ISSA News

10 teams were in attendance all having qualified through their district eliminations or having received an at large berth. The St Petersburg Yacht Club just recently bought a brand new fleet of J70’s, which were used for the event.


St. George’s School Wins Team Racing Nationals High School Sailing (Interscholastic Sailing Association – ISSA) concluded the spring Championship season with the Team Racing Championship, held May 28-29 in Anacortes, WA. Twelve schools that advanced from seven district qualifiers competed in Club Flying Juniors for the Baker Trophy.


We just finished the ISSA Annual meeting last Friday during the Cressy Championships sponsored by Laser Performance being held at Old Dominion University. We had all 7 of our districts represented which is very important as we set various goals for our future. We have stability with our Board members with strong continuity each year as we move forward. This year we awarded Rob Hurd the Geoff Spranger Award recognizing extraordinary dedication and selflessness, and Bill Campbell and Mike Segerblom with the President’s Award for exception service to ISSA. Congratulations to all 3 well deserving recipients.


Congratulations to Joseph Hou from Newport Harbor for winning the Cressy Trophy in the Laser Radial.


Congratulations to Paul Didham from Point Loma High for winning the Cressy Trophy in the Laser Full Rig.


The top 36 singlehanded high school sailors from around the country will descend upon the Old Dominion University Sailing Center starting Friday, October 30 to compete in the Cressy High School Singlehanded Championship sponsored by LaserPerformance and the Old Dominion University Sailing Team in Norfolk, VA.


ISSA has achieved 4 records this year: 1. 502 schools registered 2. 5000+/- sailors participating in High School Sailing 3. The Mid Atlantic District (MAISA) is now 100 schools 4. 252 regattas over the 2014/2015 school year - with 3,943 teams competing in 32 weekends in the fall and spring.


NEWPORT BEACH — The Newport Sea Base honored Tim Hogan for his leadership in high school sailing with the 2015 Good Sea Scout award during a special award ceremony, May 21. - See more at: http://www.thelog.com/Racing/Article/Spotlight-on-Tim-Hogan#sthash.ksKy53tX.dpuf


UPDATE: While the US has selected an open and youth representative for the 2015 ISAF Team Racing Worlds, July 20-24, we have been offered two more spots in each division. The minimum age requirement for the Youth Division is that all competitors shall be at least 14 years old on 31 December 2015. All competitors entering the Youth Division shall be under 19 years of age on 31 December 2015 (i.e. born after 31 December 1996). Evidence of age shall be submitted to ISAF no later than the close of registration (the ISAF Technical Delegate may extend this deadline).


After a long weekend sailing in a wide range of conditions, Newport Harbor High School came out on top to claim the 2015 Mallory Trophy. Congratulations to the Sailors! Click on the headline for more details.


Second stop on the LaserPerformance High School Invitational flew by this weekend at the Washington Sailing Marina! Another great day on the water for the 14 participating high school teams!


Mamaroneck High School wins LaserPerformance High School Invitational #1 16 teams from all over New England gathered at Yale Corinthian Yacht Club 5/3/15 to kick off the Invitational!


The LaserPerformance High School Invitational kicks off this weekend at Yale Corinthian Yacht Club!


High School Sailing continues to expand! Just when we thought we had hit our highest number of registered schools, we have exceeded that number. High School sailing continues to be the fastest growing niche in sailing in the United States.


Congratulations to Southern Regional High School for winning the 2014 Great Oaks Regatta


Ideal seasonal conditions greeted competitors on the Thames River at the Coast Guard Academy in New London Connecticut.


Maine, Vermont high school sailors compete under bright skies on Rockland Harbor Thirteen high school sailing teams from Maine and Vermont joined Rockland Community Sailing Program sailors Sept. 29 to compete in a beautiful regatta on Rockland Harbor.


Severn School wins 2012 Atlantic Coast Championship


Falmouth High School wins the 2012-2013 Larry A. White Invitational hosted by the U.S. Coast Guard Academy October 13-14. After 16 races they managed to lead the field of 21 boats by 8 points.


Wickford YC hosts the 2012-2013 NESSA Singlehanded Championship for the Nancy Healy Trophy. Eleven full rig and 21 radial rig sailors vied for the 3 nationals berths in each fleet. Despite mother natures best efforts to provide difficult conditions the host were able to sail three races and determine and winner.


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