Crew You Regatta

Five years ago, Northern California resident Jasper Van Vliet, a sailing instructor at that time, was lamenting the lack of opportunities for non-boat-owning enthusiasts to drive during a race. So he invented a regatta, then turned to his favorite San Francisco fleet—J/24, number 17. What he and peers developed is the Crew You Regatta sponsored...

San Francisco Bay One Design Winter Series Kick Off

The annual San Francisco Bay One Design Winter Series kicked off at Sausalito Yacht Club. Teams enjoyed sunshine and mild breeze on the first race day of the weekend series that sails on the second Saturday of each month from November thru February. The J/24s had a match race scenario between Jasper Van Vliet’s EVIL...

Shut Up & Drive Time at Great Pumpkin Regatta

Richmond Yacht Club’s 32nd Great Pumpkin Regatta had a mix of fall weather with mostly grey skies and generally light airs, but some occasions with more breeze. On Saturday, the fleet enjoyed three well-run races in classic "around the cans" scenarios in the Berkeley Circle. In the J/24 fleet, it was Val Lulevich and her...