PORTSMOUTH, R.I. (February 25, 2009) - Registration is now open for the 2009 U.S. Junior Women's Singlehanded Championship for the Nancy Leiter Clagett Memorial Trophy. The event will be held at Westhampton Yacht Squadron from July 19-24, in Remsenburg, NY and will be preceded by a clinic.
Sponsored by LaserPerformance and raced in Laser Radials, this Championship is an open event for women sailors between 13 and 18 years old, who are U.S. citizens, and no pre-qualification is required. Charters will be awarded based on date of application and distance. The top half competitors will also be invited to an invitational Junior Women's clinic which will be held in spring 2010. Registration closes June 1st.