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San Francisco: Final Stop on the West Marine US Open Sailing Series California Swing

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The final event is hosted by St. Francis Yacht Club and San Francisco Yacht Club this weekend, August 12-14, 2022. Competitors will take to San Francisco Bay in the Formula Kite, QFOiL, ILCA 7, ILCA 6, ILCA 4, and 470.  

This weekend’s event features several young stars in the kite and board classes. Daniela Moroz, five-time Formula Kite World Champion, will compete in the Formula Kite class after a long stint training in Europe. In the iQFOiL class, 2022 Youth Worlds representatives Danika Sailor and JP Lattanzi will be vying for a spot on the podium.   

US Sailing launched the second season of the West Marine US Open Sailing Series in 2022 with host yacht clubs in Florida including three events in Fort Lauderdale, Miami, and Clearwater that took place in January and February. The second half of the series took a West Coast swing this summer with events in San Diego and Long Beach.    

Friday evening, join Olympic Gold Medalist Anna Tunnicliffe Tobias for the Olympian & Olympic Hopefuls Panel, live at the Sausalito West Marine and on the US Sailing Facebook page at 6:30pmPT. Tunnicliffe Tobias will speak to other Olympians and Olympic campaigners competing at the event about their journey.   

US Sailing would like to thank Title Sponsor West Marine, National Sponsors Gill, Gowrie Group, New England Ropes, and Yeti for their support of the event.   

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The Mubadala SailGP Season 3 Grand Final kicks off in San Francisco this weekend with some of the best sailors in the world from nine countries, Australia, Canada, Denmark, France, United Kingdom, New Zealand, Spain, Switzerland and the United States vying for the championship.

The weekend’s racing will decide who will compete against Season 3 leader Australia in the Grand Final race, a winner-take-all, final sprint to claim the $1 million grand prize. The U.S. SailGP Team, helmed by sailing legend Jimmy Spithill, is mathematically unable to qualify for the Grand Final, but hopes to win the weekend Grand Prix on home turf.

The event will also include onshore entertainment and activities for fans in the Marina Green Race Village, including live music, food and beverage vendors, and interactive exhibits. To purchase limited tickets and learn more, see their website www.sailgp.com .

Team USA practices on their F50 catamaran in San Francisco, Calif., on Thursday, May 4, 2023. Nine teams from across the globe are competing to decide the overall season champion this weekend during the Mubadala SailGP Season 3 Grand Final. (Jane Tyska/Bay Area News Group)

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March 26, 2022 / 11:00 PM PDT / CBS San Francisco

SAN FRANCISCO (KPIX) -- San Francisco Bay is playing host this weekend to a new sailing competition called Sail GP. The races are short, the boats are very fast and, if Saturday's crowd was any indication, it may be the wave of the future.

This is only the second season for Sail GP, an international sailing competition that patterns itself on the Grand Prix auto racing circuit. The 50-foot catamarans ride up out of the water on foils, turn on a dime and can reach speeds over 60 mph.

"Sail GP is all about high-adrenaline, close-to-shore racing," said chief marketing officer Erica Kerner. "It is the fastest boats on the water. It is absolutely incredible."

Unlike America's Cup, which is as much a technology competition as a boat race, Sail GP boats are identical so the races are won or lost by the skill of the sailors. This weekend is the season's last event and the prelims will decide who joins the U.S. and Australia in Sunday's final, single-race sprint for a $1 million.

"I think it's a great idea, I do, and this is the best place to sail," said racing fan Doug Roberts. "That's why they're going to end up here, because you're not going to find any place like San Francisco Bay."

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San Francisco Bay is an ideal venue for to watch a sailing competition. It features strong winds and provides an accessible waterfront giving people an up-close view of the action. The prospect of seeing boats moving so fast, so close to shore, brought out a huge crowd of spectators Saturday.

"It's doggone thrilling! Who doesn't want to be thrilled?" said Greg White, who traveled from Santa Barbara to watch the races. "This is pretty good stuff."

White, who is an avid sailor, said Sail GP is already having an impact on the racing community. He said America's Cup switched from single hulls to catamarans and are now also racing on foils.

"They realize they have to do something, because this is here to stay," White said. "There's a little bit of, 'I'm going to catch up with these other crazy fellows,' and good on 'em for it."

Sailing enthusiast Nate Bernardo thinks the shorter, 14-minute sprints of Sail GP may become more popular with the public than traditional yacht racing and the America's Cup might be in trouble.

