Predicting the Future:
The most prominent match racing event in the USA is the Congressional Cup. For 52 years, this California classic has defined the international match racing game and has set the standard for shore-side support. But as commercial influences increase the prize purses, and the move from monohulls to multihulls changes the game, where will that leave the Congressional Cup?
It obviously has a long history, but the sport continues to evolve. The Congressional Cup prize money has climbed, but not at the pace of other events. Quality sailors help define the event, but some of the teams must be bleeding money to attend. Does C…
Full Article: Scuttlebutt Sailing News – Predicting the Future, Editor
College Sailing High Performance Clinic:
Oakcliff Sailing and the USA Olympic Development Program are offering two clinics in 2016 to college sailors. The clinics will be at Oakcliff Sailing (Oyster Bay, NY) using their fleet of Nacra 17s, 49ers, 49erFXs, and 470s. Attendance is open to current college sailors (or 2015 and 2016 grads). Clinic dates are June 9-12 – (April 15 application deadline) and August 18-21 – (Scuttlebutt Sailing News – College Sailing High Performance Clinic, Editor