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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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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US Sailing Olympic Development Program Visits United States SailGP Team

As part of their ongoing effort to inspire, support and encourage the next generation of American sailors, the United States SailGP Team and SailGP hosted US Sailing’s Olympic Development Program last week at the team base during the New York SailGP event.

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Recap: Laser Senior European Championships

After two races today in both fleets, the final standings of the U.S. athletes have been set. Paige Railey jumped ahead of teammate Erika Reineke to take the top overall U.S. finish. Railey finished in eighth overall and Reineke finished just behind, in ninth. Chris Barnard still takes the lead in the Men’s Laser Standard fleet among U.S. Competitors. Barnard finished in 19th overall, followed by Malcolm Lamphere (84th), Henry Marshall (87th), Ford McCann (93rd), and Paul Didham (134th).

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Recap: 49er, 49erFX, and Nacra 17 European Championships

Racing will be taking place from May 13 to 19 at the Weymouth and Portland National Sailing Academy for the 2019 Volvo 49er, 49erFX and Nacra 17 European Championships. 

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U.S. Qualifies for Country Selection to Tokyo 2020 Olympics at Finn European Championships

Upon completion of racing at the 2019 Finn European Championships, Caleb Paine finished in 12th place overall, earning the U.S. country selection to the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020 in the Finn class.

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Recap: 470 European Championships

Tomorrow, racing at the 2019 470 European Championships will begin on Italy’s Ligurian Riviera. Organized by Yacht Club Sanremo in co-operation with Yacht Club degli Aregai, the Italian and International 470 class, the championship will boast a truly world class line-up. The championship is open to non-Europeans crews; several teams from countries outside of Europe will be competing this week, some are coming from as far away as China, Japan, New Zealand, Australia, the USA, Argentina or Brazil, Malaysia, and India.

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Recap: French Olympic Week

From April 27 to May 4, Hyères, the historic jewel of the French Riviera will once again vibrate with sails on the water and the rhythms of concerts on land for the Semaine Olympique Française (French Olympic Sailing Week). Olympic champions and 2020 contenders will be vying for their place in the sun in the 51st edition of the competition.

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