2018 U.S. Youth Olympic Sailing Team Ready for Buenos Aires 2018

The U.S. Youth Olympic Sailing Team has touched-down in Argentina for the Youth Olympic Games Buenos Aires 2018 from October 6-18, 2018. Held every four years, 2018 will mark the third edition of the Summer Youth Olympic Games, which are expected to include nearly 4,000 athletes from over 200 nations. The sailing events will welcome over 100 athletes aged 15-18 from 44 countries. Five sailing events will take place at Club Náutico San Isidro in the Argentine capital.

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Dee Smith Earns Bronze Medal at Para Sailing World Championships

Congratulations to Dee Smith for winning a Bronze Medal in the 2.4mR event at the Para World Sailing Championships 2018 in Sheboygan, Wisconsin, hosted by Sail Sheboygan and SEAS.

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World Cup Series Event in Enoshima, Japan Comes to a Close

The first event of the 2018-19 World Cup Series came to a conclusion in Enoshima, Japan on Sunday, the second of two medal days to determine the final standings for this six-day World Sailing international regatta. US Sailing Team Men’s 470 team Stu McNay and Dave Hughes led the US Sailing Team with a fifth place finish.

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International Paralympic Committee Decides Not to Include Sailing for Paris 2024 Paralympic Games

US Sailing is disappointed to learn of the International Paralympic Committee’s (IPC) decision not to include Sailing as part of the 2024 Paralympic Games Sports Program. The decision was made on Thursday, September 13 at an IPC Board meeting in Madrid, Spain.

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US Sailing Team Competes at Tokyo 2020 Olympic Venue

The world class international regattas in Japan this month offers members of the US Sailing Team an important opportunity to not only test themselves against the best Olympic class sailors in the world, but to acclimate themselves to the Tokyo 2020 Olympic venue and overall sailing conditions. The 2018-2019 World Cup Series is officially underway in Enoshima for six days of racing from September 11-16. Racing started on Tuesday.

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Moroz Takes Third World Championship Title at Hempel Sailing Worlds in Aarhus

The US Sailing Team has completed racing at the highly anticipated 2018 Hempel Sailing World Championships, which concluded in Denmark’s second largest city on Sunday. The U.S. walked away with three country qualification spots and a much deserved Gold Medal for kiteboarder Daniela Moroz who captured first place honors in the Women’s Formula Kiteboard competition.

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US Sailing Announces Selection System for 2019 Youth Sailing World Championships

US Sailing has released details of the athlete selection system for the 2019 Youth Sailing World Championships, held in Gdynia, Poland on July 13-19, 2019.

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Hempel World Championships: Team USA Embraces the Challenge

The 2018 Hempel Sailing World Championships has hit the city of Aarhus with full force. Opening ceremonies took place on August 2 featuring 1,400 sailors, representing 85 nations to the city center with live performances and country presentations.

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US Sailing Hires Greg Fisher as Chief Operating Officer of Olympic Sailing

US Sailing has hired Greg Fisher (Mt. Pleasant, S.C.) as Chief Operating Officer of Olympic Sailing. Fisher will be working alongside Malcolm Page, Chief of Olympic Sailing, and the leadership team at US Sailing to assemble and leverage internal and external resources to prepare the Team USA to compete and excel at the highest levels of international competition, including the Olympic Games.

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US Sailing Team Takes on Olympic Qualifier at World Championships in Aarhus, Denmark

The official start of the 2018 Hempel Sailing World Championships is Thursday, (August 2) in beautiful Aarhus, Denmark. Over the course of 11 days of racing, 10 Olympic classes and kites will coexist on the waters outside of Denmark’s second largest city. The U.S. makes an impressive representation with 62 athletes in total. The US Sailing Team members account for approximately one third of those athletes.

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