March Meeting Speaker – Dana Murray

    The speaker for this month’s meeting on March 8, is Dana Murray, Senior Coastal Policy Manager for Heal the Bay. Heal the Bay is an environmental nonprofit dedicated to making our coastal waters and watersheds in the greater L.A. area clean, healthy, and safe. They use research, education, community action, and advocacy to(…)

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February Meeting Speaker – Mike Leneman

At the regular monthly members meeting on Tuesday, February 8, Mike Leneman will talk about the driving forces behind El Nino this winter and how that will affect weather conditions here in Southern California. As a Professor of Oceanography at UCLA who has been sailing in our local waters for decades, he will bring a(…)

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Results for WOW/WAH 2015

It was a spirited weekend of racing on Santa Monica Bay with fast starts and tight finishes. Here are the final results. 2015 WOW Winner: Jessica Amen on All In 2015 WAH Performance Winner: Helen Brierley on Mistral 2015 WAH Cruising Winner: Fran Weber on My Time 3 Congratulations to all competitors and many thanks to(…)

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NOR for WOW/WAH now available

Women on the Water / Women at the Helm 2015 The Largest Women’s Regatta in Marina del Rey August 22-23, 2015 Notice of Race Link to WOW/WAH on Regattanetwork.com (you can register online there) Contact racing@wsasmb.org for information.

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WSA members at Long Beach Race Week

Numerous WSA members participated in the recent Long Beach Race Week regatta. Trophy winners included Dave Angers in the J/80 fleet and Gary and Rosalie Green in the PHRF-RL-2 fleet. Congratulations!

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2015 Homeport Regatta Results

May 3 brought out enthusiastic sailors interested in becoming racers (and also big air and big waves!). The conditions prevented more than one race from being run, but the sailing experiences and the post-race hospitality made it all worthwhile. Many thanks to the volunteers who came out to assist with Race Committee and those who(…)

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Mark your calendar for the Homeport Regatta

The Association of Santa Monica Bay Yacht Clubs, Pacific Mariners Yacht Club, and the Women’s Sailing Association of Santa Monica Bay invite you to join us for the 2015 Homeport Regatta. For over 40 years this regatta has been turning boaters into racers by offering the opportunity to get into racing with an instructional seminar(…)

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“Let’s Get Started Clinic” – Sunday, March 29, 2015

Santa Monica Windjammers Yacht Club and WSA will host a free Start Clinic for novices and experienced sailors to improve their starting skills. 10:00 a.m. — Unique perspectives on starting rules and strategies will be presented in the SMWYC Clubhouse during an informative Chalk Talk. Mentors and crew will then be teamed up with skippers.(…)

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Marine VHF Radio and DSC Seminar at SMWYC February 25, 8 p.m.

Have you ever wanted to better utilize your VHF radio? Thinking of upgrading your radio with state of the art Digital Selective Calling? Norm Perron will demonstrate and explore: Features of a VHF radio with Digital Selective Calling using MMSI numbers; Transmission of your GPS data to the Coast Guard and other boaters in an emergency; Selective calling(…)

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