July 21, 2014

48th Annual Governor’s Cup Youth Match Racing Regatta

Here is a series of video reports from the 48th Annual Governor's Cup Regatta, an invitational youth match race regatta for the world's top sailors ages 21 and under held each year at the Balboa Yacht Club in Newport Beach, California.

Racing in three-person teams sailing Allen Andrews-designed Governor's Cup 21-footers, the regatta has a long history of developing the skills for tomorrow's America's Cup racers.


Thursday Race Recap - July 17, 2014

About 3 minutes.


Friday Race Recap - July 18, 2014

A little over 3 minutes.


Friday Extra - July 18, 2014

Gary Jobson interviews Sam Gilmour, youth skipper with Australia's Royal Freshwater Bay Yacht Club whose team won this year's Governor's Cup Regatta, on his dad's influence, and his goals for the World Match Racing Tour, and ultimately the America's Cup.


Saturday Finals - July 19, 2014

Glenn Highland, Commodore of Balboa Yacht Club, talks about their signature regatta of the year. Plus highlights from the final series of match racing, with Australia's Sam Gilmour and USA's Nevin Snow.

About 3-1/2 minutes.


Press Conference - July 19, 2014

Before the final round of match racing, Gary Jobson and Andy Rose interview Australia's Sam Gilmore and USA's Nevin Snow, the two finalists in the 48th Annual Governor's Cup Regatta at Balboa Yacht Club. Also at the press conference is Golden Gate Yacht Club's Norbert Bajurin, talking about the 35th America's Cup and the importance that the Governor's Cup plays in developing future America's Cup racers.

About 5-1/2 minutes.


Interview with Andy Rose

Gary Jobson interviews Balboa Yacht Club's Andy Rose, who as a youth won the Governor's Cup twice in a row (1969 & 1970), and now works to ensure the Cup remains a strong program for developing the skills of future America's Cup racers.

About 2-1/2 minutes.

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