Three classes to compete in Bornsen’s New Year’s Day Race

Coronado Yacht Club finishes 2017 with PHRF regatta.

CORONADO — The final weekend of 2017 will feature sailors competing against each other off the Coronado coast, as the city’s only yacht club hosts Bornsen’s New Year’s Day Race.

Coronado Yacht Club’s final race of 2017 will take place near the top of San Diego Bay, Dec. 30. Entries are open to all yacht club members and sailing associations recognized by U.S. Sailing, according to the regatta’s sailing notice.

Sailors will compete in one of three classes: PHRF 113 and below; PHRF 114 and above; and, Coronado YC Handicap. The Coronado YC Handicap class is for non-spinnaker sailors.

Two courses – Course A (10.19 nautical miles) and B (9.47 nautical miles) – will be used during the regatta. All boats must finish by 4:30 p.m.

All competitors must honor a nearby Naval Protection Zone and avoid navigating within 100 yards of a U.S. Navy vessel.

Racers can register for the race through the Coronado YC website, Electronic entries must be received by 10 a.m. on race day.

Coronado YC is at 1631 Strand Way. Call 619-435-1848 or email for more information.

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