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

Application Period Extended Through August 8, 2018

U.S. Women's Match Racing Championship

BRISTOL, R.I. (July 31, 2018) – World Sailing is preparing the Notice of Race for the 2019 Nations Cup, an international match racing championship, being held on April 9-14, 2019 at the St. Francis Yacht Club in San Francisco, Calif. in the J/22.

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.

To ensure all U.S. women skippers have the opportunity to apply for this event, the application process has been extended through Wednesday, August 8, 2018.

For more information on the 2018 U.S. Women’s Match Racing Championship and details on how to request an invitation, please visit the event website.

Media Contacts: Jake Fish, US Sailing Communications Manager, jakefish@ussailing.org