Not a soul will question the passion and devotion to the sport of sailing displayed by the Balboa Yacht Club.
Two years ago, Andy Rose and other members of the club put a plan in motion to host the Youth Match Racing World Championships.
It was not unlike the procedure to host the Olympic Games. A bid had to be placed, and certain requirements had to be met.
In 2002, the Balboa Yacht Club raised money to build a brand-new set of boats called the Governor’s Cup 21s. Although they were a nice addition to the club, as time went on, Rose recognized that they were falling behind the times.
So last year, as the club prepared to celebrate the 50th anniversary...