Today's Date

Thursday, October 30, 2014
Editor and Publisher

84th Annual Midwinter Regatta Set for Feb. 16-17

posted: 1/31/2013

            More than 500 boats are expected to compete in the Southern California Yachting Association’s 84th Midwinter Regatta, Feb. 16-17, one of North America’s largest multi-class regattas.

            Boaters will compete at 25 California and Arizona yacht clubs, in more than 70 different classes and racing categories. Classes include a wide range of vessel types and categories, including one-design, PHRF, cruiser, multihull, dinghies (both inshore and offshore), predicted log and even model boats.

            Race participants can register by contacting the host club supporting their boats’ fleet. At press time, Midwinters races were scheduled at the following locations:


ALAMITOS BAY YACHT CLUB

1st Warning Signal: 11:57 a.m. both days.

Classes: 505, C-15, F-18, Cal 20, Etchells, Finn, Laser Master, Viper 640, Lido 14 A & B.

Entries close: 10 a.m. Feb. 16.

Entries to: Alamitos Bay Yacht Club, 7201 E. Ocean Blvd., Long Beach, CA 90803. Entries will be taken race day at the club

Skippers’ Meetings: 10:30 a.m., Saturday.

Trophy Presentations: After racing Sunday.

Event Chair: Chuck Clay; (562) 884-1569, chuckc@internationalaero.com

More information: abyc.org

AMERICAN LEGION YACHT CLUB

1st Warning Signal: 11:55 a.m. both days.

Classes: PHRF (0 rating and above), PHRF NS.

Entries Close: 6 p.m. Feb. 15.

Entries to: American Legion Yacht Club, 215 15th St., Newport Beach, CA 92663; fax (949) 673-9555.

Skippers’ Meeting: 8:30 a.m. Feb. 16 in the clubhouse “Hut.”

Trophy Presentation: 6 p.m. Feb. 17 at American Legion Newport Harbor Post 291.

PRO: Bill McNamara; (949) 360-8448; bill.mcnamara@cox.net.

ARIZONA YACHT CLUB

1st Warning Signal: TTL: 2 p.m. both days / LP: 12:30 p.m. Saturday, 9 a.m. Sunday.

Classes: Lake Pleasant (LP): Catalina 22, PHRF Spinnaker & Non-Spinn, Sport Boat (e.g. Asymmetric Spin, J/80, & Viper 640), Thistle, Merit 25,Santana 20. Tempe Town Lake (TTL): Buccaneer, Capri 14.2, Laser, Portsmouth (e.g. Megabyte & Sunfish).

Entries Close: Feb. 2.

Race Locations & Dates: Tempe Town Lake, Feb. 10 and 24; Lake Pleasant, Feb. 16 and 17.

Entries: Online at arizonayachtclub.org (preferred), or by mail to AYC c/o Greg Woodcock, 1309 E Grove Circle, Mesa, AZ 85204.

Race Chair: Greg Woodcock (480) 892-3014, fleet.captain@arizonayachtclub.org

Skippers Meeting: LP Venue: Feb. 16, 9:30 am at “Spinnaker Point” Ramada; TTL Venue: Feb. 10, 12:30 pm at Grassy Knoll pop-up tent.

Trophy Presentation: LP Venue: Feb. 17, after racing at trailer parking area at Spinnaker Point Ramada; TTL Venue: Feb. 24, around 5:30 pm at Grassy Knoll pop-up tent.

BAHIA CORINTHIAN YACHT CLUB

1st Warning Signal: 1 p.m. both days.

Classes: Harbor 20, Thistle.

Entries Close: 9 a.m. Feb. 16.

Entries to: Bahia Corinthian Yacht Club, 1601 Bayside Drive, Corona del Mar, CA 92625-1832.

Event Chair: Paul DeCapua, (949) 644-7730, paul.decapua@cox.net.

BALBOA YACHT CLUB

1st Warning Signal: 1 p.m. Saturday.

Classes: Senior Naples Sabot (Saturday only).

