US SAILING's US Women's Match Racing Championship begins today in Newport, RI and runs through to 3 October.
Judging by the list of experienced competitors from across the country, this year's event promises to be very exciting: the list includes recent Olympians, members of the US Sailing Team, World Champions, Yachtswomen of the Year, Collegiate All-Americans, just to list a few. New York Yacht Club is the experienced host of the event. Rolex Watch USA is a proud sponsor of the US Women's Match Racing Championship.
The winning team of the Championship will be awarded the US SAILING Allegra Knapp Mertz Trophy. New York Yacht Club and the Royal Bermuda Yacht Club recently arranged that the winner of the event will also receive an invitation to the Cicada International Women's Match Racing Championship, which will be held at the Royal Bermuda Yacht Club next month (October 16-19).
For more information on the US Women's Match Racing Championship, including biographies of the competitors please visit the website below.
Competitor List as at 14 September 2004
||Liz Merrifield Filter
||Marie KLOK CRUMP
||Cheryl Pers Rembert