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pac cup fleet looking good

which imitates the wind and waves, for a free lesson. DIY types will gravitate toward Fred's Shed Interactive Boating Center, which will feature handson workshops covering boat and motor maintenance, repairs and upgrades. Discover Boating Hands-On Skills Training is available at an additional charge. Space is very limited, so advance registration is highly recommended. Participants who pre-register online will get free show admission for that day. Clinics will be offered on anchoring, catamaran sailing and docking techniques. A Taste

a good chance at winning line honors and setting a new course record. Bay Area boatbuilder and professional sailor Rufus Sjoberg has entered his tricked-out Melges 32 Rufless, and the 2015 OYRA season champion will be a major threat to collect the goods on the other end. With other West Coast stalwarts such as Roy Pat Disney's Andrews 70 Pyewacket and Dean Treadway's Farr 36 Sweet Okole — which sailed in the first Pac Cup in 1980 — headlining a fleet full of quality entries, the fight to claim the overall race victory could be one of the most competitive in the race's history. More boats continue to sign up for the Cruising Division, which was just added to the Pacific Cup in 2014. A dozen cruisers are expected on the line including a smattering of new-ish production boats, a heavyweight ketch, and a few classics. Though the cruising boats are subject to the same safety requirements, they are allowed

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The December 2015 issue of the West's premier sailing and marine magazine.

Latitude 38 Dec 2015  

The December 2015 issue of the West's premier sailing and marine magazine.