North Cape Yacht Club Hosting Chubb U.S. Junior Championships This Week on Lake Erie

The North Cape Yacht Club and the greater La Salle, Michigan community, located south of Detroit, have welcomed the 93 youth sailors to their spectacular venue situated on the west end of Lake Erie for the 2018 Chubb U.S. Junior Sailing Championships. US Sailing’s oldest championship will feature three days of racing for the historic Sears Cup, Bemis Trophy and Smythe Trophy this Wednesday, August 8 through Friday, August 10.

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Hempel World Championships: Team USA Embraces the Challenge

The 2018 Hempel Sailing World Championships has hit the city of Aarhus with full force. Opening ceremonies took place on August 2 featuring 1,400 sailors, representing 85 nations to the city center with live performances and country presentations.

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US Sailing Hires Greg Fisher as Chief Operating Officer of Olympic Sailing

US Sailing has hired Greg Fisher (Mt. Pleasant, S.C.) as Chief Operating Officer of Olympic Sailing. Fisher will be working alongside Malcolm Page, Chief of Olympic Sailing, and the leadership team at US Sailing to assemble and leverage internal and external resources to prepare the Team USA to compete and excel at the highest levels of international competition, including the Olympic Games.

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US Sailing Team Takes on Olympic Qualifier at World Championships in Aarhus, Denmark

The official start of the 2018 Hempel Sailing World Championships is Thursday, (August 2) in beautiful Aarhus, Denmark. Over the course of 11 days of racing, 10 Olympic classes and kites will coexist on the waters outside of Denmark’s second largest city. The U.S. makes an impressive representation with 62 athletes in total. The US Sailing Team members account for approximately one third of those athletes.

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Hawkins, Yoshiyasu Win Ida Lewis Trophy on Lake Erie

Another great week of junior women’s sailing came to an exciting conclusion Sunday on Lake Erie. It was an especially exceptional weekend for the team of Maddie Hawkins and Yumi Yoshiyasu who claimed the Ida Lewis Trophy at the 2018 U.S. Junior Women’s Doublehanded Championship, hosted by Mentor Harbor Yachting Club.

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PROJECT PIPELINE DELIVERS MEDAL HAUL AT YOUTH WORLDS

In winning the Nations Trophy, four gold medals and one silver, the U.S. Team’s commitment to ‘the process’ is unwavering.

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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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Mentor Harbor Yachting Club to Host 2018 U.S. Junior Women’s Doublehanded Championship

Mentor Harbor Yachting Club will host the 2018 U.S. Junior Women’s Doublehanded Championship for the Ida Lewis Trophy this week. The event begins with two full-day clinics on Wednesday and Thursday, July 25-26, with nationally recognized coaches, followed by three days of intense competition in the Club 420 on Lake Erie this Friday through Sunday, July 27-29.

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Shanahan Claims U.S. Junior Women’s Singlehanded Championship Title

On the heels of an exciting and successful U.S. Youth World’s Team performance at the 2018 Youth Sailing World Championships last week in Corpus Christi, Texas, featuring four gold medals and one silver, another group of 30 talented young sailors in Laser Radials convened on Long Island Sound to compete for the Nancy Leiter Clagett Memorial Trophy at the 2018 U.S. Junior Women’s Singlehanded Championship.

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TEAM USA SECURES GOLD IN THREE CLASSES AT YOUTH WORLDS

Geronimo Nores, Charlotte Rose and JC Hermus/Walter Henry clinch classes with one race to spare.

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