Young American Junior Big Boat Sailing Team to compete in 2016 Newport Bermuda Race


Posted on Scuttlebutt Sailing News – Tuesday, February 23, 2016 — Issue 4524

One of the boats that will compete for the Youth Trophy in the 2016 Newport Bermuda Race is High Noon, a Tripp 41 that has been loaned by her owners, Steve and Heidi Benjamin, to the Young American Junior Big Boat Sailing Team, at American Yacht Club (Rye, NY). “This Bermuda Race will be the culmination of at least three years of work by these juniors,” said Peter Becker, one of the project’s leaders. “First they did overnight distance races, then weekend races, and then they looked for opportunities to sail offshore.” Read more at Scuttlebutt Sailing News and at Newport Bermuda 2016 Race website