Class News

2018 North American Championship

Registration is open for the North Americans and the lead-up Great Lakes Championship. September is a great time to be in Chicago! Get all the details here. This year's Etchells North American Championship will be in Chicago September 13-15, at the Chicago Yacht...

2018 US Nationals – Day 2: Big Breeze, sunscreen needed

Welcome to Corpus Christi, have a nice day!! The morning brought sun and heat. At the 9am morning debrief, the breeze was already up higher than it was for the third race yesterday.  The fleet decided that we really didn't need to sail a big race track, so the...

2018 Atlantic Coast Championship won by Caramba

Congratulations to Jose Fuentes, Ian Coleman, and Luke Lawrence! Link through for the report, results, and great photos. Day One Report Overall Report RESULTS ETCHELLS ATLANTIC COAST CHAMPIONSHIP FINISHES OFF WITH PICTURESQUE SAILING CONDITIONS Rye, N.Y. (May 20,...

Eight Bells – Kenneth Strong Batzer

A tribute to a true friend of the Etchells Class: Kenneth Strong Batzer (7/21/45 – 5/13/2018) was an avid sailor who was passionate about all aspects of the sport; from one design and offshore racing, to organizing regattas and trophy presentation. He grew up sailing...

2019 Etchells Worlds dates set

The schedule for the 2019 (June 20-29) Etchells World Championship has been finalized. Mark your calendars, schedule your time off from work!

2018 Atlantic Series

Start the Spring/Summer season off right! Preview from Sail World The Etchells Atlantic Series will be a five-regatta series, starting with Atlantic Coast Championship at American Yacht Club, followed by the New England Championship at Shelter Island Yacht Club, then...

2018 US Nationals entry now open

Welcome to the Etchells 2018 United States National Championship. The regatta website is live with all the details. Online registration is open! Sign up here. Corpus Christi Yacht Club in conjunction with the US Etchells Class Association and Etchells Fleet 23...

Peter Duncan – US Sailing’s 2017 Rolex Yachtsman of the Year

Peter Duncan (Rye, New York), 58, a life-long one-design sailor and proud member of the American Yacht Club, was once again at the top of his game in 2017 at the highest-levels of international competition and in a variety of sailboat classes. He received this honorable distinction for first time in his illustrious career.