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Bill Simon 
Oakcliff Sailing
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Thursday July 30, 2015 at 9:00 AM 
Sunday August 2, 2015 at 5:00 PM 

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Oakcliff Sailing
4 South Street
Oyster Bay, NY 11771

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Oakcliff August Invitational (Grade 4)

Match Race Clinegatta

July 30 - August 2


Coach Rod Dawson


Racing August 1 & 2

Clinic July 30 & 31

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.

We are thrilled to have Rod Dawson as the coach for this event. A few highlights from his career; 3 America's Cups, 4 time Match Race World Champion, Champion in Farr 40, RC 44, TP 52, Laser and Maxi boats. Recently Rod has been tactician on US One, Taylor Canfields match racee team.

The Oakcliff May Invitational Grade 4 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 Oakcliff International as well as this years US Match Race Championship. 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 this regatta will earn a spot in the Oakcliff Halloween Invitational. The winner of the Oakcliff July Grade 5 will earn a qualification spot in this grade 4.

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.

Notice of Race

Deadline June 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.