Singlehanded Classes Open Racing; Team USA 9th Overall in Laser, RS:X

ENOSHIMA, Japan (July 25, 2021) – The sailing events of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games began on Sunday, with the US Sailing Team in action in four singlehanded classes. American sailors are in the top ten overall in two events, with Laser athlete Charlie Buckingham (Newport Beach, Calif.) and RS:X sailor Pedro Pascual (Miami, Fla.) both in 9th overall.

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TEAM USA READY TO SAIL AT TOKYO 2020

ENOSHIMA, Japan (July 23, 2021) – Nearly half a decade after the previous Olympic sailing regatta concluded in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, 13 American athletes in nine classes are ready to race at Tokyo 2020. With Mt. Fuji providing a majestic backdrop to the racecourses off Enoshima, Japan, the US Sailing Team will compete on one of the biggest stages in international sports. Sailing fans watching from the U.S. will be able to experience the racing both live and on replay through NBC Olympics starting at 11:00 PM EDT on July 24 (8:00 PM PDT).

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Kilroy Realty Backs US Sailing Team Athletes Going for Gold, Announces Sponsorship Extension

Building upon the success of the last four years of partnership and the values shared by both organizations to build a better world, Los Angeles-headquartered Kilroy Realty (Kilroy) and the United States Sailing Team are announcing an extended primary sponsorship. The commitment will advance a shared vision to amplify positive community impact while supporting the US Sailing Team in its pursuit of excellence on the international stage.

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Q&A with Dave Perry on the New Racing Rules of Sailing for 2021-2024

1. Why do the racing rules change every four years? The racing rules are locked in place for a four-year period, and can be changed the year after the Olympics. That keeps the rules from changing every year, as they do in most sports, but allows World Sailing to improve the rules as the sport evolves.…Read More

2019 Reach Initiative Impact Report – US Sailing

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Reach National Hub Initiative – 2019 Updates & Grant Recipients

[caption id="attachment_17760" align="aligncenter" width="1024"] Photo credit: Ellinor Walters[/caption] Hub Update The Reach ‘Hubs’ are regional networks of programs led by ‘Centers of Excellence’ (COE) that serve as a model of best practices and share learning resources with surrounding ‘Reach Centers’ and ‘Reach Programs’ in specific regions. This national network maximizes the impact of creating systemic…Read More

2018 Reach Initiative Impact Report

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Mike Ingham Looks to Capture Third Title at Championship of Champions

Two-time event champion Mike Ingham (Rochester, N.Y.) and International Women’s Keelboat Champion Megan Ploch (Pelham, N.Y.) headline the 44th Championship of Champions regatta. Best described as a melting pot for one-design class champions, the regatta begins Friday, Oct. 19, at the Atlanta Yacht Club (Acworth, Ga.) with 17 crews set to battle for the Jack Brown Trophy.

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Hanson, ILYA Crew Dominate U.S. Adult Sailing Championship

Michael Hanson (Wayzata, Minn.) and crew turned a 56-year drought on its ear this weekend when they won the 63rd U.S. Adult Sailing Championship. They didn’t just turn it on its ear, they ran it over, back and forth. Hanson, Tim Siemers (Maple Grove, Minn.) and Mark Swift (St. Paul, Minn.) dominated the regatta, posting the low score of 53 points to win the coveted Mallory Trophy.

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Benz Faget Takes Aim at 4th U.S. Adult Sailing Championships

The 63rd U.S. Adult Sailing Championship begins Wednesday at the Wayzata Yacht Club with three-time winner Benz Faget (Metairie, La.) looking to tie the record for most victories in the legendary, US Sailing championship.

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