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

Veeder Cup Regatta adrift after winds slack – Santa Cruz Sentinel

September 6, 2017SCYC Press

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

Buona Sera wins Windjammer’s Race

September 3, 2016SCYC Press, Windjammer

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

Windjammers Regatta to start in SF on Friday, finish in Santa Cruz

September 1, 2016SCYC Press, Windjammer

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

Santa Cruz Yacht Club will host 25th annual Day on the Monterey Bay Regatta – Santa Cruz Sentinel

August 5, 2016Day On The Monterey Bay, SCYC Press

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

Santana 22 Championship Regatta sets sail Saturday in Santa Cruz

July 29, 2016Santana 22, SCYC Press

“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

Here Comes The Contenders

July 5, 2016SCYC Historical Photographs, SCYC Press

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. 

2016 Contender World Championships – Big wind, big fun (Sail-World / Stephanie Mah)

May 5, 20162016 Contender Championships, SCYC Press

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

Sailing: Contender World Championship Regatta sets sail on Monday – Santa Cruz Sentinel

April 24, 20162016 Contender Championships, SCYC Press

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

Capitola’s Morgan Larson, 43, establishes himself as one of world’s best sailors – Santa Cruz Sentinel

February 5, 2015SCYC Press

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

Santa Cruz Sailboat Wins TransPac – Santa Cruz Sentinel

July 13, 1989SCYC Press

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