53rd annual Governor’s Cup will feature top youth match racing skippers from AUS, DEN, GBR, NZL, USA
With several highly-ranked match-racing skippers (of any age), the July 15-20 “GovCup” may again qualify for 2nd straight award of Grade 1 status, unprecedented for youth events
'Top Women's’ Match Racing skipper Clare Costanzo, will sail in her third and final Cup representing Australia’s Royal Prince Alfred Yacht Club, which also has been regularly represented in the top ranks of past Governor’s Cups'.
NEWPORT BEACH, CA (Monday, April 22, 2019) – The Selection Committee for Balboa Yacht Club’s Governor’s Cup International Youth Match Racing Championship, presented by Disc Sports and Spine Center, today named ten skippers and a first alternate to compete in this year’s 53rd Annual “GovCup”. Based on the April World Sailing Open (non-age limited) match racing rankings of the invited skippers, the Club may again seek an upgrade from World Sailing to Grade 1 status, as was granted for the 2018 Governor’s Cup.