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Good Conditions, Great Times At Conclusion Of Long Beach Race Week

lbrw-dave-hood-team-lbyc   If there were any dusty sailors, following Saturday night’s Mount Gay Rum party at Long Beach Yacht Club, it wasn’t evident in the level of racing on the final day of Ullman Sails Long Beach Race Week (LBRW). Competitors greeted the day head-on, with tight racing in 14 classes on three windward-leeward and random leg courses.

Chris Steele and Team Win Ficker Cup, Advance to Congressional Cup

Holz,Durant-close-finish Chris Steele accepts Ficker Cup trophy from Mike VanDyke. Chris Steele and team, representing the Royal New Zealand Yacht Squadron, have won the Ficker Cup trophy following a nearly flawless regatta, surrendering only two races over the course of three days; and winning a spot in next week’s Congressional Cup regatta.

Long Beach BLAST’s Annual Breakfast Event Sells Out For The First Time Thanks to Outstanding Community Support

lb-blast The Long Beach community has been extremely responsive to supporting Long Beach BLAST’s [Better Learning for All Students Today] sixth annual breakfast event. For the first time ever, the event is sold out, with 260 guests expected to attend.

Lynn M. Shrum to Speak on “Women and Investing” at The AAUW Long Beach Branch February Meeting

Career Development Grant recipient, Elaine Waldman The AAUW Long Beach Branch will meet on Saturday, February 4, 2012 at Long Beach Yacht Club, 6201 Appian Way, Long Beach, CA 90803 to hear Lynn M. Shrum speak on “Women and Investing” at 11:00 a.m.  The program is open to the public.

Long Beach Aquatic Capital of America Foundation Names Swimmer Jessica Hardy Aquatic Athlete of the Year

Announces Aquatics Athlete Of The Year Finalists Swimmer Jessica Hardy was named the 2011 Long Beach Aquatic Athlete of the Year at an awards dinner and fundraiser hosted by the Long Beach Aquatic Capital of America Foundation last Thursday night, Nov. 10th. Hardy was honored for capturing the world title in the 50 meter breaststroke and taking a silver medal in the 4×100 meter freestyle relay at the FINA World Championships in Shanghai this summer.

LB Aquatic Capital Of America Announces Aquatics Athlete Of The Year Finalists

Announces Aquatics Athlete Of The Year Finalists The Long Beach Aquatic Capital of America Foundation will host its third annual Aquatic Athlete of the Year ceremony on November 10, 2011, with an awards dinner and special reception with Long Beach Olympians at Keesal, Young & Logan.

LB NAACP Fit and Focus Program Offers Free Golf, Tennis, and Sailing Camps

Long Beach NAACP 10th Annual Law Day Introduces Youth to a Law Career The Long Beach Branch NAACP Fit & Focus Program will conduct the 2011 Summer Camps in Golf, Tennis, and Sailing Camps.  These free camps normally cost up to five hundred dollars or more.  Fitness and Focus camps promote life-long fitness and health by introducing non-traditional sports and activities.

Up-close and Intense, 47th Annual Congressional Cup Ready to Set Sail

47th annual running of the Congressional Cup Photo Courtesy of LBYC The 47th annual running of the Congressional Cup, one of the oldest and most prestigious match race sailing events in the world, is scheduled March 22-26, 2011 (Tuesday through Saturday). The one-on-one match race format, as used in the America’s Cup, is raced over a short course with intense action as close as physically possible to spectators on the Belmont Veterans Memorial Pier.

The Dawn Patrol’s Charity Relay Swim From Catalina To Long Beach On Target To Raise $40,000 For Local Charities

the dawn patrol swim 2010 Fundraising efforts are in high gear as The Swim 2010 surpasses the $25,000 mark, moving closer to the $40,000 goal set by The Dawn Patrol back in May. Momentum is building from individual donations, sponsorship funds from over 22 local businesses and ticket donations to the August 1st Celebration Party at the Long Beach Yacht Club.

Jessica Uniak Memorial Regatta Sets Sail July 29

jessica-uniak-memorial Long Beach Sea Festival More than 200 young sailors from 6-15 years of age will participate in the 23rd Annual Jessica Uniak Memorial Beach-to-Bay Regatta on Thursday, July 29. Sailing Sabots and Lasers, the participants will start at 9:45 a.m.

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