Youth Events Planned for America’s Cup:
The full program of events that will make up the America’s Cup Endeavour Junior Regattas will take place in Bermuda from June 14 to 24 to coincide with the 35th America’s Cup schedule, and will feature four different classes of race events: O’pen BIC, RS Feva, Hobie Wave, and Blokart.
“Qualification and selection events have been running around the world since September 2016 to identify all the kids who will take part and now we will have more than 160 young people involved in our events in June,” notes Tom Herbert-Evans, Community Sailing Manager for the 35th America’s Cup. “The America’s Cup Endeavour Program is designed to inspire and educate everyone…
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Helping Others Follow Their Dreams:
After the transatlantic training by Vestas 11th Hour Racing, the Volvo Ocean Race 2017-18 entrant has met up with two members from the Oakcliff Development Team (Oyster Bay, New York) to begin what hopes to be a fruitful partnership of mentoring and enlightenment.
With Vestas 11th Hour Racing based in Newport, RI, program graduates Sean O’Halloran ’16 and Madeline Gill ’12 spent two weeks elbow-deep in the hard work of what it takes to prepare a Volvo Team.
The Oakcliff Development Team is comprised of graduates with skills in all aspects of professional sailing from shore to the water. They also have a continuing desire to continue their progress to joinin…
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