Entries Open for Youth America’s Cup:
(March 2, 2016) – The second edition of the Red Bull Youth America´s Cup for sailors aged 20 to 25 will see top national teams face each other in Bermuda during the 35th America’s Cup in 2017.
Six crews will compete through their affiliation with official America’s Cup teams, and up to 10 additional teams will be selected by the event’s sport directors Roman Hagara and Hans-Peter Steinacher.
After the selection process, all teams will race in the Qualifying Series on June 13-19, after which the top eight teams will then take part in the Red Bull Youth America´s Cup Final Series on June 21-22. All racing will be done on the one-design AC45F foiling catamarans the Amer…
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Poland to host 2019 Youth Sailing Worlds:
World Sailing has selected Gdynia, Poland to host the 2019 Youth Sailing World Championships.
Known as Poland’s sailing capital, Gdynia is a dynamic, modern city with experience in running large scale events. The 2019 Youth Worlds will be held out of Marina Gdynia which is close to the city centre and offers excellent sailing and recreational facilities.
Gdynia has hosted a number of international regattas in recent years, including the 2004 edition of the Youth Worlds, 470 and Laser European Championships as well as Volvo Gdynia Sailing Days, attracting thousands of participants and spectators.
Bid partners, the Polish Yachting Association and the City of Gdyni…
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