"The America's Cup is more prestigious but Sail GP is a little bit faster-pace and I think it will appeal more to the younger demographic," he said. "That is the future."

There will be three races Sunday, two more qualifiers then the final, million-dollar race at 3 p.m. The event is centered at the Saint Francis Yacht Club and can best be viewed anywhere along the waterfront from Crissy Field to Marina Green.

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How to watch this weekend's coverage. (Ricardo Pinto/SailGP via AP) AP

SailGP hits San Francisco as the world’s best hit the water with Alcatraz and the Golden Gate Bridge in the background at the 2022 Mubadala United States Sail Grand Prix. Helmsman Jimmy Spithill leads the United States team in the second season of SailGP. The U.S. Grand Prix marks the final events of the SailGP season and is set to be a championship-deciding Grand Final. Fans can watch coverage for free online on SailGP’s Facebook page and YouTube page . Fans can also watch TV coverage via CBS Sports Network and stream via Paramont+ and fuboTV , which has a free trial.

How to watch the 2022 Mubadala United States Sail Grand Prix

What time does each event start? Where can I watch it on TV? - Race Day 1 will air as a delayed broadcast at 6:30 p.m. EST on CBS Sports Network. Race Day 2 will air live on CBS Sports Network as a live broadcast at 5 p.m. EST.

Live stream : CBS | Sling | fuboTV | Paramont+ - Both race days will be available to stream on live for free via SailGP’s Facebook page and YouTube page . If you have a cable subscription, you may be able to stream online via CBS using the login credentials from your TV provider. If you don’t have cable, you can sign up for fuboTV (free trial), Sling or Paramount+ (free trial) to watch online.

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The U.S. SailGP team capsized its foiling 50-foot catamaran just off Alcatraz Island on San Francisco Bay on Monday, six days before it will race for the global league’s $1 million, winner-take-all season championship.

Helmsman Jimmy Spithill said there were no injuries and the boat was quickly righted and the crew sailed back to base. There was minimal damage and the team should be back on the water Tuesday, said Spithill, a two-time America’s Cup winner who is in his first season in SailGP.

Spithill said the team was attempting a foiling tack at more than 40 mph when a button stuck and the wingsail didn’t pop over. The boat rolled over, with the starboard hull and the tip of the wingsail in the water and the port hull suspended in the air. The crew was in the starboard hull, along with guest racer Kai Lenny, a big wave surfer who like Spithill is sponsored by Red Bull.

“In a lot of ways we were actually really, really lucky this happened in training, this malfunction,” Spithill said by phone. “Clearly if it had been a race day, that would been the race.”

The American team has been involved in a number of mishaps during races this season but has still sailed well enough to qualify for the podium race, along with defending champion Team Australia, skippered by Tom Slingsby. Team Japan, skippered by Australian Nathan Outteridge, has the best chance of clinching the third spot. Slingsby beat Outerridge for the inaugural season championship in 2019 and the $1 million prize.

There will be three fleet races Saturday in the Mubadala United States Grand Prix and two more Sunday before the $1 million race. Spithill said the American and Aussie crews have to sail carefully in the fleet races to keep their catamarans in one piece for the podium race. With the boats capable of going 60 mph, danger is always lurking. Team Japan slammed into Team USA in the season’s opening regatta in Bermuda, knocking the American boat out of the competition. Spithill was leading the podium race in Italy when the boat hit a submerged object and had to retire.

Racing for $1 million is “an awesome opportunity,” Spithill said. “I’ve never had it in my career, to have a three-boat final race, 12-14-minute race, winner takes all, a million bucks. It’s just unreal. No doubt clearly the Aussies are the favorite and we’re the underdogs. The Aussies have been sailing well but as we’ve seen, sometimes it’s good to be the underdog in San Francisco.”

Spithill was referring to the 2013 America’s Cup on San Francisco Bay, when he steered Oracle Team USA out of an 8-1 hole against Emirates Team New Zealand by winning the final eight races for one of the biggest comebacks in sports. Slingsby was one of Spithill’s crewmates in that regatta.

Lenny said he was standing behind Spithill when the boat rolled over. The big wave surfer and kite surfer said he was impressed with how calm Spithill and his crew were.

“These things are just rockets,” Lenny said. “It definitely felt really alive. I felt like I was on my toes the whole time. It felt very physical. I wasn’t actually doing anything to make the boat work, but I was like basically having to hang on.”

