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Summer 2016

Dear Valued Sponsor,

Island Yacht Club, a non-profit all volunteer organization, is excited to once again host the Northern California Women’s Sailing Seminar, now in it’s 24th year. Upward of 130 women participants and instructors are expected to gather for this two day seminar held September 24-25, 2016.

Classes are […]

Island Nights Final Race & Dinner Friday Sept 12th

This Friday Sept 12th we’re holding the final race in our 2014 Island Nights Summer Series. Race starts at 6:25 pm, dinner and awards at the clubhouse afterwords. Everyone is invited to the club that evening to eat, drink , and collect your awards. We’ll be serving 2 special entrees Friday night. You can choose […]

May 17th Member Dinner

Sorry for the late notice, but don’t forget to attend our next Member Dinner this coming Saturday, May 17th. We’ve invited the participants in this year’s Double Handed Lightship Race, and race awards will be presented at the dinner. I have a great meal planned for the night, which will be:

Cream of Artichoke Soup […]

Check out the Silver Eagle Scoop!

See this fabulous article for the scoop on Saturday’s Silver Eagle Race. Results can be found here. Thanks to all the racers, race committee and ad hoc’ers who finished the last boats, and Chef Yamamoto for the yummy grub! Congrats finishers!!

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 […]

2013 DHLS Race

By John New, Race Chair

This year’s Double-Handed Lightship Race was a good one, with 26 boats showing up We postponed the start for 30 minutes due to light winds and a flood tide. All starts got off OK. Winds picked up in the afternoon and all boats were in by 4pm.

On the Golden […]

Island Days Series Final Results

By John New, Race Director

Here are the results for Race 5 and the full Island Days 2012-13 Series!

The results for Race 5 (download PDF): Race Report 3-10-13

Final Series Results (download PDF): Series-Lat38 3-10-13

2013 Sadie Hawkins Race

RESULTS A windy day on the Estuary! The boats were sent around twice. Corrected times are shown.

A FLEET (spinnaker)

3rd Place: Suzanne Lee, Bandido 2:43:35

2nd Place: Lucie Mewes, Mirage 2:42:59

1st Place: Cindy Delmas, Another Girl 2:38:50

B FLEET (non-spinnaker)

4th Place: Kristen Soetebier, Pueo 3:09:15

3rd Place: Gen DuLac, Taz! 3:01:30

2nd […]

Island Racing!

by John New, Racing Chair / Vice Commodore

(Submitted Feb. 4 2013)

The December Island Days was well attended. After some delays the race got off with pretty good winds for this time of year.

Wuvulu is still without a motor so we warped her out of the slip. I got in Kristen’s Santana 22 […]