The Girts Rekevics Foul Weather Race kicked off another year of sailboat racing for the Anacortes Yacht Club with great style. Chris Roethle has done a phenomenal job of putting this race/cruise on for as long as I've been a member and it is truly one of the highlights of our year. Chris and his family deserve a big thanks from all of us for the dedication they put into the event. Each year... Continue reading this entry
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Saturday March 7th is the first of the AYC's distance race series the "Tri-Straits". The hein Bank Race takes sailors from the West end of Guemes Channel out Rosario Strait and the Strait of Juan de Fuca rounding hein Bank just South of Cattle Pass and return a distance of 37.6 miles. When I first began racing in our club this race had a 24hr time limit. With the advent bottom paint and dacron... Continue reading this entry