Recent Sailing News:

Ullman Sails T-Shirt Night
Wed, 20th Jun 2018
It was a great night out sailing Ullman Sails T-Shirt Night during the CRA Beer Can Series.  Thank you all that participated.  Do not forget about Ullman Sails CRA Halloween Regatta in Oc
T-Shirt Wednesday
Thu, 31st May 2018
Wednesday June 20th is Ullman Sails night at the CRA Beer Can Series.  The Ullman Sails Team members will be out photographing and the pictures will be posted here immediately after the r
Seattle POD Regatta
Thu, 26th May 2016
May 21-22 2016 The Second Annual POD Regatta (Puget Sound One Design) was a great success with 54 boats over 8 classes.  Winds were 5-10 on Saturday with some large shifts coming thr
Oregon Offshore 2016
Tue, 17th May 2016
The 2016 Oregon Offshore from Astoria Oregon to Victoria BC is an annual event that has seen some growth in the last few years.  This year it was a great event with wind from the start and lot
Rodrigo Cuellar Dipp to Manage Ullman Sails PV
Fri, 13th May 2016
Ullman Sails excitedly announces the opening of Ullman Sails Puerto Vallarta.  The full service loft on Mexico’s west coast offers new sails, canvas and sail service to the local sailing

Beneteau Cup 2008 San Diego California

Thu, 19th Mar 2009
By Chuck Skewes

Beneteau Cup 2008 San Diego California

Drumshanbo shows skill and luck of the Irish!

Beneteau Cup in San Diego was a big success with 8 Beneteau 40.7 competing for the Southern California Championship.  The fleet had sails from 5 different sailmakers but one came out on top.  Ullman Sails on Kirk and Kathy O’Briens Drumshanbo topped the fleet in the 6-12 knot 2 day 5 race regatta.  The crew of Drumshanbo had to over come running into an island of kelp in one race that took over 15 minutes to clear by eventually sending a crew member over the side and removing the kelp.  In this race they went from last to passing two boats on the last beat to help save the regatta.  Drumshanbo was faster upwind and downwind than the competition as they were owner driven as well.  With a bad start in the last race Drumshanbo passed 4 boats after the first weather mark to win the race and seal the regatta.

This article was posted on Thu, 19th Mar 2009