“Basic Instinct” and the Great Pumpkin Regatta

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Halloween is here and this past weekend was the annual RYC Great Pumpkin Regatta race held on the San Francisco Bay.  The annual race event draws a record number of boats, and this year was no different as a whopping 172 sailboats signed up for the two day races. Muscle Milk MEGA athlete, Memo Gidley, and his “Basic Instinct” crew just came off a stellar podium finish a few weeks ago in the Island Tour race and were amped for …Continue reading

“Basic Instinct” Sails to Podium

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With the Americas Cup buzz around the SF Bay, Muscle Milk MEGA athlete, Memo Gidley, and his Basic Instinct crew, surprised some of the local sailing veterans, by taking third in class in last weekend’s YRA season ending Island Tour Regatta on the San Francisco Bay. Both Memo and his crew are relative newcomers to the local sailboat racing scene, having been sailing together for only this past season. And even though Memo was raised on the water and has …Continue reading