Bill Simon 
Oakcliff Sailing 
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Friday September 19, 2014 at 9:00 AM 
Sunday September 21, 2014 at 5:00 PM 

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Oakcliff Sailing
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Oyster Bay, NY 11771

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Oakcliff September (Grade 4) Clinegatta

Match Race Clinegatta September 19 - 21, 2014


Coach Chris Poole

Racing September 20 & 21 

Clinic September 19

Oakcliff is bringing back the very popular Clinegatta format. The One-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 September Grade 4 Match Race Regatta is an wonderful way to step up to the next level of 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 coach for this Clinegatta will be Chris Poole who is currently the 28th ranked match race skipper in the world and second ranked in the USA. He intends to focus on boat handling, crew organization and race preparation. Chris is well known for his insightful and informative commentary at high level match race events. This will be his first time teaching a clinic and he is looking forward to working with everyone. 

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 August 31. 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.