Team Clagett was established in 2020 as a means of providing selected Clagett sailors the opportunity to experience training and racing at National and World Championship sailing events. The first Team Clagett event will be the 2.4mR World Championships held at Davis Island Yacht Club in Tampa, Florida USA in November of 2022. For this event Team Clagett will consist of sailors and a world renowned coach. Team Clagett will continue to raise funds for Clagett sailors to attend future national and world championship regattas. The members of Team Clagett will be chosen based on the top three finishers with a disability at the C. Thomas Clagett, Jr. Memorial Clinic and Regatta (Clagett Newport) in Newport, RI plus the next highest placing boat grant recipient.
A: Team Clagett is limited to sailors with a current para classification of minimum disability.
A: Only North American sailors (Canada, Mexico and the U.S., including U.S. territories) are eligible to be on Team Clagett.
Q: If I skip the clinic and only participate in Clagett Newport's race days, can I still qualify for Team Clagett?
A: You must participate and attend the full Clagett Newport regatta: Registration June 21, Clinic days June 22-23. Race days June 24-26, 2022.
A: You must be present at the Awards Ceremony to be a member of Team Clagett.
A: Financial support will be determined by a budget created by Clagett Sailing to send the four team members and a coach to the 2.4mR Open Worlds in Tampa, FL.
A: Yes, Team Clagett will have a coach and a coach boat at the 2.4mR Open Worlds.
A: Team Clagett support can go towards, but is not limited to, transport costs, hotels, food costs and regatta logistics in general.
A: You will be expected to represent Clagett Sailing, and exhibit the highest level of sportsmanship both on and off the water. You will be expected to wear the provided Clagett gear and sail with Clagett branding on the 2.4mRs hull and mainsail. You will be expected to attend and compete in the 2.4mR World Championships and 2.4mR Para World Championships in Florida in November of 2022 with Team Clagett.
Q: What if one of the top three finishers is unable to participate in, or ineligible for, Team Clagett?
A: If one of the top three finishing qualified competitors is unable to participate in Team Clagett the next top qualifying finisher, referred to as the first reserve, in the 2.4mR fleet will be on Team Clagett.
A: For 2022 Team Clagett eligibility is limited to competitors in the 2.4mR class.
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Team Clagett members will be listed below as they are established.
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