Category: News & Announcements
Independence Cup / US Para Sailing Championships – Chicago
August 9 – Chicago Il.
Three Challenging days of sailing concluded with two winners. Rudy Trejo won the Independence Cup, and Matt Koblenzar was the US Sailing Para Sailing singlehanded champion. Chris Childers from San Francisco rounded out the podium.
The fleet enjoyed one day of light winds, a second day of medium winds with chop, then a third day cancelled due to ongoing thunder storm activity.
The fleet enjoyed some new sailors including Eli Workman. All of the sailors were treated to amazing hospitality from Peter Goldman, Mike Nolan and their amazing team and the Judd Goldman Adaptive Sailing Foundation.
Next up is Canadian Nationals in Toronto. This fleet is looking stacked and should produce some great sailing.
Mr. Green Builds a Picket Fence
Welcome to Rockport – 2.4 meter invitational preview
- Friday tune up clinic
- Friday night off site dinner (sponsored by CAC Racing and North Shore Adaptive Sailing)
- Continental breakfast
- Beer sponsor (Thanks Rockport Brewing Co. Rockport Brewing Company )
- Saturday night on site dinner
- Fantastic venue
Winter Series Finale – Can Am 4&5 – US Nationals
Can Am 4
The Can Am 4, a two day series started with light air, but then built over the 2 day series. After 6 races, Dee Smith emerged victorious followed by Bruce Millar and Allen Liebel. in a 22 boat fleet. This series was a perfect warmup for the next 3 days of sailing.
Can Am 5 (US Nationals)
Can Am Series
A Newcomers Perspective
” Very competitive and high quality racing. Club, racers and race committee extremely welcoming, friendly and professional. Competitors were extra helpful to newbies, lots of tips and tricks shared making event fun for all.Fleet is well behaved making it very comfortable with tight quarter racing.My second year, big improvement every day for me personally.”
Links to Results
The fleet moves north for the Summer. There are no less than 5 great events planned in the US for this summer as well as several in Canada. The upcoming schedule includes:
- Spring Invitational – Tred Avon Yacht Club, Oxford Maryland – April 30, 2022
- Claggett Clinic & Regatta – Sail Newport, Newport, RI – June 21, 2022
- SBYC invite – Sandy Bay Yacht Club, Rockport, MA – July 8, 2022
- US Disabled Nationals Independance Cup – Goldman Sailing, Chicago, IL August 4, 2022
Check the events calendar on our home page for complete details.