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    Published on 07-07-2010 03:20 PM
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    For Monday and Tuesdays Pac Cup Starts, " Head West" seemed to be the prevailing thought patterns.




    Seal Rocks at San Francisco's Ocean Beach fram the Hawaii bound Division C Pac Cuppers ...
    Published on 07-06-2010 02:32 PM
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    Sweeping up our water ways and keeping things tidy like:



    Suddenly he hear's the call...a distinctive call...it could only be coming freom one source!

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    Published on 07-05-2010 02:29 PM
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    The 1st set of Hawaii Bound sailors has left the building!



    The crewed fleet exits stage left



    Saying good bye is always bitter sweet



    The fans and friends lined the water front ...
    Published on 06-29-2010 09:16 AM
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    The Wetas magically grew to 11 and Kiwi Chris Kitchen never looked back as he took 8 out of 8 1st




    Joe William mad a "Habit" of scoring aces in the Melges 20s fleet and dominated the 5 boat strong class




    IRC once again went to Soozla



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    Published on 06-24-2010 02:17 PM
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    While the Sydney 36' got the better of the Wylie Gemini 30 this time, we're til Andy Hall will
    be back up and running ...
    Published on 06-22-2010 11:10 PM
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    Emma Creighton sends us a mini novel on the Mumm 30 " Cal Maritime's" voyage!

    Thanks Emma!






    Ok- so, Coastal Cup:

    The boys let me drive the start (because I won the rock paper scissors competition- seriously, I'm a world champion) and really, no one wanted to do any upwind driving. We'd discovered right before the start that one person on the ...
    Published on 06-22-2010 10:46 PM



    Screaming down the California Coast on the modified Wylie Designed, Fox modified Ocelot

    Thanks a million to Wardoggie for the ...
    Published on 06-21-2010 10:43 AM
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    The annual StFYC Heavy Weather Regatta really lived up to its title this year with epic breeze and currents challenging 44 participants who came from as far as British Columbia and Seattle. As the grand finale of the Harken West Coast Opti Series, which ...
    Published on 06-20-2010 12:35 PM



    Ever wonder what its like flying down the California Coast in a J-125 in 25 plus knots with a bunch of
    fearless Nor Cal wildmen?
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    Published on 06-20-2010 11:49 AM
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    SO MUCH going on SF BAY in the last several days, not to mention internationally with Nor Cal Sailors abroad!
    Some of the things we are working on in addtion are the Coastal Cup, Audi Med, Bermuda and more:




    Windsurfers leap for joy in "nukin" Conditions at "The Stick"



    Teams prep ...
    Published on 06-20-2010 09:50 AM
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    To all the Dads out there, it's time to relax, kick back and smell the coffee, bacon and omlets.

    Enjoy the day and ...
    Published on 06-18-2010 09:52 PM
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    Some of the Bay Areas finest are aboard Speedboat, including Stan Honey, Matt Noble, Mark Ivey, Bill Erkelins.




    Newport 18. 6. 2010: 'Speedboat' the 100ft maxi skippered by Alex Jackon at the start of the 635 mile Newport Bermuda Race
    PHOTO CREDIT: Daniel Forster/PPL



    Newport 18. 6. 2010: 'Speedboat' the 100ft ...
    Published on 06-18-2010 09:08 PM
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    A while back we asked the question? Why is this woman smiling? Tonite we bring you an answer!










    Sea Life Conservation's David Robinson talks about geo mapping, and how tagging the sources of waste floating ...
    Published on 06-17-2010 02:21 PM
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    Reichel Pugh 63' Limit blasts out the Gate leaving the fleet in its wake. The Aussie owned and crew speedster
    is doing a West Coast tour which began with the Cabo Race where she finished 2'nd in elapsed time to her RP ...
    Published on 06-12-2010 06:15 PM
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    Big Northerly in A.M. means an uphill battle for the 180 plus racers in the 2010 Ditch Run.

    Pics uploading....Stay tuned for more!




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    Published on 06-08-2010 12:53 PM
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    The Ditch Run Turns 20

    The June 1991 copy of Latitude 38 summed it up perfectly:

    “ It’s bound to be a classic! Its got all of the ingredients of a TransPac or a Mexican Race in one Day! It’s downhill all the way, you are navigating constantly, it gets warmer the further you go and you end up in a great place!”



    They’ll be coming up the river when they come

    For the 1st 37 boats that signed up for the “ Ditch Run” the words could not have been truer.
    The inaugural 65 ...
    Published on 06-02-2010 05:13 PM
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    The French/German team All4One moved up to second equal place at the Louis Vuitton Trophy La Maddalena today and will race Sweden's top-placed Artemis tomorrow to decide the winner of the round robin.



    © Bob Grieser/outsideimages.co.nz/Louis Vuitton Trophy


    The other match between Emirates Team New Zealand and Italy’s Mascalzone Latino, both currently second equal, will be key to resolving the other top places. ...
    Published on 06-02-2010 03:15 PM
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    “Going to sea in a wooden boat is like going to prison, with a chance of drowning”
    Samuel Johnson



    You don’t have to be big to be a Master Mariner

    Sometimes the pleasure is worth all the pain. The 2010 Master Mariners Regatta marked the 45th rendition of the gathering of all things wood to do some good.

    The annual regatta celebrates a moving flotilla of maritime history with roots dating back to 1867. In those days the spectacle ...
    Published on 05-31-2010 09:00 PM
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    This stuff only happens in cartoons and slapstick, but sure enough during a topsail hoist at
    Saturday's Master ...
    Published on 05-31-2010 03:16 PM
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    The waiting is the hardest part


    After a few seasons of a lack luster or wrong direction winds, the 2010 Spinnaker Cup finally live up to its namesake with near perfect if not perfect conditions. After a near hour postponement at the start the fleet was able to seek current relief on the north side of the channel where the building ebb assisted those ...
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