About NOSA

Newport Ocean Sailing Association is a non-profit organization run by a board of directors filled with highly experienced sailboat racers and U.S. Sailing Certified Race Officials who, along with a large group of volunteers, are the premier race management team who host the iconic Newport to Ensenada International Yacht Race and others all-the-while promoting yacht racing in Southern California. NOSA provides financial assistance to junior sailing programs and other non-profit organizations that encourage and develop amateur watersports with an emphasis on sailing, boating and seamanship.

NOSA Officers and Directors

Commodore: Bill Gibbs
Vice Commodore, Race: Jeremy Quinton
Vice Commodore, Administration: Mary Bacon
Junior Staff Commodore: Daniel Hodge
Chief Financial Officer: Toby Jackson
Chief Marketing Officer: Robert Mooers
Corporate Secretary: Nina Manning
Executive Secretary: Judy Foster
Judge Advocate: Kari A. Keidser

Directors:  Toni Baiunco, Len Bose, Bruce Cooper, David Garcia, Phil Herzfeld, Toby Jackson, Kim Kymlicka, John Sangmeister, & JoAnn Sedgwick.

Past Presidents & Commodores

YearFirst NameLast NameYacht Club
2018DanielHodgeDPYC
2017TomKennedyCBYC
2016DavidShockleyLIYC
2015DavidShockleyLIYC
2014ChuckIversonBYC
2013ChuckIversonBYC
2012ChuckIversonBYC
2011JimJackmanBYC
2010DougJonesDPYC
2009JerryMontgomeryABYC
2008GatorCookBYC
2007DavidGarciaBCYC
2006JaneBensonBCYC
2005PaulDeCapuaBCYC
2004TimJohnsonBYC
2003FredSlocumBYC
2002RonMastersonALYC
2001JerryShanderaSSYC
2000JimMahaffyBYC
1999WallaceCookBYC
1998DonColeBCYC
1997BillMartingBYC
1996MikeMcMahonABYC
1995ErnieBainBYC
1994JimDrurySSYC
1993RodWoodsBCYC
1992JohnLongBYC
1991JerryMoultonSSYC
1990LorinWeissBCYC
1989DougWallBYC
1988JimKerriganBCYC
1987MikeKaneSSYC
1986RobertBordwellCPBYC
1985RobertWheelerBYC
1984RobertCarolanBYC/SSYC
1983JohnBallewCPBYC
1982AlanOlesonBYC
1981DonMossCORYC
1980BrameJerryVYC
1979HowardMartynBYC
1978John E.HolcombBYC
1977JohnRobinsonBYC
1976PrestonZillgittBYC
1975JamesNugentBYC
1974RichardJennessBYC
1973John R.PayneBYC
1972GeorgeYuleNHYC
1971EdCarpenterBYC
1970EdCarpenterBYC
1969ConverseWurdemannBYC
1968E.H.RiesenBYC
1967E.H.RiesenBYC
1966ConverseWurdemannBYC
1965ConverseWurdemannBYC
1964A.L.ZerbeBBC
1963A.L.ZerbeBBC
1962BudDesenbergBYC
1961BudDesenbergBYC
1960PorterSinclairLAYC
1959CarlLongBYC
1958CarlLongBYC
1957PaulHillerVYC
1956PaulHillerVYC
1955SalvatoreMonaco, M.D.NHYC
1954Robert L.BoydBYC
1953Robert L.BoydBYC
1952Harry L.BlodgettBYC
1951Harry G.McKinny, Jr.LAYC
1950CliffChapmanBYC/LIYC
1949CliffChapmanBYC/LIYC
1948CliffChapmanBYC/LIYC

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Although trophies won in the annual Newport to Ensenada International Yacht Race honor those who have bested their competitors by hours, minutes, and seconds, it was the difference in years that garnered the most cheers at the 71st awards ceremony Sunday.

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