Before the 2013 America’s Cup, Lenny raced his kite board against Spithill’s 72-foot catamaran. Lenny got off to a great start before Spithill put down the hammer to pull ahead of his friend.

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Ending summer season in San Francisco

Published on September 14th, 2023 by Editor -->

Seventy-nine teams have registered for the 2023 Rolex Big Boat Series on September 14-17 in San Francisco, CA. Three one-design classes (Express 37, J/105 and J/88), a diverse ORC class split into four fleets, and a stately gathering of classic yachts are lining-up for the 59th edition of the West Coast’s premier racing event.

“Rolex Big Boat Series is a fantastic opportunity for the West Coast sailing community to end the summer sailing season on a high note. There is no better place to do it than on San Francisco Bay,” said Beau Vrolyk, St. Francis Yacht Club’s 2023 Commodore, and the owner/skipper of the classic Alden schooner Mayan.

This marks the 33rd year for Express 37s competing in this regatta, while the J/105 fleet provides the largest class with 31 entries, including seven previous class winners, three of whom have won twice: Scott Sellers, Ryan Simmons, and Bruce Stone. In the J/88s, Speedwell and Fly are new to the class while 2022 division winner Split Water returns to defend its title.

Both veterans and newcomers will be racing in the Classics and the ORC fleets with six and 26 entrants, respectively.

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Shepard Kett’s Santa Cruz 50 Octavia is among the field, having made her debut at the Rolex Big Boat Series in 1984, four years after she was ordered from legendary boat designer Bill Lee (who is also racing this year, aboard Mayan). Shepard’s father sailed Octavia for 10 years before he took over in 1990.

Designed for fast downwind runs to Hawaii, Shepard has made modifications to optimize the boat for buoy racing, specifically switching to an asymmetrical spinnaker for easier and safer handling. He has sailed Octavia in three past Rolex Big Boat Series and is back on the Bay with a crew of 14, including StFYC’s Vice Commodore, Chris Perkins.

“It’s such a great inshore racing venue. It’s probably the best,” he said. “There is a lot of area on the Bay, a lot of variation and so many different conditions depending on where you are and at what time of day. And, of course, the competition is strong so it’s a real test for the boat and for the crew.”

The race committee plans to score seven races for most fleets, with two races per day starting at 1100 hours for the first three days of racing, followed by a longer Bay Tour course on the final day. The Classics will race once per day starting at 1200 hours Thursday—Saturday and 1100 on Sunday.

“The preparation leading up to Rolex Big Boat Series is both exciting and hard work, and we are so grateful to our many volunteers who help make this event happen,” said Susan Ruhne, Chair of Rolex Big Boat Series. “The reward is so worth it when we see a fleet of almost 80 boats duking it out during four days of world-class racing on the country’s best natural sailing amphitheater.”

At the Competitors’ Briefing on September 13, St. Francis Yacht Club confirmed which classes will be racing for the six perpetual trophies and two Rolex timepieces.

As the largest one-design fleet this year, the J/105s will compete for StFYC’s Commodore’s Cup, as well as the PICYA Jesse L. Carr Perpetual Captain and Crew Trophy. The top J/105 skipper will also receive a Rolex timepiece.

The St. Francis Perpetual Trophy, which was anonymously donated to StFYC in 1966 to encourage competition between large offshore racing yachts, will be presented to the winner of the ORC A fleet, who will also be awarded a coveted Rolex timepiece.

The ORC B fleet will be racing for the City of San Francisco Trophy, which has been contested since 1968.

The Keefe-Kilborn Trophy, established in 1976 to honor the memory of late StFYC members Harold Keefe and Ray Kilborn, will go to the winner of the ORC C fleet.

The Richard Rheem Perpetual Trophy, named for longtime StFYC member and skipper of Morning Star—the yacht that proudly broke the Transpac course record in 1949 and 1953—will go to the winner of the ORC D class.

The Atlantic Perpetual Trophy, featuring a ship’s bell from the 1905 Transatlantic-record-breaking schooner Atlantic, will be awarded to the winner of the J/88 class.

The Classics will race for a Perpetual Trophy and Express 37s will be racing for class trophies.

Additionally, for the second year, the Rolex Big Boat Team Trophy will be awarded to three boats from the same yacht club with the highest cumulative results. To qualify, one boat must be racing in an ORC class, one must be in a one-design class, and the third can be competing in any of the fleets.

