Class News

2020 NAs now the Long Island Sound Championship

Welcome!  Etchells Fleet 15 and the Shelter Island Yacht Club are very excited to host the 2020 Long Island Sound Championship scheduled for September 25-27, 2020. Due to continuing Covid-19 restrictions, the previously scheduled Etchells North American Championship...

ACCs at Marblehead cancelled

Unfortunately, the regatta originally scheduled for July 24-26 has been cancelled. Organizers of the Helly Hansen National Offshore One-Design Regatta series, in conjunction with Marblehead Racing Association, have canceled the 2020 edition of the NOOD at Marblehead...

2020 West Coast Spring Series/US Nationals

Message from the San Diego Fleet 13 fleet captain regarding the status of the WCSS and US Nationals: Sailors and friends, while this was foreseeable, all hoped that this communication wouldn't have to be sent.  It would have been a beautiful day of racing the Bill...

Benjamin – Stella Blue crew win 2020 Sidney Doren Memorial Regatta

The Sidney Doren Memorial Regatta, the second event of the 2019-20 Etchells Biscayne Bay Series, attracted 41 teams on January 11-12 in Miami, FL. After stumbling with an 18th in the opening race, Steve Benjamin’s team of Michael Menninger, Ian Liberty, and Joseph...

International Class meeting summary

The Special General Meeting of the International Etchells Class Association was held on December 7, 2019. The required quorum was established to open the meeting. Two changes to the Class Rules were proposed and discussed by those present. The changes include the...

Benjamin wins Louis Piana Cup Regatta

The Etchells Biscayne Bay Series has been one of the major Etchells regatta series since 1994, attracting competitors has from all over the world. The 2019-20 edition got underway with 47 boats for the Louis Piana Cup Regatta on December 7-8 in Miami, FL. Steve...

International Etchells Class Special General Meeting Announced

ANNOUNCEMENT OF A SPECIAL GENERAL MEETING ON DECEMBER 7, 2019 AT 1800 A request has been submitted to the Class Chairman and Secretary calling for a special general meeting of the International Etchells Class. This is permitted by the Class Association Rules section...

Eight Bells – Bubbles Shattuck

The world of sailing, and the world in general, lost one of its great ones with the passing of Robert F. (Bubbles) Shattuck of Oxford, MD on October 4, 2019. Robert was born on Valentine’s Day (fittingly) in 1937 to Wilfred C. Shattuck and Julia Emma Salas Shattuck....

2019 Etchells New England Championship

Robert Hitchcock and his crew on "Chemical Monkey" sails a brilliant last day on his way to winning the Etchells fleet. - photo © Paul Todd / Outside Images / NOOD. In the Etchells fleet, a fantastic final day by Robert Hitchcock (Dorchester, MA) and his crew, Kent...

2019 North American Championship

Houston Yacht Club hosted from May 6-12 as part of the Road to the 2019 World Championship. Congratulations to Scott Kaufman, Diego Stefani, Lucas Calabrese, and Austen Anderson on the win! RESULTS...