Achieving Success at the Leiter

The endeavor of challenging yourself to go beyond your comfort zone can further develop your sailing skills, leading to greater results from both a competitive perspective and your mindset. Registering for a new regatta, sailing in a new fleet and traveling to a new venue are all unique elements that push you outside your comfort zone but will ultimately help you to achieve success!

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World-Class Coaching and Racing at the U.S. Youth Match Racing Championship

  To US youth sailors ages 16-20 interested in some competitive match racing: We encourage you to request an invitation to attend the 2019 U.S. Youth Match Racing Championship for the Rose Cup, also commonly referred to as "The Rose Cup." The 2019 USYMRC is taking place at the San Diego Yacht Club in San…Read More

Ladies Love the Leiter

Competitive racing, high-performance coaching, and camaraderie are all elements of success at the U.S. Junior Women’s Singlehanded Championship. Sailors travel from around the country to attend the Championship and “be a part of the legacy,” as US Sailing Team Member and past winner of the Leiter Trophy, Paige Railey noted. The U.S. Junior Women’s Singlehanded Championship for the Leiter Trophy, commonly referred to as “the Leiter,” is a unique event where junior Laser Radial and Laser 4.7 (a new addition for the 2019 regatta) women sailors encourage each other to achieve their sailing goals while creating lasting relationships with the sailors and coaches around them.

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US Sailing Announces Registration Open for Junior Women’s Championships

Registration is now open for the U.S. Junior Women’s Singlehanded Championship and U.S. Junior Women’s Doublehanded Championship. The U.S. Junior Women’s Singlehanded Championship for the Leiter Trophy is scheduled for July 8 – 13, 2019, at Richmond Yacht Club (Richmond, Calif.). The U.S. Junior Women’s Doublehanded Championship for the Ida Lewis Trophy is July 19 – 24, 2019 at the San Diego Yacht Club (San Diego, Calif.). Both of the championships will feature two days of clinic instruction led by US Sailing endorsed high-performance coaches and three days of competitive racing.

New fleet additions for the 2019 Championships include a Laser 4.7 fleet for the Leiter and a 29er fleet for the Ida Lewis. Other fleets represented at the regattas are Club 420s and Laser Radials.

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