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

Pictured: Annie Haeger and Briana Provancha, Women’s 470. Hyères, France – After competing on medal race day at ISAF Sailing World Cup Hyères, the US Sailing Team Sperry finished with four boats in the top eight overall. All American athletes sailing on Sunday finished in the top half of their medal race, with the highlight being a

Pictured: Charlie Buckingham, Laser Class. Hyères, France – After four days of challenging racing against the best Olympic-class sailors in the world, the US Sailing Team Sperry will compete in front of a worldwide TV audience in medal races on Sunday, April 26th. American athletes qualified for the final round of racing in the Men’s Heavyweight Dinghy (Finn), Women’s

Pictured: Annie Haeger and Briana Provancha, Women’s 470 class. Hyères, France – With three days of racing complete at ISAF Sailing World Cup Hyères, the talented assembly of international Olympic hopefuls have one day left to compete for spots in Sunday’s medal races. Light air returned to World Cup racecourses on Friday in France, and the US Sailing Team Sperry

Pictured: Stu McNay and Dave Hughes, Men’s 470. Hyères, France – Day Two of ISAF Sailing World Cup Hyères brought much more breeze and beaming sunshine to the waters surrounding this sailing-infused Mediterranean town. The result was nearly perfect racing conditions for the US Sailing Team Sperry and hundreds of international competitors. Heading into the day in

Pictured: Annie Haeger (East Troy, Wisc.) and Briana Provancha (San Diego, Calif.), Women’s 470. Hyéres, France – US Sailing Team Sperry Women’s 470 sailors Annie Haeger (East Troy, Wisc.) and Briana Provancha (San Diego, Calif.) won bronze at ISAF Sailing World Cup Hyères last year, and began their mission to improve on that result by posting scores of

Pictured: McNay and Hughes, Men’s 470. Photo: Will Ricketson/ US Sailing. Hyéres, France – The US Sailing Team Sperry returns to ISAF Sailing World Cup action on Wednesday in Hyères, France, with nineteen Americans set to take on many of the best sailors in the world. With the Rio 2016 Olympic Games just over fifteen months away, all competitors at this

The following is a statement from US Sailing, the national governing body for sailing, on the recent update from the International Sailing Federation (ISAF) regarding the decision by the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) to not include sailing at the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games.  “We are highly disappointed to hear that the IPC has confirmed their decision not

Palma de Mallorca, Spain – The US Sailing Team Sperry finished in the top ten in four classes at the 2015 Trofeo Princesa Sofía, an event that attracted over 1,200 olympic-class sailors from 65 countries. The 46-year-old regatta was a notable stop on the team’s European racing circuit, with competitor berths for the 2015 Rio Olympic Test Event

  Palma de Mallorca, Spain – The final races before the medal round concluded on Day Five of the 2015 Trofeo Princesa Sofía, and the US Sailing Team Sperry will be represented in the medal races in the Finn, Laser Radial, and Men’s and Women’s 470 classes. In the men’s heavyweight Finn dinghy, Caleb Paine (San

  Palma de Mallorca, Spain – Whitecaps, short chop, a hazy horizon and a fresh southerly breeze characterized the racecourses off Palma on Day Four of the 2015 Trofeo Princesa Sofía. American athletes are in the top ten in four classes, and each of those four teams improved their overall standing today. The US Sailing Team Sperry’s best

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