Events
Two crews aboard Pyewacket

Transpac Sails in Both Directions

While many teams are arriving back to California with wounded boats, or in the case of one team, no boat at all, a trio of MOD70s at the front of the fleet is beginning to line up their approach.
OEX at the start

Boat Abandoned in Transpac

Like the smaller boats that started Wednesday, the later starters have been plagued by rudder problems that have sent multiple boats back to port. None is more surprising than…

The 50th Transpac Crosses the Line

The 50th running of the Transpac got underway on Wednesday afternoon in classic Southern California conditions, with light winds, flat water and sunny skies. Thirty-five yachts ranging from 33- to 67-ft, including two cruising catamarans, sailed across the starting line off Long Beach’s Point Fermin and began making their way across more than 2,000 miles of ocean to Oahu, Hawaii. More »
aerial view of Delta Bay

Delta Doo Dah Bash This Weekend

The Delta Doo Dah promised to "turn it up to 11" this year, and various friends new and old will help us live up to that promise on Saturday, July 13. Delta Bay Marina, off the San Joaquin River on the Delta Loop, will host a shindig that just keeps ramping up.

Baja Ha-Ha Entries Surf Past 100

Based on the fact that Glory, Jennifer Frost and John Sweeney’s San Francisco-based Chance 55, became the 103rd paid Baja Ha-Ha entry in early June, it appears that the 2019 Ha-Ha fleet will be another robust one. More »
Foiling catamaran

Stars + Stripes Still in It

Royal New Zealand Yacht Squadron required Stars + Stripes Team USA and DutchSail to confirm their ongoing commitment to the 36th America’s Cup by July 1. The first announcement came from Long Beach Yacht Club on June 29.
San Francisco Safety Zone

Fourth of July Safety Zones

The US Coast Guard reminds mariners to stay clear of fireworks-display barges and shoreside facilities during the upcoming holiday. Temporary safety zones have been established surrounding fireworks displays.