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    Published on 05-25-2017 05:26 PM
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    St. Francis Yacht Club is recognized internationally for its impeccable venue, exhilarating conditions and demanding regatta schedule, all of which occur under the watch of best-in-class ...
    Published on 05-25-2017 05:20 PM
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    Last nights "paint rubbing" incident at the local beer can races resulted in some mild damage, but spirits
    remained high ...
    Published on 05-25-2017 12:17 PM
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    A stunning announcement today coming from Leonard Sitar (Commodore, Storm Trysail Club) and John Fisher, Event Chairman:


    "After extensive discussion and deliberation, ...
    Published on 05-25-2017 09:35 AM
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    While the fleet of GC32s fly around a racecourse set metres from the shore to the delight of thousands of onlookers, behind the scenes there is an expert team making it all happen seamlessly. This team is led by Extreme Sailing Series™ Race Director, John Craig.

    Craig has had a varied career in sailing, ranging from coaching the Canadian Olympic ...
    Published on 05-24-2017 02:04 PM
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    The America’s Cup Village is ready, the teams are prepared and excitement is building for the eagerly anticipated start of the 35th America’s Cup. The weather ...
    Published on 05-24-2017 09:19 AM
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    Paris, May 2017

    Louis Vuitton is proud to present the brand new trophy, and its trunk, to be awarded to the winning team of the Louis Vuitton America’s Cup Challenger Playoffs, taking place from Sunday June 4th to Monday June 12th 2017 in Bermuda.

    The path to the 35th America’s Cup Match presented by Louis Vuitton in Bermuda has taken its five challengers - Land Rover BAR, Emirates Team New Zealand, Artemis ...
    Published on 05-24-2017 09:13 AM
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    Just before the snow started to stack this winter I had the opportunity to take a 1000 mile sea trial of the new F4 with Shannon Falcone (@racingsf). This trip blew ...
    Published on 05-24-2017 08:44 AM
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    Dennis Evanosky writes in The Alameda Sun




    What is the “Blue Economy” and how can Alameda benefit from it?

    This question arose at a recent Planning Board meeting when Alamedans discussed the fate of the Alameda Marina and its working waterfront. ...
    Published on 05-23-2017 09:17 AM
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    Chris Kramer sailed his Columbia 32C to 1st Monohull to finish and only Sportboat to finish in this years SHF. Chris and crew have been quietly campaigning
    on SF Bay in recent times and doing quite well. We managed to get hold of Chris and get some feeedback on the program, where it started and where its headed:







    PD Tell us about the Six Brothers program. You and your crew (names if you don't mind) have been very active this season on the Bay, ...
    Published on 05-23-2017 07:41 AM
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    12 Metre Class Announces Waypoint Regattas in ROAD TO THE WORLDS Series

    NEWPORT, R.I. (May 22, 2017) – The International 12 Metre Class (ITMA) has released locations and dates for the ROAD TO ...
    Published on 05-22-2017 04:27 PM
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    America’s Cup Match, presented by Louis Vuitton Begins Saturday, June 17, at 1 p.m. ET on NBC

    ORACLE TEAM USA Looks For Third Consecutive America’s Cup Victory

    AC LiveLine – Emmy Award-Winning Graphics Package – Returns for NBC Sports Group’s 2017 America’s Cup Coverage

    STAMFORD, Conn. – May 22, 2017 – NBC Sports Group will present more than 40 hours of coverage of the 2017 America’s Cup from Bermuda across NBC, NBCSN and the NBC Sports app, beginning this Friday, May 26, ...
    Published on 05-22-2017 11:21 AM
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    Keith Whittemore Claims J/24 US National Championship

    Seattle, WA—May 21, 2017—Of the nine races completed at the J/24 US National Championship, Keith Whittemore’s Tundra Rose won five of them. Four races were completed on Sunday, but after tallying a 1,2,1 in the first three, Whittemore and crew of Shelby Milne, Brian Thomas, Kevin Downey and Mark Rodgers could head for shore as Champions at their local Corinthian Yacht Club ...
    Published on 05-22-2017 08:47 AM
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    A migrating juvenile humpback whale found its way into the Ventura Harbor over the weekend and spent the better part
    of Saturday in the harbor. Marine biologists ...
    Published on 05-22-2017 08:28 AM
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    Caught on film, this rather large Sea Lion gets aggro when it sees an opportunity.

    Know for sometimes territorial behavior, large male sea lions, which ...
    Published on 05-21-2017 06:39 PM
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    Mark Eastham, sailing his Corsair F-31, Ma's Rover was the 1st to complete the 56nm odyssey which was this year's SSS Single Handed Farallones. The 12 hour 24 minute and two second voyage was a vastly different experience than Mark other Farallones races, where he has finished in the 5-6 hour range.

    "Those trips you are on edge because you are literally on edge, sailing in 25 knot plus winds and big swell" Mark explains "This year I was on edge ...
    Published on 05-20-2017 12:09 PM
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    Super Steady Platoon Win Rolex TP52 World Title
    (Saturday 20th May, Scarlino) – Harm Müller-Spreer's Platoon crew got the better of the five-time title holders Quantum Racing during an exciting winner takes all final day showdown to win the Rolex TP52 World Championship title for the first time. Their seemingly unerring consistency across the challenging, hard-to-read conditions proved telling. Though they did not win a race, only once in eight contests did Platoon finish out of the top three, counting five second places. Third ...
    Published on 05-20-2017 10:39 AM
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    42 Single Handed Sailors answered the call
    and sailed out of San Francisco Bay and into the fog this AM. Light winds are predicted throughout the day with a bit more breeze as they near
    the Farallones. The sailors have until 0600 Sunday to complete the 56nm course around the ...
    Published on 05-19-2017 01:28 PM
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    Matt Kent, age 33, turned back just 24 hours into his first attempt to sail across the Atlantic aboard the "stern-faced" tub Undaunted. Ryan Langley takes a close-up look at this tiny little ocean-crossing capsule.

    Just 24 hours into his first attempt to sail solo across the Atlantic in Undaunted, his 42-inch yacht, Matt Kent had to turn back.

    He set off from ...
    Published on 05-19-2017 01:13 PM
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    Consistent Platoon Have Rolex TP52 World Title Within Reach
    (Friday 19th May, Scarlino) – The most consistent TP52 crew so far this season, Harm Müller-Spreer's Platoon team have given themselves a fighting chance of lifting the Rolex TP52 World Championship title for the first time after returning a strong pair of scores on the penultimate day of competition.




    After scoring no worse than third from the first three racing days, Platoon's ...
    Published on 05-18-2017 01:49 PM
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    Scuderia Quantum 1-2 at Top of Rolex TP52 World Championship Scarlino Standings
    (Thursday 18th May, Scarlino) – With Quantum Racing comfortably winning the 26 mile coastal race and Platoon taking second place, Harm Müller-Spreer's German-flagged crew still top the standings at the Rolex TP52 World Championship Scarlino 2017 but their lead is cut to two points by today's race winners, holders of the 2016 world title.

    From second position today, Quantum Racing seized their opportunity when the breeze went light and funky in the lee off Cerboli island and in two short tacks were able to wriggle past the momentarily ...

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