Strong Winds and Women Predicted at the U.S. Junior Women’s Singlehanded Championship

This week, sailors will head to the breezy San Francisco Bay area for the 2019 U.S. Junior Women’s Singlehanded Championship for the Nancy Leiter Clagett Memorial Trophy. The Championship occurs annually at various organizations around the country. Each year, the event hosts female singlehanded sailors to compete for the winner’s title. This year, Richmond Yacht Club will host 43 sailors, competing across two classes. Racing begins tomorrow, Thursday, July 11 and will conclude Saturday, July 13.

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Cameron Feves, Cabrillo Beach YC Wins 2019 U.S. Youth Match Racing Championship for the Rose Cup

Cameron Feves (Long Beach, Calif.) and his team representing the Cabrillo Beach Yacht Club won the 2019 U.S. Youth Match Racing Championship for the Rose Cup. Feves and crew, including Lukas Kraak, Justin Zmina, and Taylor Milefchik earned the title on Sunday, following three days of closely contested match racing between 10 teams on San Diego Harbor.

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US Sailing Names 2019 U.S. Youth Sailing Champions

After four days packed with racing on Little Egg Harbor, the 2019 U.S. Youth Sailing Championship winners have been decided.

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Sperry Local Ambassador at 2019 Youth Champs – Henry Colie

Henry Colie was born and raised in the Barnegat Bay area and he grew up sailing in regattas organized by the Little Egg Harbor Yacht Club (LEHYC) in Beach Haven, N.J.

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Nation’s Top Youth Sailors Line Up for 2019 U.S. Youth Sailing Championships

The pinnacle youth sailing event in the United States is approaching with the start of the 2019 U.S. Youth Sailing Championships. Annually, this US Sailing National Championship welcomes the top competitive U.S. youth sailors under 20. This year, the Little Egg Harbor Yacht Club will host 83 youth sailors, competing across four classes. The event begins Friday, June 21 and will run through Tuesday, June 25.

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Matt Bounds Claims Alter Cup Trophy at 2019 U.S. Multihull Championship

Racing has concluded at the 2019 U.S. Multihull Championship. Matt Bounds (Commerce Township, Mich.) maintained the lead he established on day one and prevailed to win the 2019 Alter Cup Trophy by six points.

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2019 U.S. Multihull Championship Live blog

Summer sailing is upon us, as the 2017 US Sailing National Championship season gets underway on Long Beach Island, New Jersey. The Spray Beach Yacht Club will host the 2019 U.S. Multihull Championship this Friday through Sunday, Jun 7-9. Fourteen sailors, representing eight U.S. states and one Canadian province, will compete for the Alter Trophy in Hobie 14s. Visit this page daily for updates.

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America’s Cup Challenger Boosts US Sailing Youth Champs

US Sailing today announced that New York Yacht Club American Magic, Challenger for the 36th America’s Cup, will send sailing team members to coach competitors during the 2019 U.S. Youth Sailing Championships on June 21-25, 2019 at Little Egg Harbor Yacht Club in Beach Haven, New Jersey.

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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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Potts, Yankee Creole Race Team Wins U.S. Match Racing Championship

Pearson Potts (Newport, R.I.) won the Prince of Wales Bowl at the 2018 U.S. Match Racing Championship after three days of intense racing this weekend in Chicago. Potts and his all-american crew won the overall Championship this year after claiming the title of National Champions in 2017.

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