Racing
'io's dock party

Pac Cup Prep in Times of Pandemic

The last hundred days leading up to the Pacific Cup are usually a hive of activity as competitors are busy preparing their boats, getting inspected, and training.

Satellite Phone Store

Satellite phones provide voice, SMS and data services anywhere on the Earth and you don't have to rely on cell phone networks.
Sequestor with spinnaker flying

Go or No Go?

The latest cancellation to drop into our inbox is the Master Mariners Regatta. "With so many competitive boats in the fleet, it is with heavy hearts the Board has decided to cancel the Regatta."
Wednesday night beer can

April Racing Preview — or Not!

Normally in this slot we would post a look ahead to next month's racing calendar highlights. Instead, we'll continue with the updates we've been filing since that fateful Friday the 13th.
Island Girl with red spinnaker

The Latest from the YRA and More

As far as the Coast Guard is concerned, as long as there are active shelter-in-home orders in place, marine event permits are nullified.
Banshees sailing on the lake

Tokyo Olympics Among Events Postponed

"The IOC President and the Prime Minister of Japan have concluded that the Games of the XXXII Olympiad in Tokyo must be rescheduled to a date beyond 2020 but not later than summer 2021."
Green hull

New Girl on the Block

Wilbur Spaul achieved a significant milestone in his bid to sail the smallest boat to Hawaii: In February, he chainsawed the 8-ft Chubby Girl into pieces and tossed them into a dumpster.