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2016 Award Winners

Presented on Friday, August 19

End of Season Awards

Beginner A, Session 2:
Instructor Award: Ben Regan
Most Improved Award: Reed Wemple

Beginner B, Session 2:
Instructor Award: Asa Zimmerman
Most Improved Award: Arnav Ghosh

Intermediates, Session 2:
Instructor Award: South Fulweiler
Most Improved Award: Redwood Wright

Adventure Optimist, Session 2: 
Instructor Award: Sarah Turner
Most Improved Award: Garr Long

Adventure Sailing:
Instructor Award: Lindsey Dickson
Most Improved Award: James Grace
Keel Boats:
Instructor Award: Lulu Wright
Most Improved Award: Max Hunter
Apprentice 420, Session 2:
Instructor Award: Collette Fortenberry
Most Improved Award: Anais Ozer

Green Fleet:
Instructor Award: Annika Stookey
Most Improved Award: Courtney Danchak

Green Fleet Club Championships:
1. Lyric Zimmermann

Racing Opti:
Instructor Award: Chris Bazzano
Most Improved Award: Lily Moore
Opti Racing Club Championship
1. Dixon Wixted
2. Lily Moore
3. Jonathan Porter

Instructor Award: Aili Moffett
Most Improved Award: Stuart Wemple
420 Racing:
Instructor Award: Stuart Wemple
Most Improved Award: Theo Simmons
420 Club Championship:
1. Alden Grimes/Cyrus Ring-Petersen
2. Aili Moffett/Theo Simmons
3. Megan Grimes/Juji Ruggieri

CYC Perpetual Awards

Tim Colahan Memorial Trophy: Wyatt Tuff
Donated by Mrs. Elwood Colahan for the most promising sailor in the Apprentice Class.

High Heels Trophy: Lyric Zimmerman
Best record of any sailor in his/her first or second year of racing

Optimist Award: Dixon Wixted
For the best Optimist racer

Laser Award: Colin Moffet

Macleod 420 Championship Trophy: Adrian van der Wal
420 Long Distance Race

Junior Sailing Seamanship Trophy: Adrian van der Wal

Commodore Stephen H. Garnett Sportsmanship Trophy: Ali Moffet
Outstanding sportsmanship among junior competitive sailors

Instructor Award: Eliza Wright, Fiona Christie, Nate Housberg, and Hugh MacGillivray
Voted on by their peers for an outstanding contribution of an instructor to the goals and success of the CYC sailing program.


2016 NBYA Junior Sailing Racing Schedule:

CYC will host the Mary Rose Marshall Girls Clinic & Regatta July 14-15, 2016

Optimist Regattas: 

                 #1. July 6-7, Sail Newport. July 6 is a clinic day, 7th is a race day
                 #2. July 31, Saunderstown YC. This is a Sunday regatta!
                 #3. tbd

420 Regattas:
                #1. July 18-19, Sail Newport
                #2. tbd

               #1. @ CYC - date, tbd - 2 day event. 1st day will be a clinic
               #2. July 19, Wickford YC
               #3. August 3, Edgewood YC

Junior Race Week - August 15-17, Quonset, Compass Rose Beach: Green Fleet, Optimists, 420s, Lasers/Bytes, 29ers, maybe O'Pen Bics


Monday Night Sailing off the Dock, 2016

Monday, June 27, 2016 through August 15, CYC sailors are invited to 'Learn to race off the CYC Dock'. CYC members, all junior sailing and their parents are invited to do some relaxed racing off of the CYC dock. Arrival time is 4:30. First race is at about 5. Racing ends around 6/6:30 depending on the conditions and the weather. Hotdogs, watermelon, and lemonade will be available to participants afterwards. Feel free to bring your own food and use our grill too!  Junior Sailing staff will be on hand to assist and answer questions.

For more information, contact

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Nick Sertl, Islay Petrie, Hugh MacGillvary and Katja Sertl in CA for the 2012 US Sailing Chubb U.S. Junior Championship