Class News

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...

Have you voted yet?

A ballot has been sent via email for four proposed changes to the International Etchells Class Rules and the election of governors for the next two year term. All 2018 "Active/Owner" members are invited to vote. If you did not receive the email invitation, please use...

2018 North American Championship

Scott Kaufman and the crew on Rebel battled through to the very end to win the 2018 North American Championship at Chicago Yacht Club. This makes two years in a row for Scott and his team as they also won in 2017 in San Diego. Repeats wins are hard to accomplish!

2018 Lobster Bowl Sept 22-23

Registration is $375 (includes racing, parties, three lobster dinners, and haul/launch). There is still some free housing available. Link to the regatta page for more information and online...

2018 Canadian Nationals

The 2018 Etchells Canadian Nationals was combined with the inaugural Hans Fogh Memorial Regatta. It was sailed out of the Royal Hamilton Yacht Club, Hamilton, Ontario, which was the home club for Hans Fogh.

Eight Bells: John McConnell

International Etchells Class life member John McConnell passed away on July 16, 2018. Full story on Scuttlebutt