About Me

Steve Washburn

Steve is a lifelong Southern California sailor, and grew up in Long Beach, CA. He is an accomplished yachtsman, competing his entire life in many competitive events, including the 1981 J-24 World Championships in Sydney-Australia, 6 Transpacific Yacht Races from Los Angeles to Honolulu, and over 30 races from Southern California to various destinations in Mexico including Cabo San Lucas, Mazatlan, Manzanillo and Ensenada. Steve has owned several racing and cruising sailboats since 1980 and right now is enjoying time on his restored 1974 Cal 29, Honu, based in Long Beach, CA. He is also currently racing radio control sailboats around the US and locally. Steve was a member of the varsity sailing team at the University of California at Irvine from 1974 until he graduated in 1978. He is currently a member of the Transpacific and Seal Beach Yacht Clubs. In addition to racing and cruising, Steve also participates as a race committee member at many high-profile events and class championships around the US and beyond including Barbados Sailing Week.

Steve also is the founder and editor of his website www.socalsailingnews.com where he covers sailing events and other sailing stories of interest in Southern California and nationally as well, when SoCal sailors travel to prestigious events.

Steve looks to spread his love of sailing and cruising based on his experience and passion for the sea, working closely with customers to achieve their goals and ambitions. 

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