Class News

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.

Thank You, Pam!

Thank you to Pam Mayer from US Etchells Class Association To all US Etchells Fleet Captains, I would like to share the announcement of the resignation, effective today, of Pam Mayer as the Class Secretary of the US Etchells Class Association. On behalf of the class, I...

LIS Championship – Day 2

Sunday dawned bright and breathless for the 20-boat Etchells LIS Champs fleet and out on the course, a drift-a-thon ensued. The courageous Larchmont RC set up due North of Hempstead Harbor in mid-sound, ready to catch the anticipated southerly.

Long Island Sound Championships – Day 1

Long Island Sound in July can be notorious for no wind and Saturday was no exception for the one design competitors eagerly anticipating competition as part of Larchmont race week!