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The 2013 ICSA Match Race National Championship is being hosted by the University of South Florida and the St. Petersburg Yacht Club in St. Petersburg, FL. The regatta is being held on November 22nd-24th, 2013. Please follow along on facebook, twitter and also our website. Rich in history and tradition, the St. Petersburg Yacht Club is one of the oldest yacht clubs in the United States. Established in 1909 and having been completely renovated in the early 1990s, the Club is located on the beautiful waterfront in downtown St. Petersburg, Florida. A gathering place for avid boaters, it is also one of Tampa Bay's most prestigious social venues. Enjoying a reputation for warm hospitality, world-class sailing and outstanding dining, Club members and guests value and respect this tradition of excellence. The Cornelius Shields Sr. Trophy This trophy is awarded by the Intercollegiate Yacht Racing Association to the winner of the ICSA Sloop National Championship. The Sloop Championship was inaugurated in 1972 with the first championship held at the University of California at Irvine in Shields class sloops. To commemorate that event the PCIYRA donated the Cornelius Shields Trophy. The trophy was named in honor of Mr. Shields of Larchmont, New York, who was one of the most well known sailors of his time. An early benefactor of college sailing, Shields donated more than eighty Shields class sloops to colleges through out the United States and was named to the ICSA Hall of Fame in its initial year. In 2010 this event was changed to be a Match Racing event.
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