Pictured: Stu McNay and Dave Hughes, Men’s 470, US Sailing Team Sperry, shortly after the medal race in Palma. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 12, 2016 Palma de Mallorca, Spain – The 2016 470 Class European Championship (April 7-12) have concluded in Palma de Mallorca, Spain, and for the second consecutive year, the US Sailing Team Sperry’s Stu McNay (Providence, R.I.) and Dave Hughes (Miami,

Pictured: Stu McNay and David Hughes, Men’s 470, US Sailing Team Sperry.  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 12, 2016 Palma de Mallorca, Spain –  Stu McNay (Providence, R.I.) and Dave Hughes (Miami, Fla.) have earned selection to the Rio 2016 U.S. Olympic Sailing Team based on the results of the US Sailing Olympic Athlete Selection Series in the Men’s 470, the two-person dinghy.

Pictured: Stu McNay and Dave Hughes, Men’s 470, US Sailing Team Sperry FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 11, 2016 Palma de Mallorca, Spain – After five days of hard racing, US Sailing Team Sperry athletes will have a chance at the podium in tomorrow’s medal races at the 2016 470 Class European Championship (April 7-12) in Palma de Mallorca, Spain.

Pictured: Annie Haeger & Briana Provancha, Women’s 470, US Sailing Team Sperry. Photo: Onne van der Wal FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 10, 2016 Palma de Mallorca, Spain – Annie Haeger (East Troy, Wisc.) and Briana Provancha (San Diego, Calif.) have earned selection to the Rio 2016 U.S. Olympic Sailing Team based on the results of the US Sailing Olympic Athlete Selection

Pictured: Stu McNay and Dave Hughes, Men’s 470, US Sailing Team Sperry FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 9, 2016 Palma de Mallorca, Spain – Competitors at the 2016 470 Class European Championship (April 7-12) enjoyed near-perfect sailing conditions on day three of racing in Palma. Sunny skies, a light swell and 12-16 knots of breeze provided many of the world’s best

Pictured: Sydney Bolger (Long Beach, Calif.) and Carly Shevitz (Santa Barbara, Calif.), Women’s 470, US Sailing Team Sperry FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 8, 2016 Palma de Mallorca, Spain – Progress at the 470 Class European Championship (April 7-12) was impeded by rain and inconsistent wind in Palma on Day 2 of the event. Despite earnest attempts by race committee personnel,

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 7, 2016 Palma de Mallorca, Spain – The opening races have been completed at the 470 Class European Championship (April 7-12), and US Sailing Team Sperry athletes occupy top-ten positions in both the men’s and women’s fleets after a light and shifty day off the coast of Mallorca, Spain. This year’s Europeans serves as

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 6, 2016 Palma de Mallorca, Spain – The second and final Rio 2016 U.S. Olympic Sailing Team selection event, the 470 Class European Championship (April 7-12), is set to begin on Thursday in Palma de Mallorca, Spain. Two strong US Sailing Team Sperry (national team) women’s boats are in contention for the

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 5, 2016 Palma de Mallorca, Spain – After medal-winning performances at Sailing World Cup Miami, Presented by Sunbrella, and at the Trofeo Princesa Sofia in Palma de Mallorca, Spain, the US Sailing Team Sperry’s Stu McNay (Providence, R.I.) and Dave Hughes (Miami, Fla.) will aim to make the podium for a third time in 2016 at the 470 Class

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 2, 2016 Palma de Mallorca, Spain –  The 47th Trofeo Princesa Sofia Iberostar, one of sailing’s most enduring and venerable Olympic-class regattas, has concluded in Palma de Mallorca, Spain. In what will certainly be a memorable event for the US Sailing Team Sperry, national team athletes Stu McNay (Providence, R.I.) and Dave Hughes (Miami, Fla.) finished on

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 1, 2016 Palma de Mallorca, Spain – American sailors Charlie Buckingham (Newport Beach, Calif.), Marion Lepert (Belmont, Calif.), and Pedro Pascual (Miami, Fla.) have won selection to the Rio 2016 U.S. Olympic Team in the Laser, Women’s RS:X and Men’s RS:X classes, respectively, based on their combined results at January’s Sailing World Cup Miami (January 25-30)

Pictured: Pedro Pascual (Miami, Fla.), Men’s RS:X, US Sailing Team Sperry, races in Palma de Mallorca. Photo: Jesus Renedo/Sailing Energy. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 1, 2016 Palma de Mallorca, Spain. – RS:X athlete Pedro Pascual (Miami, Fla.) has earned selection to the Rio 2016 U.S. Olympic Sailing Team based on the results of the US Sailing Olympic Athlete Selection

Pictured: Marion Lepert (Belmont, Calif.), Women’s RS:X, U.S. Olympic Sailing Team, shortly after winning Rio 2016 selection. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 1, 2016 Palma de Mallorca, Spain. – RS:X athlete Marion Lepert (Belmont, Calif.) has earned selection to the Rio 2016 U.S. Olympic Sailing Team based on the results of the US Sailing Olympic Athlete Selection Series in the Women’s

Pictured: Charlie Buckingham (Newport Beach, Calif.), Laser, U.S. Olympic Sailing Team. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 1, 2016 Palma de Mallorca, Spain. – Laser athlete Charlie Buckingham (Newport Beach, Calif.) has earned selection to the Rio 2016 U.S. Olympic Sailing Team based on the results of the US Sailing Olympic Athlete Selection Series in the men’s one-person

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 31, 2016 Palma de Mallorca, Spain –  Only one day of full-fleet racing remains at the Trofeo Princesa Sofia Iberostar in Palma de Mallorca, Spain, and the U.S. Olympic Sailing Team selection series for the Men’s Laser, Men’s RS:X and Women’s RS:X are rapidly coming to a close. With only medal races scheduled for Saturday, it is

Pictured: Charlie Buckingham, Laser, US Sailing Team Sperry. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 26, 2016 Palma de Mallorca, Spain – Over a thousand sailors from dozens of nations have gathered in Palma de Mallorca, Spain for the 47th edition of one of the world’s most enduring Olympic classes regattas, the  Trofeo Princesa Sofia Iberostar. Twenty-seven U.S. sailors will

by Willie McBride, US Sailing Team Sperry and ODP Skiff Coach US Sailing Olympic Development Program (ODP) coach Dane Wilson summed up the March ODP 29er training camp noting, “When so many teams make a jump this big in just two days, you know that you’ve got something special.”  In early March, the 2016 US Sailing ODP

Pictured: Caleb Paine (San Diego, Calif.) at the finish line of the final race of the 2016 Finn European Championship, where he earned U.S. Olympic Team selection. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 12, 2016 Barcelona, Spain. – The Rio 2016 Selection Series in the Finn class (Men’s Heavyweight Dinghy) came to a memorable conclusion on Saturday at the Finn European

Pictured:  US Sailing Team Sperry Finn athletes Caleb Paine (foreground) and Zach Railey racing on Day 5 (March 11) of the 2016 Finn European Championship. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 11, 2016 Barcelona, Spain. –  The battle for the U.S. Olympic Team Selection Series in the Finn class (Men’s Heavyweight Dinghy) will come down to the final day of racing at

Pictured:  Zach Railey, Finn, US Sailing Team Sperry, in Barcelona, Day Four FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 10, 2016 Barcelona, Spain. –  The Finn European Championship (March 7-12) is entering its final stages in Barcelona, Spain, and the U.S. Olympic Team Selection Series in the Finn class (Men’s Heavyweight Dinghy) will end on Saturday. Beijing 2008 Olympic silver medalist Zach Railey (Clearwater, Fla.)

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