Regatta Notice No. 1

A press release was issued today announcing that the following skippers have been selected from a record number of 26 prospective teams, based on their submitted résumés, to participate in the 51st Annual Governor’s Cup hosted by Balboa Yacht Club in Newport Beach, CA July 17-22, 2017.
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Regatta Notice No. 1

REGATTA NOTICE No. 1

May 25, 2017

A press release was issued today announcing that the following skippers have been selected from a record number of 26 prospective teams, based on their submitted résumés, to participate in the 51st Annual Governor’s Cup hosted by Balboa Yacht Club in Newport Beach, CA July 17-22, 2017.

 

Australia (AUS)

Mr. Will Boulden, 21        Royal Freshwater Bay Yacht Club          Perth

Ms. Clare Costanzo, 20   Royal Prince Alfred Yacht Club               Sydney

Mr. Lachy Gilmour, 20      Royal Freshwater Bay Yacht Club          Perth

Mr. Harry Price, 21           Cruising Yacht Club Australia                 Sydney

 

Japan (JPN)

Mr. Leonard Takahashi, 18    Royal New Zealand Yacht Squadron    Auckland

 

New Zealand (NZL)

Mr. George Anyon, 22        Royal New Zealand Yacht Squadron      Auckland

 

United Kingdom (GBR)

Mr. James Pinder, 21         Cambridge University Cruising Club   Cambridge

Mr. Matt Whitfield, 20          Penarth Yacht Club                             Penarth, Wales

 

United States (USA)

Mr. Greiner Hobbs, 20         Davis Island Yacht Club                      Tampa, FL

Mr. Christophe Killian, 20    Balboa Yacht Club                               Newport Beach, CA

Mr. Christopher Weis, 21     Del Rey Yacht Club                             Los Angeles, CA

 

The 12th entry will be the winner of the Rose Cup, emblematic of the U.S. Youth Match Racing Championship, that will be held at the Fort Worth Boat Club, Fort Worth, TX, in June.

Alternates named in case any of the foregoing cannot compete, in order of precedence: Charlie Welsh (USA, Newport Harbor YC), Will Eastman (NZL, Royal Port Nicholson YC) and Patrick Shanahan (USA, Stamford YC).

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Balboa Yacht Club

www.GovCupRacing.com

sailing@balboayachtclub.com

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