WATCH: The Rio Report / N.3 – Battling the Conditions FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 9, 2016 Rio de Janeiro, Brazil – Rio 2016 Olympic sailing athletes got their first taste of light air conditions on Day 2 of racing on Guanabara Bay, with the early races in each of the five currently-active classes being defined by

Youth Champs 2016 – Day 3 Notes

Monday, 08 August 2016 by

Monday’s Racing Notes: Day 3 of the 2016 U.S. Youth Sailing Championship was pivotal for the five fleets in action on San Diego Bay. The 2016 U.S. Youth Sailing Championships, hosted by Coronado Yacht Club with support from the San Diego Yacht, features young sailors racing in the Laser, Laser Radial, International 420, 29er and

WATCH: The Rio Report / N.2 – First Day of Racing FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 8, 2016 Rio de Janeiro, Brazil – The sailing competition at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games began in earnest on Monday, with strong winds and sunshine providing a worthy test for athletes in the Men’s Laser, Women’s Laser Radial, Men’s RS:X and

Sunday’s Racing Notes

Sunday, 07 August 2016 by

Sunday’s Racing Notes: It was another stellar day of racing on San Diego Bay for the five classes in competition at the 2016 U.S. Youth Sailing Championships, hosted by Coronado Yacht Club with support from the San Diego Yacht Club. The Laser, Laser Radial, International 420 and 29er fleets tallied four more races, while the

  Video: After four years of preparation, the U.S Olympic Sailing Team is ready to go.  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 7, 2016 Rio de Janeiro, Brazil – Monday, August 8 will see the opening races of the Rio 2016 Olympic Sailing competition, with 380 athletes from 66 nations ready to put four years of intense preparation

Saturday’s Racing Notes: All five classes completed three races on day one of the 2016 U.S. Youth Sailing Championships, hosted by Coronado Yacht Club with support from the San Diego Yacht Club. Racing resumes on Sunday and the championship concludes Tuesday in this four day event. Racing Conditions Sailors raced under clear skies in 12-16

U.S. Olympic Sailing Team Coverage

Saturday, 06 August 2016 by

The Rio 2016 Olympic Games will feature unprecedented coverage of sailing for fans in the United States. Between NBC’s world-class television and online programming, US Sailing’s multi-channel coverage, and comprehensive daily email reports sent directly to fans, anyone hoping to follow the U.S. Olympic Sailing Team will have a better view than during any previous Olympics. For more details on how to follow the action, check out the US Sailing Team’s viewing guide.

Sailors Compete for a Spot on Youth World Team CORONADO, Calif. (August 4, 2016) – As our country turns its attention to Rio in support of our talented women and men sailors representing Team USA at the Olympic Games, an impressive collection of young sailors, with Olympic dreams and aspirations of their own, will embark

PORTSMOUTH, R.I. (August 3, 2016) – US Sailing, the National Governing Body of the sport, has hired John Pearce as the organization’s Youth Director, following an expansive three month search to fill the new position. The former varsity sailing head coach at George Washington University will lead US Sailing’s Youth Department, with the goal of

By Stu Streuli, US Sailing Europe hasn’t always been kind to young American sailors. It takes some time to get accustomed to competing on the Continent. But this past July generated substantial optimism for the future of U.S. Olympic sailing, with Olympic Development Program athletes bringing home a pair of podiums and a number of

      U.S. Junior Women’s Singlehanded Championship – 2016 Final Report SEATTLE, Wash. (July 31, 2016) – On Sunday, the fleet of 28 Laser Radials competing at the U.S. Junior Women’s Singlehanded Championship, hosted by Sail Sand Point, put the finishing touches on a fun and exciting three day regatta on Lake Washington. In the

From left: Chase Burwell, ODP Travel Team Coach Brendan Casey, Sophia Reineke, Anna Weiss, Henry Marshall, Christina Sakellaris, and ODP Travel Team Coach Rulo Borojovich. Photo: Cathy Sakellaris/US Sailing. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 30th, 2016 Portsmouth, R.I. – Henry Marshall (Newton, Mass.) has won the 2016 Laser Radial Youth World Championship, held at Royal St George Yacht Club in

U.S. Junior Women’s Singlehanded Championship – 2016 Preview SEATTLE, Wash. (July 28, 2016) – The U.S. Junior Women’s Singlehanded Championship for the Nancy Leiter Clagett Memorial Trophy will be decided on the waters of Lake Washington this weekend. Sail Sand Point in Seattle will host this US Sailing National Championship that features three days of

July 28, 2016 Houston, Texas – The U.S. National Sailing Team received a rousing send-off from hundreds of junior sailors, families, Olympians and fans at Houston Yacht Club on Wednesday as the team prepares to head to Brazil. The Send-Off Party coincided with the U.S. Optimist Class National Championship, allowing scores of future Team USA hopefuls to

Ready for Rio An open letter to all American sailors from the Managing Director of U.S. Olympic Sailing. July 21, 2016 To friends and supporters of our National Team, On August 5, when the U.S. Olympic Sailing Team lines up to march as part of Team USA in the Rio 2016 Opening Ceremony, the athletes

PORTSMOUTH, R.I. (July 20, 2016) – US Sailing has announced the nominees for the Board of Directors. The Nominating Committee has named the candidates to fill three open slots on the Board. The following people have been nominated to run for a three-year term. * Sally Barkow (Nashotah, Wis.) Tarasa Davis (Atlanta, Ga.) Clerc Cooper

          MENTOR-ON-THE-LAKE, Ohio (July 10, 2016) -The race organizers from the Mentor Harbor Yachting Club put the finishing touches on the 2016 Laser Class U.S. National Championships and U.S. Singlehanded Sailing Championships on Sunday. The four-day regatta closed out with one more race Sunday, as new champions were crowned. Entering the day,

          BAY ST. LOUIS, Miss. (July 10, 2016) – Sarah Burn and Patricia Gerli tamed the fleet of 29 Club 420s this week to earn the U.S. Junior Women’s Doublehanded Championship for the Ida Lewis Trophy. This year’s championship was decided on the waters of Mississippi’s Gulf Coast and hosted by Bay-Waveland

          MENTOR-ON-THE-LAKE, Ohio (July 8, 2016) – A strong fleet comprised of experienced singlehanded sailors 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 2016 Laser Class U.S. National Championships. Sailors eligible for

          U.S. Junior Women’s Doublehanded Championship – 2016 Preview BAY ST. LOUIS, Miss. (July 7, 2016) – The U.S. Junior Women’s Doublehanded Championship for the Ida Lewis Trophy will be decided on the waters of Mississippi’s Gulf Coast this weekend. The Bay-Waveland Yacht Club will host this US Sailing National Championship

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