“With 79 boats and nearly 700 sailors, I’m very pleased with the entry numbers, especially in the J/105s and ORC,” said StFYC’s Race Director Felix Weidling. “Running three racecourses at the same time requires a lot of talent on the race committee and we’re fortunate to have that. There are always challenges with large events like this and it’s great to rely on a strong team.”

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SailGP San Francisco Grand Final 2023: An Epic Weekend of Racing (May 6-7)

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Featuring the sport’s best athletes racing in identical F50 catamarans, SailGP sees national teams battling it out in short, intense races – flying at impressive speeds in excess of 60 mph.

Following 12 months of dramatic racing – in some of the most iconic venues across the globe – the nine teams come together at the Mubadala SailGP Grand Final to decide the overall season champion, right here on San Francisco Bay.

SailGP Season 3 Grand Final Saturday & Sunday, May 6-7, 2023 | Races 2:30-4p (approx) San Francisco Bay off of Marina Green Free to watch from shore, or $75 for tiered grandstand w/ live commentary How to Watch the Races Seats in the tiered grandstand in the race village are $75, Located directly on the waterfront within the SailGP Stadium at Yacht Club Peninsula, reserve your access to tiered grandstand seating for the best view of the racing with live commentary and large screens to also view SailGP’s award winning broadcast. Stadium is open 1:30-5:30p FREE – You can also watch the races for free from many vantage points along the northern waterfront including Crissy Field, Marina Green, Fort Mason and Aquatic Park

The heart-pumping action takes place on San Francisco Bay just off Marina Green, with the racecourse set between Alcatraz Island and the Golden Gate Bridge.

WEEKEND SCHEDULE 2023

RACE DAY 1 | SATURDAY, MAY 6, 2023 SailGP Stadium | 1:30pm-5:30pm PDT Race Times | 2:30pm-4pm PDT

RACE DAY 2 | SUNDAY, MAY 7, 2023 SailGP Stadium | 1:30pm-5:30pm PDT Race Times | 2:30pm-4pm PDT

Where does the racing take place? The Mubadala SailGP Season 3 Grand Final | San Francisco race course is on San Francisco Bay directly adjacent to Marina Green, extending several miles between the Golden Gate Bridge and Alcatraz Island.

Are you able to see the race boats from the SailGP Stadium? Yes! The start/finish line is very close to the grandstands and much of the racing will take place close to the seawall. On race day, the F50’s will often conduct “flybys” of the crowd to give spectators the chance to see the boats up close.

Auto racing has race tracks, how can you tell who is winning a SailGP race? The SailGP Stadium is equipped with large screens carrying the broadcast feed so you can easily switch from live viewing to see what the broadcast audience sees with race course boundaries superimposed. Additionally, we have in-person race commentary during racing. Fans can also download the SailGP APP to see live data and video, track performance, compare athletes, change viewing angles, zoom in on the action, watch replays and more.

Where in the United States is the event? The SailGP Stadium is located in San Francisco Bay, at Yacht Club Peninsula. The Technical Base is located at San Francisco Pier 80.

Will this event take place rain or shine? Yes – the event is scheduled to take place rain or shine. In the event of adverse weather conditions please check sailgp.com/sanfrancisco  for updates.

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Sailing teams from around the world are finishing up a series of races Sunday afternoon on the San Francisco Bay.

SAN FRANCISCO - Sailing teams from around the world are finishing up a series of races Sunday afternoon on the San Francisco Bay. KTVU’s James Torrez spoke with Laura Muma, a representative from the racing organization SailGP , about the race and what’s in store for racing’s future.

"[The Bay Area] is such an iconic sailing destination that challenges the sailors," Muma said. "The wind is always fantastic, it is such a technical, really cool place to sail."

This is the third season SailGP has hosted races here in the Bay Area. 

Although most people don’t know the ins and outs of sailing, just watching the events are thrilling. Sailors rip across the water at nearly 60 mph and have to make multiple hairpin turns as they navigate the course and the other sailors. 

International sailing event takes place today on the SF Bay

Sailing teams from around the world are finishing up a series of races Sunday afternoon on the San Francisco Bay. KTVU’s James Torrez spoke with Laura Muma, a representative from racing organization SailGP about the race and what’s in store for racing’s future.

Nine teams are racing on Sunday and the teams consist of six members with at least one being a woman. 

"SailGP is really dedicated to creating new opportunities and more opportunities for top female athletes in the sport to be racing at the highest level," Muma said. "So, every team has at least one female onboard and multiple on the team. These females are amazing athletes and sailors, so let’s give them opportunities to be racing at the highest level."

