Three yacht clubs join together for Long Beach to Dana Point Race

Labor Day Weekend regatta will be co-hosted by Shoreline, Dana Point and Dana West yacht clubs.

DANA POINT — Ocean sailing vessels are invited to compete in the upcoming Long Beach to Dana Point Race, which will be held off the Southern California coast on Sept. 1. The regatta is also known as the 35th annual Labor Day Race.

At least three classes are anticipated to be included in this regatta: PHRF Spinnaker, ORCA and PHRF Non-Spinnaker.

Racing will begin at 10:55 a.m. on Sept. 1; the race committee will be on station until 8 p.m., though boats can finished on their own time afterwards.

All racing begins in the Long Beach Harbor or Bay area and heads south toward Dana Point.

Up to three take-home trophies will be awarded; perpetual trophies will be awarded to winners of the PHRF Spinnaker, PHRF Non-Spinnaker, Double-Handed Crew PHRF Spinnaker and All Woman Crew PHRF Spinnaker classes.

The standard registration deadline passed on Aug. 21; late entries will be accepted through Aug. 30; the fee would be $75 for USSA members, $15 higher than the standard registration.

Contact the following representatives for more information:

– Shoreline YC Commodore Owen Provence, 714-655-7682 or

– Dana Point YC Race Chair Ed Kooij, 949-468-7225 or

– Dana West YC Race Chair Roger Salway, 949-767-7995 or

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