John Jourdane will address Bay Area racers at the Yacht Racing Association’s first YRA Social of the year, to be hosted by Encinal Yacht Club in Alameda this Wednesday, June 29 at 7 p.m.
Over the past 50 years, Jourdane has sailed more than 300,000 miles. He has made the passage between the West Coast and Hawaii 53 times, crossed the Atlantic Ocean 12 times, and circumnavigated the earth three times, including twice in the Whitbread Round the World Race.
Voted Best Racing Navigator in the World by Yachting magazine in 1993, he is the author of two books, Icebergs, Port and Starboard and Sailing with Scoundrels and Kings. His books will be available for purchase at the event.
Tickets are $15 per person. Click here to register.