Very Toxic Algal Bloom in Monterey Bay

May 28, 2015Old Events & Announcments

Hi all – I wanted to let you know we have been following a very big bloom of Pseudo-nitzschia over the past couple of weeks here in the bay, and the amount of associated domoic acid is really extraordinary. We happened to catch it as part of a NOAA ECOHAB project — UCSC is lead, … Read More

A-Dock Party & June Cruising Club Newsletter

May 26, 2015Club Features, Cruising

Hello Fellow Yacht Club Members!! Thanks to you folks who are stepping up to host some of our great events!! The Cruising Club met for the first dock party of the season Saturday, May 9th on “A” dock. The weather was perfect, the theme was Caribbean. Cruisers and “A” dock neighbors gathered to share great … Read More


May 24, 2015Club Features, Regattas, S.C.O.R.E.

Good winds & competitive racing with lots of close racing on corrected time. Congratulations to all raceday winners: PHRF A: Animal; Octavia; PHRF B: Gandalf; Jib & Main: Sailing Pair a Dice; Double Handed: Odonata; Complete Results Here


May 21, 2015Catalinas

By Barry Keeler Tuesday May 19, 2015 HEAVY WEATHER JIBE What a great spring we have had for wind! This night was no exception. As we left the harbor and got close to the start buoy, it was apparent we needed a reef with 21 knots of true wind. We had over 10 boats out … Read More

May One Design & Moore 24 Regatta

May 17, 2015Club Features, One Design, Regattas

Westerly racing with medium swell means many boats competitively practiced their crash preparedness. All boats returned back to the harbor with all crew aboard. Congratulations to the race day winners. Santa Cruz 27: Hanalei; Santana 22: Hot Tuna; Moore 24 Regatta Congratulations to winning boat: Pegasus MotionX – SCYC Complete Results Here


May 14, 2015Catalinas

By Barry Keeler Tuesday May 12, 2015 NIGHT OF SHIFTY WINDS The wind was blowing insanely for the second night in a row, from the North with a little West in it. It had blown all day, but seemed to be decreasing slightly. We still raised the sail in the harbor with a reef in. … Read More

Tuesday May 5, 2015: SHOOTING THE BREEZE

May 8, 2015Catalinas

By Barry Keeler TUESDAY MAY 5, 2015 SHOOTING THE BREEZE It was a clear, windy evening. All memories of last week’s drift fest were quickly erased. There were 8 boats out for the fun. To avoid going outside into the gnarlier wind, we decided on course number 4: Start, Wharf, Gov Fnishish. We set the … Read More

High School Sailors Travel to Stevenson Regatta

May 5, 2015CFJs, Juniors

The Spring Stevenson Cup regatta was held on Sunday, March 28th. There are two Stevenson regattas held, one in Fall and the other in Spring.  This is our favorite event because we don’t have to travel far and many families picnic on the wharf to watch the close in sailing.  Twenty-one junior sailors participated in … Read More

May Cruising Club Newsletter

May 5, 2015Cruising

Hello Fellow Yacht Club Members, A dozen of us from the Cruising Group had a great lunch at the Pacific Sail Expo! People were bragging nonstop about all the great stuff they bought. A big thanks to Rick and Dorie for setting this up. Coming up is our Spring Dock Party hosted by Katie Wohlstattar … Read More