The Merit 25 fleet is back in the One-Design Classes Association (ODCA) of the Yacht Racing Association of San Francisco Bay.

Here is the official ODCA one-design schedule for 2002:

First Half
May 4 & 5 Vallejo weekend
May 18 City Front - 2 race day
June 1 Olympic Circle
June 22 Knox - long course

Second Half
July 28 Encinal 2nd half opener (first day only)
August 17 Olympic Circle - 2 race day
September 7 Treasure Island - 2 race day

Eleven races on eight days, scored with 2 throw-outs.

To enter, contact the San Francisco Bay YRA office at

We can also expect one-design starts in the Berkeley Yacht Club Wheeler Regatta, April 13-14 2002, and in the Richmond Yacht Club Great Pumpkin Regatta in the late October.