Road Trip to Patagonia:
Two J/105 teams from the St. Francis Yacht Club led by Bruce Stone and Ralph Silverman journeyed south to Patagonia, Chile to compete in the prestigious Regata de Chiloe 2016 on January 23-30, an event held every other year in the Chiloe archipelago, framed by volcanoes to the east and Pacific Ocean to the west. Bruce submits this report…
The regatta is run by the Chilean Navy under the auspices of Club Nautico Oceanico de Chile, and with 8 days of racing might be one of the longest in duration. Ending up in a different small port each night, it places a premium on navigation and also juggling shoreside logistics.
Aside from the race committee…
Full Article: Scuttlebutt Sailing News – Road Trip to Patagonia, Editor
Computer Calendar: February 2016:
Photographer Cory Silken provides us with a computer desktop background for the month of February.
Click here to open the image, then put your cursor over it, right click to open the drop down menu and indicate you want to ‘Set as Background’.
Full Article: Scuttlebutt Sailing News – Computer Calendar: February 2016, Editor