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Traverse City will be a showcase of the nation’s top youth sailing talent when 93 sailors from around the country gather on West Grand Traverse Bay for the US SAILING Chubb U.S. Junior Championships. Sponsored by the Chubb Group of Insurance Companies and Vanguard Sailboats, these championships will be held August 4th – 8th, 2014 featuring single-, double-, and triple-handed events. The respective Sears, Bemis, and Smythe trophies are the oldest and most prestigious awards in American youth sailing.
Hosted jointly by the Grand Traverse Yacht Club and Traverse Area Community Sailing, the triple-handed competition will be contested in Interlake one-design boat, the double-handed division in C420 one-designs and the solo event in a one-design yet to be announced. Sailors from throughout the continental U.S. and Hawaii will represent their yacht club or sailing organization in the competition, working early in the week with with US Sailing’s national level coaches and then racing on two separate courses through Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday.