Only five challengers have signed up for the chance to take on software billionaire Larry Ellison's Oracle Team USA in the 2017 America's Cup.
LONG BEACH – Erik Hou of Newport Harbor Yacht Club won the 2014 International Naples Sabot Association (INSA) Sabot II Invitational regatta against 25 other 6 to 11 year old junior sailors from Southern California yacht clubs.
DANA POINT --Spectators gathered at Dana Point Yacht Club on July 19 to get an up close look at the coveted America’s Cup Trophy during its nationwide tour.
NEWPORT BEACH -- Although it’s not the America’s Cup race, Newport Beach’s annual Flight of the Lasers race has been the starting point for many blue-water sailors. The afternoon race was held in breezy conditions on Sunday, July 20 during the 79th annual run of the race.
CHULA VISTA -- Liveaboards can prove their floating homes are more than residences, when they untie their lines and compete in the 15th annual Glen Burnes Memorial Race Your Home Regatta, Aug. 30.
LONG BEACH -- TJ O’Rourke of Dana Point Yacht Club finished first July 24 in the Sabot C3 class winning the perpetual trophy for first place in the largest class in the 27th annual Jessica Uniack Memorial Beach to Bay Race.
SAN DIEGO– Fort Lauderdale's Sophia Reineke enjoyed a breakthrough performance the weekend of July 19 at the 2014 U.S. Junior Women’s Singlehanded Championship.
NEWPORT BEACH -- Sam Gilmour was able to best Nevin Snow of San Diego Yacht Club in the fifth race of the Governor’s Cup Finals, July 20 at Balboa Yacht Club.
LONG BEACH -- The message sent by Alamitos Bay Yacht Club’s Fourth of July Regatta was that little boats aren't just for kids.
SAN DIEGO (AP) — Australia's Hamilton Island Yacht Club has withdrawn as the Challenger of Record in the America's Cup and announced that they were withdrawing Team Australia from the competition, perhaps the first public sign of dissatisfaction with the direction sailing's marquee regatta is heading.
NEWPORT BEACH – The Newport Ocean Sailing Association will host the 79th annual Flight of the Lasers race on July 20. NOSA is hosting the race on behalf of The Commodores Club of the Newport Beach Chamber of Commerce.
SAN DIEGO – Small boats will take over San Diego Bay on July 18, as more than 180 junior sailors will race their sabots from Point Loma to Coronado in the Dutch Shoe Marathon.
OCEANSIDE – Oceanside Yacht Club is gearing up for its 12th annual Charity Regatta, which runs Saturday, Aug. 9 to Sunday,. Aug. 10. The event that benefits The Elizabeth Hospice, is a popular race in the boating community.
LONG BEACH --The sailors with the best prescriptions survived the relatively windless distress of a difficult Ullman Sails Long Beach Race Week---notably Bob Lane, the pharmacist who drove his familiar Andrews 63 named Medicine Man to first place in Random Leg PHRF 1 for the biggest of the 142 boats in 15 classes.
MARINA DEL REY – Youngsters, tweens and teens from all over the nationwide will compete in a series of races during the 2014 U.S. Optimist Dinghy Association (USODA) Nationals at California Yacht Club, July 19 to 27.