2012 Baldwin Cup from Peter Crawford on Vimeo. Thanks to Pete Crawford of Penalty Box Productions and Amy Halvorsen! Thanks again to everyone who took part in this year’s Baldwin Cup Team Race at NHYC! Pencil in March 5, 6 & 7, 2013 as tentative dates for next year’s regatta. Official date to be confirmed.
The weather on final day of the Baldwin Cup Team Race really delivered. Wind and sunshine all day upped the pace of the sailing to match the growing competition between the 11 teams. Race Committee even chose to reef the fleet’s sails for the day’s 15 to 20 knot winds. Round Robin 2 ended early […]
For the semi-finals it will be: NHYC Paisley vs Royal Thames Larchmont vs Seawanhaka The winner of each pair will be the first to two wins!
Saturday of Baldwin Cup is typically the height of the regatta. Sunny days with 25 cent beers draws the NHYC membership with friends to enjoy the racing. Races continue to be tight with Phil and Keith Yonkers announcing each move. A younger crowd congregates on the dock closer to the action while a wide variety of visitors gather in […]
Joel Hanneman of Seawanhaka took a few moments to talk to us about the rising wind and their increasing confidence in the Harbor 20s during Round Robin 2.
In Race 5 of Round Robin 2, NHYC Paisley (currently in 1st) met Royal Thames (currently tied for 2nd). It was a close race with lots of umpire action. The Home Team prevailed though and took the win. Hear about it from Paisley sailors John Whitney and Caleb Silsby: Caleb is right though; with over 40 races […]
Just in time for lunch, Race 55 between NHYC Paisley and Seattle finished and marked the end of Round Robin 1. With that win against Seattle, NHYC Paisley is in first place with 9 wins, followed by Royal Thames and Seawanhaka Corinthian tied for 2nd with 8 wins each. The Leader Board has the full results. […]
This morning started off with typical SoCal slowness, but the racing picked up a bit as the sun came out. After just over 40 races the team from Royal Thames Yacht Club is in first, with tight three way competition for second. Three-time winner New York Yacht Club didn’t have the best of days, and […]
The Baldwin Cup has commenced! With a competitors meeting this morning, racing has started on a lovely Friday afternoon. In what some may think of as typical Newport Beach weather, temperatures are moderate with a marine layer of fog we are still waiting to burn off. Breeze is light and from the south which makes […]