Emergency Rudder Show ‘n’ Tell

What:  Show and Tell of Emergency Rudder options for offshore sailing (LongPac, SHTP, etc. )

Who:  Several SHTP vets will be show and demo their emergency rudders of various types (cassette, pintle/gudgeon, sweep, etc.)

When:  Saturday 16 May 2015, beginning 1000

Where:  Richmond Yacht Club, vicinity of docks D & E

You can discuss e-rudders in the Forum thread here.

You can do a lot of preparatory reading about e-rudders in our Resources area here.



SSS to sponsor SAS

Safety at Sea Seminar

Sponsored by the

Singlehanded Sailing Society


Steve Hodges on Frolic at the start of the 2014 Singlehanded Transpac. Photo by Jackie Philpott

Encinal Yacht Club, Alameda
Sunday March 1, 2015   8:30 am – 12:30

Satisfies NCORC, OYRA, SSS, and Long Pac Safety at Sea Seminar Requirements

Speakers: Jim Quanci refers to himself as “a repeat offender”, having raced to Hawaii too many times to keep count.  Strangely, he loves the sail home too.  He has served as Commodore of the Pacific Cup Yacht Club as well as the Singlehanded Sailing Society; Michael Moradzadeh is a seven-time Pac Cup veteran, board member, and PCYC Commodore 2010; Chuck Hawley is a nationally known speaker on marine safety, and Chair of the US Sailing Safety at Sea Committee.

Sign-up via SSS website:  sfbaysss.org/main/sas
Click here for .pdf poster version of this announcement