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On the Newport finish line of the Long Point race. A great yacht race put on by NHYC and BYC 8-24-25-26-2018
Brisk NW winds made for an exciting BYC beer can race inside Newport Harbor in Southern California...
Minneys provides staging area, marine equipment and sails for North Pole exploration aboard 120' ketch, "Infinity"
Includes video of the scrapped Mexican plan to haul yachts across Baja and launch them in the Sea of Cortez..
While in Mexico I came upon a local's off road race and took a few videos to share with my boating friends...
When it's like summer in So. California in the middle of the winter, BEWARE !!! North east winds (Santanas) make what is normally the lee side of our Channel Islands a DEATH TRAP !!
We've been keeping boating affordable for 50 years!! Time for new ownership and perhaps a Minneys franchise near the major marinas in the USA?
OUR DOWN EAST 38 ON 30 MILE RUN TO NEWPORT BEACH. SINGLE REEF ON MAIN TOO MUCH SAIL, A DOUBLE WOULD HAVE BEEN PERFECT AND WOULD HAVE STABILIZED THE BOAT BUT FELT IT TO RISKY TO PUT THE 2ND REEF IN MAIN. ALMOST 6 KNOTS WITH ONLY OUR SMALL STAY'SL...
Balboa Yacht Club Thursday evening beer can races. 8-31-17. Light SE breezes made for a lazy race in balmy So. California weather...Seas the day. Ernie Minney
Back from two weeks in Canada.. Saw hundreds of fantastic boats. Love the area. Thanks Brad and Rosie for letting us crew aboard Moonstar, a Selene 62,,,
More ca$h changed hands in four hours at our boater's swap meet than in a month in VEGAS !!! A HUGE SUCCESS...