Island Yacht Club mourns the passing of Svend Svendsen

Island Yacht Club members and friends mourn the loss of Svend Svendsen who passed on Monday, May 27. Svend was an instrumental supporter of IYC since the club’s very beginning, and it is due to his vision that the club has been able to enjoy such wonderful space in the Alameda Marina. IYC will dedicate […]

Report from Sweden

This spring, Mona Ryberg Nordgren visited Alameda from the Lidingo Sailing Club, located in Lidingo, Sweden, a sister city of Alameda. Mona is editor of FYREN, the LSS members’ magazine.

I’ve run her article through Google Translate and then tweaked the English just a bit (only where it was obvious what Google got wrong).

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Artemis Racing Boat Capsizes

By now you probably know that Artemis Racing’s first AC72 capsized in the Bay north of Treasure Island this afternoon, and that crew member Andrew Simpson died in the accident. Support boats were on the scene almost immediately and everyone was pulled from the water very quickly, but Simpson was trapped under the boat for […]

Comments are Open! Please give us your feedback

I’ve re-opened the comment function on our site. We’d really like to hear from all our members, former members, prospective members, race participants, friends, etc. about what you think of IYC’s new website and IYC activities in general. Any feedback will be appreciated: likes, dislikes, suggestions, requests; bring it on. We’d love to know who’s […]

Your invitation to IYC’s May Member Dinner w/ Live Bluegrass Music

Save the date, Saturday May 18th!! IYC will be hosting another fine Member Dinner for your enjoyment. The May Dinner Menu will be: Oven Roasted Stuffed Pork Loin Shrimp Scampi Spring Vegetable Torta (vegetarian entree) Polenta with Mushrooms & Kale Mushroom Soup Salad Dessert All for only $15/ person!! Cocktails start @ 5:30; Dinner @ […]