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Video: Shields - The Finest One-Design Racing Class Turns 50

A short film produced by Peter Fernberger and narrated by Cornelius Shields Jr.

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The 55th Shields National Championship Regatta

SEPTEMBER 18 - 22, 2019 - CHICAGO YC - CHICAGO, IL

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The 54th Shields National Championship Regatta

SEPTEMBER 5 - 8, 2018 - EDGARTOWN YC - EDGARTOWN, MA

Congratulations to Ted Slee and the crew of #33 Maverick for a very convincing win at the National Regatta. Thank you to the Edgartown host fleet, volunteers and competitors for a great event.


Team Bit-O-Honey

Photo courtesy of Spectrum Photo and Fran Grenon.

New England Shields Championships

46th Annual Buzzards Bay Regatta

AUGUST 3-5, 2018 - BEVERLY YC - MARION, MA

Team Bit-O-Honey, #237 skippered by Ken Deyett with Ali Deyett, Josh Johnson, Curtis Johnson and Bo Plessner took first place in the 2018 Buzzards Bay Regatta after 3 days and 9 races of great sailing.

Team Grace

45th Annual Buzzards Bay Regatta

AUGUST 4-6, 2017 - NEW BEDFORD YC - SOUTH DARTMOUTH, MA

Team Grace, #107, sailed the 2017 Buzzards Bay Regatta, with John Burnham, Rachel Balaban, Micah Reyes, Reed Baer and Chris Hufstader and took first place after 3 days and 10 races of great sailing.


Winners

Shields Ocean - Great Lakes Challenge Cup

Shields Fleet #9 and the Ida Lewis Yacht Club (Organizing Authority)

Burgee

June 29 to July 1, 2018
Newport, RI

Congratulation to Eric Anderson and Todd Greene for winning the 2018 Ocean Great Lakes Challenge.

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2017 National Regatta

The 53rd Shields National Championship Regatta

Masons Island Yacht Club

Hosted by Shields Fleet #19, & the Masons Island Yacht Club
September 20 - 23, 2017

Due to the continuing influence of Hurricane Jose, the Organizing Authority has decided that it will not be able to complete the fair test of skill necessary to determine a national champion in 2017. Accordingly the regatta has been abandoned.


Shields Nationals - 2016

The 52nd Shields National Championship Regatta

Monterey Shields

Hosted by Shields Fleet #7, #12, & The Monterey Peninsula Yacht Club
September 28 - October 1, 2016

Congratulations to the Monterey Peninsula Yacht Club, the Regatta Committee and all the participants for a great event. The winning team was Grace #107 skippered by John Burnham and Reed Baer winning over #239 William Berry and #187 Mike Polkabla in a 3-way tie-breaker.

Photographs by Patrick Tregenza are available on shutterfly.com.

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Shields Nationals - 2015

Congratulation to Betsy Alison, Ted Slee and the crew of #33 Maverick for winning the 2015 National Championship in Newport, RI.

Final Results

Winners

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The 51st Shields National Championship Regatta

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Shields Book - Celebrating Fifty Years of Competition

The The Shields One-Design Class is now available at Amazon.com for $150 a portion of which goes to the Class Association.

  • Includes history of how the Shields One-Design was created
  • Handsome 13" x 11" hard bound 90 page presentation book
  • Published by the Shields Class Association
  • Details about Cornelius Shields, the man dedicated and passionate about one-design competition
  • Never before seen historic documents from the builder
  • Owner remembrances about the racing and camaraderie
  • Professional photography of Shields racing today
  • A delightful recounting of the Shields 50th National regatta, including the Legends Regatta

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Shields Book