Top Eight Advance at Governor’s Cup
Published on July 22nd, 2015
Corona del Mar, CA (July 22, 2015) – The second day at the 49th Annual Governor’s Cup International Junior Match Racing Championship completed the opening round robin stage for the 12 teams, with the top eight advancing to the quarter final round robin stage. Racing today saw winds of seven knots at the start which built to 10 knots.
Five teams that lead the field with 8-3 records are Balboa Yacht Club, Cruising Yacht Club of Australia, Del Rey Yacht Club, Royal Freshwater Bay Yacht Club, and Royal Southern Yacht Club. Others advancing are San Diego Yacht Club (SS), Royal New Zealand Yacht Squadron, and Newport Harbor Yacht Club.
The eight teams will carry their scores into the quarter final round robin stage, with the top four teams then to advance to the Semi-Final Knock-Out stage.
Racing concludes July 25.
Background: Six international teams from Australia, England, New Caledonia, and New Zealand are facing six USA teams from California and Illinois, squaring off in the purpose built Governor’s Cup 21’s, designed by BYC Staff Commodore Alan Andrews of Andrews Yachts.