Start your journey to the Olympic podium right here. Use the information below to get started.
VISION 2024 compliments the U.S. Olympic Sailing Program’s strategic plan for Rio 2016, aligned with our three fundamental success factors: lead a culture of technical excellence; make domestic training a strength; build the base. The mission: Create sustainable performance and reshape the U.S. Olympic pathways. To read the full VISION 2024 plan, click here.
- CISA Advanced Racing Clinic. San Diego, Calif. (April).
- Brooke E. Gonzalaz Clinic. Newport, R.I. (June).
- ISAF Sailing World Cup Miami (January)
- US Youth Sailing Championships (August)
- Orange Bowl Regatta (December)
Team Selection Criteria:
Making the US Sailing Team Sperry Top-Sider, the US Sailing Development Team and the US Sailing Youth World’s Team are important steps on your journey. Here’s how.
- US Sailing Team Selection (Olympic classes)
- US Sailing Development Team Selection
- ISAF Youth World’s Team Selection
The US Olympic Sailing program has identified six development classes:
- Techno 293
- Laser Radial
- International 420
For more information about how these classes fit into your Path to the Podium, click here. To start a conversation about which classes you should sail, contact Leandro Spina, US Sailing Youth Development Director.
US Sailing Team Sperry Top-Sider training centers offer important resources to aspiring Olympians and Paralympians. Contact Leandro Spina, US Sailing Youth Development Director, for information about their services.
- Oakcliff Sailing (Classes: 49er, 49erFX, Nacra 17)
- Clearwater Community Sailing (Classes: Laser Radial, 2.4mR, SKUD-18)