> Greetings to current and former PCC
owners, and friends:
> WHAT'S NEW:
Kettenburgs: Premier Boats Built and Designed in San Diego".
book was written by Mark Allen, and is being co-published by the
Maritime Museum of San Diego, and the Mystic Seaport Museum. The book is
> now scheduled to go to the printer sometime soon, and should be
> for purchase in about 90 days.
> This book will
be a very high quality "coffee table" style book. I have
> read most of
the draft copy of this book, and it will be a "must have" for
interested in Kettenburg boats, or classic yachts in general. I
there will be a book launch at the Maritime Museum of San Diego.
keep you posted.
> Now that the remodel of
the bar area in the San Diego Yacht Club is
> finished, there are now
pictures and half models of each Kettenburg sail
> boat class built, all
along the wall, at the end of the bar. The picture
> used for the PCC is
EULALIE under full spinnaker. Very cool!
> George Kettenburg Jr.
> Since publishing Jack Sutphen's book (the Second
Edition will be released
> in September), the Classic Yacht Foundation's
latest project is producing
> a documentary film about George Kettenburg
Jr. The working title of the
> film is "George Kettenburg Jr.- The Genius
of Kettenburg Boat Works".
> The emphasis will be on PCs and PCCs.
The Classic Yacht Foundation (CYF)
> is seeking written and published
articles, stories, pictures, boat
> history/race records, and any other
information to potentially be included
> in the documentary. Please
contact me if you think you have something of
> interest at: [email protected]
> KACHINA, PCC #23. This boat has a current survey done
by a well respected
> Marine Surveyor, that is familiar with wooden
boats. KACHINA was sailed
> from LA to San Francisco earlier this year,
where she is currently
> located. KACHINA is priced for a quick sale at
$45,000. Contact Joshua
> Berglund for details at [email protected],
or (714) 292-7572
> GEAR FOR SALE:
Burgee: High quality white nylon with Kettenburg logo (red K in
> a red
> $30.00 Contact Steve Barber at [email protected]
PCC Parts from PCC #18: Mast, boom, standing rigging, winches, deck
> Contact Steve Barber at [email protected]
PCC Yacht Racing Association Hats: Navy blue hat with embroidered PCC logo
> (red PCC in a red simi-circle) with red Yacht Racing Association below.
> Must be worn while racing/ sailing a PCC or an equally fast boat, at
> yacht clubs, and while driving or riding in a fast car.
$25.00 Contact me at [email protected]
> BALLERINA, PCC #12 (Archie-San Francisco
Bay Area Fleet), BELLE OF THE
> WEST, PCC #19 (Jim-Puget Sound Area
Fleet). Alex is also having work done
> on JANLEY, PCC #14 (East Coast
Fleet) in Newport, Rhode Island, before
> transporting her to southern
France later this year.
> CURRENT EVENTS:
> Congratulations to David Rice and his
PCC SELENE for winning 1st Place in
> the Kettenburg Regatta PCC
Class for the second year in a row!
> The Kettenburg Regatta was
held June 8th in San Diego, hosted by the
> Ancient Mariners Sailing
Society. The regatta was a great success, with a
> large turnout. The
Race Committee did an excellent job with the addition
> of on the water
judges at the turning marks. Both Bill Kettenburg (George
> Jr.Õs son)
and Tom Kettenburg (Paul's son) attended the awards ceremony
> held at
the South Western Yacht Club.
> PCC Nationals:
PCC National Championship was not held during the Kettenburg Regatta
this year because two of the owners entered had last minute conflicts in
> their schedules, and could not attend. We look forward to holding the
> Nationals again next year in San Diego during the Kettenburg
> Jessica Cup:
> With four PCCs now located
in the San Francisco Bay area (ANTIGUA,
> BALLERINA, KACHINA, and ROBIN),
Terry Klaus, Staff Commodore of the St.
> Francis Yacht Club, and Peter
English of the Master Mariners Benevolent
> Association have graciously
agreed to allow the San Francisco Bay Area PCC
> Fleet Championship to be
held in conjunction with the Jessica Cup being
> held October 18th
and 19th. The Jessica Cup is co-hosted by the St.
> Francis Yacht Club,
and the Master Mariners Benevolent Association.
> Slips for boats
entering the Jessica Cup will be available at the St.
> Francis Yacht
starting Friday evening. There will be two races on
> Saturday, with a
dinner for all crew members that evening. There will be
> one race on
Sunday, with an awards presentation that evening. PCCs will
> race in the
40'+ marconi rig class, and there will be a handicap rating
> system in
> I encourage all current and former out of town PCC
owners to attend this
> event. I'm sure the local owners would love to
have out of town PCC owners
> as crew. Any current or former owners from
out of town that are planing on
> attending should contact me, and I'll
help with the arraignments.
> There really is nothing more
satisfying than the feeling you get from
> taking your PCC out, and
heading into the wind in a stiff summer breeze,
> with flat
> Until next time, sail on................