Canada on a roll at Canada’s Cup
Published on September 3rd, 2021
Toronto, ONT (September 3, 2021) – Canada’s Cup defender Royal Canadian Yacht Club remains undefeated in the 25th edition, winning two more races today over challenger Youngstown Yacht Club (Youngstown, NY). Being contested in the Melges IC37, the Canadians are now 5-0 and need one more victory to retain the Canada’s Cup.
The match racing challenge event was first raced in 1896 when Royal Canadian Yacht Club and Lincoln Park Yacht Club (Chicago, IL) met for the inaugural race in Toledo, Ohio.
After 125 years of racing, which has seen 13 wins for the USA and 11 wins for Canada, the 25th edition is a rematch of the previous edition in 2016 when Canada beat USA in 8 Meters.
Youngstown Yacht Club crew:
Owner: Robert Hesse, Skipper: Adam Burns, Crewmembers: Chris Doyle, Scott Walker, John Goller, Shannon Walter, Bridget Dedatio, Ben Doyle and Charlie Kegler.
Royal Canadian Yacht Club crew:
Owner: Paul L’Heureux, Skipper: Terry McLaughlin, Crewmembers: Scott Collinson, Mariah Millen, Ingrid Merry, Sandy Andrews, John Millen, Lance Fraser, Andrew McTavish.
Monday, August 30 – Boat and Sail Measurement
Tuesday, August 31 – Registration
Wednesday, September 1 – Opening Ceremonies
Thursday, September 2 – Racing
Friday, September 3 – Racing
Saturday, September 4 – Racing
Sunday, September 5 (if required) – Racing