Roble/Shea Win Bronze and First Round of Athletes Qualify for Tokyo Games

Daily updates from the 2020 Men’s Laser and 49er, 49erFX, and Nacra 17 World Championships held in Melbourne, Austrlia.

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Gibbs and Weis Take Gold at Pre-Worlds

Riley Gibbs (Long Beach, Calif.) and Anna Weis (Fort Lauderdale, Fla.) used superior upwind boat speed to win the Oceania Championship. On a blustery final day, the American pair finished the day’s races in first and third and won the regatta by three points.

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Three Golds, 1 Bronze for USA at Hempel World Cup Series Miami

Four American sailors to secure Medal victories at the 2020 Hempel World Cup Series Miami. Pascual, Reineke and Paine win Gold and Muller wins Bronze. On the final day of the regatta, U.S. athletes in the 470, RS:X, and Finn classes also capped off the second of three events that make up the U.S. athlete Olympic trials.

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Olympic Development Program Enters New Era

US Sailing’s Olympic Development Program athletes make the transition from Youth World classes to Olympic classes.

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Talent Converges in Miami – US Sailing Hosts “Best Olympic Development Program Camp Yet”

Over Thanksgiving weekend, Miami became a mecca for talented American sailors, as US Sailing’s Olympic Development Program (ODP) hosted its annual Racing Clinic at Miami Yacht Club. There, over 130 athletes spanning six classes were supported by 40 coaches, including ODP fleet coaches, Quantum Racing experts, and regional program coaches.

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Updates from the 2019 49er, 49erFX and Nacra 17 Worlds

On Sunday, December 8, 2019, the Hyundai 49er, 49erFX and Nacra 17 World Championships in Auckland New Zealand wrapped, marking the end of the 2019 year for the U.S. in these classes. The event seemed to be a turning point for the US Sailing Team after each of the American representatives demonstrated significant improvement throughout the event.

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Roble and Shea Win Bronze at Pre-Worlds – US Sailing Team Looks Strong Heading into Worlds

The US Sailing Team is looking solid heading into the 2019 Hyundai 49er, 49erFX and Nacra 17 World Championships. On Wednesday, November 27, the team finished the 2019 Oceania Championships with two boats in the top 10, one of which will take home a medal.

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What Does it Take to Get the US Sailing Team Around the World?

An incredible amount of resources are required to get our athletes around the globe. Click to find out how 35 U.S. athletes will be getting to 11 World Championships in Australia and New Zealand, this winter.

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Sally Barkow Joins US Sailing Olympic Program

US Sailing has hired Sally Barkow as Olympic Team Coach and Performance Manager. Barkow brings a strong background as an athlete to this position. She is a two-time Rolex Yachtswoman of the Year, an Olympian and a two-time Volvo Ocean Race competitor. She will be joining the US Sailing staff to coach U.S. Nacra 17 athletes and assist US Sailing Team coaches in managing the athlete training programs.

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2024 Olympic Windsurfing Sea Trials – Equipment and Community Collide

US Sailing Team Women’s RS:X athlete, Farrah Hall (Annapolis, Md.), recently participated at the RS:X equipment sea trials for the 2024 Olympics. During the trials, World Sailing conducted comprehensive on the water testing and onshore evaluation of five equipment options to replace the Men’s and Women’s RS:X classes at the 2024 Games. Yesterday, World Sailing released that the iFoil has been recommended as the replacement equipment. Hall was one of the 20 athletes selected to test each piece of equipment and provide input to help inform this decision. Read for an inside look at her experience.

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