Accomplished Sailor to be Speaker for June Meeting

John Jourdane will be the speaker for the June meeting.           John Jourdane Sailing Bio John is one of the most experienced offshore sailors in the world In the last 60 years he has sailed over 350,000 miles 56 crossings between the West Coast and Hawaii…

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Second Sun: First Place in Light Parade

Photo by Terri Honaker Sebastian Steve and Francie Durand’s Second Sun first place finish in the 2017 San Carlos Light Parade. That’s an octopus, not Steve falling off the boat. Very clever lighting. Congratulations.

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2017 Fall Regatta Race Results

The 47th Annual Fall Regatta hosted by the Tucson Sailing Club & the San Carlos Yacht Club provided a beautiful venue for this long running regatta. Sailors were welcomed & race weekend activities began with a dock party Friday evening at Marina San Carlos, followed by the Commodores Beach Party…

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May 2017 Regatta Race Results

The May regatta racing was challenging and fun.  The Saturday race course was to Catch 22 beach.  Winds were in the 6 to 12 knot range which resulted in a challenging beat up the coast in sloppy water.  Fortunately the race committee moved the mark almost out of the bay…

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Driving to San Carlos Sonora

Travel to Mexico with a boat and trailer is not difficult but there are some rules to follow. REQUIRED DOCUMENTS Passports — or other approved identification documents will be required on both sides of the border. DO NOT LEAVE WITHOUT THEM. Car of Trailer Permit –for travel to Baja or…

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Spring Sailing Lessons

The 2017 TSC sail class was a resounding success.  Thirty seven people attended the evening classes, the success of which was due in no small part to Mike Mulcahy, who handled the applications, taught some of the lessons with me & helped arrange parts the power point presentations.   Thirty students…

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Two TSC Cruises in May 2017

The first cruise involves two crossings of the Gulf of California of 18 plus hours. If you are new to cruising and would like to join us with your boat please call Dr Richard Sebastian, 520-297-4455, for more information and a possible link up with a buddy boat. Most of…

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AYC Triple Crown Regattas

AYC has rebranded their races into a Triple Crown competition which includes the Governor’s Cup (already contested), the Ruth Beals Cup for lady skippers scheduled for January 21st, the Leukemia Cup (previously the Birthday Regatta) scheduled for February 17-19th, and the Tall Cactus Regatta scheduled for sometime in May.  Check…

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TSC boats race in AYC Governor’s Cup

Three TSC boats raced in the Arizona Yacht Club Governor’s Cup,  the Muller/ Williamson J24 (yellow boat), the Burgard / Mcdade Santana 20 (middle of picture) , and Paul Bear in his Montgomery 17 (whitest sail right middle).  It was great day; winds were steady at 10-15, gusting to 25…

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2016 Fall Regatta Race Results

Fifteen boats in four classes competed in near perfect conditions at the TSC annual Fall Regatta in San Carlos, Mexico.  The weather was hot and the wind forecasts poor but once again, San Francisco Bay did not disappoint us.  The wind arrived right on schedule both days and we had…

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