Racing

  • The Coronado 15 2017 North American Championship

    Nineteen (19) teams brought their Coronado 15 sailboats to the Half Moon Bay Yacht Club for the 50th Anniversary North American Championship of the C15 racing class. This two-man performance dinghy has been a popular class from its inception in 1967 and has been raced from coast to coast by many colleges and by more […]

  • Pre-NAC 2017 Regattas in Half-Moon Bay

    In preparation for the 2017 NAC, the HMBYC has scheduled two 2-day regattas: Commodore’s Cup (May 13-14) and Purissima Cup (Jul 8-9).  Both these regattas will be using the same rules and Racing Committee (RC) that will be used at the 2017 C15 NAC.  Thus, these events will give the participants and the RC a […]

  • NAC 2016 – Report from Beaux Arts

    By Vincent Paternoster This year was the second time that the C15 North American Championship was held on Lake Washington, hosted by the Beaux Arts Racing Fleet (a.k.a. BARF). Aaron Sharp, our host, weighed all the local boats ahead of time so we had a great head start. The local fleet races every Wednesday evening […]

  • NAC 2016 Notice of Race

        Beaux Arts Racing Fleet invitational regatta in conjunction with C15 North American Championship July 1,2,3 2016 Organizing authority: TheSailing Foundation, Redmond, WA The event is open to C15, Thistle, Lasers, CFJ, Etchell, J24 and any one design fleet under 25feet To submit your entry, we have 2 options: Print form attached below, fill […]

  • NAC 2016 July 1,2,3

    Your association has been busy planning this year’s North American Championship for July 1,2,3 in Beaux Arts, WA Aaron Sharp our Commodore from Beaux Arts Racing Fleet a.k.a. B.A.R.F. is lining up some professional race management provided by The venue will be on Lake Washington a few minutes away from downtown Seattle . See circled […]

  • 2015 Fleet2 Championship Marina Del Rey

    The Fleet2 championship was held under overcast sky and light breeze on Saturday June 13th. With the upcoming NAC, there was a fair amount of interest in taking advantage of that day to size up the competition. 6 C15 showed up and so did 9 Lidos who were also racing for their fleet championship. We […]

  • NAC 2015 – Marina Del Rey

    The Notice of Race is posted on the SCCYC Racing calendar (check for latest updates) Please mail paper entry form or email it to info@coronado15.org It will be hosted by South Coast Corinthian YC in the same venue as in 2012.      

  • 2013 NAC race report

    By Vincent Paternoster This report comes a bit late but I don’t want to let the 2013 edition of the NAC go without a shout. The last time the nationals took place in Seattle was in 1988. Coming back was long over due. The late August date was chosen to improve the chances of clement […]

  • 2013 NAC Notice of Race and Sailing Instructions

    2013 North American Championship The races will be staged out of Beaux Arts beach on the Eastside of the lake north of the I-90 bridge. (see draft Notice of Race with a location chart). The Beaux Arts fleet will conduct a qualifying race on Friday.  For the championship regatta the Corinthian Yacht Club of Seattle […]

  • 2013 North American Championships

    The 2013 NAC will take place in Beaux Arts, WA from Friday August 23rd through Sunday 25th. Situated 15 minutes from downtown Seattle, the small community of Beaux Arts Village is home to a large fleet of active C15 sailors. Following the entry of Roger Hoesterey, a member of the Beaux Arts Racing Fleet (B.A.R.F.), […]

  • Mainsheet Magazine Cover Winter 2012

    For those of you that have not received the Mainshseet magazine offered with your C15 association dues, the Winter 2012 issue showed a big spread on the C15 North American Championships with Barret Sprout at the helm with his dad Randy who got his best birthday present when they took the North American championship crown […]

  • Announcing 2012 NAC – July20-22
  • Thrills, Chills, And Spills! 2012 Londerville Cup, Saturday, Feb. 11

    By Kent and Bonnie Arndt A few days before this year’s Londerville Cup Regatta, Kelly Pike began to send out daily emails to the HalfMoon Bay Yacht Club Sailing Committee and Keel Boat Sponsors with the latest weather predictions for race day. The final report on Friday read: Wind speed prediction for Saturday is back […]

  • Richmond Yacht Club – Small Boat Midwinters Races 2012

    By Kent & Bonnie Arndt Six Coronado 15s participated in the Small Boat Midwinter Racing Series hosted by the Richmond Yacht Club, located in Richmond, CA. The Half Moon Bay Yacht Club had four skippers in attendance (Patrick Melley, Charlie Quest, Lucy Gillies, and Adam Quest), and the balance of the fleet was represented by Connor […]

