Field set for biennial Invitational Cup:
This coming September, amateur sailors representing top yacht clubs from five continents will converge to contest the premiere trophy in Corinthian sailing, the Rolex New York Yacht Club Invitational Cup in Newport, RI. The fifth edition of this biennial event, which is scheduled for September 9 to 16 at the New York Yacht Club Harbour Court, is likely to be the most competitive ever. And that’s no faint praise.
The 2015 event came down to the final leg of the final race, with three teams in contention for the top prize. To the delight of friends and family watching the live webcast from back home in Great Britain, the Royal Thames Yacht Club became the first team from outsi…
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Sunfish Class Having a Youth Movement:
The Sunfish, a singlehanded boat equally adept at daysailing and international competition, is having a youth movement. The United States Sunfish Class Association has established the Sunfish Youth Foundation (SYF) to help introduce young sailors to the Sunfish and encourage more Youth to sail Sunfish competitively.
As the boat is equally adept at casual sailing and world championship competition, the US class is eager to secure its future. While the Laser gets a lot of the atte…
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