Races and Regattas

Warrior Sailing Charleston Race Week Recap!

By chris.szepessy

Warrior Sailing Charleston Race Week Recap!

“Warrior Sailing’s 5th consecutive participation in the country’s largest keelboat regatta, Charleston Race Week, once again proved to be a fantastic venue and event!  For the 12 warriors that attended, we raced onboard two USMMA Sailing Foundation vessels in the pursuit offshore class,” said Ben Poucher, Warrior Sailing Program Director. “The Swan 44 Helios, managed by warrior Bo Darlington, was sailed by a Warrior sailing graduate crew down from Annapolis to participate in Race Week as part of a 4-day…

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The America’s Cup Hall of Fame to Induct Larry Ellison, Dirk Kramers, and Dawn Riley

By Chris Szepessy

The America’s Cup Hall of Fame to Induct Larry Ellison, Dirk Kramers, and Dawn Riley

Bristol, RI – May 18, 2022. The Herreshoff Marine Museum / America’s Cup Hall of Fame welcomes Larry Ellison, Dirk Kramers, and Dawn Riley as Class of 2022 inductees of the America’s Cup Hall of Fame. They will be inducted on October 14that the 2022 America’s Cup Hall of Fame Induction gala at the New York Yacht Club in New York City. “These individuals have had a profound impact on the America’s Cup,” said America’s Cup Hall of Fame Selection Committee Chair Steve…

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Races and Regattas

Yale University Wins 2022 College Sailing Team Race National Championship

By Chris Szepessy

Yale University Wins 2022 College Sailing Team Race National Championship

NEW ORLEANS, LA (May 18, 2022) – Racing concluded at the College Sailing Team Race National Championship on Lake Pontchartrain in New Orleans hosted by Tulane University with support from Southern Yacht Club and Community Sailing New Orleans. Sixteen of the best college teams across the nation qualified to compete in this event for the Walter C. Wood Trophy, awarded to the winning team. The Yale Bulldogs walked away with the title and an impressive record of 22-3.When…

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Races and Regattas

Sails Up 4 Cancer Regatta and Post-Regatta Party at Mystic Shipyard June 18

By Chris Szepessy

Sails Up 4 Cancer Regatta and Post-Regatta Party at Mystic Shipyard June 18

Come & Celebrate with Sails Up 4 Cancer Sponsored by Mystic River Yacht Club, the Sails Up 4 Cancer Regatta is open to all, from serious racers vying for Eastern Connecticut Sailing Association points as well as weekend cruisers and daysailors. This regatta is meant to be fun while supporting a great cause. Racing begins on the water in Fishers Island Sound in the vicinity of Seaflower Reef at 12pm. Registration is $50/yacht & includes four tickets…

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Calling All US Sailing Certified Instructors, Volunteers and Staff!

By Chris Szepessy

Calling All US Sailing Certified Instructors, Volunteers and Staff!

Expand your coaching and become a more overall inclusive program by having your programming team register for an upcoming US Sailing Adaptive Sailing Instructor Workshop: Niantic Bay Yacht Club, Niantic, CT, May 20 – 22, 2022Pleasant Bay Community Boating, North Chatham, MA, June 6 – 8, 2022Longshore Sailing School, Westport, CT, June 11-13, 2022South Beach Yacht Club, San Francisco, CA, July 29 – 31, 2022 Endorsements earned for current US Sailing Certified Small Boat Level 1+ and…

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Fundraising Events

Sails Up 4 Cancer Cornhole/BBQ at Mystic Shipyard is June 17

By Chris Szepessy

Sails Up 4 Cancer Cornhole/BBQ at Mystic Shipyard is June 17

Sails Up 4 Cancer (SU4C), with Coastal Connecticut Cornhole and Sunday Gravy, present a Friday of fun! Featuring Dogwatch Mystic BBQ on June 17, 2022 at 6pm at Mystic Shipyard, 100 Essex Street, Mystic, CT. The music is free and open to the public, but donations to Sails Up are strongly encouraged. Sunday Gravy will be on stage delivering music audiences want to hear. Playing all things roots rock reggae and in between. This great, reggae band…

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Races and Regattas

Yale University Wins Inaugural College Sailing Women’s Team Race National Championship

By Chris Szepessy

Yale University Wins Inaugural College Sailing Women’s Team Race National Championship

Yale University walked away victorious in the inaugural Women’s Team Race National Championship, hosted by Brown University in Providence, Rhode Island April 23 and 24. The Bulldogs of Yale finished the event with a 13-3 overall record, behind an impressive group of sailors, including three fantastic first-year skippers, Mia Nicolosi, Emma Cowles, and Carmen Cowles. Those three Yale youngsters sailed with a depth of crews, Meredith Ryan ’23 and Ximena Escobar ’25 (sailing with Mia Nicolosi), Anisha Arcot…

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Fundraising Events

Race for Ukraine Regatta is June 4

By Chris Szepessy

Race for Ukraine Regatta is June 4

A friendly and heartfelt fundraising and sailing competition for PHRF boats on Rhode Island’s Narragansett Bay Our friends at the Herreshoff Marine Museum (HMM) in conjunction with the International 12 Metre Association, 12 Metre Yacht Club, Bristol Yacht Club, and the Ida Lewis Yacht Club, along with Heart to Heart International invite you to participate in the inaugural Race for Ukraine Regatta, a friendly and heartfelt fundraising and sailing competition around Conanicut Island for PHRF boats, on…

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Races and Regattas

Clagett Sailing: 20 Years of Reaching for Success

By Sam Crichton

Clagett Sailing: 20 Years of Reaching for Success

Twenty-Twenty-Two brings with it the 20th Anniversary and a new decade for the C. Thomas Clagett, Jr. Memorial Clinic and Regatta.  In the 20 years since the first Clagett Regatta, which had five boats racing in Newport R.I., it has evolved into a multi-program organization providing opportunities for sailors with disabilities. The organization has rebranded for its future to be known as Clagett Sailing and with it a motto of Learn–Race-Win.  Learn-to Reach for Success!, Race-in the Corinthian spirit, Win-self-empowerment….

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Safety Demo Day at Stonington Harbor Yacht Club May 1

By Chris Szepessy

Safety Demo Day at Stonington Harbor Yacht Club May 1

Our friends at Stonington Harbor Yacht Club in Stonington, Connecticut will host a Safety Demonstration on Sunday, May 1 at 1:00 pm. This event is free and open to the public, participants are asked to register by calling 860-495-0114. As the summer boating season approaches, it is important to understand and know how to use a variety of safety devices on the water. Participants will meet on the dinghy dock at Stonington Harbor Yacht Club, 32 Water…

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