Uncle Bob and Taxi Dancer Compete in the Newport to Ensenada Race

The race was pretty normal for the N2E.  Wind at the start was southwesterly, so close reach, getting lifted as the afternoon goes on.  We set a chute late in the afternoon and kept it up through the finish, although peeled to the ¾-oz in the morning as the wind picked up.  We did about five total jibes. In the N2E, it’s not unusual to do many jibes and several [...]

5/6/19 Chalk Talk - Windward/leeward & luffing rights

How far can a leeward boat luff a windward boat before and after the start?  Get out your rule book and check out Rule 11, Rule 16.1, and Rule 17!  

Bernie Girod (Rock & Roll) and John Vincent (Argo 3) finish 2nd at Les Voiles de St. Barth!

On April 12-18, 2019 the crew of Rock & Roll, led by owner Bernard Girod and the crew of Argo 3, led by owner John Vincent, headed down to St. Barth for the Les Voiles de St. Barth Regatta.  They both finished 2nd in their respective classes and had the experience of a lifetime.   Below is a summary from Rock & Roll owner, Bernie Girod.  Full results at:  [...]

Wet Wednesdays

SBYC hosts one of the longest and most epic Wednesday night race series in the country; the famous SBYC Wet Wednesdays.  The event boasts upwards of 75 boats on a given night with 9 fleets (PHRF A, PHRF B, PHRF C, J/70, Melges 24, Harbor 20, and J/105).  Check out this amazing video from SBYC member, Peter Trow from April 10, 2019 when wind was all over the place and keeping [...]

3/17/19 - 3 Big Dogs grabs 4th Corinthian at 2019 San Diego NOOD

3 Big Dogs and Namaste, (both SBYC J/70's), made the trek down to San Diego for the 2019 SDYC Helly Hanson NOOD regatta.  3 Big Dogs, helmed by Pat Toole, narrowly missed the podium in the Corinthian division after a tight finish to the regatta.  Congratulations to both of them!  Full Results are online at  [...]