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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US Sailing to Stream 2018 U.S. Match Racing Championship on Facebook Live

Sailing’s version of “one-on-one” competition will seize the spotlight this week as the energy and passion of match racing takes center stage in Chicago. The 51st U.S. Match Racing Championship, hosted by the Chicago Yacht Club, features ten talented teams comprised of both men and women skippers and crew, who will race for the coveted Prince of Wales Bowl over three days.

Watch live streaming of the racing with commentary from hosts Josh Toso and Laura Beigel on Saturday, October 20 and Sunday, October 21. Follow US Sailing on Facebook for live streaming updates and alerts.

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Nicole Breault Wins Third U.S. Women’s Match Racing Championship

Nicole Breault ran the table at the 2018 U.S. Women’s Match Racing Championship, hosted by St. Francis Yacht Club, August 24-26. Without a single loss, Breault and her St. Francis Yacht Club crew of Molly Carapiet, Hannah Burroughs and Karen Loutzenheiser successfully defended their 2016 title.

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High Stakes at 2018 U.S. Women’s Match Racing Championship in San Francisco

Talented and accomplished sailors, a spectacular picturesque venue, skill development and coaching, networking, music, food and fun – all represent the positive attributes associated with the 2018 U.S. Women’s Match Racing Championship, hosted by the St. Francis Yacht Club in San Francisco on August 23-26, 2018.

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2018 U.S. Women’s Match Racing Championship Now a 2019 Nations Cup Selection Event

Due to a change in dates for the Nations Cup Grand Final from October, 2018 to April, 2019, US Sailing can nominate the 2018 U.S. Women’s National Champion skipper. The highest finishing team composed of all U.S. citizens or resident aliens at the 2018 U.S. Women’s Match Racing Championship, being held August 23-26, 2018 at the St. Francis Yacht Club, will become the 2018 U.S. National Champions.

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Connecticut Based Team Takes Rose Cup at U.S. Youth Match Racing Championship

Ten teams of four, each with at least one female crew, competed at this year’s 2018 U.S. Youth Match Racing Championship for the Rose Cup. Hosted by Oakcliff Sailing and Seawanhaka Corinthian Yacht Club, the competitors finished an exciting Round Robin in the late Saturday evening, the second day of racing. The hot and humid conditions continued Sunday with no breeze and no wind. The race committee could not start any races past 1:00 pm ET, so they referred to the results of the previous two days to score the regatta.

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Day 2 Recap – 2018 U.S. Match Racing Championship

[caption id="attachment_11331" align="aligncenter" width="640"] Photo by Francis George/Oakcliff Sailing[/caption]   Day 2 Recap - Saturday, June 30 Notes from Day 2 of the 2018 U.S. Match Racing Championship for the Rose Cup Report by Francis George, Oakcliff Sailing Day two of the U.S. Youth Match Racing Championship began the same as the first day: an…Read More

2018 U.S. Youth Match Racing Championship Underway in Oyster Bay

Fourty of the nation’s best youth sailors are gathered in Oyster Bay through Sunday for the 2018 U.S. Youth Match Racing Championship for the Rose Cup, a US Sailing National Championship.

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U.S. Team Represented at Youth Match Worlds this Week in Italy

BRISTOL, RI (July 3, 2018) - The World Sailing Youth Match Racing World Championship is being held July 3-8, 2018 on Lake Ledro in Trentino, Italy. The competition will be raced in the J/22 for sailors 22 and under. Representing the United States is the team of Christopher Weis, skipper (Santa Barbara, Calif.), Roberto Stevens,…Read More

Storrs Earns Prince of Wales Bowl; Potts is U.S. Match Racing National Champion

David Storrs and his international team won the Prince of Wales Bowl but it was second place finisher Pearson Potts and the Yankee Creole Racing team who walked away with the title of U.S. Match Racing Champion.

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