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    Published on 04-02-2020 05:54 PM
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    The last hundred days leading up to the Pacific Cup are usually a hive of activity as competitors
    are busy preparing their boats, making their final lists, getting inspected for safety and
    compliance, and spending time on the water training. Most of those same activities are still well
    underway this year, but just like almost every other aspect of life right now, these unprecedented
    times call for new measures and no shortage of fluidity and adaptability. To that end, the Pacific
    Cup Yacht Club has revised their schedule of race ...
    Published on 04-01-2020 11:37 AM
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    With the Tokyo Olympics being delayed for a year, a little-known clause in the World Sailing Constitution has been activated, leading to reinstatement of the Star class in the Olympic sailing competition. ...
    Published on 04-01-2020 11:33 AM
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    2020 Atlantic Cup Cancelled due to COVID-19 Pandemic
    Atlantic Cup Kids programming will be made available virtually

    MARCH 31, 2020 – ...
    Published on 04-01-2020 11:27 AM
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    We are deeply connected to the city of Cagliari, where for overtwo years we have had an established base and integrated our families; it is a city we now feel a part of. When the mayor, Paolo Truzzu, contacted us personally with a request from the SS. Trinità Hospital, we responded immediately ...
    Published on 03-31-2020 10:43 AM
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    Transpac-Tahiti Race Postponed

    In consultation with current race entries, later race date options
    are being reviewed

    LOS ANGELES and PAPEETE, TAHITI - Organizers from the Transpacific Yacht ...
    Published on 03-31-2020 10:34 AM

    Hello to all racers and SSS members,

    The SSS board met on Tuesday to discuss the effects of the Covid-19 virus on club activities.
    Because of the Governor of California's Executive Order to ...
    Published on 03-31-2020 09:16 AM
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    Ben Ainslie proud America's Cup designers working on coronavirus ventilators

    My desk in my study on the Isle of Wight looks straight out onto the sea. Usually I find sitting here, watching life go by on the open waves, the most calming place in the world. But today it is eerily quiet. Not a sight or a sound.

    Under normal circumstances, ...
    Published on 03-30-2020 08:53 AM
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    The Pilgrim, a decades-long icon at the Ocean Institute, listed starboard over the weekend and began sinking in Dana Point Harbor.

    Officials were informed at 5:15 a.m. Sunday, March 29, that the beloved vessel, which served as an inspiring real-world classroom to hundreds of thousands of students and visitors, heeled overnight in the slip at the Ocean Institute’s dock.

    Sheriff’s Harbor Patrol deputies placed a yellow hazmat boom around the ship to contain spilling diesel fuel and oil.

    Published on 03-30-2020 08:46 AM
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    The boat is a 1987 17’ Boston Whaler, CF 9064KX, ...
    Published on 03-30-2020 08:38 AM
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    Tokyo 2020 New Dates Announced
    The International Olympic Committee (IOC), the International Paralympic Committee (IPC), the Tokyo 2020 Organising Committee, the Tokyo Metropolitan Government and the Government of Japan today agreed new dates for the Games ...
    Published on 03-27-2020 09:33 AM
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    (Friday 27th March, 2020) – May’s Royal Cup 52 SUPER SERIES Scarlino 2020 and June’s Audi 52 SUPER SERIES Porto Cervo & TP52 20th Anniversary Invitational 2020 have been cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
    Published on 03-26-2020 10:02 AM
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    Shackles & Cotterpins - The Vic-Maui Newsletter

    Vic-Maui announces cancellation of the 2020 Vic-Maui International Yacht Race

    Vic-Maui has completed a review related ...
    Published on 03-26-2020 09:53 AM
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    A 2020 Solution!
    In the approach to the race date, we've moved our famous preparation seminars, the Pacific Offshore Academy presented by Alaska Airlines, to an online format. This allows us to reach even more people while maintaining "social ...
    Published on 03-24-2020 09:52 AM
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    The President of the International Olympic Committee (IOC), Thomas Bach, and the Prime Minister of Japan, Abe Shinzo, held a conference call this morning to discuss the constantly changing environment ...
    Published on 03-24-2020 09:18 AM
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    2020 edition of Superyacht Cup Palma cancelled in response to pandemic
    Tuesday 24 March 2020
    Organisers of the Superyacht Cup Palma have cancelled ...
    Published on 03-23-2020 09:10 AM
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    Words by Duncan Johnstone Stuff NZ

    Auckland will be the big winner if the America's Cup world series does eventually get under way.

    The yachting world awaits the first taste of racing in the new 75-foot foiling monohulls but that wait could be quite a while as the syndicates find themselves victims of the sporting ...
    Published on 03-23-2020 08:58 AM
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    TORONTO (March 22, 2020) – The Canadian Olympic Committee (COC) and Canadian Paralympic Committee (CPC), backed by their Athletes’ Commissions, National Sports Organizations and the Government ...
    Published on 03-19-2020 02:02 PM
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    Unprecedented Times
    The current Covid-19 Public Health Crisis has had a profound impact on everyday life in America, and across the world. Almost no aspects of our lives have been spared, from our health, where and when we work, if we're able to work, and where our children are being schooled to the pursuit of our passions like sailing the storied waters of San Francisco Bay. Yacht Clubs have been closed ...
    Published on 03-19-2020 10:19 AM
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    As a result of national and global measures being taken to contain the COVID-19 pandemic and the priority being the health & safety of our citizens, competitors, spectators and volunteers, ...
    Published on 03-19-2020 10:09 AM
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    18ft Skiffs
    JJ Giltinan Championship, Races 8 & 9

    Sponsored by Winning Group

    Thursday, 19 March 2020

    all images © Michael Chittenden

    Defending champion Honda Marine team of David McDiarmid, Matt Steven and Brad Collins took out the third consecutive JJ Giltinan 18ft Skiff Championship after another impressive performance in the final ...

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