The famous Winter Vashon Race is back in December 2021, and it will once again kick off the Southern Sound Series

Tacoma Yacht Club will host the annual Winter Vashon Race on December 4, 2021 with a clockwise rounding of Vashon Island. PHRF and Cruising boats are welcome. One design boats may run a shorter course if five boats per class are registered — all OD classes are invited to participate. Registration will open on November 1, 2021 and the NOR is posted on the TYC website in the Public Calendar on the Events menu.  Questions can be addressed to:

Winter Vashon kicks off the annual Southern Sound Series, which is made up of four sailing races, hosted over consecutive months by different yacht clubs. The South Sound Sailing Society will be posting the Notice of Race and Sailing Instructions, and more information about each installment is available on the hosting yacht club’s website.

The series continues with the Duwamish Head Race hosted by Three Tree Point Yacht Club on January 8, 2022; the Toliva Shoal Race hosted by Olympia Yacht Club (February 2022 date TBD), and the Islands Race hosted by Gig Harbor Yacht Club (March 2022 date TBD).

Title background image by Jan Anderson from the sunny 2020 edition of Winter Vashon.