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Rochester Yacht Club to Host New U.S. Adult Championship

August 21st, 2013

The historic U.S. Adult Sailing Championship will unveil a new format for competitive adult women and men sailors this Friday through Sunday, August 23-25, on the waters of Lake Ontario. Teams will compete in a J/24 round robin format with a minimum number of four crew including the helmsperson. In the new format, the U.S.


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U.S. Youth Sailing Championships Final Report

August 16th, 2013

Corpus Christi, TX (August 16, 2013) – Sailors were prepared to rally for the fourth and final day of racing at the U.S. Youth Sailing Championships, hosted by the Corpus Christi Yacht Club. Boats were launched and courses were set, but lack of breeze and travel schedule considerations made racing impossible on Friday. Seven classes


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U.S. Youth Championship – Day 3

August 15th, 2013

Corpus Christi, TX (August 15, 2013) – The second to last day of racing at the U.S. Youth Sailing Championships, hosted by the Corpus Christi Yacht Club, was crucial for sailors trying to tack up the leaderboard in their respective classes to be in contention for Friday’s final races. Racing was postponed this morning due


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U.S. Youth Championship – Day 2

August 14th, 2013

Corpus Christi, TX (August 13, 2013) – Sailors were challenged Wednesday morning to make the transition to light and shifty breeze on Corpus Christi Bay at the U.S. Youth Sailing Championships. The strong summer sea breeze created inconsistent wind shifts in the morning for Race 1. Heavier sailors flourished on Tuesday, while lighter sailors prospered


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U.S. Youth Championship – Day 1

August 13th, 2013

Corpus Christi, TX (August 13, 2013) – An easy going Texas summer breeze in August? Not quite. The wind was howling here in Southeast Texas today and a collection of the best young sailors in the country were challenged by Corpus Christi Bay’s conditions. Heavy wind and steep chop presented these sailors with the ultimate


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2013 U.S. Youth Sailing Championships Preview

August 12th, 2013

The stakes are high this week in Corpus Christi, Texas at the 2013 U.S. Youth Sailing Championships, hosted by the Corpus Christi Yacht Club. The premier US Sailing Youth National Championship regatta has expanded to include more sailors utilizing high-performance boats. One-hundred sixty-four sailors are expected to compete representing seven classes: 29er, Club 420, Formula


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Baird, Swanson, Barton Win Chubb U.S. Junior Championships

August 9th, 2013

LaPorte, TX (August 9 2013) -The single- and doublehanded fleets tallied one more race each at the final day of racing for the Chubb U.S. Junior Championships. Thursday proved to be the last day of action for the triplehanded fleet. Nic Baird (St. Petersburg, Fla.) won his third consecutive race in today’s race and won


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Chubb U.S. Junior Championships

August 8th, 2013

LaPorte, Texas (August 7, 2013) – The leaders in each division entering today at the Chubb U.S. Junior Championships remain on top following today’s races on Galveston Bay. Nic Baird and Jackson Wagner/ Mark Power are atop the Byte CII and Club 420 standings, respectively, while Liam McCarthy/ Noah Blacker/ Nevin Avila/ Emily Wright are


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Chubb U.S. Junior Championships

August 7th, 2013

LaPorte, Texas (August 7, 2013) – The 11 teams competing at the Chubb U.S. Junior Championships in the Triplehanded division (Sonar) started racing Tuesday on Galveston Bay, with the Singlehanded (Byte CII) and Doublehanded (Club 420) Championships getting underway today. Day one leaders in the Sonar, Liam McCarthy/ Noah Blacker/ Nevin Avila, Emily Wright, maintained


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Triplehanded Racing Begins at Chubb U.S. Junior Championships

August 6th, 2013

LaPorte, TX (August 6, 2013) -The 11 teams competing for the Sears Cup in the Triplehanded division started racing Tuesday on Galveston Bay at the Chubb U.S. Junior Championships, hosted by the Houston Yacht Club (HYC) and Texas Corinthian Yacht Club (TCYC). The U.S. Junior Singlehanded and Doublehanded Championships will get underway on Wednesday. The



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