US Youth Champs Starts Saturday
Published on August 4th, 2016
Coronado, CA (August 4, 2016) – The pinnacle event for U.S. youth sailors under 20, the 2016 U.S. Youth Sailing Championships, will be held August 6-9 in Coronado, CA. Sailors representing five classes will race on South San Diego Bay over four days, with the event used as a qualifier for the US Sailing Team Sperry Youth World Team that will compete at the 2016 Youth Sailing World Championships in Auckland, New Zealand on December 14-20.
Laser Radials (singlehanded dinghy)*
International 420 (doublehanded dinghy)*
Laser (singlehanded dinghy)
Techno 293 (boys and girls windsurfer)
* The Laser Radial, International 420, and 29er will be vying for a spot on the Youth World Team.
US Sailing Coaches
Richard Feeny (US Sailing Junior National Coach) – 29er
Jon Rogers (Head Coach at Coronado Yacht Club) – International 420
Phil Muller (Professional Sailing Coach, Miami, Fla.) – Techno 293
Mike Pinckney (Head Coach at Balboat Yacht Club) – Laser
Charles Higgins (Assistant Coach at U.S. Coast Guard Academy) – Radial
Morgan Wilson (Assistant Coach at SUNY Maritime Academy) – Radial
Source: Jake Fish, US Sailing