On Thursday 10th November, the Managing Director of the Golden Gate Yacht Club America’s Cup Committee Tom Ehman, will be at Long Beach Yacht Club to visit and discuss the 2013 America’s Cup defense in San Francisco and the upcoming America’ Cup World Series in San Diego which is set to take place from the 12-20 November.
by Rick Roberts
Ehman, GGYC’s Vice Commodore and past Head of External Affairs of the previous three American’s Cup campaigns for Oracle Racing, is a former collegiate and North American sailing champion, and winner of the 1976 Championship of Champions. At age 25 he became the youngest-ever Executive Director of the USA’s national sailing association.
Tom started with the America’s Cup in 1980 and has served in many roles including rules advisor, team executive, event manager and chairman of the Challenger Commission. He is the only person of long-standing involvement in the Cup who has worked only for American campaigns; New York YC, San Diego YC, St. Francis YC and now Golden Gate YC.
The attendance is free! Schedule: 6:30 p.m. reception, 7:30 p.m. program. Please RSVP to the Long Beach Yacht Club’s front desk at (562) 598-9401 or email frontdesk(at)lbyc.org to reserve a seat.
Don’t miss this opportunity to meet Tom and get an inside view of current operations and the future of the America’s Cup!
Long Beach Yacht Club Website
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