Port of Los Angeles Harbor Cup


Friday, March 13:

Ten teams sailed off Pt Fermin in unseasonably warm weather and 10 knots of puffy breeze and choppy waters. Navy Offshore sailing won the first race leading all the way. College of Charleston won the second race and Cal Maritime the third race. Cal Maritime sits in the lead just one point ahead of Charleston.

Saturday, March 14:

Racing resumed in 5 knots of breeze and flat water after a brief postponement. Five races were sailed with four different team getting a bullet. CoC won two races but still trail Cal Maritime by 1 point. The wind picked up to about 8 knots under warm sunny skies.

Sunday, March 15:

The forecast looked really bad for the final day of racing but luckily they got it wrong. Two races were run in 7-10 knots of breeze and mild seas. Navy came out swinging winning the first race taking the third overall spot from USC. In the final race Mass Maritime had a spectacular start and got the bullet. Cal Maritime finished in front of Charleston to claim their 5th Harbor Cup in a row. A nice parting gift to Director of Sailing Charlie Arms who will retire from Cal Maritime next month. Thanks to the Port of LA for their sponsorship and to Los Angeles Yacht Club and PRO Tom Trijillo and his RC.

Score summary

1Cal MaritimeKeelhaulers2525
4Southern CalTrojans4040
5Mass MaritimeBuccaneers5555
6CSU Long Beach49ers5757
7Maine MaritimeMariners7373
*8Coast GuardBears7777
10NY MaritimePrivateers8282
*Head-to-head tiebreaker

Score history

The following chart shows the relative rank of the teams as of the race indicated. Note that the races are ordered by number, then division, which may not represent the order in which the races were actually sailed.

The first place team as of a given race will always be at the top of the chart. The spacing from one team to the next shows relative gains/losses made from one race to the next. You may hover over the data points to display the total score as of that race.

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