Olympic Classes – 2014
2014 US Sailing Team Sperry Top-Sider Selection: Olympic Classes
Amendment: For the 49er FX class, order of finish at ISAF Sailing World Cup Miami will determine 1) priority entry at 2014 ISAF Sailing World Championships; 2) both entries at the 2014 Rio Test Event; and 3) the 2014 Rio fleet boat assignment.”
About the US Sailing Team Sperry Top-Sider
The team is managed by the United States Sailing Association (US Sailing), the national governing body for the sport of sailing and sailboat racing. The top boats in each Olympic and Paralympic class are selected annually to be members of the US Sailing Team Sperry Top-Sider. US Sailing helps these elite athletes with with financial, logistical, coaching, technical, fitness, marketing and communications support.
The title sponsor of the team is Sperry Top-Sider; other sponsors include Harken and Team McLube. Yale Cordage is a team supplier. The US Sailing Center Miami is an Olympic training site. Oakcliff Sailing and Clearwater Community Sailing Center are US Sailing Team Sperry Top-Sider training centers. Chubb Personal Insurance sponsors US Sailing’s National Team Tour, a nationwide presentation program for US Sailing Team Sperry Top-Sider athletes.