A year and a half ago, with the majestic hills of Rio de Janeiro as a backdrop, Caleb Paine proved that he’s not afraid of sporting’s bright lights, claiming the Finn class bronze medal in the Rio 2016 Olympics with a stirring win in the Medal Race. Earlier today, on Biscayne Bay, Paine came up big again when the pressure was its most intense, earning the Finn silver medal in the 2018 World Cup Series Miami, USA.
  Racing at World Cup Series Miami 2018 The US Sailing Team will begin racing on home waters on Tuesday, January 23 against over five hundred of the world’s best sailors on the pristine waters of Biscayne Bay, Miami, Florida. Weather forecasts are promising  for much if the week, and the 2018 World Cup Series Miami
 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 16, 2018 Miami, Fla. – The US Sailing Team and US Sailing’s Olympic Development Program (ODP), together with Debris Free Oceans and US Sailing Center Miami partnered to remove nearly 2,500 pounds of trash and debris from the shorelines of Coconut Grove, Florida as part of last week’s national team
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 12, 2018 Portsmouth, R.I. – US Sailing’s Olympic Sailing Committee (OSC) today announced that the nomination period has opened for the 2017 US Sailing Coach of the Year Awards. The OSC will honor American coaches in five categories who have done outstanding work at the youth, national and international levels. The awards are a
Pictured: Charlotte Rose (Houston, Texas), Laser Radial. Photo: World Sailing/Sailing Energy FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE December 15, 2017 Sanya, China – The 2017 Youth World Sailing Championship in Sanya, China (December 11-16) concluded on Friday, closing the books on a successful week by the U.S. Youth Worlds Team. American sailors won three medals in nine classes, nearly added
Pictured: Nacra 15 Racing at the 2017 Youth Worlds. Photo: World Sailing / Sailing Energy. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE December 14, 2017 Sanya, China -With one day remaining at the 2017 Youth World Sailing Championship in Sanya, China (December 11-16), the U.S. Youth Worlds Team is aiming to finish strong after a highly competitive week of racing by fourteen of
Pictured: Girls 420, Carmen Cowles (Larchmont, N.Y.) and Emma Cowles (Larchmont, N.Y.). FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE December 13, 2017 Sanya, China – With three days of racing complete at the 2017 Youth World Sailing Championship in Sanya, China (December 11-16), 14 Americans are in the midst of intense racing against 360 other competitors from 60 nations at the world’s
By Andrew Nelson Andrew Nelson, Youth Sailing Director at The Sailing Foundation in Redmond, Washington, has found success in revitalizing regular youth racing in the Pacific Northwest. Here he shares some lessons and practical advice for others looking to grow the sport in their area. In fall of 2014, I began managing the Northwest Youth
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE December 11, 2017 Sanya, China – Racing begins on Monday at the 2017 Youth World Sailing Championship in Sanya, China (December 11-16) and 14 American athletes will join 374 competitors from 60 nations at the world’s premier junior sailing event. US Sailing comes into the regatta with a strong team comprised of both Youth
  Pictured: Erika Reineke, Laser Radial, US Sailing Team. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE October 30, 2017 Enoshima, Japan – US Sailing Team Laser Radial athlete Erika Reineke (Ft. Lauderdale, Fla.) won gold at the conclusion of a stormy Enoshima Olympic Week, the first large multi-class regatta to be held at the site of the Tokyo 2020
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 25, 2017 Portsmouth, R.I. – US Sailing has released details of the athlete selection system for the 2018 Youth Sailing World Championship (July 14‐21, 2018), which will be held in home waters at Corpus Christi, Texas. In seven of the nine classes, the selection process will consist of two well-established domestic
By Belle Strachan. Photos by Ryan Schack. (LONG BEACH, CALIF.) A new wave of young US talent is hitting the water, and ready to go up against the best in the world. The 2017 29er World Championship, hosted by Alamitos Bay Yacht Club in Long Beach, Calif., brought together 129 teams from sixteen different countries.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 30, 2017 Portsmouth, R.I. – US Sailing Team Nacra 17 athlete and Rio 2016 U.S. Olympian Bora Gulari (Detroit, Mich.) suffered an injury during a training incident on Wednesday, as he and teammate Helena Scutt (Kirkland, Wash.) were preparing for the upcoming Nacra 17 World Championship (September 5-10, 2017) in La Grande
Following strong performances on the international racing circuit this summer, five athletes have been added to the 2017 US Sailing Team roster. Steph Roble and Maggie Shea have been added in the women's 49erFX, Chris Rast and Trevor Burd have been named in the men's 49er, and Haddon Hughes has joined the team in the women's Laser Radial class.
Pictured: Erika Reineke, Laser Radial. Photo: Sailing Energy / Jesús Renedo. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 13, 2017 Aarhus, Denmark – The US Sailing Team secured medals in three classes at this week’s Aarhus Sailing Week 2017 in Denmark, the test event for the 2018 Sailing World Championships. Aarhus 2018 will be a multi-class Worlds, and the premier
Pictured: Nacra 15’s racing at the recently-completed 2017 U.S. Youth Sailing Championship in Corpus Christi, Texas. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 28, 2017 Portsmouth, R.I. – US Sailing has released details of the athlete selection process for the 2018 U.S. Youth Olympic Sailing Team. Held every four years, the Youth Olympic Games (Buenos Aires 2018) will be the
July 26, 2017 Portsmouth, R.I. – US Sailing’s Olympic Development Program (ODP) is offering support to American sailors competing at top international events this summer through four ODP Travel Teams, which will compete at the Laser and Laser Radial U21 Worlds, the Laser Radial Youth Worlds, The Laser Radial Worlds (Open) and the recently-completed 49er
Watch: The Men’s Laser Medal Race in Santander (replay).  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 11, 2017 Portsmouth, R.I. – The US Sailing Team’s Charlie Buckingham (Newport Beach, Calif.) took home bronze at the Sailing World Cup Final (June 4-11, 2017) in Santander, Spain. Narrowly missing out on the podium were Men’s 470 duo Stu McNay (Providence,
  Pictured: Buckingham (left), celebrates with fellow medalists Elliot Hanson of Great Britain and Matthew Wearn of Australia. Credit Klaas Wiersma Media. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 28, 2017 Portsmouth, R.I. – The US Sailing Team’s Charlie Buckingham (Newport Beach, Calif.) earned a silver medal in the men’s one-person Laser event at the 2017 Delta Lloyd Regatta, a top-level
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 22, 2017 Portsmouth, R.I. – US Sailing and Helly Hansen, a global leader in sailing apparel, have announced a new partnership to support the US Sailing Team. Helly Hansen has been named as the exclusive apparel provider for national team sailors through 2020. “As US Sailing Team athletes compete around the world, it is of critical importance that they are equipped with the best technical