Only few days are left in the beginning of the year 2017 and calendar for the year is prepared and soon will be released.
As far as the sailing sport event in 2017 is concerned, then authorities have decided on dates and calendar for this too has been done. Some of the major events that are going to take place in the United States at the youth level have been scheduled and details for same are out.
- Rose Cup (US YMRC) 2017 United States Youth Match Racing Championship
US YMRC 2017 event will take place between 14 to 18 June. Venue of the event is Boat club Fort Worth on Eagle Mountain Lake in their J/22’s. Sailors of age group between 16-20 years can take part in this competition; however, the skippers will select via resume. Skippers will be able to send a resume after January 2017. Detailed information about eligibility and invitation format will get published on the website of US YMRC by the end of January. According to the terms of 2017, teams US YMRC will comprise of four sailors in which one male and one female have to be there.
- 2017 (YMRWC) Youth Match Racing World Championship
The championship for session 2017 will take place from July 30 to August 5. The event will take place at Yacht Club Balboa in Corona del Mar. Sailors who have not turned 23 in 2017 will be eligible to take part in this event. In this event too, the skipper selection will be done on the basis of a resume. US match racing sailing website will publish information about invitation details under the column “Youth Match Racing”. The information about the application is likely to get published on 1 of January 2017 and will remain active till 15th of February 2017.
- 2017 Governor’s Cup
Governor’s Cup 2017 will take place in July from 17- 22. The event will take place at Yacht Club Balboa in Corona del Mar, California. Sailors haven’t turned 23 before July 23, 2017 can participate in this event. Selection of skippers will be done on the basis of a resume. Application for same will be available on the Yacht Club Balboa website under category “Youth Sailing”. The information will remain active till May 12, 2017.