Share it with us! *The SCYC does not endorse any third party products outside the constraints of this organization. Enjoy the internet at your own … Read More

Adventures from the 2014 Pac Cup, Double Handed in a Moore 24

February 5, 2015Classes & Seminars, Club Features, WISS

Karl Robrock & Gilles Combrisson, constraint by the limits of the Moore 24, demonstrated to the audience an immense sense of planning and preparedness for their journey across the Pacific, recounting their victory in the 2014 Pacific Cup race from San Francisco, California to Hawaii. Their presentation detailed their preparations with humorous and insightful anecdotes which targeted … Read More

SCYC Cruisers – Newsletter for February

February 1, 2015Cruising

On January 1st we had a great New Year’s day potluck brunch with over 30 people who showed up. There was great pancakes a bunch of bacon, Bloody Mary’s and all sorts of other great stuff. The only real problem was that we ran out of pancakes. Next year I will do better. I also … Read More