Our Story

The North American Eight Metre story began In 1928 when the New York Yacht Club commissioned 12 International 8mR yachts from the top designers and boat yards in Europe for delivery to Long Island Sound. In 1930 the RCYC selected the 8mR to revive the Canada’s Cup match racing series for the championship of the Great Lakes - Canada versus the USA.

Our Story Continues


2024 REGATTA SCHEDULE
Please click on the link below for details on
Events and Regattas planned for 2024.

More about 2024 Regattas and Events

2023 Trophy Winners

This year was an exciting year for racing.
Click below to find out who were the winners in 2023.

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In Memoriam

Hank Easom passed away on Feb 14, 2023.
Long time owner and racer of Yucca US 26. He raced Yucca to the very end.

 

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