Final Recap from 2021 West Marine US Open Sailing – Miami

[caption id="attachment_28137" align="alignright" width="580"] Stephan Baker and Nicholas Hardy at West Marine US Open Sailing - Miami. Photo by US Sailing / Allison Chenard[/caption] CLICK HERE TO THE OFFICIAL WEST MARINE US OPEN SAILING SERIES WEBSITE KEY BISCAYNE, Fla. (January 24, 2021) – It was a “rise and shine” kind of day for the sailors…Read More

2021 West Marine US Open Sailing Series Turns South to Miami

The 2021 West Marine US Open Sailing Series launched with excitement and a sense of pride last week in Fort Lauderdale and now the series heads south to Miami for four days of racing on Biscayne Bay at 2021 West Marine US Open Sailing – Miami. The Miami Yacht Club Youth Sailing Foundation is serving as the Organizing Authority for this event. Racing begins on Thursday, January 21 and the regatta concludes on Sunday, January 24.

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US Sailing Mourns the Loss of James “Ding” Schoonmaker

US Sailing is saddened to learn of the recent passing of World Champion and National Sailing Hall of Famer, James “Ding” Schoonmaker who passed away on Tuesday, January 19, 2021 at the age of 87.

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FINAL REPORT: 2021 West Marine US Open Sailing Series – Fort Lauderdale

It was a banner, yet challenging, day of sailing on the water for the 135 sailors competing at the 2021 West Marine US Open Sailing Series inaugural event, hosted by the Lauderdale Yacht Club. The fourth and final day of the regatta took place on Monday as sailors in three Laser classes pushed through the shifty conditions to close out on a strong note. Click here to read the final release from Fort Lauderdale.

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2021 West Marine US Open Sailing Series – Fort Lauderdale

A new U.S. based Olympic-class racing series takes center stage this week in Fort Lauderdale, Florida for the start of the 2021 West Marine US Open Sailing Series. The Lauderdale Yacht Club will host the first-ever US Open Sailing Series regatta for four days of exciting racing beginning this Friday, January 15 through Monday, January 18.

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West Marine US Open Sailing Series Launches in 2021

US Sailing and host yacht clubs at spectacular sailing venues in Florida and California are thrilled to launch a new domestic racing and training series of Olympic-class regattas in 2021. The West Marine US Open Sailing Series offers an increase in high-quality Olympic-class racing for U.S. athletes with a long-term goal of attracting top-level international competitors to race in these regattas for years to come.

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Snow & Wilson Win 49er NA in Miami; Mollerus & MacDiarmid Take Fourth in Portugal

Nevin Snow and Dane Wilson won the 2020 49er North American Championship last weekend in Miami. Ian Barrows and Hans Henken ended the two day event in second place, one point out of first.

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Paris 2024 Decisions Made by International Olympic Committee

World Sailing has received confirmation from the International Olympic Committee’s (IOC) Executive Board, on the event program and athlete quotas for the Paris 2024 Olympic Games.

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Olympic Champion Kevin Burnham Passes Away

On the morning of Friday, November 27, 2020, U.S. Olympic champion sailor Kevin Burnham (born – 1956; Queens, N.Y.) passed away after a long, courageous battle with pulmonary disease. Burnham is a three-time Olympic sailor and a two-time Olympic medalist for Team USA.

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Pedro Pascual Competing This Week at RS:X European Championships in Portugal

2020 U.S. Olympic Sailing Team RS:X athlete Pedro Pascual (Miami, Fla.) will race this week at the RS:X European Championships in Vilamoura, Portugal. Racing started on Tuesday.

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