Richmond Yacht Club could not be happier with the turnout of 44 boats Wed. night for the opening of the Beer Can series on San Francisco Bay. Participants were obviously not too bothered by 15-knot winds as 200 enthusiasts barbecued on the grill afterwards. Running these races midweek with a casual dinner format take the snobbery out of sailing. The Beer Cans take place every Wed. night, save for the RYC’s General Meeting nights. They will last until Sept. 23, when a team is awarded the Beer Can Cup. View their events calendar.