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…

25th Anniversary Pumpkin Bowl — A Dinghy Racing Extravaganza

West Vancouver Yacht Club’s annual two-weekend dinghy racing extravaganza, Pumpkin Bowl, was a smash hit as the event celebrated its 25th year! Opti Youth Weekend October 14-15 25 years on from the first ever Pumpkin Bowl at…

Opti Canadian Nationals Wrapping Up this Weekend at West Vancouver Yacht Club

After several days of racing in blue, white, red, and green fleets, 90+ of this continent's brightest young sailors have been divided into gold and silver fleets, and a Canadian National Champion will be crowned after…

Sailing Foundation Appoints New Youth Sailing Director

After a months-long search to fill the important role of Youth Sailing Director, the Sailing Foundation has hired experienced sailor and windsurfer Solvig Sayre. An extensive search process to hire a new Youth Sailing…

PNW High School Sailors Take On The Rose Bowl Regatta

Northwest youth sailors travel south to share the water with top-level competition and get a dose of sunshine, surf, and sand. For kids and adults alike, it can be hard to get motivated to go sailing during the winter in the…

CYC Turkey Bowl Recap

CYC Turkey Bowl Regatta, which was also the District 22 Grand Prix Series Finale, brought varied dinghy fleets to Puget Sound for late fall fun with some excellent conditions on November 19-20. Here's the report from the…

Getting the Whole Family Involved in Youth Sailing

As we gratefully celebrate Andrew Nelson's tenure as Youth Sailing Director at The Sailing Foundation, here's one of our favorite articles he wrote for us contextualizing and seeking to strengthen youth sailing. This article…

CYC Turkey Bowl — Intergenerational Dinghy Goodness

Sailors of all ages came to the waters of Shilshole Bay for some small boat racing fun. Corinthian Yacht Club’s Turkey Bowl is always one of the coolest regattas of the year, and it seems to be getting cooler. Seattle’s…

West Coast Sailing Joins Zim and Dwyer to Create New Company, Starting Line Sailing

Starting Line Sailing, Inc. Acquires Zim Sailing and Dwyer Mast & Rigging; combining forces with West Coast Sailing. No doubt this is one of the cooler developments in the recreational sailing biz recently, and it…