Sunday’s races begin in the afternoon around 2:00 p.m. Season four of SailGP’s racing events start next month. 

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Explore the topics below to discover Racing Program details and the wide range of opportunities that Modern Sailing has made available for you to learn, practice, and compete.

  • Racing and Asymmetrical Spinnaker Clinics

Sailboat Races and Regattas in the SF Bay Area

  • A Three-Tiered Yacht Racing Program for Beginning to Advanced Racers

Race Pricing

  • Cancellation Policies

Wondering if racing is for you? Check out our Member Resources article Five Reasons to Race with Modern Sailing .

San Francisco Bay Area Sailboat Racing Clinics

Prior racing experience is required to join our teams in the local yacht club races. However, if you're new to racing, our Racing Clinic and Asymmetrical Spinnaker Clinics will fulfill this requirement and prepare you to be a solid crew member on any Modern race boat. 

With locations in Berkeley and Sausalito, Modern Sailing is able to offer the widest range of opportunities to learn and experience the excitement of yacht club racing on San Francisco Bay.

The Racing Clinic is a 2-day clinic held on a Catalina 320 (Sausalito) or a  J/105 (Berkeley) that will teach you performance sail trim, efficient maneuvers, and the basics of the race course. After spending a portion of the clinic honing these skills, you will enjoy hands-on experience racing against another Modern boat!

The Asymmetrical Spinnaker Clinic will teach you all the ins and outs of flying this beautiful light wind sail. You will spend two days getting familiar with all the crew positions to hoist, trim, jibe, and douse an asymmetrical spinnaker. 

Enroll now and be ready to join the races for the upcoming season!

View the Schedule of Clinics and Enroll Online  

Once you've completed the Racing Clinic and Asymmetrical Spinnaker Clinic, you are eligible to join the races!

The Bay’s many yacht clubs take turns hosting regattas year-round, giving sailors ample opportunity to partake in thrilling races all over the Bay Area. During races, our participants rotate through different roles (skipper, helm/driver, spinnaker trimmer, jib trimmer, foredeck crew, midship/mastman, tactician) in order to gain skills and confidence in each role. Each team will have one of our USCG Captains on board to give expert advice and coach racers across the finish line.

Below are some of the Bay Area yacht club races that we typically enter our teams in.  

View the Race Schedule and Enroll Online  

A Three-Tier Yacht Racing Program for Beginning to Advanced Racers

When signing up for races online, you will encounter some different types of races. Here's how to distinguish between them and know which you are eligible for.

Drop-In Races

  • Race Pack 5 (a discounted bundle of 5 races): Members $625; Non-members $725
  • Single Race : Members $150; Non-members $175

After purchasing your first Race Pack 5, you have the option to purchase single races separately.

Club Race Teams

  • BYC Sunday Midwinters Series (4 races aboard a J/105): $795
  • BYC Sunday Chowder Race Series (5 races aboard a J/99): $995 
  • SYC Chili Midwinter Series (5 races aboard a J/105): $895

Drop-in and Club Race Team prices are subject to change by season or series.

We're happy to help! Please feel free to reach out to our friendly customer support team. Representatives at either location can answer questions for both locations. 

Berkeley and Sausalito Contact Information

Drop-In Race Cancellation Policy

  • If you cancel your reservation in a Drop-in Race with notice more than 72 hours (24 hours in winter) prior to the Race, you will receive a full refund.
  • If you cancel less than 72 hours (24 hours in winter), there is no refund.

Club Race Team Cancellation Policy

  • If you cancel at any time before the start of the series, you are eligible for a 50% refund.
  • If you cancel any of the races during the series, there is no refund. Participants are expected to attend all sessions.
  • Your position will be filled permanently if you miss more than one race in the series.

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News & Events

Club race teams make their debuts.

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Modern Sailing's Club Race Team Program provides an avenue for sailors with prior racing experience to work together as a team over an entire season and to develop their skills towards more advanced racing.

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Five Reasons To Race with Modern Sailing

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Beyond the obvious fun and challenge, learn about five of the life-enhancing benefits you can experience by racing on San Francisco Bay with the Modern Sailing Racing Team.

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Club Race Teams - a new way to race with Modern Sailing!

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Looking for an opportunity to take your racing skills to the next level by being part of a cohesive racing crew aboard a competitive one-design racing boat? Look no further!

  • Read more about Club Race Teams - a new way to race with Modern Sailing!

