Day Five: Reineke, McNay and Hughes Line up for Medal Races

The Qualifying Series of the Ready Steady Tokyo – Sailing has officially concluded. As of Wednesday, August 21, Medals have been awarded in half of the classes, and the final group of athletes who will be competing in tomorrow’s Medal Races has been decided. With the Exception of Erika Reineke, Stu McNay and Dave Hughes, all of the U.S. representatives have concluded racing.

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US Sailing Team at 470 Worlds – Final Report

In the Men’s fleet, Stu McNay (Providence, R.I.) and Dave Hughes (Miami, Fla.) finished in eighteenth overall as the highest placed U.S. boat. The top-three U.S. representatives in the Women’s fleet, Atlantic Brugman (Winthrop, Mass) and Nora Brugman (Winthrop, Mass.), Nikole Barnes (Miami, Fla.) and Lara Dallman Weiss (Shoreview, Minn.), and Carmen Cowles (Larchmont, N.Y.) and Emma Cowles (Larchmont, N.Y.), finished in 30th, 31st, and 32nd, respectively.

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470s Line up for 2019 World Championships

On Sunday, August 4, 2019, racing will begin at the 2019 edition of the 470 World Championships. Over 180 athletes representing 30 nations will be competing on the waters of the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020 sailing venue. Four athletes will represent the United States in the Men’s class, and eight will sail under the American flag in the Women’s fleet.

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Team USA Brings Home Seven Medals from Pan Am Games

On Saturday, August 10, Team USA’s sailing athletes clinched three more medals at the Pan American Games Lima 2019. Will Cyr (Bayview, Mich.) secured the Bronze Medal in the Open Formula Kite Class, Stephanie Roble and Maggie Shea earned the Silver in the Women’s 49erFX fleet, and Ernesto Rodriguez (Miami, Fla.) and Hallie Schiffman (Sarasota, Fla.) won the Gold in the Mixed Snipe fleet. Combined with the four medals won by Team USA the previous day, the American team will be bringing home a total of seven medals.

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Charlotte Rose Secures Top Ten Finish at Radial Worlds

After spending a week battling challenging conditions on the waters of Sakaiminato City, Japan, Charlotte Rose (Houston, Texas) has secured ninth place overall at the 2019 Laser Radial World Championships. Other strong American finishes include performances from two-time Olympian, Paige Railey (Clearwater, Fla.), and Trofeo Sofia Bronze Medalist, Erika Reineke (Fort Lauderdale, Fla.). Railey finished the event in 12th overall and Reineke finished 21st.

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Young Sailors Shine at Youth Worlds: Four Athletes Bring Home Gold

Upon conclusion of the final races at the 2019 Hempel Youth Sailing World Championships, four U.S. athletes have earned the title of Youth World Champions. Maddie Hawkins (Edgewater, Md.) and Yumi Yoshiyasu (Houston, Texas) claimed gold medals in the Girls International 420 fleet, while Berta Puig (Miami, Fla.) and Bella Casaretto (Ft. Lauderdale, Fla.) were victorious in the Girls 29er fleet.

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U.S. Radial Athletes Take on Worlds

On Friday, July 19, racing at the 2019 Laser Radial World Championships will begin in Sakaiminato City, Japan. At this year’s edition of the event, 111 competitors representing 49 countries, will be vying for the title of 2019 World Champion.

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U.S. Welcomes Next Generation of Sailors to 2019 Hempel Youth Sailing World Championships

Tomorrow, the world’s best youth sailors will begin racing at the pinnacle youth sailing competition, the 2019 Hempel Youth Sailing World Championships. In Gdynia, Poland, more than 400 sailors representing 66 nations will compete across nine youth disciplines. The events include Boy’s and Girl’s 29er, 420, RS:X, and Laser Radial, as well as the Mixed Nacra 15 class.

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Buckingham Finishes Eleventh at 2019 Laser World Championships

The 2019 Laser Standard World Championships have wrapped, concluding the first event of the 2020 U.S. Sailing Olympic Trials. After six days of racing, three athletes finished in the top third of the fleet, one just outside the top-ten.

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U.S. Sailing Olympic Trials Begin with Laser World Championships

This week, the first event of the 2019 Olympic class World Championships begin, marking the opening of the U.S. Olympic trials for the sport of sailing. Racing begins Thursday, July 4, with the world’s best Laser sailors lining up in Sakaiminato City, Japan.

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