2017 marks the 60th Anniversary of the Lido 14 Class Association and everyone is pumped!This summer BYC will be co-hosting the 60th running of the Lido 14 Class Champs, August, the 11 thru 13.
These sailors have a long history of family friendly and fun events. Another time-honored Lido...
Sailing Before You Know It
Snow on the ground ?
First Regatta of the Season is around the corner - Video
Low temps and salty roads may dampen the sailor spirit, but we're looking forward to a great 2017 season.
Personal Tour Guides
Sailors have been inspired by the elegant creatures of the ocean for ages. Dolphins in particular are known for their playfulness and grace. These fortunate sailors were able to experience something many people dream about.
Humans and animals alike love the water. Sunny skies, cool breeze, and the gentle sway of waves lure us to the oceans.
It is a rare treat to be able to be in close range to majestic sea life. Many people seek out these experiences by visiting aquariums, scuba diving,...
Christmas in Virginia
is a great sailing school in Norfolk, Virginia that loves Harbor 20s. They cater to all ages and have a variety of activities. Their fleet of Harbor 20s continues to expand every year since they started.
Every year, the Nauticus family gather together tp celebrate Christmas in special ways. This year they created a delightful float from a lavishly decorated Harbor 20.
The Nauticus family entered one of their Harbor 20 in the Norfolk City Christmas Parade this...
During times when people are putting up walls, it's important to remember the things we share with others.
Valle de Bravo is a slice of paradise just a couple of hours outside of Mexico City. This vibrant city is surrounded by lush...
Reflection and Gratitude
The holidays are a great time to reflect on where we have been, and where we are going. As we prepare to conclude our 70th year in the industry, we look back fondly on many cherished memories andlook forward to the next 70.
The Road So Far
Thanks to support from you, our friends and family, we have survived through some tough times together.Our close-knit sailing community is truly a blessing that has enabled us to continue to grow and improve.
John O'Donnell, owner...
Lido Family Reunion
The Lido Family always has a great time when they get together. The class is fortunate to have such a fun and talented crew at the helm to keep things running smoothly.
Class Champs 2016
Lido sailors are a great crowd, down to earth, funny, and friendly.
It's no wonder the class has been sailing together for nearly 60 years.
Lido 14s are truly a family friendly boat. They're easy to learn, rewarding to master, and great for practicing the principles of sailing. Many young sailors...
San Francisco Sailing
Grueling 2 day race or pleasant casual daysail?Who can tell the difference in a boat this smooth?
Great Vallejo Race - VIDEO
Love speed, strength, AND comfort? These Harbor 25 sailors do. Whether participating in a two day regatta, or simply daysailing in 25 knot winds, these sailors don't need to break a sweat.
Bill Sewall, seen in the video, also loves to take his grandchildren sailing in his Harbor 25. Safe enough for precious cargo, fast enough to run with the big...
Schock Big Boat Revival
2016 has been filled with excitement for the Schock 35 class. This One Design fleet has been gaining traction with some good old fashioned fun.
Schock 40s have a reputation for being performance racing boats. They also make for a high speed daysailer to hang out with some friends and enjoy life on the water.
Not to mention that the side rail offers an awesome view.
This group of friends enjoyed having a dance party on the transom while daysailing around the Farallons in San Francisco. There's nothing like cold drinks, hip music, and an ocean breeze to get the party started. This crew certainly worked up their dancing moves. What better place to dance than on the open transom of Schock 40, Golden Gate...
Annapolis is the home of a very active Harbor 20 fleet. Harbor 20s make a great frost biting boat, which enables this crowd to maximize their sailing season and keep their calendar bustling all year round.
JFK Got It Right
JFK Got it Right...an "Idealist Without Illusions"
Today, America lets out a sigh of relief as another Presidential Election cycle comes to a close, giving us all a three year respite from the ads. Even if the winner makes you want to live in a boat on International waters.
No matter how big of...
50 Years of Fun
Tunas Celebrate 50th Anniversary
This year, the Santana 22 class celebrated it's 50th National Championship. What is the Class' secret to keeping it going strong all these years?
Everyone knows that dog is man's best friend, but are they really a sailor's best friend? Absolutely!
Dogs Sail into the Sunset -VIDEO
Everyone enjoys the feel of a cool breeze in their hair as they look...
Pixie Dreams of Daysailing
Pixie's First Daysailer - Video
Pixie, a longtime Lido 14 sailor, was wandering through the Long Beach Boat Show filled with flashy boats and eager salesmen. She was casually window shopping when she saw the Harbor 20. With classic lines and comfy cushions, Pixie decided there was no...