Wednesday, January 24, 2018

2018 shirt logo designed by Eric Rouzee of Rouzee & Co

We would like to give a special Thank You to our CYC Trustee and talented graphic designer, Eric Rouzee. Eric designed his twelfth Oregon Offshore shirt this year featuring Riva, a Portland based J/46, racing past Race Rocks. Riva is owned and skippered by Scott Campbell.
Original photo credit: Sean Trew

Nice work Eric! Thank you 

Monday, January 22, 2018

Second Entry: Turnagain, Beneteau Oceanis 50

Our second official entrant, Turnagain, is a Beneteau Oceanis 50 hailing from Vancouver, BC, skippered by Travis McGregor. Welcome back for your fifth Oregon Offshore race! Turnagain will also be competing in this year's Swiftsure Cape Flattery race and the Vic-Maui race (again!). Good luck to ya!

Turnagain's PHRF rating is 99.

First Official Entry! Abstract J/105, Portland, OR

We always welcome our first entrant, especially when they are from our hometown! This will be Abstract’s second Oregon Offshore.  After a action packed year of one design racing throughout the PNW, skipper, Doug Pihlaja, plans to compete in this year’s Swiftsure and the 2019 Pacific Cup in the Double-hand division. Glad to have Portland based skipper, Doug Pihlaja, and crew join us!


Sunday, January 21, 2018

Offshore presentation January 25th CYC Seattle clubhouse

Please join us this Thursday, January 25th at the CYC Seattle clubhouse starting at 6pm. After dinner, our Commodore Craig Garrison, Vice Commodore/Offshore Chair Denny Damore, Rear Commodore Jenn Thompson, and present Membership Chair/past Commodore Alex Reed along with Seattle's Alex Krawarik will be giving an educational  presentation about the race. Will hold a Q & A session after the presentation. Please join us!

RSVP encouraged 

Saturday, January 20, 2018

Registration now open

Registration is officially open today. 

This year we are accepting electronic entries via Regatta Network. Click here to sign up. Race related information will be available on both this site and the RN event page.

Questions? contact Dennis Damore 

Monday, January 15, 2018

Attention! Attention! Calling All Offshore Racing Sailors!

logo art: Eric Rouzee
It's time again to get ready to race up the Washington Coast towards beautiful Victoria, British Columbia!

The Corinthian Yacht Club of Oregon is proud to announce the 42nd Annual Oregon Offshore International Yacht Race, to be held May 10th-13th, 2018.

The annual race, a mainstay for Northwest sailors, begins each year outside the mouth of the Columbia River near Astoria, Oregon and finishes in the picturesque harbor of Victoria, British Columbia.

Race registration will open on January 20, 2018 and CYC will begin taking race entrant registrations through Regatta Network on and after that date. The official Notice of Race (NOR), Safety & Equipment Requirements and links to the race registration page will be ready and available for early bird sign-ups at that time.

If you have any questions about the race, as either boat owner or crew, please contact CYC Race Captain Dennis Damore at

Don't forget the annual 2018 Oregon Offshore Kickoff Party, to be held again this year April 16th at Kell's Restaurant in downtown Portland. Further details will be posted soon about the pre-race festivities on the official race blog, so keep checking back for important updates!

The legendary Oregon Offshore Skipper's Meeting will be held again this year in Astoria, Oregon on May 9th. Race skippers and navigators are required to join CYC race organizers and other race participants for important last minute updates on weather, safety equipment, tides, race start time and the race course.

Come, join the action at the 2018 CYC Oregon Offshore! Get your registration in early, beginning next week on January 20, 2018!

Best regards & safe passage to all considering this annual Northwest journey!

Race Captain
Corinthian Yacht Club of Oregon
2018 Oregon Offshore International Yacht Race