The 6th Annual BIG Team Regatta was AWESOME!! Here is the official press release, and down below are the results and links to photos and videos from this awesome day.

A valiant group of 24 corporate sailors raised $35,000 for Treasure Island's youth and adaptive sailing programs. The kids are extremely greatful for the fantastic support from all the companies who got involved this year. To learn more about the Treasure Island Sailing Center, it's mission and the people your dollars support, visit the non-profit's website here.

Don't feel bad if you missed the fun and excitment. You can sign up right now for the 2011 regatta and reserve a boat! Your commitment will help TI get even more kids out on the water next summer. Learn more about TI at www.tisailing.org, and you can download regatta documents from the left hand column of this page. To download the official press release, click here.

2010 Regatta Results

  Finishes Total
PG&E Team 2 1-1-1-2-2-3-1 11 - 1st Place
PG&E Team 1 2-2-4-4-1-1-2 16
Almar Marinas 4-4-3-1-3-2-3 20
  Mechanics Bank 3-3-2-3-4-4-4 23 - BT Award
ACCO 6-5-5-5-5-6-5 37
Hanson Bridgett 6-5.5-5.5-5.5-5-6 38.5

Rules violations resulted in penalty points. Infractions were costly!

BT stands for Broken Tiller, an award given to the team committing the most spectacular or outrageous maneuver.This year, the dubious honor was bestowed upon Mechanics Bank by our un-biased race committee observers. Our videographer was aboard when the mishap occured, so we'll see if any of the carnage was caught on tape.

Here's some helmet cam footage shot by Coach Tim Han aboard with Mechanics Bank in 2008!

Click here for more videos on our youtube channel


OCSC and GEL have been organizing corporate regattas and team building programs for years, but there's aways room for improvements. Please let us know what you thought and how the GEL/OCSC team might improve the event next year click here to send us an email.

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