ISLANDS RACE NEWS

After the Sun Sets Racing Seminar

Offshore racers are invited to FREE "After the Sun Sets" Race Seminars at 4 SoCal yacht clubs this winter (1/28 at San Diego YC, 1/29 at Balboa YC, 2/11 at Del Rey YC, and 2/12 at Dana Point YC). Learn from Bob Steel, a US Sailing "Safety at Sea" instructor on Safety and Weather Forecasting, Bruce Cooper from Ullman Sails on night sail trim and selection, and Peter Vretschger from NOSA on general tips for night racers and updates on racing to Mexico.

For years, sailors sought the challenge of racing distances to experience the excitement and solitude of sailing through the night. It’s time to get back out there. Come learn what are the new safety requirements? How does the weather change tactics? How do you trim sails in the dark? Is it really as different as night and day? What do crew members need to know? What do you need to know….