2023 Three Bridge Fiasco: Modern Sailors' Race Results

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Three Bridge Fiasco race teams encountered mixed conditions on Saturday, ending the day thankfully with more wind than they usually see this time of year.

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Captain Mark Jordan's 2022 Pacific Cup Race Epilogue

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This summer, Mark participated in the 2022 Pacific Cup Race, double-handing his Hanse 342 "Twelve-Winded Sky" with crew member Randy Leasure. Read in Mark's own words about his dramatic experience racing across the Pacific Ocean and the intense highs, lows, and learnings that he encountered along the way.

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Modern and Inspire Instructors Race in the Rolex Big Boat Series

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Students at Modern Sailing and our partner site  Inspire Sailing are fortunate to learn from some phenomenal instructors who continually hone their skills and advance their knowledge through their own racing and cruising adventures.

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May 2021 Recreational Race Team News

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With Team Kele capturing first place in their division on May 4 and three MSC boats enjoying some fun and friendly competition in the May 14 CYC race, the spring racing season is off to a fantastic start!

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Race Report - April 16, 2021 CYC Friday Night Race

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Light to non-existent winds didn't stop Team Kele from enjoying a lovely evening of sailing, practicing, and sharing their mutual love of being on the water.

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December 6 SYC Chili Midwinters Race Report

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Article by Captain Mark Jordan on December 14, 2020

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November 2020 Race Team News

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The fall racing season is under way! Our teams faced several challenges in the first two races this season, but every race is an opportunity to learn and hone skills, tactics, and teamwork. With these race reports, find out how MSC's season is going so far.

  • Read more about November 2020 Race Team News

WIND & WOMEN - Women's Sailing Courses

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Introducing Wind & Women

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Fall 2020 and Winter 2021 Race Schedule

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All hands on deck! Fall and winter races are open for enrollment now. Join the races - your participation makes the season sparkle more brightly for you and for your teammates!

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Fall 2020 Recreational Racing

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Now you can experience the refreshing exhilaration of sailboat racing on SF Bay - MSC's Recreational Race Program returned in August!

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Fall 2019 / Winter 2020 Race Program

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2019 Spring / Summer Race Program

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The 2019 spring race season is upon us and summer will soon be here. Learn more about the exciting program that Modern Sailing has lined up for our Race Team and aspiring racers!

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Leukemia Cup 2018

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October 4, 2018

Modern Sailing has been participating in the Leukemia Cup for the past 9 years and each year, we look forward to raising funds to help fight blood cancers. Join us for the race - participants can help fundraise too!

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Open Enrollment: Fall Race Clinics and Race Leagues

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Starting October 12

The Recreation Racing Clinic and League provides racers with introductory training in the fundamentals of racing: tides and currents, sail trim, basic tactics, starts, rounding marks, basic spinnaker training.

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Winter Season Racing 2016 / 2017

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November - March

Modern Sailing has entered a Recreation and Performance Team into three of the most popular Mid-Winter Races: Sausalito Yacht Club, Golden Gate Yacht Club, Corinthian Yacht Club. Stay active throughout the winter months and join us!

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Summer Season Racing 2016

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Corinthian Yacht Club - Friday evenings starting June 24th Sausalito Yacht Club - Tuesday evenings starting July 26th

Modern Sailing will be entering Recreation and Performance Race Teams in the Summer Racing Series at the Corinthian Yacht Club and Sausalito Yacht Club.

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Captain Jeff Cathers is really cool. I had such a great time on the Farallones Day Trip . It was actually my very best day of 2020. Thank you so much for coordinating the trip.

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I try to get out on the water every week: out the Gate, around Angel, up Raccoon - I love it all. After 18 years as a member of OCSC in Berkeley, I learned to sail the bigger boats at Modern by taking ASA 103 and 104. My ASA 104 instructor Dave Russell was terrific. Also, Captain Bill Moreland has been very generous in giving informal advice whenever I’ve asked him. Thanks to Bill, I no longer have any anxiety about docking!

All of the courses and my instructors (JT and Stan) were extremely professional and full of knowledge and experience. I found I was able to learn from their experiences beyond the scope of the courses, and look forward to future opportunities to do so. I would highly recommend Modern Sailing to anyone.

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MERCURY ONE DESIGN - REGATTAS, RESULTS AND CLASS INFO - UPDATED 9/6/23

Welcome to the 2023 mercury class web site.

