Bill Simon 
Oakcliff Sailing 
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Thursday June 5, 2014 at 9:00 AM 
Sunday June 8, 2014 at 5:00 PM 

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Oakcliff Sailing
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Oyster Bay, NY 11771

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Oakcliff June Invitational (Grade 3)

Match Race Clinegatta June 5 - 8


Coach Scott Dickson

Racing June 7 - 8  

Clinic June 5 - 6

Oakcliff is bringing back the very popular Clinegatta format. The Two-Day Oakcliff Clinic is included in entry fee for invited skippers and crew. Independant sailors maybe accepted for the Clinic by registering below

The Oakcliff June Invitational Grade 3 Match Race Regatta is an wonderful way to begin the 2014 season against top notch competiton and  an opportunity to race in the Swedish Match 40s, the boats used for the last two events of 2014 GRAND SLAM Series (Knickerbocker Cup and the Oakcliff International) as well as on the World Match Racing Tour. The event will not only be thrilling for each team, but also very useful to teams competing in the GRAND SLAM or on the World Tour.

The winner of the Oakcliff June Invitational Clinegatta will receive an invitation to compete in The CMRC Grand Slam Event, August 15 - 17, 2014.

The coach for this Clinegatta will be Scott Dickson. 25 years experience match racing and one design experience. Member of Tag Hauer Challenge 1995 Americas Cup team. Please see below for more details.

Priority will be granted to skippers that have at least one season of prior match racing experience and based on the ISAF World Ranking List. Special consideration will be given to collegiate and women’s teams in addition to teams traveling a distance of more than 500 kilometers. Please send your reguest for invitation at least one month prior to the event.


Deadline May 10. Competitors may enter and pay their entry and deposit fees after receiving an invitation to this event.


Oakcliff Sailing has some of the best volunteers around. If you would like to join the team for the Oakcliff Spring Invitational Clinegatta,  please register below and indicate your interest. Volunteers a get front row seat to the action. Choose from housing, hospitality, race committee, umpire assistance and more. Once registered, the Oakcliff staff will contact you shortly to confirm your request and participation. 

Scott Dickson

  • International inshore and offshore experience as crew, skipper, tactician and navigator.
  • World class helmsman with 25 years Matchracing and one design experience.
  •  Team member of Tag Heuer Challenge, 1995 America's Cup San Diego.
  • Regular coach with RNZYS Youth Training Program in New Zealand and abroad.
  • Regular commentator at World Match Race Tour events.
  • US Sailing Judge.
  • Regular helmsman at international events including 3rd at 2013 US Match Racing Champship and Helmsman of the Week at Calves Week IRC regatta Ireland, 2013.