Roble, Shea (49erFX) and Muller (Finn) Start Strong in Enoshima

ENOSHIMA, Japan (July 27, 2021) – TOKYO 2020: Three first-time U.S. Olympians hit the ground running on day three of the sailing events in Enoshima.

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Pascual Remains Top-10 in RS:X, Finn & Skiff Events Set to Begin

ENOSHIMA, Japan (July 26, 2021) – TOKYO 2020: Difficult and varied tactical conditions challenge the world’s best on day two. Regatta set to expand with Finn, 49erFX fleets on day 3.

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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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Wins for Barrows, Henken, & Buckingham | 6 More Youth Worlds Team Members Named

Barrows & Henken win 2021 49er North Americans, Buckingham wins ILCA 7 Midwinters West, 6 new Youth Worlds Team members named in Bristol, Rhode Island and Long Beach, California.

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Muller Sails in Santander Invitational Test Event

Luke Muller (Fort Pierce, Fla.) is in his second day of racing at the Santander Invitational Finn Test Event and will sail through June 25 against nine Finn sailors he’ll see on the starting line next month at the Tokyo 2020 Games.

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Team Roble / Shea Finishes 5 Points out of 3rd Against 14 Upcoming Olympic Games Teams

Stephanie Roble (East Troy, Wis.) and Maggie Shea (Wilmette, Ill.) finished Act II of the 49er & 49erFX Championship in 5th place, just five points out of a podium finish. Racing was tight for the 15 of the 21 49erFXs that will see each other this summer in Tokyo, Japan for the 2020 Olympic Games. The Cascais event was Steph and Maggie’s final formal regatta before the summer.

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Snow & Wilson Win Cascaís Championship

The US Sailing Team had a strong week at the Cascaís 49er and 49erFX Championship, securing both first and third places by Nevin Snow and Dane Wilson, and Ian Barrows and Hans Henken, respectively.

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Gibbs and Weis Bring Home Bronze from Santander, Spain

Riley Gibbs (Long Beach, Calif.) and Anna Weis (Fort Lauderdale, Fla.) are bringing bronze medals back to the US after a successful week of racing in their first large-fleet international regatta since February of 2020.

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Muller Takes 6th at 2021 Finn Gold Cup

Team USA Tokyo 2020 Finn Class Representative Luke Muller (Fort Pierce, Fla.) placed 6th out of 59 boats at the 2021 Finn Gold Cup, the class’s World Championship event. The 2021 Gold Cup was the final major test for all medal hopefuls in the men’s heavyweight dinghy before the Olympic regatta begins in late July in Enoshima, Japan. 

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