2018 – Distance Race Series – McCurdy Point Race

It was a cool, but not rainy, race with better than expected winds. Four boats came out and everyone finished in under three hours. Owl was first across the line with an impressive performance beating the three much bigger boats. Next distance race is Port to Port from PT to Port Ludlow with an overnight […]

McCurdy Point Distance Race This Saturday

Due to the unsteady weather this time of year, and following the rugged conditions experienced in last year’s Protection Is. race and especially the Smith Is. race, they have been merged, this year, into the McCurdy Point race, which is shorter and in more sheltered waters. It is our desire for the crews to return […]

2017 Distance Race Series – Sequim Bay Race

Although not a competitor, Andiamo Again was the only boat to represent the PTSA in Sequim Bay during the SBYC Hospice Regatta.

Consequently, she was the only boat to cross the starting line for the race returning to Port Townsend. Wind and tide conditions gave a quick trip.

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Reach for Hospice Regatta – Sequim Bay September 16th, 2017

The Sequim Bay Yacht Club has sponsored the Reach for Hospice Regatta since 1991, supporting the Volunteer Hospice of Clallam County (VHOCC). The 2017 regatta will be the held on Saturday, September 16th. The Notice of Race can be found here.

The cost is a donation for $50 (but boats are encouraged to donate more). […]

Distance Race Series 2017 – Bush Point Race Results and Series Standings.

After a half hour wind delay, the small fleet headed out into the flood with a light easterly breeze. Only one boat reported a finish time.

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Bush Point Distance Race – Saturday

Bush Point Race – Addendum to PTSA Sailing Instructions

SCHEDULE – Saturday July 1st. The Warning signal will be at 10:00 hrs on City Dock.

RULES – As in 2017 Sailing Instructions for PTSA Races except as amended herein.

COURSE – Cross Start line at City Dock towards NE. Round […]

Distance Race Series 2017, Port to Port Races – Results and Series Standings

The Southbound race Saturday afternoon started with a light Northwesterly which only got lighter and more variable. In the end the time limit was extended as two boats were within five minutes of the line and the last had already retired.

The start of the Northbound race on Sunday was delayed half an hour waiting […]

Port-to-Port Race Coming up Next Weekend (June 17-18, 2017)

Join us for the annual Port Townsend to Port Ludlow (and return) race. Sailing Instructions are below.

The Sparkle crew will be providing some grilled meat options for the Saturday night BBQ. Please bring a side dish to share and a dessert if you feel inspired by a delicious idea. The Sparkle crew is […]

Smith Island Race 2017

Smith Island start

Smith Island start

Martha racing around Smith Island (photo by Robert Ambrose)

Following a blustery week, and faced with a Gale Warning, the twelve boats reporting for the start found very light winds and calm seas. As race time approached long scans of the surface showed no dark patches […]

Final Results – NW Regional Thunderbird Championship Regatta

It was another great day of racing. Challenging and shifty, but fun. Final results below the photos

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2016 Thunderbird Western Regional ChampionshipSeries Standing – 7 races scored

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