Olympic Champion Malcolm Page Selected To Lead US Sailing Team

Pictured: Malcolm Page (second from left), will lead the US Sailing Team towards Tokyo 2020. Photo: World Sailing FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE November 28, 2016 [caption id="attachment_31411" align="alignleft" width="275"] Malcolm Page © Getty Images[/caption] Portsmouth, R.I. - US Sailing today announced the selection of two-time Olympic Champion and seven-time World Champion Malcolm Page (Sydney, Australia) as…Read More

Nomination Period Open for US Sailing’s 2016 Coach of the Year Awards

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE November 15, 2016 Portsmouth, R.I. – US Sailing’s Olympic Sailing Committee (OSC) today announced that the nomination period has opened for the 2016 US Sailing Coach of the Year Awards. The OSC will honor American coaches in five categories who have done outstanding work at the youth, national and international levels. The awards are a…Read More

2017 Schedule Announced For Olympic Development Program (ODP)

Pictured: ODP sailors and 2015 Youth Worlds gold medalists Will Logue (Cos Cob, Conn.) and Bram Brakman (Darien, Conn.), at center. Photo: Christophe Launay/ISAF FOR IMMEDITE RELEASE November 7, 2016 Portsmouth, Rhode Island - US Sailing has released the 2017 schedule for the Olympic Development program (ODP). The schedule outlines 49 training camps and regattas that will play a…Read More

2017 US Sailing Youth Worlds Team Selection Procedures Released

Pictured: The 2015 US Sailing ISAF Youth Worlds Team, with coaches. Photo: Christophe Launay/ISAF FOR IMMEDITE RELEASE November 7, 2016 Portsmouth, R.I. - US Sailing has released selection procedures for American athletes hoping to compete in the 2017 Youth World Sailing Championship, to be held in Akko, Israel from July 8-15, 2017. US Sailing and the Olympic Development…Read More

13 U.S. Sailors Named to 2016 Youth World Championship Team

US Sailing has named 13 athletes to its 2016 Youth Sailing World Championship Team. The premier youth event in international sailing, the Youth Worlds is expected to include competitors from over 70 nations. The event is set to be held in Auckland, New Zealand from December 14-20.

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ODP Athletes Dominate Podium at Red Bull Foiling Generation U.S. Qualifier

[caption id="attachment_30532" align="alignnone" width="860"] Quinn Wilson (left) and Riley Gibbs battled through the repechage round to win the Red Bull Foiling Generation U.S. Qualifier, held off Fort Adams Start Park in Newport, R.I., October 14 to 16. Credit: GameFace Media (Marty McCrory) /Red Bull Content Pool[/caption] NEWPORT, R.I. (October 20, 2016) — The Red Bull…Read More

Adams To Step Down As Managing Director of U.S. Olympic Sailing

Pictured: Adams with U.S. Olympian Caleb Paine (San Diego, Calif.) after securing a bronze medal in the Finn at Rio 2016. Photo: Amory Ross/US Sailing Team. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE October 7, 2016 Portsmouth, R.I. - Josh Adams (Litchfield, Conn.) has decided to step down as Managing Director of U.S. Olympic Sailing after guiding the U.S. Olympic…Read More

BREAKING – Rio 2016 (Sailing): Sonar Silver for Doerr, Kendell and Freund at Paralympic Games

Pictured: Rick Doerr (Clifton, N.J., left), Hugh Freund (South Freeport, Maine, center) and Brad Kendell (Tampa, Fla., right) secure silver at Rio 2016. Photo: Thomas Lovelock © OIS/IOC.  Photo Gallery of USA Sonar  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 17, 2016 Rio de Janeiro, Brazil - With a victory in the final race of the event, U.S. Paralympic Team sailors Rick Doerr (Clifton,…Read More

Rio 2016 (Sailing): U.S. Paralympic Sonar, 2.4mR Will Challenge for Medals On Saturday

Pictured: Rick Doerr, Brad Kendell and Hugh Freund, Sonar Class, on Friday. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 16, 2016 Rio de Janeiro, Brazil - With the completion of Friday's races, one day of competition remains at the Rio 2016 Paralympic regatta. Team USA will enter Saturday's final races in contention for medals in the three-person Sonar and one-person 2.4mR…Read More

Rio 2016 (Sailing): Team USA Sonar Climbs Leaderboard

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 14, 2016 Rio de Janeiro, Brazil -  A strong breeze filled in early on the third day of racing at the 2016 Paralympic Games sailing competition, providing an exciting change of pace for the adaptive athletes in the Sonar, SKUD-18 and 2.4mR fleets. Team USA made gains in two classes on…Read More