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Redwood City Wednesday Evening Beer Can Racing

I keep my Santana 22 at Redwood City Marina and am planning on sailing Sequoia YC's Wednesday evening beer can races. I’d like to organize a small, informal crew list of people who would be interested in sailing some of these races.  I need 2 crew for each race; already have one who has some spinnaker experience.

To properly set expectations – I’m not an ultra-competitive racer but am looking to push ourselves and sail to the best of our abilities – so it’s not a cruise.  Likewise, it is a pursuit race format and we'll be racing against larger yachts – even with the rating we'll be nearer the back than the front of the fleet – so it's not too serious!

The Santana 22 is a small boat so you need to be nimble to climb quickly in & out of the cockpit and onto the rail. You should be ok being on the rail and doing foredeck work to rig the jib pole. It’s a wet boat (especially on the rail) so come appropriately dressed for a good soaking!

I’m a spinnaker newbie and am interested in flying it in the right conditions and with experienced crew – so if you’ve got spinnaker experience that’s a bonus.

We’ll meet at 5.00pm on the dock, leave the dock around 5.30pm for a 6.00pm start. Afterwards we’ll head over to the Sequoia YC clubhouse for BBQ and beers.

If you’re interested sign up for the Wait List and I’ll be in contact.

Thanks,
Jeremy

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  • Andrea S.

    I enjoy sailing and have crewed before. Not so much into racing as much as recreational sailing. I teach a class on most Wednesday evenings until 5:30 but I'm off from teaching June 11 & 18th. Count me in for those dates. Thanks.

    May 13, 2014

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  • Jeremy
    Skipper, Owner (Catalina 36), Co-Organizer,
    Event Host

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