J22 World Sailing Championship Kick-off on Monday

Media Advisory

What:   J22 World Championships Opening Ceremony      

When: Monday, July 19, at 5:00 p.m.                             

Where: Corpus Christi Yacht Club

              98 Coopers Alley, 78401      

Who:    Mayor Paulette M. Guajardo


CORPUS CHRISTI, TX – On Monday, July 19, Mayor Paulette M. Guajardo will participate in the opening ceremony of the 2021 J22 World Sailing Championships at the Corpus Christi Yacht Club.

Mayor Guajardo will welcome an international group of sailors and crew members who will compete on Corpus Christi Bay beginning Tuesday, July 20 at 11:00 a.m. The races will end at approximately 3:00 p.m. daily. The final day of racing will be Friday, July 23.

Forty-three J22 sailboats will take part in the event, which is held once a year at locations worldwide. The sailboats are 22 feet long and usually have a three or four-member crew.

“It is my honor to welcome the J22 World Championship competitors to our beautiful city and marina,” Mayor Paulette M. Guajardo said. “We are looking forward to hosting all of the sailors and teams. Good luck to all the teams!”

This year’s event is hosted by the Corpus Christi Yacht Club. For more information regarding the J22 World Championships and a complete schedule of events, visit J22 Worlds 2021 - Corpus Christi Yacht Club (ccyc.com) and (20+) 2021 J/22 World Championship | Facebook or contact Sarah Tindall, 361-739-7981, srjtindall@gmail.com.