  • 2012 MidWinters at ABYC

    The midwinters took place under clear skies, light breeze and mild temperatures. At the last minute we were able to find a crew (Jessica) for Karyn, who made it to the start lin about 40 seconds before the gun of the first race: way to go! There were 5 boats that made it – all […]

  • Excitment before SuperBowl

    This winter started like summer in Southern California. I should say – even better than summer as the temperatures are mild and we have no overcast. Aside from the first regatta in January (Champagne Series) which started in 30kts wind – the racing was canceled but just about everyone got a chance to swim, even […]

  • 2011 – a year in review. The run up to the 2012 Coronado 15 NAC

    By Vincent Paternoster As I write this article, 2011 is drawing to a close, the morning frost turns the brown hills to a faint white and we get a chance to think about the great sailing season that ended.( Yes, even in SoCal, the mornings can be surprisingly cold as soon as you step over […]

  • 2011 NAC

    Half Moon Bay, CA The 2011 edition of the North American Championship was held in Half Moon Bay in the friendliest Yacht Club for the Coronado 15 class under near perfect conditions. The participation this year was somewhat a disappointment as only one boat came from Southern California and 3 boats came from the Sacramento […]

  • Londerville Cup HMB

    These are some of the pictures taken at the Londerville cup in Halfmoon Bay, CA on Feb 13, 2011 Click on the image to move around the wall of images – select full screen and slide show! Photos by Kristi Durazo (Flickr)

  • 2011 Mid winters – ABYC Long beach

    We had just about every kind of weather… calm, breezy, stormy, rainy, scary, fun. I did not get the camera rolling when the breeze was in the high 20’s, I regret. Skipper: Vincent Paternoster (SCCYC) Crew Jim Ach (CYC)

  • 2008 NACs Results

    HMBYC 2008 C15 North American Championship Class: C15-A. One design (Finish position) Overall Score: Last Race Date:08/17/08 Sail Skipper 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 Total 1 2218 Rumbaugh, David 1 1 2* 1 1 1 1 1 1 8 2 3686 Fishman, Alex 3 2 1 3 3 3 2 5* […]

  • NAC 2011 Edition

    When: August 11 – 14, 2011 Where: Half Moon Bay Yacht Club, California Half Moon Bay Yacht Club and our Coronado 15 Fleet are, once again, proud to sponsor and host the C15 North American Championships. All C15s and all skill levels are invited to race. A goal of 40 competing boats has been set, with […]

  • Racing Again – 2008 NACs “B” Fleet

    A Story of Re-Entry Into Sailboat Racing at the 2008 C-15 North American Championships By Kent Arndt It’s been over 25 years since I’ve done any serious sailboat racing. As a teenage kid growing up on a sailboat in Santa Barbara, CA my three brothers and I regularly raced in everything from short course one-design […]

  • Model skipper

      The Model Skipper Provided by Bill Gladstone, North U Director Having Trouble Building a Winning Program? Here are Twenty One Team Building techniques we’ve observed. 1 – When it is time to put the jib up prior to the start on a blustery day, sail a close reach to maximize spray across the foredeck. […]

  • 2008 NACs Report

    2008 C15 North Americans at Half Moon Bay by David Rumbaugh   This years NAC’s were scheduled for August 14-16, 2008 in Half Moon Bay, Ca. I was very excited to come back to Half Moon Bay to race the NAC’s. It was the site of my first NAC’s back in 2003 when I crewed […]

  • NAC 2010 – Syd Corp series

    The photo wall in this article is a subset of all the pics that were taken on Friday July 19th, 2010 during the Syd Corp Series. Mike Shea from Long Beach was there to get the best shots from his power boat. As a former C15 sailor, not to mention his past as a semi-pro […]

  • 2007 NACs Results

      Rank SailNo Helm Crew Club R1 R2 R3 R4 R5 R6 R7 Total Net  1 2218 David Rumbaugh Anne Jaeschke Lake Washington YC 1 2 1 1 (3) 3 2 13.0 10.0  2 3622 Mike Shea Stephen Casey ABYC (7) 4 4 2 1 1 3 22.0 15.0  3 3686 Alex Fishman Steve Fishman […]

