WSA S/C Christina Tarantola to serve as ASMBYC Commodore in 2015

Dear WSA Members, Here’s proof that our club continues to grow and gain prominence in Santa Monica Bay.  I am proud to report that for the first time, in 2015, the Commodore of the Association of Santa Monica Bay Yacht Clubs will be serving under the WSA burgee. AMSBYC is an umbrella organization that addresses(…)

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WSA entry selected “Best Organization” in MdR’s 2014 Holiday Boat Parade

Thanks to the dedication of its members and the generosity of George Maronich, WSA’s decorations on George’s My Time 3 earned WSA the “Best Organization” award for 2014. The theme for the parade reflected the 50th anniversary of Marina del Rey Harbor and WSA’s decorations included a large, illuminated “Happy 50” and a lighted replica of the marina’s iconic lighthouse. WSA extends(…)

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2014 Women’s One Design Regatta results

This year’s Linda Elias Memorial Women’s One Design regatta was a great success. Sailed under clear skies in good winds, the competition was intense and well-matched. First place went to the Southwestern Yacht Club’s team and WSA’s entry finished in fifth place, scoring two exciting “bullets” on the final day of racing. To learn more, read(…)

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2014 Women’s One Design NOR and SI Posted

The Notice of Race and Sailing Instructions were officially posted for the Linda Elias Memorial One Design Regatta to be held October 18-19. Hosted by Long Beach Yacht Club and sponsored by the Long Beach/Los Angeles Women’s Sailing Association, this annual event highlights all-female crews racing against each other in LBYC’s beautiful Catalina 37s. Visit the(…)

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2014 WOW-WAH Regatta Results

It was a great weekend of sailing on August 23rd and 24th. The racing was close and spirited and the post-race festivities included raffle prizes, great food, and trophies. Read all about it here!

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August 23/24, 2014: Women on the Water / Women at the Helm NOR and SI

Sailors (women & men) and boat owners, join us in this fun and exciting weekend of racing and great post-race parties! The notice of race has been been posted and can be found in these PDFs:  2014 WOW-WAH NOR and Sailing Instructions. (PDFs will open in separate tab/window). Want to volunteer for race committee or pre- and(…)

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Downwind Racing Clinic – July 13

This clinic for WSA Members only will focus on an important and often difficult part of any race, the downwind leg. It also happens to be the part of a race where any boat can really make up time if working effectively. We are going to focus on how to trim the spinnaker for optimum speed,(…)

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You can “meet up” with WSA!

The Meetup application and website is a great way to learn more about WSA activities for men and women.  Visit WSA’s Meetup page to learn how you can get on the water with a great group of sailors. 

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Two chances to get on the water this Spring

WSA Members, here are two great opportunities to get out on the water and get ready for racing season: 1. Martin 242 Open House in King Harbor – Sunday, March 23, 2014 – KHYC, Redondo Beach Join KHYC for a casual afternoon of M242 sailing in King Harbor. Besides the sailing you can enjoy free refreshments(…)

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