Pictured: Stu McNay (Providence, R.I.) and Dave Hughes (Miami, Fla.), Men’s 470, US Sailing Team Sperry.  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 1, 2016 Hyères, France – US Sailing Team Sperry athletes competed in front of a global digital  audience on the final day of Sailing World Cup Hyères (April 27 – May 1), and won two medal races against the world’s best. American

Pictured: Rick Doerr (Clifton, N.J.), Brad Kendell (Tampa, Fla.) and Hugh Freund (South Freeport, Maine), Paralympic Sonar, US Sailing Team Sperry. Photo: Jen Edney/US Sailing. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 30, 2016 Hyères, France – Rick Doerr (Clifton, N.J.), Brad Kendell (Tampa, Fla.) and Hugh Freund (South Freeport, Maine) won bronze for the US Sailing Team Sperry on Day 4

Pictured: Dee Smith, 2.4mR class. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 30, 2016 Hyères, France – Dee Smith (Annapolis, Md.) has won selection to the Rio 2016 U.S. Paralympic Sailing Team based on the results of the US Sailing Paralympic Athlete Selection Series in the 2.4mR one-person keelboat. Smith (63) is a veteran of the America’s Cup, Volvo Ocean Race, Maxi competition and

Pictured: Rick Doerr (Clifton, N.J.), Brad Kendell (Tampa, Fla.) and Hugh Freund (South Freeport, Maine), Paralympic Sonar, US Sailing Team Sperry. Photo: Jen Edney/US Sailing. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 29, 2016 Hyères, France – The US Sailing Team Sperry Sonar Team of Rick Doerr (Clifton, N.J.), Brad Kendell (Tampa, Fla.) and Hugh Freund (South Freeport, Maine) moved to the

Pictured:  Caleb Paine, Finn, US Sailing Team Sperry. Photo: Jen Edney/US Sailing. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 28, 2016 Hyères, France – After two days of racing at Sailing World Cup Hyères (April 27 – May 1), the US Sailing Team Sperry (national team) has five boats in top-ten positions in their fleet.  This week’s regatta in Hyères is widely considered

Pictured: Team USA’s Doerr, Kendell and Freund, Sonar class. Photo: Jen Edney/US Sailing. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 27, 2016 Hyères, France –  Rick Doerr (Clifton, N.J.), Brad Kendell (Tampa, Fla.) and Hugh Freund (South Freeport, Maine) have earned selection to the Rio 2016 U.S. Paralympic Sailing Team based on the results of the US Sailing Paralympic Athlete Selection Series in the Sonar three-person

Pictured: Rick Doerr (Clifton, N.J.), Brad Kendell (Tampa, Fla.) and Hugh Freund (South Freeport, Maine), Sonar, US Sailing Team Sperry. Photo: Jen Edney/US Sailing. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 26, 2016 Hyères, France – The US Sailing Team Sperry (national team) has gathered in southern France for Sailing World Cup Hyères (April 27 – May 1), the third event in sailing’s

Pictured: Dave Ullman (Newport Beach, Calif.) with 2015 Rio de Janeiro Olympic Test Event gold medalists Haeger and Provancha. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 25, 2016 Portsmouth, R.I. – After soliciting nominations from the public, US Sailing’s Olympic Sailing Committee (OSC) today announced David Ullman (Newport Beach, Calif.) as US Sailing’s 2015 National Coach of the Year,

Pictured: Paige Railey (Clearwater, Fla.), US Sailing Team Sperry. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 20, 2016 Portsmouth, R.I. – The US Sailing Team Sperry’s Paige Railey (Clearwater, Fla.) has won a silver medal at the 2016 Laser Radial World Championship, held on Banderas Bay at Riviera Nayarit, Mexico. This is Railey’s fifth career Worlds podium finish, having won Gold

Pictured: Paris Henken (Coronado, Calif.) and Helena Scutt (Kirkland, Wash.), 49erFX, U.S. Olympic Sailing Team, training in Rio de Janeiro. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 20, 2016 Portsmouth, R.I. – The last of seven regattas comprising the Rio 2016 U.S. Olympic Sailing Team Athlete Selection Series has concluded, and US Sailing has confirmed the names of the fifteen sailors who

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 18, 2016 Skimming across the water at breakneck speed, sailing a modern skiff like the 29er can appear to be an aquatic high-wire act, where one false move can lead to complete disaster. But looks can be deceiving. These boats are made to go fast and—as is the case with a

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

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