  • 2006 NACs Results

      2006 North American Coronado-15 Championships Rank Fleet Skipper Sail # R1 R2 R3 R4 R5 R6 R7 R8 R9 Total NetT 1st A SPROUT 3776 -2 1 1 1 1 1 2 2 1 12 10 2nd A RUMBAUGH 2218 1 2 3 2 2 2 1 1 -4 18 14 3rd A FISHMAN […]

  • NAC 2010 featured in Mainsheet magazine

    Note: It was with great pleasure that the November issue of the mainsheet magazine came in the mail to show the C15 on the front page. . Volume 28, Number 4, November 2010 Big Changes 2010 Coronado 15 North American Championship C15 by Dave Rumbaugh Well this year’s NAC’s we’re living up to something different, […]

  • 2009 NACs Write Up and Results

    Normal 0 MicrosoftInternetExplorer4 st1\:*{behavior:url(#ieooui) } /* Style Definitions */ table.MsoNormalTable {mso-style-name:”Table Normal”; mso-tstyle-rowband-size:0; mso-tstyle-colband-size:0; mso-style-noshow:yes; mso-style-parent:””; mso-padding-alt:0in 5.4pt 0in 5.4pt; mso-para-margin:0in; mso-para-margin-bottom:.0001pt; mso-pagination:widow-orphan; font-size:10.0pt; font-family:”Times New Roman”;} 2009 C15 North American Championships by David Rumbaugh   In 2009 the fleet returned to Huntington Lake, CA for their Championships hosted by Fleet 20 out of Sacramento, […]

  • 2008 NACs Results

    HMBYC 2008 C15 North American Championship Class: C15-A. One design (Finish position) Overall Score: Last Race Date:08/17/08 Sail Skipper 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 Total 1 2218 Rumbaugh, David 1 1 2* 1 1 1 1 1 1 8 2 3686 Fishman, Alex 3 2 1 3 3 3 2 5* […]

  • 2008 NACs Syd Corp Results

    HMBYC 2008 C15 SYD CORP Class: C15. One design (Finish position) Overall Score: Last Race Date:08/15/08   Sail Skipper 1 2 3 4 5 Total 1 3686 Fishman, Alex 2 1 1 3 5* 7 2 2938 Vance, Kiersten 3 6* 3 1 1 8 3 3627 Paternoster,Vince 1 2 4* 2 3 8 4 […]

  • NAC 2005 Syd Corp Results

    Syd Corp Series at the High Sierra Regatta , Huntington Lake, CA CORONADO 15 R1 R2 R3 PTS FIN 97 David Rumbaugh 1 2 1 4 1 3658 Daniel Gilboa 4 1 3 8 2 2150 Ole Eichhorn 3 4 2 9 3 3776 Barnet Sprout 2 3 7 12 4 3538 Jim Holder 5 […]

  • NAC 2005 Race Results

    2005 North American Championship Huntington Lake, CA   Corinthian Fleet                             Race Race Race Race Race Race Race Race Race Finish Finish Skipper/Crew 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 Total Points Barrett and Randy Sprout 2 1 1 1 […]

  • 2004 NAC Story –

    2004 Coronado 15 North American Championships June 18, 19, &20th By Randy Sprout, Commodore 2004 It’s Friday the 18th and I’m still wondering if Barrett can make it into the Nashville airport in time to race at all. He’s been hung up in Los Angeles for bad weather in Chicago, and now has spent the […]

  • 2004 NAC Race Results

    2004 North American Championship – Tullahoma, Tennessee   Corinthian Fleet                   Race Race Race Race Race Race Finish Finish Skipper/Crew 1 2 3 4 5 6 Total Points Barrett and Randy Sprout 1 2 2 1 1 2 7 1 Jim Claffey and Trish Rutan 4 1 […]

  • 2003 NAC Race Results

    2003 North American Championship – Half Moon Bay, CA     Corinthian Fleet                       Race Race Race Race Race Race Race Finish Finish Skipper/Crew 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 Total Points Barrett and Randy Sprout 1 2 1 4* 1 2 1 12 […]

  • 2000 NAC Story – Race Results

    The 2000 C-15 North American Championship was held June 30 through July 2. The event was organized by Fleet Seven from Alamitos Bay Yacht Club, Long Beach, CA, with a helping hand from Horst Weiler from Lake Mission Viejo Yacht Club . Walt Prue was the idea man for the concept for the regatta. Alamitos […]