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NJYRA is a member of the

United States Sailing Association 

Area "C"

NJYRA Welcomes all Sailors to the 2014 Season

All NJYRA Junior Sailors:

This is a great opportunity for our Junior Sailors since the boats WILL BE PROVIDED for our team!

However the event is June 29 and resumes will be used to select the NJYRA team.  So time is of the essence!

US Sailing will be holding the Area C qualifier on June 29 for the 3 Handed Juniors at the Corinthian Yacht Club of Philadelphia

Registrations will need to be submitted by June 22.  Due to the short time frame NJYRA will be unable to hold a qualifying regatta.

If anyone who is 18 or less in 2014 is interested in participating they need to submit a resume ASAP to Joe Malik, NJYRA Secretary at joemalik@att.net.  We need your resume by June 15 to make selections!

NJYRA will be able to send one qualifying team of 3-4 junior sailors to Philadelphia this year, the supplied boat to be sailed in a Round Robin format will be J-22's. It is a triple handed event but a team may also have a fourth person as alternate

The finals this year will be held at the Grand Traverse Yacht Club in Traverse City, MI August 4-8, so you should not submit a resume unless you are able to commit to this date as well.

In case anyone is interested in the Junior Single and Double Handed (Smythe & Bemis) these will be decided in an open regatta, bring your own boat, in Laser Radials and 420's at the Cape May Corinthian Yacht Club on July 9.

More information including NOR's and registration forms is available at:

http://www.ussailing.org/racing/championships/youth/juniorchamps/


The 2014 Meeting schedules is as follows:
January 16th
February 20th
March 20th
April 17t
May 15th
Thursday, June 5th
Shrewsbury River YC
All meetings will be held on the 3rd Thursday of the month at Monmouth Boat Club in Red Bank, NJ starting at 7:30 pm.

The North Jersey Yacht Racing Association (NJYRA) Mission is to:

  • Encourage and promote racing of sailing yachts under current rules as adopted by the United States Sailing Association;

  • Encourage and promote sailing activities among members of this Association and other groups with which it interacts;

  • Enforce rules governing sailing competitions and conduct of sailing competitions among member clubs of this Association;

  • Exercise advisory jurisdiction over activities carried on by member clubs of this Association;

  • Foster educational programs for training of members in the science of seamanship and navigation;

  • Promote educational and scientific purposes by aiding in training of amateur sailors;

  • Provide training for candidates and their crews for competitions;

  • Promote and make available to contestants in aforesaid sailing events new developments in design, construction, sails and rigging of craft of the type used in such contests;

  • Foster and promote public interest in participation of aforesaid sailing events;

  • Coordinate and aid candidates with information for these sailing events;

  • And generally aid and promote informational exchange among its member clubs and associations.




Please send comments, and suggestions to: Dave Long at mendham.david@gmail.com