Dana West Yacht Club will host its annual Charity Regatta June 8-9 -- and for the first time in its 15-year history, the event’s proceeds will benefit the nonprofit Wounded Warrior Project.
The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) has announced May and July dates for this year’s Leukemia Cup Regatta, a series of boat races that combines the joy of sailing with the satisfaction of fundraising for a cure.
A 72-foot America’s Cup catamaran capsized during training on San Francisco Bay around 1 p.m. May 9, killing one member of the Swedish America’s Cup team Artemis Racing. It was reported to be only the second fatality in the entire 162-year history of the America’s Cup.
The 25-year-old skipper found speed in light wind like nobody else could, taking the Cup in a 54-second win over Ed Baird, in a one-race championship showdown. “It was the best win of my life,” Ferrarese said.
The new event planned off Long Beach combines a trifecta of ocean races run over three days, yet allows most sailors to race back to their homeport on the final day.
The Del Rey-to-Newport “Race To The Start,” set for April 20, is a new race for PHRF, ORCA, ORR and Cruising classes -- hosted jointly by Del Rey Yacht Club in Marina del Rey and Bahia Corinthian Yacht Club in Newport Beach.
Newport Ocean Sailing Association (NOSA), host of the 66th annual Newport-to-Ensenada Race, has announced a weeklong series of pre-race events in April designed for spectators, racers and locals alike.
For sailors who have already registered and those registering between now and the April 6 race start, all late fees will be waived. There is still time to enter, and the entry fees now range from $39 to $159 -- depending on the course and the size of the boat.
The first thing followers and fellow competitors want to know about Long Beach Yacht Club’s 49th Congressional Cup: Is the Brit coming back?
America’s Cup champion Oracle Team USA returned to the water, three-and-a-half months after its 72-foot catamaran was heavily damaged in a spectacular capsize on San Francisco Bay.
The Southern California Yachting Association’s E.E. Manning Regatta for little boats was founded in 1935 to boost youth sailing, which it has done -- but it’s also shown that you’re never too old for the sport.
The core group that launched this race -- which runs from Newport Beach to San Diego -- is still intact, and they say they are as energized as ever about this year's April 6-7 event.
When Urban Miyares was a young boy, he dreamed of sailing around the world. His entry in the 2013 Transpacific Yacht Race -- a 2,225-mile ocean adventure -- puts him just a little closer to accomplishing his goal.
French sailor Francois Gabart has won the Vendee Globe round-the-world race in record time, shaving six days off the previous record held by countryman Michel Desjoyeaux.
The Border Run International Sailing Event announced Feb. 6 that world-renowned America’s Cup designer Gino Morrelli will be giving a presentation at the event’s send-off party on April 5. Registration is now open for this year’s race.