Pictured: Stuart McNay (Providence, R.I.) and David Hughes (Miami, Fla.), Men’s 470.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
January 28, 2016
Miami, Fla. – After a lengthy storm delay in Miami, which saw US Sailing Team Sperry Olympic and Paralympic hopefuls restlessly await breeze onshore, all classes completed at least one race on Day Four of Sailing World Cup Miami, Presented by Sunbrella. Once racing resumed, the wind increased rapidly until the ongoing rains acquired a driving force of over twenty knots, challenging sailors in all fleets. For nine of thirteen classes, this event represents the first half of US Sailing’s Rio 2016 athlete selection series.
Pictured: Sydney Bolger (Long Beach, Calif.) and Carly Shevitz (Santa Barbara, Calif.), US Sailing Team Sperry, Women’s 470.
LIVE Video Coverage on ESPN3: Saturday, January 30 at 11:00AM EST
Racing at Sailing World Cup Miami, Presented by Sunbrella, continues on Tuesday, January 26th and runs through Saturday, January 30th, which will feature medal races and the closing ceremony. World Sailing will produce and broadcast live video coverage of most of Olympic-class medal races. In North America, the racing will be broadcast online via ESPN3.
The racing will be available to watch in 2D and 3D via World Sailing’s live tracking system. Live tracking via the Sailviewer-3D Tablet app will also be available for devices with 7″ or greater screens. This app comes in iOS and Android versions.
Sailing World Cup Miami: USA Results
Sailing World Cup Miami is a U.S. Olympic & Paralympic Team Selection event for the following classes: 2.4mR, 49er, 49erFX, Finn, Laser, Laser Radial, Nacra 17, RS:X Men, RS:X Women.
Finn (Men’s One-Person Heavyweight Dinghy): 46 boats
- 2nd overall, Zach Railey (Clearwater, Fla.)
- 6th overall, Caleb Paine (San Diego, Calif.), US Sailing Team Sperry
- 14th overall, Luke Muller (Ft. Pierce, Fla.), US Sailing Development Team
Men’s 470 (Men’s Two-Person Dinghy): 21 boats
- 2nd overall, Stuart McNay (Providence, R.I.) and David Hughes (Miami, Fla.)
Nacra 17 (Mixed Two-Person Multihull): 47 boats
- 7th overall, Bora Gulari (Detroit, Mich.) and Louisa Chafee (Warwick, R.I.), US Sailing Development Team
- 19th overall, Mark Mendelblatt and Carolina Mendelblatt (St. Petersburg, Fla.)
2.4mR (Open One-Person Paralympic Keelboat): 10 boats
- 4th overall, Charlie Rosenfield (Woodstock, Conn.), US Sailing Team Sperry
- 6th overall, Dee Smith (Annapolis, Md., pictured), US Sailing Team Sperry
Sonar (Open Three-Person Paralympic Keelboat): 9 boats
- 5th overall, Rick Doerr (Clifton, N.J.), Brad Kendell (Tampa, Fla.) and Hugh Freund (South Freeport, Maine), US Sailing Team Sperry
- 6th overall, Andrew Fisher (Greenwich, Conn.) Daniel Evans (Miami, Fla.) and Tom Brown (Northeast Harbor, Maine), US Sailing Team Sperry
Women’s 470 (Women’s Two-Person Dinghy): 17 boats
- 5th overall, Sydney Bolger (Long Beach, Calif.) and Carly Shevitz (Santa Barbara, Calif.), US Sailing Team Sperry
Women’s RS:X (Women’s Board): 37 boards
- 16th overall, Farrah Hall (Annapolis, Md.), US Sailing Team Sperry
- 17th overall, Marion Lepert (Belmont, Calif.), US Sailing Team Sperry
49er (Men’s Two-Person High Performance Skiff): 61 boats
- 7th overall, Thomas Barrows (St. Thomas, U.S.V.I.) and Joe Morris (Annapolis, Md.)
- 18th overall, Judge Ryan (San Diego, Calif.) and Hans Henken (Coronado, Calif.)
- 19th overall, Brad Funk (Fort Lauderdale, Fla.) and Trevor Burd (Marblehead, Mass.)
- 29th (Canada*), David Mori and Justin Barnes
- 31st (British V.I.*) Alec Anderson and Chris Brockbank
* USA, CAN & IVB looking to win final North American qualifying berth for Rio 2016 in the 49er.
Laser (Men’s One-Person Dinghy): 98 boats
- 11th overall, Charlie Buckingham (Newport Beach, Calif.), US Sailing Team Sperry
- 22nd overall, Erik Bowers (Excelsior, Minn.), US Sailing Development Team
Laser Radial (Women’s One-Person Dinghy): 60 boats
- 15th overall, Paige Railey (Clearwater, Fla.), US Sailing Team Sperry
- 24th overall, Erika Reineke (Ft. Lauderdale, Fla.), US Sailing Team Sperry
49erFX (Women’s Two-Person High Performance Skiff): 34 boats
- 18th overall, Paris Henken (Coronado, Calif.) and Helena Scutt (Kirkland, Wash.)
- 21st overall, Emily Dellenbaugh (Easton, Conn.) and Elizabeth Barry (Riverside, Conn.), US Sailing Development Team
- 23rd overall (U.S.V.I*) Mayumi Roller, Agustina Barbuto
- 31st overall, Genny Tulloch (San Francisco, Calif.) and Maggie Shea (Chicago, Ill.)
- 32nd overall (Aruba*) Odile van Aanholt and Philipine van Aanholt
* USA, ISV, ARU looking to win final North American qualifying berth for Rio 2016 in the 49erFX.
Men’s RS:X (Men’s Board): 48 boards
- 25th overall, Pedro Pascual (West Palm Beach, Fla.), US Sailing Team Sperry
- 24th (Canada*), Zachary Plavisc
- 30th overall, Carson Crain (Houston, Texas), US Sailing Team Sperry
- 33rd (Aruba*) Mack van den Eerenbeemt
* USA, CAN, ARU looking to win final North American qualifying berth for Rio 2016 in Men’s RS:X.
- Day 3: US Sailors Raise Their Game In Finn & Nacra 17, Americans Top Five in Six Classes
- Day 2: USA Jumps Up Across the Board In Miami On Day Two
- Day 1: Light Air, Nerves On First Day of Sailing World Cup Miami
- Event Preview: Key US Sailing Team Sperry Names and Facts Heading Into Miami
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About the US Sailing Team Sperry
The US Sailing Team Sperry 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. US Sailing helps these elite athletes with financial, logistical, coaching, technical, fitness, marketing and communications support. The title sponsor of the team is Sperry; other sponsors include Gold-Level partner Sunbrella and Silver-Level partners Harken, Team McLube and Groupe Beneteau. 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 Training Centers. Chubb Personal Insurance and the Gowrie Group sponsors US Sailing’s National Team Tour, a nationwide presentation program for US Sailing Team Sperry athletes. For more information, please visit www.ussailing.org/olympics
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