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Updates welcome! AE28 ‘Minna’ for sale, August 31, 2019 is next RYC race with Lobster at the finish

Posted on August 15, 2019

UPDATES WELCOME! Bay Area Alerion news continues to trickle in. I was recently put in contact with Patti Walters and Len Ortolano, who purchased ‘Two Block Fox’ two years ago and renamed her ‘Encore,’ now berthed in Redwood City, CA. I am updating the roster and site accordingly. AE28 ‘MINNA’ FOR SALE Also, I learned Barney Barnett has decided to sell ‘Minna,’ AE28 #254, located in Belvedere, CA. Here is information he provided: Hello fellow Alerion Sailors, last year I got side-swiped by an SUV while riding my hand cycle in San Anselmo. The accident really screwed up my right shoulder so I went from using crutches to a wheelchair. The use of our boat has taken a serious hit so we have decided with…

Alerion racing, 2019 season

Posted on April 21, 2019

Hi Folks,Just wanted to send out a reminder that our summer racing series is just around the corner.  As I had previously mentioned, we will be doing the Richmond Yacht Club intraclub series which consists of 4 race days with I believe only one race per day.  Please note that the original race #1 date of May 4th has been changed to May 18th.  Also, we had discussed doing the Moseley  Regatta which is a 3 race day at Tiburon Yacht club on aug 3rd, but they have decided to cancel the regatta so that’s out.  I looked for something else in the 2019 sailing calendar, but didn’t really see anything around that time that looks like a good fit for us.  If anyone…

Alerion Racing for the 2015 Season

Posted on February 4, 2015

February 4, 2015 The Alerion 28 Fleet 1 executive board is pleased to announce our 2015 Season Racing Schedule. Racing is scheduled in March, April, June, August and October. Races are on Saturday, with the exception of the San Francisco Yacht Club Fall Classic, which is a 2 day event. All races, less one throwout, will count toward our Season Championship. Social events are planned after each race. Non racing members are welcome to join us for any of the post race social events. Rites of Spring – Oakland Yacht Club- Saturday, March 14. A distance race with start and finish in the vicinity of Treasure Island. Party after the race at Oakland Yacht Club. Look for registration information and race documents at http://www.oycracing.net…

Alerion Racing Starts for 2013

Posted on February 28, 2013

We have at least five boats registered for the Richmond Yacht Club Big Daddy Regatta on March 9. There will be at least three races on the 9th. There is still time to sign up. Any other boats interested in joining the fun can register at http://www.RichmondYC.org. We also have several boats that will enter the Oakland Yacht Club Rites of Spring Regatta on March 23rd. The Rites of Spring is an intellectually challenging “Around the Bay Race” with a wide variety of conditions.  It is always interesting! So far, Jewel, Dream and Ditzy are committed. If you would like to enter, this link has the Notice of Race and Entry form.   http://www.jibeset.net/OYC000.php?RG=T009481331 You should also put the Summer Classic, run by SFYC,  on…