Type 2 Entertainment: Girt Rekevics Foulweather Race 2024

An early season blast from Anacortes to Friday Harbor was great fun and faster than ever with a new course record. Not everyone would understand why my living room looks the way it does right now, but I’ll bet there are a…

Fun in the South Sound: Toliva Shoal 2024

The winding Toliva Shoal course. Green line is the…

Better Than Expected, As Always — Shaw Island Winter Classic 2024

The first North Sound race of the year is a predictably great tradition, the good times always surpass questions about the forecast.

J/Podders at J/70 Worlds

The Rookie Experience FRAM-96 lit up…

Duwamish Head: Kicking Off the 2024 Racing Season on Puget Sound

Kicking Off the 2024 Racing Season on Puget Sound The second race of the Southern Sound Series is the Duwamish Head Race, hosted the first Saturday in January by Three Tree Point Yacht Club. It’s a mid-distance race starting…

Red Ruby Report:
ORC Doublehanded Worlds

To win a championship, you need to be firing on all cylinders, and you also need a lucky break or two. This was one of those weeks. Peter Isler and I won Class B on the Jeanneau SunFast 3300 Red Ruby — which I co-own with…

Winter Vashon Win on the Cal 33 Cherokee

Here's a fun report from a great edition of December's Winter Vashon Race, told by the skipper of the boat that won overall. Each year, on the first Saturday of December, the Tacoma Yacht Club’s Vashon Race puts an…

A Big Event for Small Boats:
CYC Seattle’s Turkey Bowl

Corinthian Yacht Club of Seattle’s traditional pre-Thanksiving event, Turkey Bowl, has been running a long time, but it hasn’t always been so well attended as it was in 2023. This year boasted a fabulous turnout, with racing…

Schooner Martha’s Round the County

With big breeze and tight racing, this year's Round the County race was one for the books! Here's the view from the iconic schooner, Martha. Island after spit after peninsula fades away into the gray hues of a November…