Sailing Featured at First-Ever Junior Pan American Games in 2021 

The first-ever Junior Pan American Games is set to take place on September 9 – 19, 2021 in Cali, Colombia. This international multi-sport event is for athletes in the Americas aged 18 to 22. Athletes from 41 countries will participate in this first edition. The Sailing events will take place over three days on September 16-18, 2021. US Sailing is requesting eligible sailors to submit a Participation Form to compete!

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Paul Cayard to Lead U.S. Olympic Sailing Program

On Tuesday, US Sailing announced Paul Cayard (San Francisco, Calif.), one of America’s most accomplished sailors, in the role of Executive Director of U.S. Olympic Sailing. Cayard will take the helm of the US Sailing Team, inclusive of the U.S. Olympic Sailing program.

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US Sailing Team: Lanzarote International Regatta Wraps-up in Spain

Racing wrapped on Friday, March 26 with the completion of the final gold fleet race and medal race for both the 49er and 49erFX classes. All five American skiffs qualified for the gold fleet after three days of opening series racing that placed them in the top 25. 

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Medal Races Finished and the 470 World Championships Come to a Close

The 2021 470 World Championships have officially come to a close with the completion of the final medal race on Saturday. A second-place finish in the medal race promoted Stu McNay and Dave Hughes to a fifth-place finish overall. Nikki Barnes and Lara Dallman-Weiss placed sixth in the medal race, sustaining their seventh overall ranking.

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BREAKING NEWS: Women’s 470 Trials Complete and Tokyo 2020 Nominees Named

The 2021 470 World Championship fleet racing series concluded Friday, completing the third and final stage of the US Sailing Team’s Olympic Selection series. At the conclusion of the qualifying series, Nikki Barnes (St. Thomas, USVI) and Lara Dallman-Weiss (Hugo, Minn.) have 97 points and stand in seventh place. This position guarantees them the lowest point total of the three competing USA 470 women’s teams and qualifies them to be nominated as the US representatives in the Women’s 470 for the Tokyo 2020 Games. 

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470 WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP Mid-Event Update: Vilamoura, Portugal

With nine races down and two remaining before the top 10 compete in the final medal race on Saturday, the 2021 470 World Championships is a hot event on the sailing stage.

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US Sailing Team at 470 World Championship: Vilamoura, Portugal – WATCH LIVE

After a long and unplanned delay in action, the 470 Class is eager and primed for the 2021 World Championship, which kicks off racing in Vilamoura, Portugal, on Monday March 8. WATCH LIVE

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Buckingham Wins ILCA Midwinters East; Railey Takes Second in Radial

Charlie Buckingham (Newport Beach, Calif.) secured a regatta win at the 2021 Laser Midwinters East hosted by Key Biscayne Yacht Club, and Paige Railey (Clearwater, Fla.) brought home second place in an impressive fleet of 89 boats.

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FINAL REPORT: 2021 West Marine US Open Sailing – Clearwater

Yes, it is Super Bowl Sunday, and the greater Tampa/St. Pete area is consumed by national and local media attention and fanfare for the big game. Only 25 miles west of Raymond James Stadium, another major championship was on the line for the sailors competing on the final day of racing at 2021 West Marine US Open Sailing – Clearwater, the third and final Florida tour stop in the new six event series.

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2021 West Marine US Open Sailing Series Florida Tour Culminates in Clearwater

Over 200 sailors from 13 countries participated in the first two regattas of the 2021 West Marine US Open Sailing Series in Fort Lauderdale and Miami. The new series moves to southwest Florida in Clearwater for four days of racing in mostly Olympic-class racing, beginning this week on Thursday, February 4 through Sunday, February 7, 2021.

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