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Friday, July 31, 2015

Balboa Yacht Club's Beer Can races on 7-30-2015

This video is the one that was supposed to go in the post below.  I navigated my schooner on a circumnavigation but am finding that navigating the internet is much more challenging.  Ernie Minney...

The Lewmar Chrome Bronze ST 30's are back in limited quantities !!!

A lovely night on the bay. Music royalty free from Apple.  Large purchase today of Lewmar self-tailing chrome bronze 2 speed sheet winches #30's-more than 100 brand new Lewmar hatches-
A dozen small S.S. anchor winches for boats up to about 32'-2 Tons the popular Lewmar "Grabber" anchors and other misc. items.  And of course, our modest prices will make them affordable
for you...

Thursday, July 23, 2015

Thursday July 23, 2015 Balboa Yacht Club's Beer Can Regatta...A Newport Beach Tradition...

It was a great evening for the Balboa Yacht Club's Beer Can races on Thursday July 23rd.  The Cal-40 that started late and was the last boat around the mark is "Ralphie" owned by Davis Pillsbury of Newport Beach.  A few years  back there was a large fleet of Cal-40's in the Trans-Pac race. "Ralphie" was the overall winner of the Cal-40 class...

Sunday, July 12, 2015


Help Wanted--- Local boater to stock shelves, help customers and perform the dozens
of other tasks required in a unique business such as ours.  Interesting work with lots
of heavy lifting (sails mostly) customer relations, computer and cashier duties.  Must know
boat hardware, be an avid sailor or power boater and have a minimum of 2 years college or 
equivalent. Please e-mail your qualifications to Ernie Minney @ 

Friday, July 10, 2015

BYC's Beer Can Race 7-9-2015

A beautiful evening for the Beer Can races in Newport Harbor.  Arrive at Balboa Yacht Club an
hour before the start and there's a good chance you will be invited to crew or ride along...  This race was last night-7-9-2015