Osterville, Mass. (August 5, 2015) – All three Championship fleets finished another three races on Nantucket Sound Wednesday afternoon. Thursday represents an opportunity for over 100 young sailors to improve their position in the standings and work on their skills and teamwork at the 2015 Chubb U.S. Junior Sailing Championships. Following a morning postponement due

Pictured: Olympic sailing’s Medal Race Course in Rio de Janeiro. by Josh Adams, Managing Director of US Olympic Sailing On August 5, as we mark the 365-day countdown to the Rio 2016 Olympic Games, US Sailing Team Sperry athletes will be working on final preparations for this summer’s Olympic Test Event, formally known as the Aquece

Portsmouth, R.I. (August 5, 2015) – The National On-Water Skills Standard Grant Management Team is pleased to announce the establishment of a national recognition program for On-Water Skills Standard Evaluators recognized by the US Coast Guard. On-Water Skills Standard Evaluators who complete a targeted skills training program and meet minimum boating safety instruction educational experience will

Pictured: The 2015 US Rio Olympic Test Event Sailing Team. Back Row (left to right): Brad Funk, Caleb Paine, Trevor Burd, Dave Hughes, Charlie Buckingham, and Matthew Whitehead. Front Row: Paige Railey, Briana Provancha, Helena Scutt, Annie Haeger, Paris Henken, Sarah Newberry, Carson Crain, and Stu McNay. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 5, 2015 Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Osterville, Mass. (August 4, 2015) – Tuesday’s weather in Cape Cod, and in most of Southern England, featured a line-up of variety from morning ominous thunderstorms to a sun-splashed afternoon on the waters of Nantucket Sound. Sailors racing on the second day of competition at the 2015 Chubb U.S. Junior Sailing Championships experienced a tremendous

Osterville, Mass. (August 3, 2015) – The 2015 Chubb U.S. Junior Sailing Championships is underway this week for four days of racing at one of the country’s most preeminent maritime venues – Cape Cod. The Wianno Yacht Club in Osterville, Mass. will host this year’s championships that feature a talented collection of the top young

Friday featured another day of fantastic Laser sailing on Little Egg Harbor Bay for the competitors at the Laser U.S. National Championships and U.S. Singlehanded Championships.

Portsmouth, R.I. (July 22, 2015) – Katy Nastro takes you off the traditional sailing path from Martha’s Vineyard in this week’s episode of “The Beat”. Katy takes a lesson in Kiteboarding with Rob Douglas, one of the fastest sailors in the world. And it’s all about fun and games, as Katy gets wet and wild

Brant Beach, N.J. (July 20, 2015) – A strong fleet comprised of experienced Laser class sailors with impressive resumes combined with a new infusion of talented men and women will be at the forefront of this week’s U.S. Singlehanded Sailing Championships, held in conjunction with the Laser Class U.S. National Championship. The men’s Laser Full

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

Rochester, N.Y. (July 19, 2015) – The fleet of 30 Laser Radial sailors put on quite a show this weekend on Lake Ontario at the 2015 U.S. Junior Women’s Singlehanded Championship, hosted by the Rochester Yacht Club. In the end, it was Louisa Nordstrom (Osprey, Fla.) who held back several worthy contenders throughout the three

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

Rochester, N.Y. (July 15, 2015) – The Rochester Yacht Club (RYC) has a long history of hosting outstanding racing events for adult and youth in a variety of classes and formats. The RYC welcomes 30 top young sailors under the age of 19 this week at the 2015 U.S. Junior Women’s Singlehanded Championship for the

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

Several sailors were in position to contend for qualification spots on the US Sailing Team Sperry Youth World Team as they entered Friday’s final set of races at the 2015 U.S. Youth Sailing Championships. Excitement was in the air and the breeze on Mount Hope Bay and Narragansett Bay cooperated, which made for some great racing.

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