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Sea Festival Spreads Its Sails

August 05, 1993

Racing catamarans, above, line the shore as the 61st annual International Sea Festival continues in Long Beach through Aug. 29.

The Catalina ski race, which begins at 8 a.m. Sunday, may be viewed from Bluff Park, Ocean Boulevard and Cherry Avenue, Queensway Bridge and the TraveLodge Hotel on Queensway Drive.

Registration for a sabot regatta will be at Leeway Sailing Center, 5437 E. Ocean Blvd., at 9 a.m. Sunday. The race begins at noon. Information: (310) 421-9431, Ext. 4102.

Other events include:

* A junior lifeguard competition at Alamitos Lifeguard Station at the Downtown Marina at 9 a.m. Tuesday.

* Open house at the USS George Phillip, a guided missile frigate, at Pier E, Long Beach Naval Station, from noon to 4 p.m. Aug. 14.

* Women's beach volleyball at Granada Beach Courts, 4320 Olympic Plaza, on Aug. 14. Registration is at 8 a.m.; play begins at 9 a.m. ($15 per person).

* An Over the Line softball tournament at Ocean Boulevard and 54th Place, at 9 a.m. Aug. 14 ($40 per team).

* A novice swim meet for children 3 to 14 at the Belmont Plaza Pool, 4000 Olympic Plaza, at 9 a.m. Aug. 14.

* An oar and paddle regatta at the Leeway Sailing Center, 5437 E. Ocean Blvd., on Aug. 14. Registration is at 7 a.m.; sailing at 8:30 a.m.

* The Jet Ski Nationals race at Marine Stadium, 5255 Appian Way, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Aug. 14 and 15 ($6, children younger than 12 free).

* The Prindle Catamaran State Championships at the Claremont Launch Ramp, Claremont Avenue and Ocean Boulevard, starting at 11 a.m. Aug. 14 and 15.

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