Entries Close: 12:30 p.m. Feb. 16.

Entries to: Sailing Administrator, Balboa Yacht Club, 1801 Bayside Drive, Corona del Mar, CA 92625.

Sailing Administrator: Becky Lenhart, (949) 673-3515, ext. 133; fax (949) 673-8937; sailing@balboayachtclub.com.

CABRILLO BEACH YACHT CLUB

1st Warning Signal: 11:55 a.m. both days.

Classes: Mercury, Cal 20.

Entries Close: 10 a.m. Feb. 16.

Entries to: R.C. Chairman, Cabrillo Beach Yacht Club, 211 W. 22nd St., San Pedro, CA 90731-7207.

Skippers’ Meeting: 10 a.m. Saturday.

Event Chair: Dixon Hall, (310) 344-3891, dixonhall@aol.com.

CALIFORNIA YACHT CLUB

1st Warning Signal: 11:55 a.m. both days.

Classes: Farr 40, Farr 30, Martin 242, Star One Design, Open 5.70, J/80.

Entries Close: 7 p.m. Feb. 15. Competitors must submit a combined California Yacht Club and SCYA Midwinter Entry Form. The CYC/SCYA Entry Form is available online at calyachtclub.com. Late entries will be accepted only with prior approval of the regatta chair.

Regatta Chair: Joan Chandler (310) 528-1451, jradical24@hotmail.com

Entries to: SCYA Midwinter, California Yacht Club, 4469 Admiralty Way, Marina del Rey, CA 90292. The CYC/SCYA Entry Form and entry fee may be submitted online at calyachtclub.com or delivered to CYC.

CHANNEL ISLANDS YACHT CLUB

1st Warning Signal: 12:25 p.m. both days.

Classes: J/24, PHRF Spinnaker & Non-Spinnaker, ORCA.

Entries Close: 9 a.m. Feb. 16.

Entries to: Channel Islands Yacht Club, attn: Jane Thomas, 4100 Harbor Blvd., Oxnard, CA 93035.

Skippers’ Meeting: 9 a.m. Saturday at Channel Islands Yacht Club.

Event Chair: Jane Thomas; (415) 518-4046, sunglade@prodigy.net

Trophy Presentation: Sunday at club after final race is complete.

 CORONADO YACHT CLUB

1st Warning Signal: 11:55 a.m. both days.

Classes: Flying Tigers 10, Flying Tigers 7.5, Snipe, Catalina 36, Moth.

Entries Close: 9 a.m. Feb. 16.

Entries to: Online at coronadoyc.org

Event Chair: Fred Hawes; (619) 920-6661 (cell) and (619) 437-0580 (residence); fredhawes@sbcglobal.net

Race Chair: Glenn Welch (619) 233-4941, acewelch@sbcglobal.net.

 DANA POINT YACHT CLUB

1st Warning Signal: 11:55 a.m. both days.

Classes: PHRF A, B & C, J/24, CAT 30.

Entries Close: 9 a.m. Feb. 16.

Entries to: Race Chair, Dana Point Yacht Club, 24399 Dana Drive, Dana Point, CA 92629. Online Registration: dpyc.org.

Race Chair: David Bolton; (949) 697-1360; race@dpyc.org. 

DANA WEST YACHT CLUB

1st Warning Signal: 11:55 a.m. both days.

Class: Cruising/Non Spinnaker.

Entries Close
: 9 a.m., Feb. 16.

Entries to: R.C. Chairman, Dana West Yacht Club, 24601 Dana Drive, Dana Point, CA 92629.

Race Chair: race@dwyc.net

Moorings: April Salem; notetoapril@cox.net.

DEL REY YACHT CLUB

1st Warning Signal: 11:55 a.m. both days.

Classes: Opti – Junior: Inside: Green Fleet; Outside: Red, White & Blue Fleets.

Entries Close: 9:30 a.m. Feb. 16.