For over 78 years the Mercury Class Yacht Racing Association (MCYRA) has been racing throughout California. For 2023 the class continues to thrive and grow with great racing throughout all of California. We have expanded the class archive section with some great historical docs and images with more to be added. And as always use the site learn about our history of competitive racing on the water and and family oriented activities off the water. 

In 2023 we continue to attract top sailors in the best California racing venues but we don't forget to have fun. With regattas hosted in the San Francisco bay area, Carmel, Monterey, Huntington Lake in the Sierras, Santa Barbara, Los Angeles and San Diego great competition is close by and always a challenge! Our active regatta schedule has events occurring every month of the year.  Mercury sailboats are easy to store, trailer and launch. And you can get started on a budget with competitive used boats starting around $1000.

For a closer look at a boat or a test sail as a crew contact a fleet representative or email [email protected]  for more information.

2024 Regatta Schedule Now Available!

Schedule  Updated January 25, 2024

Read more: 2024 Regatta Schedule Now Available!

2023 Norcal Series NOR Available

The 2023 Norcal Series at Encinal Yacht Club begin on March 4th.  The Carmiggelt Trophy race will be held on April 1st, 2023. The final two days of the series will be held on May 6th and June 3rd.

Please find the attached NOR, SI's, and Entry form which may be brought to the first day of sailing.

Read more: 2023 Norcal Series NOR Available

2023 Regatta Schedule Now Available!

Schedule  Updated January 26, 2023

Read more: 2023 Regatta Schedule Now Available!

2024 SCYA Midwinter Regatta

Ten Mercury’s were entered for the 94 th Midwinters Regatta at Cabrillo Beach YC.

With four of the entries traveling south from the SF Fleet.  In the usual form the fleet was competitive, mixing it up with crowded mark roundings, and close finishes.

Saturday’s conditions saw the wind ranging from 220-240 degrees as the day progressed, and wind speed up to 12 + mph.  Ben Bradley won race 1 from start to finish. Race 2 and 4 were won by Mike Burch, and race 3 by David Bacci.   Mike Burch was leading after day 1 with consistently strong finishes.

Read more: 2024 SCYA Midwinter Regatta

2023-24 RYC Small Boat Midwinter Regatta

Race 1 - Dec. 3, 2023

No report, but here are results from Richmond YC December Small Boat Midwinter Regatta with one race scored

569 Chris Lanzafame                 1

429 Dave West                           2

481 Dave Bacci                          3

558 Kurt Lahr                             4

541 Scott Jenson                       5

463 Shaum Sinawi                    6 /DNS

2023-24 Perry Cup

Perry cup 4th race & final results, february 3, 2024.

John and Mike Ravizza won this season’s Perry Cup Series with a first and two second-place finishes against three other Mercs on an overcast day with a light but remarkably steady northerly breeze on Monterey Bay. Patti and Jack McAleer needed to shift the weather mark only once when the wind shifted to the right and diminished to a whisper, as the boats ghosted to the finish on a three-lap windward-leeward course that PRO Dick Clark wisely shortened after two laps.

Second place went to Bradley Schoch and Patrick O’Hara of the local fleet. They accomplished the rare feat of earning 1st in the Silver Division in addition to their overall podium finish.

Ravizza’s and Schoch’s boats were the only two to start all twelve races in the series. Third place in the series went to Dave West and Chris Krueger, who missed the first weekend’s races. Randy Smith was absent from January’s four-race installment but still finished the series in 4th place with two wins on the last day.

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2023 is fast approaching. Your executive committee has been working on the 2023 schedule with an effort to encourage you to sail in more events this year. 

Attached is a preliminary schedule for your review.   Notice we have reduced the number of Travel Trophy events to five in the hope more of you can fit this in your schedule.

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The champions of Season 4 will be crowned when SailGP returns to the iconic city of San Francisco for the winner-takes-all Grand Final on July 13-14.

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Aussie sailing superstar Tom Slingsby has shaken the "monkey off the back" by winning Sydney's SailGP stop by clawing his way to the front of the fleet with an incredible final performance after an otherwise underwhelming Sunday.

Slingsby was frustrated by the two fleet races that led to Australia's appearance in the final, with the boxing kangaroo getting off to shocking starts in both before working into midfield results that proved good enough to qualify them for the final.

Australia had performed well on Saturday, sailing into Sunday equal at the top of the leaderboard with Denmark, to give them an excellent shot of qualifying for the three-boat final.

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However, their shocking starts in the two fleet races on Sunday put the Aussies on the back foot, giving them plenty of work to do to place well enough to progress.

