December 12, 2019
And they didn’t forget about youth
The Royal New Zealand Sailing Club (NZRYS) today announced the holding of the America's Youth Cup on the new 9-meter AC9F class single-hull winged yachts designed and built by New Zealand-based design company Yachting Developments.
The revival of this regatta is an initiative of NZRYS, China Sport Industry group and Emirates Team New Zealand. The cup will be held in several stages:
1. Fleet racing in China in November 2020
2. Match flight in Auckland from February 18 to February 23, 2021
3. The final race from March 8 to 12, 2021
According to the rules of the team race, sailors from 18 to 24 years old can be participants. Also in a team of 4 people, the number of boys and girls should be the same – 2/2, and their total weight should not exceed 311 kilograms.
In accordance with the rules of the Cup of America, this race is also a competition of yacht clubs. But unlike previous editions, several applications from one country are allowed. Registration of applications will last from December 12 to February 29, 2020 (yes, the year will be a leap year)
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