Entries to: R.C. Chair Tucker Strasser, Del Rey Yacht Club, 13900 Palawan Way, Marina del Rey, CA 90292-6294; (310) 823-4664; fax (3l0) 821-1346.

Event Chair: Tucker Strasser; (310) 821-8100; rtswoodworking@gmail.com.

Skippers’ Meeting: 10 a.m. Saturday.

HELMSMAN MODEL YACHT CLUB

1st Warning Signal: 9:55 a.m. Sunday.

Classes: Newport 12-Meter & Soling 1-Meter (Sunday only).

Entries Close: 9 a.m. Feb. 17.

Race Location: El Dorado Park, Long Beach.

Entries to: R.C. Chair Donald Dixon, 571 W. Covina Blvd., San Dimas, CA 91773.

Race Chair: Donald Dixon; (626) 664-6964; mugen121@aol.com.

KING HARBOR YACHT CLUB

1st Warning Signal: 11:55 a.m. both days.

Classes: PHRF, Cal 20, Multihulls.

Entries Close: 10 a.m. Feb. 16.

Entries to: Race Chairman, King Harbor Yacht Club, 280 Yacht Club Way, Redondo Beach, CA 90277-2049.

Note: Races to be run on KH Fixed marks.

Race Chair: April Pitcairn; (310) 721-1758; support@ppl4all.com.

Midwinter Chair: Debbie Helling; (310) 892-9959; dhathellingandassoc@earthlink.net.

Skippers’ Meeting: 10:30 a.m. Saturday.

LAKE MISSION VIEJO YACHT CLUB

1st Warning Signal: 12:25 p.m. Saturday.

Classes: Balboa 13, Capri 14.2, Portsmouth A & B, Jr. Sabot (Saturday only).

Entries Close: 11 a.m. Feb. 16.

Entries to: Lake Mission Viejo Yacht Club, 22555 Olympiad Road, Mission Viejo, CA 92692.

Event Chair: Rod Simenz; (949) 462-0838; adrfs2@live.com.

Skippers’ Meeting: 11:30 a.m. Feb 16.

LONG BEACH YACHT CLUB

1st Warning Signal: 11:55 a.m. both days.

Classes: Catalina 37, PHRF Big Boat Class (-3 and below), Schock 35, Cal 25, Santana 30/30, Sport Boat.

Entries Close: 4 p.m. Feb. 15. Late entries will only be accepted with prior approval from the Race Chairman. No classes will be established after 4 p.m. Feb. 15.

Entries to: Race Chairman, Long Beach Yacht Club, 6201 E. Appian Way, Long Beach, CA 90803.

Race Chair: Rick Roberts; (562) 598-9401; raceoffice@lbyc.org.

Trophy Presentation: After racing Sunday, in the lounge.

MISSION BAY YACHT CLUB

1st Warning Signal: 11:55 a.m. both days.

Classes: Offshore: C-22, Inter 20, 29er, Hobie Cats, Laser, Laser Radials, Lightning, Santana 20, Soling, Thistle, Ultimate 20, Victory 21. Inshore: Buccaneer, Beginner Laser Radial, Snipes.

Entries Close: 10 a.m. Feb. 16.

Entries to: Mission Bay Yacht Club, 1215 Carmel Place, San Diego, CA 92109; (858) 488-0501.

Regatta Chair: Jamie Hoffman; (760) 670-6856; golfwjam@yahoo.com.

NEWPORT HARBOR YACHT CLUB

1st Warning Signal: C2/C3: 11 a.m. & A/B/C1: 1:30 p.m. both days.

Classes: Junior Naples Sabot A, B, C1, C2, C3.

Entries Close: 5 p.m. Feb. 15.

Entries to: Submit online at nhyc.org.

Skippers’ Meeting: C2/C3 10:30 a.m. and A/B/C1 12:45 p.m., Feb. 16.

Race Chair: Jenn Lancaster; (949) 723-6869; jenn.lancaster@nhycstaff.org.

