2016 Governor's Cup & Triple Crown

The 2016 Governor's Cup Regatta will take place on December 3rd at Lake Pleasant and this year introduces something new, different and exciting. Here's the scoop. There are two categories: A pursuit race much as we've done it the last several years and a straight-up PHRF race. The Pursuit Race is an informal twice-around-the lake … Continue reading 2016 Governor's Cup & Triple Crown

Tony Krauss Takes Multi, Emory Heisler & Tony Chapman Mono in the Tall Cactus

On a windy, puffy, shifty day, Tony Krauss of Tucson sailed a Hobie 16 to the multi-hull win and Emory Heisler and Tony Chapman took the mono-hull in an 18-foot Buccaneer—and it wasn't even close. Here's a drone video of the event, produced by Duane Darling. And here's some on-board video of Chris Smith fighting … Continue reading Tony Krauss Takes Multi, Emory Heisler & Tony Chapman Mono in the Tall Cactus

Why (and How) You Should Race Your Cruising Boat

Sometimes it seems as if cruisers and racers are different breeds. One values comfort and a cocktail at anchor while the other wants screeching heel angles and screaming mark roundings. But some of us think both things are a kick and would like to see more cruisers try racing. But how? And (of course) why? … Continue reading Why (and How) You Should Race Your Cruising Boat