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70th annual Newport to Ensenada Yacht Race Sails On
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70th annual Newport to Ensenada Yacht Race sails on

70th annual Newport to Ensenada Yacht Race Sails On

Racers in the PHRC class including Holua, Medicine Marn and Pyewacket, from right, get their start in 70th annual Newport to Ensenada International Yacht Race in Newport Beach on Friday. The race, which dates to 1948, started under sunny skies and light 8 knot breezes.

 (Don Leach / Daily Pilot)
70th annual Newport to Ensenada Yacht Race Sails On

The crew on Zephyrus starts in its class in the 70th annual Newport to Ensenada International Yacht Race in Newport Beach on Friday. 

 (Don Leach / Daily Pilot)
70th annual Newport to Ensenada Yacht Race Sails On

Boats including the Renegade PHRC gather before the start of the 70th annual Newport to Ensenada International Yacht Race in Newport Beach on Friday. 

 (Don Leach / Daily Pilot)
70th annual Newport to Ensenada Yacht Race Sails On

A crew member takes watch on the Ren as the crew prepares for the start of the 70th annual Newport to Ensenada International Yacht Race in Newport Beach on Friday. The race began under sunny skies and light 8 knot breezes.

 (Don Leach / Daily Pilot)
70th annual Newport to Ensenada Yacht Race Sails On

Phaedo, a tri-hull ORCA class racer, moves through the water as the crew sets sail in the 70th annual Newport to Ensenada International Yacht Race in Newport Beach on Friday.

 (Don Leach / Daily Pilot)
70th annual Newport to Ensenada Yacht Race Sails On

The crew prepares to start in the 70th annual Newport to Ensenada International Yacht Race in Newport Beach on Friday. 

 (Don Leach / Daily Pilot)
70th annual Newport to Ensenada Yacht Race Sails On

Phaedo, a tri-hull ORCA class racer, prepares for the start in the 70th annual Newport to Ensenada International Yacht Race in Newport Beach on Friday. 

 (Don Leach / Daily Pilot)
70th annual Newport to Ensenada Yacht Race Sails On

The Encore II and Indigo, from left, set sail in the 70th annual Newport to Ensenada International Yacht Race in Newport Beach on Friday in a light 8 knot breeze.

 (Don Leach / Daily Pilot)
70th annual Newport to Ensenada Yacht Race Sails On

The crew of  T-N-T waves to another crew in the 70th annual Newport to Ensenada International Yacht Race in Newport Beach on Friday. 

 (Don Leach / Daily Pilot)
70th annual Newport to Ensenada Yacht Race Sails On

The crew of T-N-T waves to another crew in the 70th annual Newport to Ensenada International Yacht Race in Newport Beach on Friday. 

 (Don Leach / Daily Pilot)
70th annual Newport to Ensenada Yacht Race Sails On

Crew members of Lodgehall, wearing matching orange hats, prepare to start in the 70th annual Newport to Ensenada International Yacht Race in Newport Beach on Friday. 

 (Don Leach / Daily Pilot)
70th annual Newport to Ensenada Yacht Race Sails On

The crew of T-N-T waves to another crew in the 70th annual Newport to Ensenada International Yacht Race in Newport Beach on Friday. 

 (Don Leach / Daily Pilot)
70th annual Newport to Ensenada Yacht Race Sails On

The USA 678 Pyewacket sets sail in the 70th annual Newport to Ensenada International Yacht Race in Newport Beach on Friday. 

 (Don Leach / Daily Pilot)
70th annual Newport to Ensenada Yacht Race Sails On

A crew watches 5 foot swells as they prepare to start in the 70th annual Newport to Ensenada International Yacht Race in Newport Beach on Friday. 

 (Don Leach / Daily Pilot)
70th annual Newport to Ensenada Yacht Race Sails On

The crew of Medicine Man prepares to start in the 70th annual Newport to Ensenada International Yacht Race in Newport Beach on Friday. 

 (Don Leach / Daily Pilot)
70th annual Newport to Ensenada Yacht Race Sails On

The crew prepares to start in the 70th annual Newport to Ensenada International Yacht Race in Newport Beach on Friday. 

 (Don Leach / Daily Pilot)
70th annual Newport to Ensenada Yacht Race Sails On

A worn Bob Marley flag flies from a boat in the 70th annual Newport to Ensenada International Yacht Race in Newport Beach on Friday. 

 (Don Leach / Daily Pilot)
70th annual Newport to Ensenada Yacht Race Sails On

Rylacade is among the boats setting sail in the 70th annual Newport to Ensenada International Yacht Race in Newport Beach on Friday.

 (Don Leach / Daily Pilot)
70th annual Newport to Ensenada Yacht Race Sails On

The Prima is among the boats preparing for the start of the 70th annual Newport to Ensenada International Yacht Race in Newport Beach on Friday. 

 (Don Leach / Daily Pilot)
70th annual Newport to Ensenada Yacht Race Sails On

Two boats jockey for position as they await the start of the 70th annual Newport to Ensenada International Yacht Race in Newport Beach on Friday. 

 (Don Leach / Daily Pilot)
70th annual Newport to Ensenada Yacht Race Sails On

The crew of Occam’s Razor of Dana Point readies for the start of the 70th annual Newport to Ensenada International Yacht Race in Newport Beach on Friday. 

 (Don Leach / Daily Pilot)
70th annual Newport to Ensenada Yacht Race Sails On
Phaedo, a tri-hull ORCA class racer, moves through the water as the crew prepares for the start in the 70th annual Newport to Ensenada International Yacht Race in Newport Beach on Friday.  (Don Leach / Daily Pilot)
70th annual Newport to Ensenada Yacht Race Sails On

The all-female crew aboard the Pole Dancer prepares to start the 70th annual Newport to Ensenada International Yacht Race in Newport Beach on Friday. 

 (Don Leach / Daily Pilot)
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