2022 United States Multihull Championship – US Sailing


Event details

Dated:
August 26, 2022 – August 29, 2022

Site:
Sail to Newport
Newport, Rhode Island

Sail to Newport

Competing for:

Thank you to the national sponsors

Results and reports

Regatta documents

other information

Previous winners

  • 2021 – Tom Whitehurst – Wave Formula
  • 2019 – Matt Bounds – Hobie 14
  • 2018 – Randy Smyth – Weta Trimaran
  • 2017 – Phil Collins – Hobie 17
  • 2016 – Ken Marshack, Valarie Pioszak – Hobie 18
  • 2015 – Michael Easton, Tripp Burd – Formula 18
  • 2014 – Lars Guk – A Cat
  • 2013 – Enrique Figueroa, Carla Malatrasi – Hobie 16
  • 2012 – Sarah Newberry, Kenny Pierce – Formula 16
  • 2011 – Matt Struble, Damon Lacasella – Viper F16
  • 2010 – Pete Melvin, Nat Shaver – C2 F18
  • 2009 – John Casey, John Williams – Viper F16
  • 2008 – Nigel Pitt, Alex Shafer – F18
  • 2007 – John Casey, John Williams – F16 Blade
  • 2006 – Robbie Daniel, Hunter Stunzi – Nacra 20 spinnaker
  • 2005 – Greg Thomas, Jacques Bernier – Hobie Tiger spinnaker
  • 2004 – Mike Montague, Kathy Ward Hobie – 16 without spinnaker
  • 2003 – Matt Struble, WF Oliver Javelin – F18HT spinnaker
  • 2002 – Matt Struble, Domonique Martin – Hobie Tiger spinnaker
  • 2001 – Matt Struble, Mike Kletke – Inter 20 spinnaker
  • 1999-2000 – Keith Christensen, Shala Youngerman – Hobie 20
  • 1998-1999 – Randy Smyth, Keith Notary – Nacra 6.0na
  • 1997-1998 – Pete Melvin, Roger Jenkins – Hobie 20
  • 1996 – Jeff Newsome, Sandra Tartaglino – Inter 18
  • 1995 – Randy Smyth, Jason Sneed – Hobie 20
  • 1994 – Bob Curry, Kirk Newkirk – Mystery 6.0
  • 1993 – Randy Smyth, Bert Rice – Nacra 5.5
  • 1992 – Lake Tahoe, CA Larry Suter, Nick Scandone – Hobie 20
  • 1991 – Carlton Tucker, Sean Donnelly – Prindle 19
  • 1990 – Randy Smyth, Glenn Purcell – Prindle 18-2
  • 1989 – Alan Egusa, Paul Parizeau – Hobie 21
  • 1988 – Carlton Tucker, Mary Alice Tucker – Hobie 18
  • 1987 – Carlton Tucker, Jarrett Melvin – Nacra 5.7
  • Chairman of the committee: John Nekus
  • Event President: Matt Duggan
  • List of committees
  • US sailing representative
  • Lodging:
    • HOTELS
      • There are no hotels within walking distance of the site. org is a great resource for accommodation and local restaurants.
      • Use one of the following accommodation search sites or others to find accommodation that suits your budget:
    • www.Expedia.com – for hotels and apartments
    • www.hometogo.com – this site searches all vacation rental sites
    • www.vrbo.com – vacation rental options
    • www.Airbnb.com – vacation rental options
    • There is a water taxi that runs from the Newport waterfront to Fort Adams that could be used to transit from downtown hotels to Sail Newport.
    • NEAREST AIRPORT
      • Rhode Island TF Green Airport is the nearest major airport and is located 45 km from the site.

Resources

Discounts for US Sailing members: travel, PFDs, sunglasses and more …

Host an American Sailing Championship

US sailing regulations amended 2021-01-25

Exemptions, disclaimer, code of conduct and medical forms

About this event

Host logos for the 2022 American Multihull Championship event

Hosted by: Sail Newport

72 Fort Adams Drive

Newport, Rhode Island

August 26 to 29, 2022

Catamarans F 18

NOR Posted: December 12, 2021

REGISTER HERE

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US Sailing Waivers, Code of Conduct, Depiction Release All competitors must complete a form in order to be eligible to compete.

The American Multihull Championship is one of many prestigious championships organized by US Sailing and contested on selected one-design boats. The Perpetual Trophy was presented and named the Alter Trophy in 1986 in honor of Hobie Alter, Sr. – designing multihull sailing and racing programs.
Championship facts

  • The event is contested each year in a different class of multihulls.
  • The 2022 event will take place in F 18 Catamarans.
  • This is a bring your own boat event.
  • Crew size: Skipper and one (1) crew.
  • The Championship is an open event (there is no selection process).
  • Membership in US Sailing is required at all levels of competition for US citizens and foreign residents.
  • Other nationalities must be members of their national governing body.
  • All competitors must be members of their national class F18 association.
  • Open to all F18 catamarans that comply with international Formula 18 class rules.

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Championship history

The American Multihull Championship for the Hobie Alter Trophy has grown into one of the nation’s premier sailing championships, with world champions from many classes, Olympic medalists and several national champions from the multihull ranks.

The American Multihull Championship was designed by the Multihull Council in the spring of 1985 as a service to multihull racers. It is intended to determine an American national multihull champion and is sailed each year in different types of multihulls.

Originally the championship was fortunate to have builders supplying new boats including the Hobie, Inter, Nacra, Prindle, Mystere and Bimare classes but in 2013 the decision was made to run it every year. through the different classes of catamarans to better represent the depth. multihull sailing in the United States.


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