UC Santa Barbara hosts Pacific Coast Collegiate Championships

Eight teams will compete against each other in Round Robin tournament.

SANTA BARBARA—College sailing returns to Santa Barbara as the local University of California campus will host the Pacific Coast Collegiate Sailing Conference (PCCSC) Team Race Conference Championship, April 6-7. The race will determine which team represents the conference at the national competition.

A fleet of 18 CFJs will be used for the regatta, with boats and sails provided for the eight participating teams. The entry fee is $200 per team, which covers the cost of umpire boat rental and umpire expenses.

Festivities kick off on April 6, with sailors asked to report at 9:30 a.m. at the UCSB Sailing and Boating Facility. A competitors meeting will be held at 9:45 a.m. The first warning signal is at 10:30 a.m. near the Santa Barbara Harbor entrance.

Racing continues on April 7, with the report time at 9:45 a.m. and first warning signal at 10:30 a.m.; the final warning signal would be given at 4 p.m. on April 7.

“Boats shall be sailed as supplied with colored mainsails to designate teams,” according to the Notice of Race. “Each team shall sail three boats inch race. The format for the regatta shall be a series of Round Robins. Teams qualify for subsequent rounds based on their cumulative number of wins at the end of each round.”

The racing area will be provided at the competitors meeting.

The following schools are PCCSC teams:

– Arizona State University

– California State University, Channel Islands

– California State University Maritime Academy

– California State University, Monterey Bay

– Cal Poly San Luis Obispo

– Long Beach State University

– San Diego State University

– Santa Barbara City College

– Santa Clara University

– Stanford University

– UC-Berkeley

– UC-Davis

– UC-Irvine

– UCLA

– UC-San Diego

– UC-Santa Barbara

– UC-Santa Cruz

– University of Hawai’i

– USC

– Westmont College.

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