by Keith Magnussen
The 2015 Islands Race marks the start of the offshore racing season in Southern California. An eclectic mix of yachts from the Mexican border to Santa Barbara collect themselves in Long Beach for the 129.5 nm race around Catalina and San Clemente Islands and into San Diego every year.
Forecasters and weather routing experts were busy trying to predict the race and even posting their Expedition tracks on Facebook for everyone to enjoy. Onboard the Jeanneau SO45.2 Exit Strategy, we were busy planning how the crew would learn as much as possible to prepare themselves for the 2225-mile bienni…
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