2017 Lighted Boat Parade

December 13, 2017Club Features, Lighted Boat Parade

The 2017 Lighted Boat Parade was a great success. Many wonderful and well made entries circled the harbor for hours to the delight of the judges and community. A variety of water craft presented across a wide spectrum of theme interpretations. It was a truly magical night of holiday lights.  We hope to see everyone … Read More

Mike Holt retains 5O5 World Title

October 2, 2017Club Features, Club News, SCYC Press

Mike Holt and Carl Smit took first place at the 5O5 World Championship Regatta in Annapolis, Maryland this past weekend.  Mike, previously two time 5O5 World Champion, is now three-time 5O5 World Champion, retaining the hard earned title since 2015.  “It does make us proud, because we’ve always been considered heavy air sailors,” Holt, who … Read More

2017-18 Dredge Season Notice

September 26, 2017Announcements, Club Features

2017-18 DREDGE SEASON Dear Harbor User: The 2017-18 dredging season is just around the corner! NORTH HARBOR DREDGING Three areas of the north harbor will be dredged commencing October 2, 2017. To maximize production and efficiently return the shoaled areas at the turning basin, X-J channel and culvert area, and I-Dock area to design depths, … Read More

Commodore’s Showdown – On The Foredeck

April 1, 2017Social Sailing & Club Events

This Spring 7 staff-commodores, 5 gybes, 3 sail changes, 1 boat, & a great deal of trouble.  Seven staff commodores of the Santa Cruz Yacht Club will show-off their skills in the first of it’s kind Foredeck Showdown. The commanding voices of the stern will now have the opportunity to ‘get it done right’ as they scurry forward to … Read More

Beer Tasting

February 10, 2017Club Features, Social Sailing & Club Events, WISS

We had a fun IPA beer tasting at the Club on Wednesday Feb 8. There were 32 people attending, and 35 bottles of beer were brought for a blinded tasting using the same format that Jack Gordon’s group uses for the wine tastings at the Club. The winning IPA was Bear Republic Racer 5 brought … Read More