Racing related articles

Sunday, August 20, 2017 Tri-Island Part 3

This is a reminder that the 3rd installment of this years Tri-Island Pursuit Series will take place on Sunday, August 20th.  This is a truly fun event and the finale takes us on a circumnavigation around Angel Island from Berkeley and back home.  The series is up for grabs and even if you have not competed in the first two you are welcome to join in on the festivities.  What could be better than a Sunday mean, day sail around Angel Island.

Announcing the 2018 Pacific Cup - the Fun Race to Hawaii

BYC member Peter Masson, on his sailing vessel Cetacea has already signed up for the 2018 Pacific Cup.  So with just under one year until the start of the 2018 Pacific Cup race from San Francisco to beautiful Kaneohe, Hawaii enter now and start preparing for the adventure of a lifetime.  BYC members have raced in every Pacific Cup race since the start of the race in 1980.  Just ask members Bobbi Tosse, Paul Kamen, John Clauser, Jim Freeland, Jack Bieda, Pat Lowther, Bob Gray, Dave Douglas, to name a few.

BYC Kids Camp T-Shirt goes on Transpac 2017

Paul Kamen, Navigator on the sailing vessel Alicante, Transpac 2017 seen here at the helm wearing BYC Kids Camp t-shirt.  Alicante a Sabre 386 Maark II, finished 4th in Division 7.  Additional BYC members racing in this year Transpac were Staff Commodore Mark Van Selst, Watch Captain and Hans Opsahl Navigator and current BYC Treasurer aboard the sailing vessel Deception.  Deception a Santa Cruz 50, finished 2nd in Division 4.

Tri-Island Pursuit Race 2 Which Way will you go!

Sunday, July 9, 2017

A reminder that the BYC Tri-Island Pursuit Race 2 is this Sunday, July 9th.  All Sailing Instructions are posted.  The second race of the 3 part series will see the racers circumnavigate Treasure Island.  Always a challenge to decide which way to go.  If you have any questions please contact Patrick Hind-Smith at email

See you on the water.  Fair Winds.

Patrick Hind-Smith