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North American RS Aero Class Winter Series 2023

As we head into the holiday season most people are buying presents, visiting family and friends, and planning out New Year’s Resolutions, that they may or may not keep. The North American RS Aero Class however, is getting ready for their winter series. With more than thirteen events from January 1st to May 13th the class has a jam-packed winter/spring event schedule.January 1st – Hangover Bowl – Cedar Point YC – Westport, CTJanuary 7th – March 25th – Frost Bite Series – Bristol Yacht Club – Bris …
Dec 19th 2022 Philip Krug (Staff)

RS Sailing Launch the Aero 6 Rig

Quick Links: RS Aero 6 Sail: RS Aero 6 Lower Mast Section: The RS Aero Class has an accolade of being a corinthian class with inclusivity at the core of its values. The RS Aero 6 rig has been developed to bolster this value further. Specifically designed for small adults, the RS Aero 6 rig will remove barriers for women and smaller men who have previ …
Dec 19th 2022 Philip Krug (Staff)

Wrapping up 2022

What a year it's been! A lot sure has happened this year at West Coast Sailing and we are honored to have had you along for the ride. At the end of the day, our main objective and the reason behind everything we do is to better serve our sailors and kayakers by making it easy and enjoyable to get on the water.Join us in a bit of reminiscing of our year's highlights, as we close out 2022 and look forward to 2023!HELPED soooo many sailors & kayakers!We shipped over 22,000 packages from our WCS …
Dec 14th 2022 Jeanette Fitzgibbons (Staff)

ILCA District 22 Grand Prix Final Results

West Coast Sailing is a long time supporter of ILCA / Laser sailing in the Pacific Northwest and proud sponsor of the ILCA District 22 Grand Prix! This year's series wrapped up at the 2022 Turkey Bowl Regatta, hosted by CYC in Seattle. Read on for a report from Mark Ross at District 2022. CONGRATULATIONS TO TOP FINISHERS OF THE 2022 ILCA DISTRICT 22 GRAND PRIX (Sponsored by WEST COAST SAILING) The 2022 ILCA DISTRICT 22 GRAND PRIX this year was a six regatta series which kicked-off in Apri …
Dec 7th 2022 Philip Krug (Staff)

Laser / ILCA TecPro Control Series

Just Released: Laser / ILCA Cunningham, Outhaul, and Vang Upgrades w/ Technora Control Line from the WCS Rig ShopThe West Coast Sailing Rig Shop is excited to introduce a new line of Laser / ILCA upgrades. Building on the success of the PRO range, the new TecPRO series (short of TechnoraPRO) features Robline Polytech control lines, an extremely durable control line with Dyneema SK78 core and Technora/Polyester blend cover. About TecProShort for TechnoraPro, the TecPro series features an upg …
Aug 4th 2022 Philip Krug (Staff)

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