Thatuna , Raven, Blew Bird and Boreas came to challenge the forecast 15 – 18 kt. Southerly winds. On arrival at the Boat Haven the wind was 20 -23 kts. As the wind was forecast to decrease during the afternoon and observations to the south were in the low teens, the Committee Boat headed out […]
Race 7 was scheduled as a “make-up” should we not be able to run six successful races in the regular series to permit a throw-out of each boat’s worst performance. This year we had six completed races but had not celebrated the series with a BBQ as tradition dictates. As the RC tends to loiter […]
RACE TO ALASKA JUNE 10 UPDATE from Ann Husaini on Vimeo.
The crew on KOLUS having summer fun in great breeze. Things got a little more tippy when the wind moved onto the beam around the Pt. Hudson buoy. Photo by Wendy Feltham
Wind conditions before the race were 3 – 5 kts varying between W and NE. The participants chose to go to the […]
PACIFICA working it up wind. Photo by Pete Leenhouts
The PTSA Wooden Boat Series was started two years ago. It was sponsored by Siren’s as an adjunct to the Classic Mariners Regatta. We are endowed with many beautiful and historic wooden sailboats in our area. The intent of the series is to get more […]
Dan and Piper keeping it flat upwind in Santa Cruz breeze. Photo by John Navas
Piper Dunlap reports in on the 5o5 North Americans in Santa Cruz
Port Townsend sailors, Sugar Flanagan, Sean Rankins, Spencer Snapp, Dan Ginther, and Piper Dunlap all made the pilgrimage to Santa Cruz, CA last weekend to compete in […]
From pressure-drop.us, the Clipper Round the World race meets a powerfull storm in the Southern Ocean.
Dear Readers, I feel I owe you a full explanation of the previous day’s storm activities, so here goes, let’s go back to 16 November.
All signs (fleet reports, Clipper Race weatherman Simon Rowell’s weather predictions and […]
Dan Newland Reports on PEGASUS’s Race in the 2013 Round The County. Photo’s by Sean Trew.
PEGASUS at Round The County, 2013. Photo by Sean Trew
This years’ RTC was an interesting contrast between what should have been and what was. It should have had decent wind Saturday with light winds Sunday but reality […]
VIVACE rounds the Tower. Photo by Wendy Feltham
The August 30th PTSA Dog Days series race lived up to its billing. A number of boats came out, Joe shouted out the course, the wind almost died by the Tower but picked up as we sailed back to other side of the Bay, all boats […]
Saturday’s event saw thirteen boats from PT, Port Ludlow and Sequim duking it out in four short round-the-buoys races and then celebrating the solstice Swedish-style with the traditional pickled herring, new potatoes, and aquavit. It was all smiles, especially when the fleet heard that Stig Osterberg, the regatta’s progenitor and resident viking, was going to […]