Racing set for junior sailors
Monday, July 19th 2021
Come watch the Midcoast area’s best junior sailors compete on 420s in the fourth annual Camden Classics Cup Youth Regatta (CCCYR), Friday, July 30, 2021. CCCYR is organized for sailors aged 12-18. Forty-eight racers aboard twenty-four, 420 sailing dinghies participated in 2019.
This regatta is organized by Thomas and Kathryn Turansky of Jeff's Marine in Thomaston, Maine. Camden National Bank, Doyle Sails and Lyman-Morse are sponsors. French & Brawn provides lunch for the youth racers. Maine Boats, Homes & Harbors Magazine is the awards' sponsor.
Youth racers will attend the CCC Skippers Meeting on Friday morning before their own Youth Regatta Skippers Meeting. They will race 420 dinghies in spinnaker and non-spinnaker classes in Camden Harbor, just west of the CCC race course. Post-race recap to be conducted by Chris Howes of Doyle Sails.
Participating sailing programs have included Camden Area Youth Sailing Program; The Rockport Boat Club; The Apprenticeshop, Rockland; Harraseeket Yacht Club; Tarratine Yacht Club; Big Tree Boating of Islesboro; North Haven Casino YC; Castine Yacht Club; George Stevens Academy.
The CCC Youth Regatta is part of the 5th edition of the Camden Classics Cup, July 29-31. More than 90 boats have registered, making this the largest fleet since the regatta began in 2016. It was not held in 2020. For a complete schedule and more information go to: www.camdenclassicscup.com