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A fifth place finish in Sunday's first fleet race and an eighth place finish in the second were just barely enough to put Australia through to the three boat final, but once there they showed their class, shaking off yet another mediocre start to outmanoeuvre Denmark and New Zealand before finding clean air and ultimately victory.

After two straight wins for the Kiwi fleet, stopping the rot in Sydney was extra sweet for Slingsby.

"This event, I had it marked, not only because it was our Australian event but we're heading to New Zealand after this, they've won two straight leading into this event," he said.

"If they came to Australia, beat us on home turf and then we're heading over to their territory, it's a very steep climb and a big uphill battle if we lost here, so I feel like this is a bit of a momentum swing, I feel like we're, we've got our win, we won in front of our home crowd and now we're going to be the ones going over to New Zealand and putting pressure on them."

Australia leads the series with four race weekends to play out before July's grand final in San Francisco.

Slingsby's crew has won the first three series , and the USD $1 million that comes with grand final triumph each time, and has taken pole position to take a fourth straight title.

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The Aussies celebrated with a Slingsby shoey on Shark Island, renamed Genesis Island for the event, with scenes reminiscent of a Daniel Ricciardo podium playing out for the enraptured crowd.

They move on to Christchurch in New Zealand, then Bermuda, Halifax and New York, before the grand final in San Francisco, knowing they only need to finish consistently above the middle of the 10-boat field to be in the race that matters in July.

But the home win was what really mattered to them, with Slingsby admitting the sound of the Australian national anthem being sung by the crowd after their victory had hit home the difference between winning abroad and doing it with the Harbour Bridge in the background.

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At Manny's in the Mission District, around one hundred people gathered for a chance to hear Representative Katie Porter speak about her campaign. A majority of voters we spoke with there admitted, they haven't cast their ballots yet.

In fact, when it comes to the race for the U.S. Senate, many said they were still undecided.

Among the undecided voters was Phillip Davis of San Francisco, who showed up to the event at Manny's to hear more about Porter's priorities.

"I want to listen to her, she’s been doing a great job, but so have some of the other Democratic candidates too, so it's tough to make a decision," Davis said.

Porter told the crowd that she expects this to be a very close race.

"As a professor, I’ve seen a lot of procrastination in my life, including procrastinators who got A-pluses, so I think young people are gonna turn the ballots in, but I think we are going to see a different election in the days following the election day, I think election day will not reflect the full electorate -- which is typical," Porter told NBC Bay Area.

Porter also noted that she spoke with undecided voters in San Francisco Sunday who, after speaking with her, resolved to cast their vote for her.

The latest Berkeley IGS poll shows Republican and former baseball star Steve Garvey polling at 27%, Representative Adam Schiff (D-CA) polling slightly behind at 25%, Representative Katie Porter (D-CA) at 19%, and Representative Barbara Lee (D-CA) with 8%.

NBC Bay Area asked Garvey's campaign about what campaign events he was involved with this weekend, but a representative did not provide an answer.

Lee's team told NBC Bay Area she was campaigning in San Diego, Orange County, Inland Empire, and Los Angeles this weekend. A representative said that Lee's "focus is on the ground, with the people, in the community."

Meanwhile, in San Francisco, House Speaker Emerita Nancy Pelosi introduced Congressman Adam Schiff to a room of around 200 people as his final stop in a day of campaigning across the state.

In February, Pelosi officially endorsed Schiff in this race. At the event Sunday, Schiff was surrounded by other top state and local Democrats who have endorsed him, including California State Assembly Speaker Robert Rivas (D-Hollister).

After the campaign event, Schiff told reporters that while his team is feeling good about the latest poll numbers, they are "leaving no stone unturned" in the final days of this campaign.

"We feel good about where things are, I think Californians want someone who can lead in these big fights, can protect our democracy, who can fight for an economy that works for people," Schiff said.

Schiff also noted that he has Bay Area ties: he moved to Danville when he was 11 and attended Monte Vista High School, then attended Stanford University.

While candidates are rushing to urge voters to cast their ballots soon, the young voters we spoke with say what they're hoping to see is a candidate that will make them excited to go to the polls.

Before the event at Manny's on Sunday, 23-year-old San Francisco resident Thomas Jankowski said he was undecided.

"I want to see a vision for what California can do better, and I want to be excited as a younger person, we’ve had some older senators in the past and I’m looking for a younger person with some vision to kind of show us the way," Jankowski said.

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  16. America's Cup Racing

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  21. Sailboat Racing in San Francisco

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