BoatU.S Santa Maria Cup - Women's Grade 1 event
The ISAF 2006 Women Match Racing World Championship has just finished but we are standing on another pre-start to Women's Grade 1 event that will take place in Annapolis, USA.
All 10 invitations have been accepted, and the field is set. An impressive array of sailors will descend upon the Eastport Yacht Club May 31 through June 3, to contest for the BoatU.S. Santa Maria Cup. The sailors representing 3 continents will compete:
1/ Katie Spithill - Australia
2/ Italian Olympic hopeful Giulia Conti
3/ Lorenza Mariani - Italy
4/ Christelle Philippe - France
5/ Jen Provan - Canada
6/ Elizabeth Baylis - former BoatU.S. Santa Maria Cup winner from USA
7/ Carol Cronin - 2004 US Yngling Olympian
8/ Katy Pyle-Lovell - United States
9/ Deb Capozzi - United States
10/Jo Ann Fisher - United States
Today and tommorow registartion and practice are planned with first racing day to be held on Wednesday.