New Bedford, a storied and historic maritime city, will host Olympic and Paralympic sailing on Buzzards Bay if Boston becomes the host city for the 2024 Summer Games, Mayor Jon Mitchell and Rich Davey from the Boston 2024 Partnership announced here today.
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
Host Katy Nastro was all in at the 44th Annual Figawi Race Weekend. Figawi kicked off the Cape Cod and Nantucket summer season. Entries include over 3,000 sailors from all over the country and over 240 boats. Katy shares with viewers the Figawi experience from the race course, to the regatta parties, and everything else that comes with this awesome celebration!
Get an inside look… literally… of Team Alvimedica’s Volvo Ocean 65 with On Board Reporter Amory Ross as he gives “The Beat” host Katy Nastro an in-depth tour of this ocean racing machine.
“The Beat” presented by US Sailing goes on tour this summer with one goal: to capture the essence of the sailing – one of the most thrilling sports and activities on the planet.
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
Long Beach, Calif. – A large trailer containing part of Oakcliff Sailing‘s 49er and 49erFX Olympic-class skiff fleet has arrived at Alamitos Bay Yacht Club in Long Beach, California in an effort to boost the US Sailing Team Sperry and the new Olympic Development Program (ODP). Driven from Miami, Florida to Long Beach by 2012 US
On Saturday afternoon, April 25 a tragedy occurred during the Dauphin Island Regatta off the coast of Alabama in Mobile Bay. A number of sailboats capsized from a sudden storm that struck the race fleet resulting in several sailors losing their lives. All of us at US Sailing – our staff, Board of Directors, and
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
Are you ready to take your racing skills to the next level, get access to great coaching, meet new friends, and have a blast on and off the water? You can make it happen at a USA Junior Olympic Sailing Festival in 2015?
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