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2015 WHYC Schedule of Events  

The calendar below outlines events in 2015 which may be of interest to wooden boat enthusiasts.  If you would like to get involved in club events please contact the event chairs. To add a club event please contact any board member.

 This year we will be actively participating in the Southern California Classic Boat Series of regattas which will take place at locations between San Diego and Oxnard.  Be sure to check back as information on these events will be posted as it becomes available.

May 8th

The Yesteryear Regatta

Hosted by the Ancient Mariners Sailing Society and the San Diego Yacht Club, the Yesteryear Regatta kicks off the 2015 CCYS Regatta series.

For more information, please refer to the AMSS website:

AMSS Website 

June 4th

 The Newport Wooden Boat Festival

 This event returns for the third year at the Balboa Yacht Club.  Organized by WHYC club member Ralph Rodheim, this event promises to be even more successful than last year's.

The festival will be open Saturday, June 4th.  John Wayne's iconic yacht, the Wild Goose, will be on display along with between 40 to 50 in-the-water and on-shore classic wooden boats,  We will have great food and drink, vendors of all things nautical, and live music.  The event is open free to the public and a free shuttle service is provided so that parking will not be a challenge.

For more information on this event, refer to their website:

BYC Wooden Boat Festival Website 

June 20th

39th Annual One More Time Regatta

(Chair - Steve Guilford)


The WHYC in conjunction with the Del Rey Yacht Club will be hosting the 39th annual One More Time Regatta.

This race will also be part of the California Classic Yacht Series.

July 25th

37th McNish Classic Yacht Race

The WHYC always fields an impressive variety of boats in the annual McNish Classic Yacht Race hosted by the Pacific Cornithian Yacht Club at Channel Islands Harbor.  This race is run as a reverse pursuit race whereby the slower boats start first followed by the faster boats.  The finishes can be quite dramatic with many boats arriving at the same time.  One year, the winning boat's margin of victory was within seconds !!!

 The WHYC looks forward to fielding a large group of boats at this McNish classic and we hope you can attend.

Sept. 26th

Newport Heritage Regatta

(Chair - Steve Guilford)
November 7th WHYC Ray Wallace Iron Man Race and Annual Awards Dinner, LAYC, San Pedro

(Chair - Stephen Kincaid)

The Ray Wallace Iron Man race and WHYC annual meeting are again being held at the historic Los Angeles Yacht Club on November 8h. The long dock and slips are available for visiting yachts. With a social get together on Friday night, the race on Saturday and the club's annual dinner in the evening its set to be a great weekend. If you can't bring your boat join us for the dinner and help elect next year's board.

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