The 101st Challenge for the Lipton Cup saw 12 elite yacht club teams sailing J/105s in a three day (Oct 30-Nov 1) round-robin series on San Diego Bay.
Hosted by San Diego Yacht Club, their team led by skipper Tyler Sinks took over the lead on day two and held on today to take the title. A strong third day by Newport Harbor Yacht Club moved them up to second, passing defending champions St. Francis Yacht Club who finished third.
- The 101st Challenge for the Lipton Cup is on October 30 – November 1, with 12 teams from yacht clubs across the USA competing in a rotation of 12 J/105s in the stadium sailing of San Diego Bay. St. Francis Yacht Club (San Francisco, CA) returns to defend the title, facing clubs from California, Illinois, Maryland, and New York.