Lightnings for Championship of Champions 2021
Published on September 13th, 2021
One design class US National and North American Champions will race for the Jack Brown Trophy at the 47th annual Championship of Champions, held September 17-19 in Orchard Lake Village, MI. The 2021 championship will be contested in Lightning Class boats with 14 teams competing on Cass Lake.
Eligible sailors must be a 2020 or 2021 one-design class U.S. National Champion, North American Champion, or World Champion helmsperson. Additionally, the event includes guest competitor Mike Ingham, a two-time winner of the Championship of Champions.
Inaugurated in 1976, the championship is named in honor of Jack Brown who was noted for his service as a judge, regatta organizer, and member of US Sailing Committees. US Sailing selects up to nineteen competitors from nominees by their class associations.