Hank Stuart Named 2012 National Championship PRO

The 2012 National Class A Scow Association National Championship will take place on June 22-24, hosted by the Pewaukee Yacht Club on Lake Pewaukee, Wisconsin USA. Under the careful guidance of world-class Principal Race Officer Hank Stuart, this event surely will be one of the very best ever!

Based in Rochester, New York, USA, Stuart possesses a powerful resume boasting a wealth of experience and knowledge in the sport of sailing and race management. His credentials range from being a licensed U.S. Coast Guard Captain to National Race Officer status with U.S. Sailing, and is also ranked as an International Race Officer with ISAF (International Sailing Authority Federation). He is a multiple National and World Champion sailor, former Congressional Cup winner, Super Yacht Skipper and Helmsman, and has participated in the America’s Cup and trials.

• 2005 – Present Super Yacht skipper and helmsman
• Newport – Bermuda Race 1984, 1986, 1988, 1990, 1992, 1994, 1996, 2000, 2002 and 2004
• Newport – Bermuda Race overall winner 1998 (Kodiak –watch captain)
• 2002 and 2004 Boat of the Year Lake Ontario (J35C-Blue Knight)
• 2003 US SAILING Offshore Championship – (winning skipper)
– Lloyd Phoenix Trophy at United States Naval Academy
– 1st time Area E (Great Lakes) has ever won this National Championship
• 1995 8 Metre World Champion (Medemblik, Holland) (skipper)
• 1980 America’s Cup Trials – Clipper
• Tom Blackaller’s USA America’s Cup 1983 and 1987
• 1992 Nippon Challenge America’s Cup Coach, Tokyo, Japan
• J/24 World Champion 1982, Congressional Cup 1985, Liberty Cup 1986
• Member  -New York Yacht Club, St Francis Yacht Club, Rochester Yacht Club, Bayview Yacht Club, Oswego Yacht ClubCommodore Rochester Corinthian Sailing Club (2002-present)

• US Sailing Chairman Race Administration Committee
• US Sailing National Race Officer
• US Sailing Senior Judge
• International Sailing Federation International Race Officer
• US Sailing Area Race Officers Committee (Area E)
• Championship Coordinator for Melges 24 and 32 classes

• US Coast Guard Licensed Captain
• Married with 2 adult children

The Notice of Race (NOR) for the Nationals is complete and currently online registration is in the process of begin set-up and finalized. Stay close to this website and the NCASA Facebook Page. The moment these very important event components are in place, they will be posted and circulated.