Tom Whidden (ESS) will be presented with the America and the Sea Award by Mystic Seaport Museum on Friday, October 23rd, 2020.Read more
Classic yachts stole the spotlight at last year’s St. Francis Yacht Club’s Rolex Big Boat Series, and Cruising Club of America members Terry Klaus, Beau Vrolyk, and Dewey Hines earned the top three spots on the podium.Read more
We have just received word that Marvin Creamer, CCA Blue Water Medal recipient of 1985, has passed on at the ripe age of 104. His award notes: "For a series of off shore voyages culminating in a west to east circumnavigation via Cape of Good Hope and Cape Horn without navigational instruments -compass - chronometer, sextant or electronics." (emphasis added)
The annual big-boat collegiate regatta is a one-of-a-kind partnership between a maritime academy, a sponsor, and Los Angeles Yacht Club volunteers, a surprising number of whom also belong to the Cruising Club of America.
By John BurnhamRead more