Sailboat crews from across the Pacific Northwest gathered at the West Mooring Basin in Astoria this week for the start of the annual Oregon Offshore international yacht race. After a bumpy start crossing the bar, the boats sailed for the finish line at Victoria Harbor north of Seattle. 

Colin Murphey is a photographer for The Astorian. Contact him at 971-704-1725 or cmurphey@dailyastorian.com.

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