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Corinthian Yacht Club 2v2 Team Race - Hood Race Results

The 2017 Hood Trophy is the history books. Chicago Yacht Club, joining the event the first time in its four-year history, came out on top winning the event.

Well sailed by the home Corinthian team led by Doug Sabin and Jim Gabriel to finishing 4th after losing a tie break to Wianno.

Forbes Barber received the Wade Edwards Sportsmanship award for his race committee leadership on the water which resulted in outstanding fair sailing for all.

Final Results

  1. Chicago Yacht Club
  2. Eastern Yacht Club Sailing
  3. Wianno Yacht Club
  4. Corinthian Yacht Club
  5. Boston Yacht Club
  6. Severn Sailing Association
  7. Bristol Yacht Club
  8. Royal Perth Yacht Club

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Corinthian Yacht Club 2v2 Team Race

Welcome Competitors to the 2017 Corinthian Yacht Club 2v2 Team Race for the Frederick E. Hood Trophy.

Linked below are the 2017 regatta documents including the Notice of RaceSailing InstructionsRotation and Team Rosters

We look forward to a great weekend of Team Racing with all of you. 


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America's Cup Viewing Party Sunday, June 11th

Come down to the Club Sunday, June 11th at 1 p.m. and check out NBC's live coverage of the 35th America's Cup as Sir Ben Ainslie, Jimmy Spithill and Dean Barker foil across Bermuda's Great Sound at 40 knots! And if that's not enough, thanks to our friends at Goslings we will have plenty of America's Cup themed giveaways including t-shirts and hats. Members of the Sailing Committee will be on hand to talk about CYC's Sail Forward Program and the many sailing opportunities CYC has to offer this summer. So be sure to stop by, say hi, have a Dark and Stormy and watch some of the world's best sailors battle it out for the oldest trophy in international sport.


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Linblad Leads MIT to Elite 8 Finish at Team Race National Championship

CYC member and MIT Head Sailing Coach Matt Lindblad led the Engineerís to an Elite 8 finish at the 2017 ICSA LaserPerformance Team Race National Championship over the weekend. 

In the programís first-ever appearance at the Team Race National Championship, the No. 15-nationally ranked MIT sailing team finished eighth overall of 16 teams. In the head-to-head format, the Engineers compiled a record of 9-6 in the preliminary round and advanced to the round of eighth where MIT went 1-6 to take eighth overall in the highly competitive field. 

For the complete results of the National Championship, click here.


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Two CYC Boats Compete at 46th FIGAWI

Over Memorial Day weekend, two CYC boats competed at the 46th Annual FIGAWI Race, which is not only a top sailing event on the east coast, but is known nationally, as well as internationally. 

After the Kickoff Party at Hyannis Yacht Club on Friday, May 26th, skippers began assembling early Saturday morning preparing their boats, gathering their crews and heading out to the start line. Around 200 plus sailboats in 13 divisions left Hyannis Port between 10 a.m. and noon, depending on their handicapped start time, and raced across Nantucket Sound, in various courses, to be the first one to reach Nantucket. 

In Division H, CYC member Marc Knittle and his wife Miriam, took to the water with eight companions on the Patriot. Knittle and his crew placed third in their respective division that featured 13 vessels, finishing with a time of 4:45.11. 

Christopher Brolly represented CYC in the B Division, taking fourth out of 10 teams with a time of 7:46.41 on his boat, the High Tea. 

FIGAWI race weekend kicks off the Cape Code and Nantucket summer season. Entries include over 200 sailboats ranging from families promoting the sport of sailing to competitive sailors alike, bringing three thousand sailors and visitors hailing from all over the country including the Caribbean, as well as a local.

For the complete results of the 46th FIGAWI, click here.