August SCORE – 2017

August 28, 2017Club Features, S.C.O.R.E.

The ride home to Santa Cruz from Moss Landing after the Double Angle Regatta this week was the perfect set for this month’s SCORE race. Results Congratulations to all finishers. First Place Finishers A-Fleet: Buona Sera B-Fleet: RIO Media

June SCORE – 2017

June 26, 2017Club Features, S.C.O.R.E.

Warm winds from the West and smooth seas set comfortable conditions for the final day of racing in the Spring SCORE series. With points close in each fleet, fleet leaders were pressured to maintain their performance across the race courses where handicapped positions looked to be splitting hairs.  Congratulations to the First Place Finishers!  A-Fleet: … Read More


May 21, 2017Club Features, S.C.O.R.E.

Strong weekend winds persisted, after a great One Design regatta the day before, for a fantastic spring regatta in Santa Cruz. As seventy-foot yachts jockeyed for superiority at the line, the jib & main fleet hounded at their heels for their chance to bite into dancing fog and 20+ knots across the course. The majority of … Read More


April 24, 2017Club Features, S.C.O.R.E.

The fleet saw strong spring winds and swell for the April SCORE races out to Natural Bridges and around the corner to Mitchell’s Cove.  Congratulations to sailors and first place fleet finishers. A-Fleet: Merlin B-Fleet: Gandalf Jib & Main: Sailing Pair-A-Dice Complete Race Results

October SCORE

October 25, 2016Club Features, S.C.O.R.E.

Many Painted Ships upon a painted ocean. Just enough wind to get around the courses in tight boat for boat racing. October’s First Place Finishers: A-Fleet: Octavia; Buona Sera B-Fleet: Worry Knot Congratulations to Series Winners: A-Fleet 1st Place: Heartbeat 2nd Place: Buona Sera 3rd Place: Astra B-Fleet 1st Place: Gandalf 2nd Place: Worry Knot 3rd Place: Rio Complete Results Are Here … Read More

September SCORE

September 26, 2016Club Features, S.C.O.R.E.

Sunday was a beautiful day on the water. Crews were out in short sleeves while a modest wind filled in across the courses. Congratulations to first place finishers: PHRF-Div A: Astra; PHRF-Div B: Mistress Quickly; Gandalf; Media: Photos from Chris Hofmann Start Slideshow


June 27, 2016Club Features, S.C.O.R.E.

The racing was tight again with several overlapped finishes with boats of the same rating and lead changes within the last 100 yards of the finish. Congratulations to fleet winners: A-Fleet: Octavia B-Fleet: Mistress Quickly Double-Handed: Magic Complete Event Results   Media Start Slideshow 1234►


May 23, 2016Club Features, S.C.O.R.E.

Unique wind and close finishes for the second race of the 2016 SCORE regatta in Santa Cruz. Congratulations to top finishers and all competitors: A-Fleet: B-Fleet: Double-Handed: Complete Results Posted Here   Media Have photos from the event? Let us know!


April 25, 2016Club Features, Regattas, S.C.O.R.E.

The racing was tight in blustery winds for the first SCORE race of the season. First Place Finishers: A-Fleet: Octavia; Heartbeat; B-Fleet: Mistress Quickly; M1; Double Handed: Lowly Worm 2.0; Congratulations to all finishers. View Complete Results Here Start Slideshow


June 28, 2015Club Features, S.C.O.R.E.

We wrapped things up today with another good day on the water including a chance to get the big boats out to Natural Bridges. Congratulations to the Series Winners! A-Fleet: Animal B-Fleet: Gandalf Double Handed: Odonata Jib and Main: Sailing Pair A Dice Complete Results Here


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

April SCORE & 2015 Laser NorCal

April 27, 2015Club Features, Regattas, S.C.O.R.E.

Light winds and lots of racers complicated the race and provided room for only two SCORE fleets to finish before the wind vanished. However, that didn’t stop the local sea life from inviting themselves across the start line. See you next month for some better racing. Race-day finished-fleet winners: PHRF A: Astra; Double Handed: MAGIC; 2015 Laser … Read More

Fall SCORE Concludes

October 27, 2014Club Features, Regattas, S.C.O.R.E.

The 2014 Fall SCORE (Santa Cruz Ocean Racing Extravaganza) Series concluded on Sunday. Series Winners were: A-Fleet (<=86): Buona Sera B-Fleet (>86): Wildthing Double Handed: Nobody’s Girl View Complete Results   Start Slideshow

September SCORE

September 30, 2014Club Features, Regattas, S.C.O.R.E.

The non-westerly was unyielding and built throughout Sunday’s race day, pushing and pulling the competitors round the oft-unused mark sequence from Government to SC3 and back again. As the windex ticked round the clock-face, from 160 to 240, fleets enjoyed opposing starting directions, long reaches and dynamic and sometimes unreliable wind patterns. Fleet winners for … Read More

August SCORE

August 26, 2014Club Features, Regattas, S.C.O.R.E.

Sixteen sailboats came out to race in the first SCORE Race of the fall season.  They had beautiful conditions with sunny skies and about a ten knot westerly, with a noticeable southerly swell. Each fleet was able to complete two races and make it to the club in plenty of time to enjoy the pizzas … Read More

PHRF OF Monterey Bay Policies

August 6, 2014Regatta Documents, S.C.O.R.E.

  PERFORMANCE HANDICAP RACING FLEET (PHRF) OF MONTEREY BAY POLICIES INTRODUCTION As long as boats of different designs have raced against one another, skippers have sought an equitable method of handicapping. Various systems have been tried, based on boat performance or measurement, or a combination of these. In Southern California where PHRF originated, one method … Read More


July 1, 2014Club Features, Regattas, S.C.O.R.E.

Sunday’s final races for the 2014 Spring SCORE series provided nail-biting finishes for an all-out brawl for the series podium and great views of lead changes and rarely captured tactical maneuvering through the transition at the wharf. Series winners were: A-Fleet: Heartbeat B-Fleet: Gandalf Complete Results Here Start Slideshow 12348910►

May Spring SCORE

May 26, 2014Club Features, Regattas, S.C.O.R.E.

May’s SCORE race had a great start in a building Westerly out to Natural Bridges. Early boats to the mark had 15 knots while later boats saw the boon of 15-18. Sadly, as the A-Fleet finished their first race and started a second, the B-Fleet, on the last leg of their first race saw the … Read More

April Spring SCORE & Moore Regatta

April 28, 2014Club Features, Regattas, S.C.O.R.E.

The 2014 Santa Cruz Ocean Racing Extravaganza kicked off Sunday with 14 boats rated from -66 to 141 as the Moore 24’s enjoyed a second day of their one design regatta. Competitors were accompanied by whales and otters and the spectators proclaimed it, “A beautiful day for sailing on the Monterey Bay.” Congratulations to the … Read More

September SCORE

September 29, 2013Club Features, Regattas, S.C.O.R.E.

Sunday afternoon started with little swell, clear skies and 10 knot winds which built to near 20 knots, pulling the 16 round the bay for 2 races on the second day of the series. Congratulations to all racers and leaders. Have photos of the event? Let us know and we’ll post them here.