"Everybody talks about the weather," says the Pacific Cup Yacht Club. "You can do something about it."
The fifth and final Pacific Offshore Academy leading up to the 20th Pacific Cup race to Hawaii will tackle the tricky topics of weather and navigation.
Richmond Yacht Club will host the seminar on Sunday, May 6, with registration starting at 11 a.m. (this is an earlier time than the previous POA seminars; bring your own lunch). The fee is $30, and registration is online at https://pacificcup.org/18/event/poa-5.
Topics will include:
- 12:10 – Weather Knowledge, Lee Chesneau
- 12:45 – Navigation, San Francisco to Hawaii, Stan Honey
- 1:30 – Navigation, Hawaii to San Francisco, Mike Pasha
- 1:40 – Breakout Session
- 2:10 – Going Green to Hawaii and Back, Rowena Carlson & Bill Robberson
- 2:45 – Power, Dustin Fox
The seminar will be followed at 4 p.m. by a cocktail hour, and dinner will be available afterward at reasonable prices. "Sign up today for a better race tomorrow. Or, you know, in July."
RYC will also host a Pacific Cup Village July 1-9. The Pacific Cup divisions will depart San Francisco Bay during the week of July 9, bound for beautiful Kaneohe Bay on the east side of Oahu.