SM Sailing Junioe Womens' Championship (Gill Trophy)

2023 Regatta at New Bedford YC July 19-21, 2023
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Gill Trophy: July 19-21,2023:  SM Sailing hosted the Gill trophy at New Bedford YC. Cailyn Murphy & Amelia Gassner (Chatham YC) were one point behind Julia Scipione & Sophie Dart (Chatham YC) going into day two, but won all three races on Friday to secure a victory again. This is the first back to back winner since Sonia Lingos-Utley/ Nellie Stidham (Wianno YC) in 2015 & 2016.  Shay Bridge / Abbie Catalano (Hyannis YC), Eliza Corral /Maisy Sperry (New Bedford YC), Brooke Bartlett /Ava Anderson (Nantucket All Island Team) and Jancy Grayson /Lily Bourell (Quissett YC) all took home trophies.
Margaret Gill (1996 winner) spoke to the competitors before racing began on Thursday about how the regatta was started by her grandmother in 1994 and the early years of the competition. For a complete history of the Gill Trophy and access to this year's results, click here.

In 1994, SM Sailing organized the first Junior Women's Doublehanded Championship to promote doublehanded sailing amongst young women in the Souther Massachusetts area with 22 crews participating.


Chatham YC
Chatham YC
Cailyn Murphy/Amelia Gassner
Cailyn Murphy/Amelia Gassner

2023 Results
2022 Results


Vineyard Haven YC Arianan Borut/ Sadie Ava Stevens 2021 Results
2020 Cancelled due to Covid    
2019 Quissett YC Anna Olsen/Ceci Bohan 2019 Results
2018 Stage Harbor YC Zoe Carlson/Emma Leary 2018 Results
2017 Falmouth YC Julia Wyatt/Jessica Friedman 2017 Results

2016 Wianno YC Sonia Lingos-Utley/ Nellie Stidham 2016 Results
2015 Wianno YC Sonia Lingos-Utley/ Nellie Stidham 2015 Results
2014 Wianno YC Gabby Rizika/Laura Stickells 2014 results
2013 Stage Harbor YC Kelsey Shakin/Olivia Gonzalez 2013 results
2012 Wianno YC Elizabeth Pemberton/Karina Edwards 2012 results
2011 New Bedford YC Sophie Bermudez/Annie Kuphal 2011 results
2010 Hyannis Yacht Club Marykate Mezzetti/ Marykate Cervin 2010 results
2009 Quissett YC/Falmouth YC Helen Lord/ Molly Clarke 2009 results

Regatta Report
2008 Duxbury Bay Maritime School Allison Shane/Alyssa Seifert 2008 results
2007 Tabor Academy Lauren Burke  
2005 Wild Harbor Yacht Club Megan Watson/Katie Mahoney 2005 results
2004 Wild Harbor Yacht Club Megan Watson/Emily Flint 2004 results
2003 Wild Harbor Yacht Club Megan Watson/Emily Flint  
2002 Beverly Yacht Club Jen Curtin/ Juliet Alla  
2001 Chatham Yacht Club Margaret Sampson/Molly Koch  
2000 Plymouth Yacht Club Betsy Stearns/Barbara Hall  
1999 Hyannis Yacht Club Robin Deliso/Kate Wisotzkey  
1998 Edgartown Yacht Club Clare Dooley/Caroline Dixon  
1997 Hyannis Yacht Club Jen Vandemoer/Melissa St. Onge  
1996 Wianno Yacht Club Margaret Gill/Mia Colarusso  
1995 Wianno Yacht Club Elizabeth Gill/Abby Curran  
1994 Wianno Yacht Club Elizabeth Gill/Meg Stevenson