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.
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
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).
Balboa Yacht Club