Author: fshagan

Ventura Sailing Club

This race is part of the “Highpoints” series and open to all racers, whether they are members of a yacht club or not. But in order to receive or be counted in the “Highpoints” credits for this race, you must be a member of a yacht club and have a valid PHRF certificate. The course: Mandalay buoy to Frenchy’s Cove on Anacapa Island, then back to Mandalay buoy, and then to Ventura Harbor……it’s a reach, reach…….quite a run. Here Some History: In 1928 Raymond “Frenchy” LaDreau arrived on West Anacapa Island and lived a hermit-like existence for the next...

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Channel Islands Discovery

Some members of the Ventura Sailing Club take an active role in volunteering for cleaning and upkeep of the local islands – Santa Cruz being the main target of the four northern Channel Islands...

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Participation in several races throughout the year starts early in the year-round waters of southern California. Multiple races occur at least monthly, with 20 races for various classes in 2016. The Ventura Sailing Club is designed to to match those who want to race – even if they don’t have a boat – with skippers who need crew to compete. Racing Galleries:...

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About Us

The Ventura Sailing Club is a group of active beachcat, multihull and monohull sailors. We welcome all new members interested in cruising and racing events, as well as those simply seeking fun on the water to enjoy Nature’s treasures. The Santa Barbara Channel offers magnificent opportunities year around for cruising, racing or exploring the local islands and we can hook you up.

Without the heavy financial demands of most clubs, the Ventura Sailing Club offers low annual dues and tremendous opportunity for what really matters ... getting out on the water to have fun.

We meet the second Tuesday of every month at Victoria Pub and Grill in Ventura, to discuss past events or plan new ones, enjoying an informal and fun atmosphere without any obligations.

Join us, get on the water and start enjoying the local treasures!