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2017 Detroit Cal 25 National Championship

Lake St Clair, Aug 10 – 13 This year’s hugely successful Cal 25 National Championship was cohosted by Bayview and Crescent Sail Yacht Clubs. As part of the registration, each owner received customized caps for the crew featuring their boat’s name and sail number, 5 dinner tickets and 5 raffle tickets. Moreover, owners and crew […]

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2017 Cal 25 National Championship

The following recap is provided by Art Melendres “US17850 One Time” The Cal 25 saw its first vessel launched in 1964. Subsequent to that they built and launched a couple thousand of them. One would think that a boat so “long in the tooth” would be old, tired and pretty much out of favor in […]

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US632 Target Practice wins third BOD in four years

The conditions for the Bayview One Design regatta truly tested the Detroit Cal 25 sailors sailing capabilities and talent. The first two days provided light and variable winds with a couple shifts that guaranteed the scoring would be jumbled. The final day brought high winds that assured the boats with good boat handling skills topped […]

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The Very First Cal 25

Art and Scott Melendres are now the proud owners of the elusive and coveted Cal 25 Hull #1. For years now I have heard the rumor that the Cal 25 bearing the distinction of being Hull #1 has been moored in the Naples community of Long Beach, CA.  I never checked it out but recently my […]

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One Time tops the Wet Wednesdays Series

The first Wet Wednesday series is in the books (May-20 – Jun-24, 2015). Congratulations to One Time. They came out with their hair on fire with three bullets in the first three races. Tiburon tried to fight back with 2 bullets of their own in the ensuing two races. So it was really a match […]

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Never Alone wins the 2016 Bayview One Design Regatta

Never Alone owned by Paul and Ross Nuechterlein sailed an outstanding series and convincingly won the BOD. They came out on top of the seventeen Cal 25s registered to race over the three day event, Jun-6 through Jun-8. Day one provided light and variable winds for the racers to contend with. Never Alone dominated with […]

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Draco wins the 2016 (50th) Cal 25 National Championship

Draco, owned by Brian Shenstone and Bob Orr, won the 50th Cal 25 Nationals held in Annapolis, MD (Sept 3 through Sept 5). Hurricane Hermine threatened the Atlantic Coast over the Labor Day weekend and the winds ranged from heavy to light & variable with everything in between. The Draco crew of Brian Shenstone, Bob […]

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Draco Wins 50th Cal 25 Nationals

It’s Wednesday, August 31, 2016. We are on the Ohio Turnpike with Draco in tow when we receive the following text message:  “I see you are racing Tropical Storm Hermine to Annapolis.”  On Thursday, September 1, we arrive in Annapolis and spend the day launching, rigging and tuning Draco.  Hurricane Hermine is still in Northern […]

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