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A gorgeous end to our first day of racing.

UPDATE: Oregon Offshore racers head down the Strait of Juan de Fuca for finish in Victoria

UPDATE (Saturday, 1045): Just as predicted, the breeze finally shifted to the west yesterday afternoon and the Oregon Offshore fleet has enjoyed reaching and downwind  sailing conditions ever since. The Strait of Juan de Fuca is a familiar homestretch for many, and the boats have been finishing in Victoria Harbour since early this morning with […]

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Opening Day 2016 in pictures

“Zero Dock” is a temporary dock put up behind the Seattle Yacht Club and that’s where the party is. The Canadians took up the end of the dock and put up a “border” from the rest of the dock. Strict check-in protocols were followed to pass through the border. You needed to answer a Canadian question. A […]

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Andy and sons aboard Yahtzee in Astoria, Oregon

Join Three Sheets Northwest’s Andy Cross for an evening at the Portland Yacht Club

The Portland Yacht Club is hosting an evening with Three Sheets Northwest managing editor Andy Cross from 6 to 9 p.m. on Thursday, May 5. The event is family friendly, free and open to the public. Also, tacos and margaritas will be available for purchase. After sailing down from the San Juan Islands and cruising up the Columbia […]

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Fun to watch and photograph the first Clipper arrival

The first Clipper Race boat finished the race yesterday morning, but took nearly 24 hours to get through the straits and down the sound to Seattle.  Sailing at first, then motoring, the Derry-Londonderry-Doire pulled into Elliott bay shortly before 7 a.m.  Unfortunately for the small group of un-informed supports (myself, another liveaboard from D Dock, two relatives […]

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