MARINA DEL REY, CA — On the finish of July, the oldest and most prestigious youth match racing regatta returns to the coast of Newport Seashore, sponsored by DISC Sports activities & Backbone Middle of Marina Del Rey.
This 12 months’s Governor’s Cup regatta, DISC groups with the Balboa Yacht Membership to assist the Worldwide Youth Match Racing Championship for the second time in three years.
Founding director Dr. Robert S. Bray, Jr. has pledged to proceed his function as “fleet surgeon,” aiding with member well being and advising the Membership on COVID security and different protocols making the occasion attainable.
The GovCup, as it’s affectionately recognized to space sailors, will happen July 26-31. The inaugural GovCup occasion was held in 1967. GovCup alumni, who hail from 16 nations and 5 continents, are among the many most well-known and profitable worldwide sailors.
DISC has lengthy been a champion of aggressive crusing and its notable skippers and strategists, counting such prestigious names as America’s Cup winners Jimmy Spithill and Tom Slingsby among the many sufferers the middle has helped return to sport.