Pictured: Team USA training on Guanabara Bay in Rio on Sunday. Photo: Richard Langdon / World Sailing FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 11, 2016 Rio de Janeiro, Brazil – Monday will see the opening races of the Rio 2016 Paralympic sailing competition, and six American athletes will compete in three classes over the next six days. The U.S. Sailing
2016 U.S. Women’s Match Racing Championship ANNAPOLIS, Md. (September 11, 2016) – On Sunday in Annapolis, Nicole Breault (San Francisco, Calif.) became only the second skipper to win back-to-back U.S. Women’s Match Racing Championships in event history. Breault, the reigning defending champion from last year’s event in Balboa, California, defeated home town sailor Janel Zarkowsky
2016 U.S. Women’s Match Racing Championship ANNAPOLIS, Md. (September 9, 2016) – In an exciting celebration of match racing and women’s sailing in general, a collection of the top teams in the country have qualified to race for the Allegra Knapp Mertz Trophy this weekend in Annapolis. Teams will the J/22 class sailboat at the
WATCH: The Rio Report / N.14 – A Message From The Leaders – US Sailing Team Leader Josh Adams and High Performance Director Charlie McKee give their full Olympic wrap-up after the closing ceremony and conclusion of Olympic competition in Rio de Janeiro. September 7, 2016 Reflections on the 2016 U.S. Olympic Sailing Team by Josh
Pictured: Maximo Nores (USA) competing in the Boy’s Board (RS:X) class at the Youth Worlds. Christophe Launay/World Sailing. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 31, 2016 Portsmouth, R.I. – US Sailing’s Olympic Sailing Committee (OSC) has updated the selection procedures for American athletes seeking to compete at the 2016 Youth Sailing World Championship, set to be held in Auckland, New
Event Website Photo Gallery CARLYLE, Ill. (August 26, 2016) – Catamaran sailing is alive and well on Carlyle Lake. The 2016 U.S. Multihull Championship for the Hobie Alter Trophy, hosted by Carlyle Sailing Association, wrapped up a full week’s worth of racing on Friday. For the first time since 1988, this championship was raced in
2016 U.S. Team Racing Championship – Final Report Event Website Final Standings Photo Gallery SHEBOYGAN, Wis. (August 21, 2016) –Team Trouble, comprised of Charles Higgins (Norfold, Va.), Johnny Norfleet (New York, NY), Isabel Strachan (Annapolis, Md.), Matt Allen (Hamilton, Mass.). Gabriel Smith (Annapolis, Md.) and Arielle Darrow, saved their best for Sunday’s knockout rounds and
Communal experience as a team and college sailing experience in shifty winds paid dividends for Clemmie Everett (Rye, N.Y.) and her crew, who took home the Bengt Julin Trophy for winning the 2016 International Women’s Keelboat Championship at American Yacht Club.
WATCH: The Rio Report / N.12 – Veterans and Newcomers Reflect – Team USA veterans Stu McNay and Dave Hughes finish strong in Rio with one of the best performances of their career while Olympic newcomers Paris Henken and Helena Scutt review the experience of their first Games. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 18, 2016 Rio de
2016 U.S. Team Racing Championship Preview SHEBOYGAN, Wis. (August 18, 2016) – An talented pool of sailors who have had success in various disciplines and racing backgrounds will compete for the for the historic George R. Hinman Trophy at the 2016 U.S. Team Racing Championship, hosted by Sail Sheboygan. This event will qualify a team

IWKC 2016 Day 2 Recap

Day 2 Recap Event Website – Recaps, news, results and standings, photos and more. Results and Standings Photos #womenskeelboat By Leif Skodnick After two days of competition competition, Allie Blecher of Long Beach, California leads the International Women’s Keelboat Championship, having completed 17 races with 60 total points for an average score of 3.53. Melinda
WATCH: The Rio Report – Podium for Paine: First time Olympian Caleb Paine claims the Bronze medal in the Finn Class for Team USA. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 16, 2016 Rio de Janeiro, Brazil – Tuesday was an emotional thrill ride for U.S. Sailing Team athletes, staff and fans alike as the action at the Rio 2016 Olympic
Pictured: Caleb Paine after securing Bronze at Rio 2016. Photo: Amory Ross/US Sailing Team. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 16, 2016 Rio de Janeiro, Brazil – U.S. Olympic Team sailor Caleb Paine (San Diego, Calif.) has won a bronze medal in the Finn class, the Men’s Heavyweight Dinghy. Rio 2016 is the first career Olympic Games appearance for
WATCH: The Rio Report – N.9 – Day 8 day ended with a gale but the 49er and 49erFX classes managed to score three races apiece on the ocean courses outside Guanabara Bay. Hear from 49er crew Joe Morris on how he and skipper Thomas Barrows are sailing so far, and the 49erFX team of Paris
The 2016 Chubb U.S. Junior Sailing Championships, hosted by Mission Bay Yacht Club, came to an exciting conclusion on the third and final day of the regatta. Three new champions were crowned under atypical conditions for Mission Bay and the Pacific Ocean racing areas off the coast of San Diego. Final Standings Photo Gallery U.S.
International Women’s Keelboat Championship Returns to Racing Circuit This Week on Long Island Sound PORTSMOUTH, R.I. (August 15, 2016) – The American Yacht Club in Rye, N.Y. will host the new International Women’s Keelboat Championship in J/70 class sailboats this week.  More than ever, this championship will offer women keelboat and offshore sailors high quality

Chubb Jr. Champs – Day 2 Notes

Sunday Notes The 2016 Chubb U.S. Junior Sailing Championships, hosted by Mission Bay Yacht Club, will enter Monday’s finale with Championships on the line. The single-, double- fleets each tallied another four races and the triplehanded fleet finished five races on Sunday. U.S. Junior Singlehanded Championship (Laser Radial) – Smythe Trophy Joseph Hou (Newport Harbor
  WATCH: The Rio Report – N.8 – Day 7 of the Olympic regatta was a good one for Team USA with Bora Gulari and Louisa Chafee punching a ticket to the Nacra 17 medal race, and Caleb Paine doing the same in the Finn class. Additionally, both Men’s and Women’s 470s put up pairs of
WATCH: The Rio Report – N.7 – With his 10-6 scoreline on Day 6 Charlie Buckingham did almost everything he needed to in order to make the Laser’s top-ten Medal Race. With 109 points he tied for tenth but lost the tiebreaker based on best-race finishes. Ever-positive, Charlie reflects on a very successful four days of

Chubb Junior Champs – Day 1 Notes

Saturday Notes The 2016 Chubb U.S. Junior Sailing Championships, hosted by Mission Bay Yacht Club, started Saturday morning in San Diego. The single-, double- and triplehanded fleets each tallied four races on the first day of racing. U.S. Junior Singlehanded Championship (Laser Radial) – Smythe Trophy In a closely contested opening day of racing for