LONG BEACH — The U.S. Air Force Team 1 dominated the fourth annual Patriot Regatta Sept. 12 to win over the four other branches of this country’s military in this regatta held by Long Beach Yacht Club, supported by the USO and sponsored by Switlik, Friedman’s Appliance, and Bozzani Motors to honor active duty members of America’s military.
SAN DIEGO — It was during Ryan Porteous’ stay in the hospital, where he was recovering from a spinal cord injury, that he first set his sights on representing the U.S. in the 2016 Paralympic Games.
NEWPORT BEACH — Newport Ocean Sailing Association (NOSA) announced the 14-Mile Bank Race will return Oct. 3 but in a pursuit format with a new tandem course.
NEWPORT BEACH — Twenty-two Marines and sailors from 1st Battalion, 1st Marines (‘First of the First’) were guests of Balboa Yacht Club for an evening of racing during the club’s Thursday Beer Can Races on Aug. 27.
GOTHENBURG, Sweden (LOG NEWS SERVICE) — Emirates Team New Zealand leads the overall standing in the America's Cup World Series (ACWS) after winning the second ACWS stop of the year here Aug. 29-30.
DANA POINT — Interested in joining a yacht club? Dana West Yacht Club will host its last public open house on Oct. 11.
LONG BEACH — The local Cal 25 team of Art and Scott Melendres, Long Beach Yacht Club, became three-time winners of the Cal 25 National Championship Aug. 16 in the two-day regatta organized by Cal 25 Fleet V and hosted by Long Beach YC.
MARINA DEL REY — The inaugural Wooden Dinghy Race got off to an exciting start July 26 as 11 wooden dinghies participated in the invitational dedicated to classic small water craft.
CHULA VISTA – More than 44 boats and dinghies embarked on a mission to get the best card hand during Chula Vista Marina’s fourth annual Small Boat and Dinghy Poker Run.
LONG BEACH — Paige O’Dell of Alamitos Bay Yacht Club was the first to finish July 23 in the Sabot C3 class and was awarded the Jessica Uniack Memorial Beach to Bay Race perpetual trophy for first place in the largest class in this year’s 28th annual event hosted by Long Beach Yacht Club.
NEWPORT BEACH -- Teams from around the world competed in the 49th annual Governor’s Cup International Junior Match Racing Championship at Balboa Yacht Club in July where Harry Price, Angus Williams and Tara Blanc-Ramos, from the Cruising Yacht Club of Australia
LOS ANGELES — Spending 40 years sailing the world’s oceans has been a dream come true for John Jourdane, who retired from teaching and made a second career navigating the high seas.
Lisa Doliva, a Womens Sailing Association of Orange County (WSA-OC) member, strives to encourage fellow female boaters as they break into sailing.
CHANNEL ISLANDS — Sunny skies and calm seas greeted the 17 wooden yachts and their crews for the 38th annual McNish Wooden Classic Yacht Race hosted by Pacific Corinthian Yacht Club in Channel Islands Harbor, July 25.
MARINA DEL REY — Women sailors will put their racing skills to the test in a unique regatta focused on empowering women sailors during the WOW- WAH race.