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Posted by on Apr 17, 2009 in Boat Show, US |

Sailing Photos of Strictly Sail Pac & Power Expo

A few sights from the sailboat side of the show in Oakland, California

The weather is fine in Oakland’s Jack London Square, site of the combined Strictly Sail Pacific and Power Expo. If you’re within range, come on down this weekend; it’s going to be even warmer. (More photos coming soon.)

With the economy down, the sail and power shows usually run on consecutive weekends joined forces.

With the economy down, the sail and power shows usually run on consecutive weekends joined forces.

We'll have more photos of Catalina's 445, a blend of the contemporary, and traditional Catalina values.

We'll have more photos of Catalina's 445, a blend of the contemporary, and traditional Catalina values.

Corsair's new "Dash" model has fuller amas and an enlarged main hull for better pocket cruising.

Corsair's new "Dash" model has fuller amas and an enlarged main hull for better pocket cruising.

Hanse Yacht's new North American Sales Director, Alex Harrison, poses in front of the 470, seven of which have sold worldwide in the last three weeks.

Hanse Yachts' new North American Sales Director, Alex Harrison, poses in front of the 470, seven of which have sold worldwide in the last three weeks.

A friend has already sailed this hot little trimaran from New Zealand, the Weta. It's hard to tip over, but has a clever self-righting system (which my friend Alan found came in handy).

My friend has already sailed this hot little trimaran from New Zealand, the Weta. It's fast, hard to tip over, and has a clever self-righting system just in case. (Alan found this came in handy).