Pinnacle event for USA youth sailors under 20 years

Published on July 6th, 2015

Bristol, RI (July 6, 2015) – From the Volvo Ocean Race Newport Stopover, to the ICSA College Sailing National Championships, the state of Rhode Island has featured an impressive line-up of sailing’s top racing events in 2015. Over 160 of the top young sailors in the country will embark on the Ocean State for the 2015 U.S. Youth Sailing Championships, the pinnacle event for youth sailors under 20 in the U.S.

Sailors representing five classes will race on Narragansett Bay and Mount Hope Bay beginning Tuesday, July 7 through Friday, July 10. Many of this week’s winners will qualify for the US Sailing Team Sperry Youth World Team and compete at the 2015 ISAF Youth World Championships in Langkawi, Malaysia from December 27 to January 3.

The 2015 edition of the U.S. Youth Sailing Championships will be hosted by Roger Williams University at the newly constructed Richard L. Bready Mount Hope Bay Sailing and Education Center, and supported by the Bristol Yacht Club.

Events to be sailed (click for entry list)
Doublehanded Dinghy – International 420
Singlehanded Dinghy – Laser Radial
Singlehanded Dinghy – Laser Standard
Skiff – 29er
Multihull – Formula 16

For Twitter updates from the racecourse, daily video highlights, results and standings, photo gallery, and more information from the 2015 U.S. Youth Sailing Championships, click here.

Report by Jake Fish, US Sailing Communications Manager

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