Santa Cruz sailor Mike Holt wins third 505 World Championship – Santa Cruz Sentinel By Julie Jag, Santa Cruz Sentinel POSTED: 10/02/17, 11:14 PM PDT Mike Holt of Santa Cruz and former Santa Cruz resident Carl Smit celebrate winning the 505 World Championship sailing regatta, held in the Chesapeake Bay near Annapolis, Maryland last week. … Read More
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
Original Article – “Local Roundup: SC’s Holt, Smit sail IO Integration to SAP 505 World Championship” Santa Cruz resident Mike Holt and Carl Smit, sailing IO Integration, won the 2017 SAP 5O5 World Championship, which ran Sept. 20 through Friday on Chesapeake Bay in Annapolis. Holt and Smit clinched the championship with one race to … Read More
The Monterey Peninsula Yacht Club and Santa Cruz Yacht Club raced for Monterey Bay bragging rights Sunday and Monday in the annual Veeder Cup Regatta. And they decided to share them. Due to time restraints, the two clubs declared a tie after splitting four races in the match-race series. The annual race usually takes place … Read More
Find the original article here: “Local Roundup: Buona Sera, Merlin off to strong starts in Transpac” By Sentinel staff; POSTED: 07/06/17, 10:44 PM PDT The Buona Sera, a Santa Cruz 70 out of the Santa Cruz Yacht Club, was in second place in Division II following the first day of the TransPacific Yacht Race … Read More
By Andrew Matheson, Santa Cruz Sentinel and Jim Seimas, Santa Cruz Sentinel POSTED: 09/03/16, 11:45 PM PDT | UPDATED: ON 09/03/2016 The Buona Sera, a Santa Cruz 70 out of the Santa Cruz Yacht Club and skippered by Edward Marez, won its division in the 74th annual Windjammer’s Race. The race began Friday from the St. Francis Yacht Club in San … Read More
By Andrew Matheson, Santa Cruz Sentinel, Jim Seimas, Santa Cruz Sentinel and Julie Jag, Santa Cruz Sentinel POSTED: 09/01/16, 11:08 PM PDT | UPDATED: ON 09/01/2016 Eleven boats are expected to compete in the sailing race, which will finish off the Municipal Wharf in Santa Cruz. With the exception of a brief hiatus during World War II, the race has run annually … Read More
By Aidan Mathews @aidrmathews on Twitter POSTED: 08/04/16, 5:42 PM PDT | UPDATED: 6 HRS AGO What: Day on the Monterey Bay Regatta When: Sunday Where: Santa Cruz Lower Harbor. Events: Yacht Race and Chardonnay II ride at 1 p.m. Awards dinner, raffle, and silent auction at 4 p.m. Cost: Chardonnay II ride and dinner is $55. Entry fee for race … Read More
“By Andrew Matheson, Santa Cruz Sentinel and Jim Seimas, Santa Cruz Sentinel POSTED: 07/29/16, 11:51 PM PDT | UPDATED: ON 07/29/2016 Thirteen boats, including defending champion Rick’s Place, will set sail in the Santana 22 National Championship Regatta beginning Saturday off the Santa Cruz Small Craft Harbor. Hosted by the Santa Cruz Yacht Club, the annual event will include a maximum … Read More
12 International Contender class sailboats arrived from Europe Monday at the Santa Cruz Small Craft Harbor where they were offloaded for upcoming regattas later this month. The Contender is a high performance single-handed sailing dinghy.
Sail-World Article by Stephanie Mah The 2016 Contender World Championships, hosted by the Santa Cruz Yacht Club, have just concluded, and the competitors, hailing from the UK, Italy, Australia (Eastern and Western), Denmark, Germany, the Netherlands, the USA, and Canada, came away with a slick California tan (or sunburn) and the ability to cross a … Read More
Read the Article Setting sail 2016 Contender World Championship Regatta What: Sailing race showcasing 34 Contender boats, a single-handed dinghy When: Monday-Friday, noon Where: Racing area will be located within three miles of Walton Lighthouse, located at the entrance of the Santa Cruz Small Craft Harbor Best viewing: At the end of the Santa Cruz … Read More
The Santa Cruz Yacht Club’s annual Lighted Boat Parade kicks off its 30th holiday season at 5:30 p.m., Saturday at the Santa Cruz Yacht Harbor. The entire Santa Cruz County community is invited to join the free celebration, for young and old alike. The theme for this year’s parade is Moonlit Starry Night. The parade … Read More
By Dan Haifley, Our Ocean Backyard Although the air is getting cooler and our nearshore ocean waters are too, the Santa Cruz Harbor will soon warm to the holiday spirit. Harbor staff will be putting up decorations and the Crow’s Nest plans to erect a Christmas tree between its flagship restaurant and store near the east … Read More
The milestone 30th Annual Santa Cruz Lighted Boat Parade is now accepting applications for this year’s participants. Mariners throughout Santa Cruz County are invited to participate by decorating their boats for the parade, which takes place annually on the first Saturday in December. This year, the parade begins at 5:30 p.m., Dec. 5. This year’s … Read More
Face to Face 09.03.15: Karen Loutzenheiser – Monterey County Now We were going to try to keep this particular interview a secret – from the subject. When you work with someone every day, you get bits here and pieces there and you can string together an entire narrative of their life. In the case … Read More
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
By Jessica A. York, Santa Cruz Sentinel Thousands lined the Santa Cruz Small Craft Harbor on Saturday night for the annual Lighted Boat Parade. (Greg L. Haws — Contributed) Parade prizewinners • Best of Show: No. 23, Suivez Moi, Rachel Hoffman. • Best of Theme: No. 3, OSC, Ruth Romero. • Best in Lights: No. 34, … Read More
By Dan Haifley, Our Ocean Backyard If you’re looking for some holiday fun Saturday, head to the Santa Cruz Harbor for the Lighted Boat Parade, which starts at 5:30 p.m. For the 29th consecutive year, some of those who spend time on the sea will display their vessels, beautifully draped in lights, for all to see. “Festival … Read More
By Kara Guzman Santa Cruz Sentinel SANTA CRUZ — More than 30 motor, sail and rowboats participated in the 28th annual Lighted Boat Parade at Santa Cruz Harbor Saturday. Accompanied by live music and surrounded by Christmas lights, boats circled the harbor, cheered on by hundreds of onlookers. The parade, whose theme was “Holiday Circle … Read More
Floating holiday displays of lights glided across the water Saturday at the Santa Cruz harbor for the 24th annual Lighted Boat Parade, where more than 30 sailboats, outriggers and kayaks were decorated for the festivities.
By Dani Dodge and Pauline Halajian HONOLULU – Six months of intense preparation boiled down to a three-minute win for Scott Pine of Santa Cruz and his sailboat, Notorious. Read the complete article: 1989-07-13 – S.C. Sentinel – Santa Cruz Sailboat Wins TransPac
The Castle was always at risk during storms. The waves crashed over it at times.
Santa Cruz Yacht Club expands its annual Lighted Boat Parade this year at the harbor to include all in the boating community. …On Dec 3 at 4 p.m., weather and harbor conditions permitting, boats will parade in single file a few times and then go on to Santa Cruz Wharf and return for a few … Read More