July 18, 2014
For immediate release
Chairman, US Sailing Match Racing Committee
ISAF Youth Match Racing Worlds Set to Start
The inaugural ISAF Youth Match Racing World Championship is set to start Wednesday, July 23 in Helsinki, Finland. 16 nations will be represented, with sailors all under 23 years old. Racing will be in J/80’s. The United States will be represented by skipper Nevin Snow (San Diego, CA), with crew Jake La Dow (San Diego, CA / St. Mary’s College), Graham Landy (Norfolk, VA / Yale University), Katia DaSilva (Newport, RI / Georgetown University) and John Wallace (St. Petersburg, FL / St. Mary’s College). Snow is the current Intercollegiate Match Racing National Champion, and winner of the World University Games recently sailed on Lake Garda in Italy. Follow the event.