It was hair-brained, it was chaos, it was a bigger hit than anybody imagined. The inaugural Cardboard Kayak Race took place Sunday, September 14th at the launch ramp by the Crow’s Nest. With 34 entrants and hundreds of spectators the day exceeded everyone’s wildest (and they were wild) expectations. Many sank, plenty floundered, but a … Read More
Another good day for practicing light wind laser sailing. Congratulations to all competitors Complete Results HERE Start Slideshow
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
Monthly Friday Laser races have been going all summer. Taking advantage of the long days everyone gathers afterward for a BBQ hosted by the Corinthians. Start Slideshow
Many Lasers, Six Races & A BBQ. It was a good night for all. Huzzah! Congratulations to the first place finishers: Standard Rig: Hilary Walecka, Evan Diola, David Anthes, Josh Lindsay; Radial Rig: Laird Henkel, Michael Levy, Josselyn Verutti; Start Slideshow
Twelve boats, split even between radial and full rigs, showed up for three races in the challenging & mentally exhausting 3 knot Easterly. The finishers demonstrated remarkable patience while the first place finishers put on a clinic for all, including the throngs of onlookers from Onward & the viewing boat, Sagittarius. First Places: Laser Full Rig: Evan … Read More
Another pleasant out and back kind of sail, exercising the sails, the crew and our whale-watching peepers (about a half-mile SW of Mile buoy) Come on out Next Friday. Start Slideshow
Friday’s late afternoon Easterly made for pleasant sailing and good conditions for learning & practice. With enough wind to move the boats, The Mistress enjoyed the luxury of flying a kite and capturing some fantastic reconnoissance photographs of the gripping match race. After the evening sail, we heated up the grill and made wake with … Read More
Lovely calm provided the ideal environment for focus and collaboration. Good thing it was raining, else we may have had to do our meeting on the slopes.. or was it? Seems like we found excuses to get outside anyway.
… Evan and Pat Diola raced to finish in their El Toros. We can only assume who the winner was. Today, they’re SCYC Corinthians sailing strong, only now they are sailing a wide variety of water-craft, winning regattas at the helm of their own keel boats, and teaching new sailors the ins and outs of … Read More
The 2013 Corinthian prime rib dinner and raffle such a success. Thank you Mack, Lauren, Tim and all of our other wonderful volunteers!
Even as our Friday evenings get shorter, the sunsets remain spectacular, especially when accompanied by majestic humpbacks breaching and fluking. Did you take photos of your Friday evening sail? Let us know and we’ll post them.
The days are getting shorter, but sunset sails are still warm and picturesque.
As excitement brews for the 2013 Laser Nationals this week, we’re celebrating our local Corinthian and Santa Cruz racers. Good luck and fair winds!
Wine Tasting Wednesday, January 23, 2013 at 7:00pm As you know Jack Gordon’s wine tastings have become a SCYC tradition. Last year’s tastings were great, as most of you have heard. The first tasting in 2013 will be Wednesday, January 23rd with Pinot Noir as the theme. So, bring a bottle of your favorite wine, according to the theme, and a … Read More
Congratulations to Ashley Zaninovich our yatchswoman of the year and to Evan Diola our yachtsman of the year. Your dedication and passion towards sailing and the sailing community are an inspiration to us all.
Corinthians, Come out and use our lasers for the Winter Laser Regatta that SCYC is hosting on the second Sundays of the month starting November 11 and ending in March. Racing will begin at 12:00pm, with as many races started as possible before 4:00 pm. Races will be short and sweet with 3-minute starts and courses will be simple windward-lewards around inflatable buoys. … Read More
Mark your calendars, it’s that time of year again. Time to get our hands dirty and our Crab Feed on. This is a great event that helps raise money for the Corinthians. On top of that it’s a great way to mingle with members and remind them how awesome we are as well as spend … Read More
by Cathy Kelly | Posted: 10/07/2012 08:05:42 PM PDT SANTA CRUZ — Local sailing legend was made at the Santa Cruz Small Craft Harbor Sunday as the tight-knit sailing community gathered to celebrate the launch of a recently restored trimaran that had been out of the water for 39 years. The 24-foot, multi-hulled sailboat Kaija … Read More
Please join us on Sunday, October 14th to help give Max Murray a real Santa Cruz send-off as he prepares to leave for Mexico on his boat “Into the Mystic”. It will be a potluck event, so please bring along some food to share. Greg will have the bar open for drinks. When: 4:00 p.m. … Read More
We found the very first GoPro sailing video. They have certainly come a long way.
As part of the communication component of tying Santa Cruz Laser (and other dingy) sailors together we got a listserve e-mail list going, modeled after the District 24 list. For those who don’t subscribe to that list or know about it, it’s a way to reach out to other sailors and publicize practices, races, travel … Read More
Second Sunday Laser Races are back! Starting on November 11th SCYC will sponser laser races that run through March. Mark your calendars! November 11 December 9 January 13 February 10 March 10 The NOR and registration will be available on Regatta Network, but we will also send out reminders before each race.
SCYC has posted the NOR for the 2012 October Dinghy Regatta. Lasers, 505’s and Flying Dutchman have all been invited to participate in this two day regatta on October 6th and 7th. NOR | Register | View Registrants See you out there, Rob Schuyler & Barry Whittall
Avast, me hearties! Today is the 10th anniversary of International Talk Like A Pirate Day! Check out the official website. Be sure to check out the Pirate translator, Advice section & Pick Up Lines. Getting Started – The Basics: Pirate lingo is rich and complicated, sort of like a good stew. There are several … Read More