The Notice of Race for the first of two Women's Match Race Qualifying Regattas
The Notice of Race (NOR) for the first of two Women's Match Race Qualifying Regattas for the 2011 US Sailing Team AlphaGraphics (USSTAG) has been published online at http://sailingteams.ussailing.org/Events/2011WMRQual.htm
Hosted by the Key Biscayne Yacht Club, in Miami, Fla., the 2011 US Sailing Team AlphaGraphics Women's Match Race Qualifying Regatta will utilize the Elliot 6m and is scheduled for January 7-9, 2011. Up to eight skippers that meet the eligibility requirements and request an invitation by December 15, 2010 will be invited to compete.
The top two skippers will qualify for US SAILING’s 2011 Rolex Miami OCR.
The second opportunity for athletes to qualify for the 2011 USSTAG will be based on performance at the 2011 Rolex Miami OCR, the second ISAF Sailing World Cup event scheduled for January 23-29, in Miami, Fla. The Notice of Race will be posted soon.
Women's Match Race Qualification System Defined for 2011/2012 Events
The Rules for the Women's Match Race Qualification are posted online and outline how members of the 2011 US Sailing Team AlphaGraphics will qualify for women’s match racing events throughout 2011 and 2012 in the lead up to the 2012 Olympic Regatta, set for July 27- August 12, 2012 in Weymouth/Portland, England. http://sailingteams.ussailing.org/Events/2011WMRQual/Rules.htm
For additional details on 2011 US Sailing Team AlphaGraphics Selection: http://sailingteams.ussailing.org/Selection/USSTAG/2011.htm