Pictured: Justin Coplan (Nyack, N.Y.), Caroline Patten (Barnegat Light, N.J.) and Danielle Prior (Mechanicsburg, Penn.), Toronto 2015 Lightning silver medalists.  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Sunday, July 19, 2015 Toronto, Canada – The sailing events of the Toronto 2015 Pan American Games came to a close on Sunday, with the final medal races and awards ceremonies of the event

Pictured: Paige Railey (Clearwater, Fla., center) won her third career Pan American Games medal in the Laser Radial, and her second gold. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Saturday, July 18, 2015 Toronto, Canada – Team USA won a gold medal in the Laser Radial and took home bronze in the RS:X (Women) and 49erFX classes on the first of

Pictured: Paige Railey (Clearwater, Fla.) will try to win her third Pan American Games medal on Saturday, July 18. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Friday, July 17, 2015 Toronto, Canada – The field of medal race competitors was determined in each fleet on Friday (Day Six) at the Toronto 2015 Pan American Games. The United States secured a place on

Pictured: Charlie Buckingham (Newport Beach, Calif.), scored a win and two seconds in the Laser on Day Five at Toronto 2015. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Thursday, July 16, 2015 Toronto, Canada – After five days of full-fleet racing at the Toronto 2015 Pan American Games, Team USA is battling for the lead in the Laser Radial, Laser, Lightning

Pictured: Paige Railey races in light air in Toronto, Canada on Day Four of the Pan American Games. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Wednesday, July 15, 2015 Toronto, Canada – Lake Ontario teased the Pan American Games fleet with a fresh breeze during the morning of Day Four, but despite the Race Committee’s efforts to get all competitors out to

Pictured: Paige Railey (Clearwater, Fla.), Laser Radial Pan Am Games regatta leader. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Tuesday, July 14, 2015 Toronto, Canada – Day Three of racing at the Toronto 2015 Pan American Games saw American sailors in several classes demonstrate exceptional skill in the light air conditions of Lake Ontario. Paige Railey (Clearwater, Fla.) and Charlie Buckingham (Newport

Pictured: Hobie 16 leaders  Mark Modderman (Long Branch, N.J.) and Grace Modderman (Rumson, N.J.). FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Monday, July 13, 2015 Toronto, Canada – The US Pan American Sailing Team won three more races on Day Two of Toronto 2015, and continues to fight for podium spots in what so far has been a light-air affair. Team USA

Pictured: Charlie Buckingham (Newport Beach, Calif.), Laser class. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Sunday, July 12, 2015 Toronto, Canada – The first races of the Toronto 2015 Pan American Games have been completed on Lake Ontario. One race was finished for each class in light and variable conditions, and the US Pan American Sailing Team has taken the lead in

Pictured: Paige Railey (Clearwater, Fla.), a Pan American Games gold and bronze medalist in the Laser Radial class. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Friday, July 10, 2015 Toronto, Canada – All fourteen members of the Toronto 2015 US Pan American Sailing Team have gathered on the shores of Lake Ontario as preparation continues for the Pan Am Games regatta,

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  Pictured: European Champions Stu McNay and Dave Hughes (Men’s 470), US Sailing Team Sperry. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 4, 2015 Portsmouth, R.I. – US Sailing Team Sperry athletes Stu McNay (Providence, R.I.) and Dave Hughes (San Diego, Calif.) have secured their second straight major international victory at the 2015 470 Class European Championships in Aarhus, Denmark.

June 13-16, 2015 St. Francis Yacht Club San Francisco, California By Richard Feeny, US Sailing Olympic Development Program Manager In an unprecedented gathering of US youth talent and world-class coaches, forty-three of the top young sailors in the country enjoyed four days of heavy air training and on-shore sessions supported by the St. Francis Sailing Foundation and US

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 28, 2015 The US Coast Guard (USCG) announced on Saturday, June 27 the suspension of the search for London 2012 US Olympic sailor Trevor Moore (Miami, Fla.). Moore, 30, was last seen on Thursday, June 25 on a small motorboat in Biscayne Bay off Miami. Coast Guard search and rescue teams covered

  Pictured: Stu McNay and Dave Hughes (Men’s 470), US Sailing Team Sperry. Image © onEdition. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 14, 2015 Portsmouth, R.I. – After winning the medal race in the Men’s 470 class at ISAF Sailing World Cup Weymouth and Portland, US Sailing Team Sperry athletes Stu McNay (Providence, R.I.) and Dave Hughes (San Diego, Calif.) claimed

Pictured: Stu McNay and Dave Hughes (Men’s 470), US Sailing Team Sperry. Image: Will Ricketson/US Sailing. Click for ESPN3 link. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 13, 2015 Portsmouth, R.I. – After scoring an impressive 5,4,2 in the final series of full-fleet races at ISAF Sailing World Cup Weymouth and Portland, US Sailing Team Sperry athletes Stu McNay (Providence,

Pictured: Charlie Buckingham (Laser), US Sailing Team Sperry.  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 11, 2015 Portsmouth, R.I. – At the midway point of full-fleet racing at ISAF Sailing World Cup Weymouth and Portland (UK), US Sailing Team Sperry 470 and Laser athletes have responded well to the heavy and consistent breeze that has defined the regatta so

Pictured: Paige Railey (Laser Radial), US Sailing Team Sperry.  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 9, 2015 Portsmouth, R.I. – The US Sailing Team Sperry will be back in action starting Wednesday as the 2015 ISAF Sailing World Cup series continues. The event will take place at the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic sailing venue in Weymouth and

Pictured: Paige Railey (Clearwater, Fla.), a Pan American Games gold and bronze medalist in the Laser Radial class. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Wednesday, June 3, 2015 Portsmouth, R.I. – US Sailing has released the 2015 US Pan American Sailing Team roster. Fourteen American sailors will compete in nine classes* at the world’s third-largest international multi-sport Games

The Medalist: Issue #5, May 2015  US Olympic and Paralympic Sailing News. Contents: Progress on the Water: Recent Racing Overview 2015 US Sailing Team Sperry Roster Announced Olympic Development Renewed: The New ODP Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Update Next for The Team: Summer Schedule Snapshots from the Campaign Trail Gear Up at the New Team Store Newsletter

  Host Club: Coronado Yacht Club Coaches: Willie McBride, Molly Vandemoer By Richard Feeny, Youth Development Program Manager 12 young women sailed in the Skiff Girls clinic in San Diego May 1-3, 2015. Coronado Yacht Club was the host and was a perfect venue because we had light air in the mornings, building into a

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