Talented young sailors embraced the San Francisco Bay’s challenging conditions over three days of racing last weekend at West Marine US Open Sailing San Francisco. Sunday’s final showdown on San Francisco Bay featured another incredible display of speed and modern sailing technology with highly skilled and determined athletes representing four classes.
The 104 young sailors representing their home yacht clubs and local sailing organizations from around the nation raced in a highly competitive youth sailing regatta this week in Marblehead. The 2021 Chubb U.S. Junior Sailing Championships, US Sailing’s oldest and most historic National Championship, for the Sears Cup, Bemis Trophy, and Smythe Trophy, completed two exciting days of racing just outside of Marblehead Harbor under challenging conditions.
The West Marine US Open Sailing Series enters the sixth and final event of the 2021 circuit in spectacular San Francisco, a premiere global sailing destination, as sailors from around the nation will come together for three days of racing in five classes. The next and final event on the 2021 schedule is San Francisco on August 13-15, 2021. The competing men and women sailor athletes will be racing in the ILCA 6, ILCA 4, International 420, Formula Kite, and iQFoil in San Francisco Bay this week.
The Eastern Yacht Club, located in a North Shore coastal community town of Marblehead, Massachusetts, will host US Sailing’s oldest and most historic National Championship this week. Top young athletes from around the nation have been invited to Marblehead for this week’s 2021 Chubb U.S. Junior Sailing Championships. This US Sailing National Championship features three days of racing for the historic Sears Cup, Bemis Trophy, and Smythe Trophy this Wednesday, August 11 through Friday, August 13.
Hosted by Camp Sea Gull (Arapahoe, N.C.), the 2021 U.S. Youth Sailing Championships will take place on October 8-11. To compete against the best youth sailors in the country for US Sailing’s most prestigious youth sailing championship, top U.S. youth sailors are encouraged to apply for the event by submitting their best regatta finishes and training plan to US Sailing. The application deadline has been extended to Saturday, August 21, 2021.
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. (August 2, 2021) – US Sailing and US Sailing Team premier sponsor Kilroy Realty is hosting a Sustainability Day for youth sailors in the San Francisco Bay Area on Friday, August 13, 2021 at Crissy Field.
The Sailing events of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games will be broadcast daily on NBC’s Olympics website, with additional highlights being distributed on NBC and US Sailing Team social media channels. Click here to follow the U.S. Olympic Sailing Team at the Tokyo Games.
Over the past four days, St. Francis Yacht Club played host to the 2021 ILCA North American Championship, sponsored by West Coast Sailing. With 124 competitors racing in three different fleets, the scene on San Francisco Bay’s city front was action-packed and lively across ten races. The Championship also served as a qualifier for the 2021 US Junior Pan American Team, with the top eligible finisher from the ILCA 7 fleet (Leo Boucher) and ILCA 6 fleet (Charlotte Rose) qualifying.