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  • Orange Bowl 2016


    Happy new year y’all! 2016 came to an end after an awesome Orange Bowl Regatta. The GCYSA Laser team had a great regatta, some new personal bests where achieved. Each sailor put together a good qualifying series and an even better finals. Lots of lessons where learnt […]

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  • Laser D13’s 2016, Lauderdale YC


    Congratulations to GCYSA Laser sailor Charlotte Rose 2016 District 13 Champion! Charlotte put up an impressive score, winning 2 races! Thank you to Lauderdale Yacht Club for hosting a great event. 7 races were sailed over the weekend in perfect conditions. Congratulations to all the GCYSA laser […]

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  • US Sailing Olympic Development Program Thanksgiving Racing Camp


    GCYSA was proud to support a full team of both Lasers and I420s at the most recent ODP training camp in Miami.  See below for a full write up from Sailing World magazine! Miami ODP Racing Camp Offers Best of Both Worlds BY STUART STREULI /   TUESDAY, 29 […]

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  • 2016 SEISA Cressy Singlehanded HS Qualifiers


    This weekend was the SEISA single handed qualifier for the Laser and Radial classes. The regatta was held at Galveston Sea Base, the same venue which will be used for the finals later this month. The race committee did an excellent job of running 13 races over […]

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  • 2016 Cannonball Run; Palacios YC


    Thank you to Palacios Yacht Club for hosting the 2016 Cannonball Run this weekend. It was a great event, 6 races took place across the fleets over the two days. On Saturday 5 races where completed with variable light to moderate shifty breeze. Unfortunately today there was […]

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  • 2016 Chubb Championships; Mission Bay, CA


    Texas’ Area F/GCYSA had a strong showing at this year’s Bemis/Smythe/Sears Championship.. Charlotte Rose took 2nd in the hotly contested Radial class, just ahead of GCYSA alumni Skylar Bayman (who is heading to Cal Maritime for his freshman year!) Props also to Dane Byerly (GCYSA Alum)/ Carson Shields (GCYSA Laser team)/Laura Masterson for […]

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  • US Youth Champs 2016; San Diego, CA


    And that’s a wrap on the summer! GCYSA sailors have again scattered as most travel home from a long summer of travel and racing.  US Youth Champs this year tested sailors with big fleets, flat water, and sometimes predictable, sometimes random shifty breezes.  All athletes improved their racing […]

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  • 2016 US Junior Women’s Singlehanded Championships


    A massive congratulations to GCYSA Laser sailor Kiera O’Reardon for finishing in second place at the US Junior Women’s Singlehanded Championships! Kiera sailed a great event in some extremely difficult conditions in Seattle to take home the silver at the Leiter Cup.  This finish secures her automatic […]

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