OCEANSIDE YACHT CLUB 

1st Warning Signal: 11:55 a.m., both days.

Classes: PHRF (0+), PHRF NS (Saturday only), Lido 14 (Sunday only).

Entries Close: 9:30 a.m. Feb. 16 (PHRF classes) and 9:30 a.m. Feb. 17 (Lido class).

Entries to: Fleet Captain, Oceanside Yacht Club, 1950 Harbor Drive North, Oceanside, CA 92054.

Skippers’ Meetings: PHRF Classes: 10 a.m. Feb. 16; Lido class: 10 a.m. Feb. 17.

Event Chair: Karl Walker, (760) 814-4254, kwalker@carlsbadusd.net; and Mike Cobas, (760) 716-0379; diegodays@aol.com.

SAN DIEGO YACHT CLUB 

1st Warning Signal: 11:55 a.m. both days.

Classes: Beneteau 36.7, J/80, J/105, J/109, J/120.

Entries Close: 5 p.m. Feb. 15.

Entries to: Online at sdyc.org/raceinfo.

Regatta Manager: Jeff Johnson; (619) 758-6310; sailing@sdyc.org.

Race Office: (619) 758-6309.

SANTA MONICA WINDJAMMERS YACHT CLUB 

1st Warning Signal: 11:55 a.m. Sunday.

Class: Cruiser (Sunday only).

Entries Close: 8:30 a.m. Feb. 17.

Entries to: R.C. Chair, Santa Monica Windjammers Yacht Club, 13589 Mindanao Way, Marina del Rey, CA 90292.

Note: Cruising class entries must include a Cruiser Class Adjustment Form (available at asmbyc.org and at SMWYC) along with Midwinter entry.

Race Chair: Denise George; (310) 490-9432; denl@ca.rr.com.

Trophy Presentation: Sunday after racing at Santa Monica Windjammers Yacht Club.

SEAL BEACH YACHT CLUB 

1st Warning Signal: 11:55 a.m. both days.

Classes: PHRF 0 and above, PHRF Non-Spinnaker.

Entries Close: Noon Feb. 15.

Entries to: Race Chair, Seal Beach Yacht Club, 225 Marina Drive, Long Beach, CA 90803.

Race Chair: Bob Hubbard; (562) 544-4211; bhubbard1@charter.net.

Trophy Presentation: Immediately following Sunday’s races.

SILVER GATE YACHT CLUB

1st Warning Signal: 11:55 a.m. Saturday.

Class: V-32 radio controlled boats (Saturday only).

Entries Close: Feb. 9.

Entries to: Race Chairman, Silver Gate Yacht Club, 2091 Shelter Island Drive, San Diego, CA 92106-3105.

Race Chair: Dave Endert; (909) 981-2751 (residence) and (909) 576-7017 (cell); sv.rushlight@yahoo.com.

SOUTHWESTERN YACHT CLUB

1st Warning Signal: 11:55 a.m. Saturday.

Classes: PHRF 1-5 (Saturday only).

Entries Close: 4:30 p.m. Feb. 15.

Entries to: Midwinter Chairman, Southwestern Yacht Club, 2702 Qualtrough St., San Diego, CA 92106.

Event Chair
: Jon Hellings; (619) 222-0438; jhellings@cox.net.

WESTLAKE YACHT CLUB

1st Warning Signal: 12:55 p.m. Sunday.

Classes: C-18, CFJ, Capri 14.2, Laser, Lido 14, US Sabot (Sunday only).

Entries Close: 11:30 a.m. Feb. 15.

Entries to: RC Chair, Westlake Yacht Club, 32123 Lindero Canyon Road, Westlake Village, CA 91361.

Skippers’ Meeting: 12:30 p.m. Sunday.

Event Chair: Melessa Lee; (805) 380-6525; melessalee@earthlink.net.

Note: Boats from freshwater lakes are welcome, with evidence that they have been out of the water for 90 days.

Digital Edition

 
Free Digital Guide to Pacific Coast Marinas

Navigation