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Review the Kick Off Presentation

Thank you to event chairman Chuck Dahill, Captain Pat Rains and the rest of the CUBAR planning committee for putting together an excellent kick off dinner presentation at San Diego Yacht Club on November 13th. For those of you who were unable to attend or would just like to review, the slideshow from the meeting is now available online. Feel free to direction any questions to the CUBAR Facebook page or to the event chairman directly (… Read more

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Welcome to CUBAR 2015!

YOU ARE INVITED to the fun and excitement of the 2015 CUBAR Odyssey, taking place in November 2015.

Formerly known as FUBAR, the CUBAR Odyssey is a biennial cruise from San Diego to Baja, Mexico. Following the successful rally sponsored by San Diego Yacht Club in 2009, founder Bruce Kessler has asked that SDYC make it a permanent San Diego Yacht Club event.… Read more

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Formerly Known As FUBAR

SAN DIEGO — The international powerboat rally formerly known as FUBAR (Fleet Underway to Baja Rally) officially changed its name last week to CUBAR, an acronym for Cruise Underway to Baja Rally.

“This cruise has always been recreational,” said Chuck Dahill, chairman of the FUBAR / CUBAR Committee at San Diego Yacht Club, “so the name change to CUBAR more accurately reflects its family-friendly nature.” San Diego Yacht Club has taken over the responsibility of organizing and hosting this biennial event, with the next 15-day powerboat cruise down Baja and up to La Paz in the Sea of Cortez to take place in November 2015

The acronym “fubar” had its origins in the WWII military, an expletive for something broken beyond all repair.… Read more

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Join the CUBAR Mailing List

Please provide your name and email address, and any additional information below. We’ll keep you posted on updates to the CUBAR planning process.

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What is CUBAR?

An acronym for Cruise Underway to Baja Rally. A powerboat cruise from local waters to La Paz, B.C., Mexico.

To give power boaters an opportunity to experience long distance cruising to Mexico within the safety of a flotilla of 50+ boats, replete with mechanical and medical personnel in the fleet.

Bruce Kessler, member of Del Rey Yacht Club, conceived the idea and organized the first FUBAR in 2007 in conjunction with California Yacht Club and San Diego Yacht Club.… Read more

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Ever Dreamed of Cruising Mexico?

If you have ever dreamed of a cruise to exotic Mexico with friends and planned on having lots of fun, in an organized, coordinated group down the coast of Baja, this is your event!

With warm breezes, beautiful following seas, and soft sand ashore, you will experience the magic of the Baja Peninsula. You will cruise to seven different ports accompanied by fifty other power cruisers of like mind.… Read more

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SDYC Hosts CUBAR 2019

San Diego Yacht Club is proud to host the CUBAR (Cruise Underway BajA Rally) for the fourth time in the Fall of 2019. Stay tuned for much more information on this power boat rally down the coast of Baja.… Read more

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Relive FUBAR 2007

It all started in 2007. Check out this video showcasing what the CUBAR Odyssey is all about.

Bruce Kessler, member of Del Rey Yacht Club, conceived the idea and organized the first FUBAR in 2007 in conjunction with California Yacht Club and San Diego Yacht Club. The biennial cruise has been hosted by the following clubs: Del Rey Yacht Club (2007), San Diego Yacht Club (2009), Long Beach Yacht Club (2011), and Newport Harbor Yacht Club (2013).… Read more