US Sailing Team Preview: ISAF Sailing World Cup Miami, Presented by Sunbrella

Pictured: Stuart McNay (Providence, R.I.) and David Hughes (San Diego, Calif.). FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 22, 2015 (Miami, Fla.) - Along with the rest of the 848 sailors from 63 nations currently training in Florida ahead of ISAF Sailing World Cup Miami, Presented by Sunbrella (January 26-31), US Sailing Team Sperry Top-Sider athletes and coaches have entered a…Read More

Mid-Quad Measure: A Look At The US Sailing Team

Looking back on 2014 as we pass the halfway marker to Rio 2016. By Josh Adams, Managing Director of US Olympic Sailing Our team’s theme in  2014 could be summarized in a word: urgency. Athletes, coaches, and management of the US Sailing Team Sperry Top-Sider felt the urgency to advance our Rio 2016 effort by…Read More

Sunbrella Fabrics Joins US Sailing Team and ISAF Sailing World Cup Miami

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE December 18, 2014 Portsmouth, R.I.- The US Sailing Team Sperry Top-Sider today announced a major partnership with Sunbrella® fabrics, the leading producer of performance and marine canvas around the globe. Effective immediately, Sunbrella will be named as a Gold-level sponsor of the US Sailing Team Sperry Top-Sider, the nation's Olympic and Paralympic sailing team, and also as…Read More

US Sailing Releases Rio 2016 Olympic Trials System

US Sailing Team Sperry Top-Sider athletes racing at the site of the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Image: Will Ricketson/US Sailing. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE December 16, 2014 Portsmouth, R.I. – US Sailing's Olympic Sailing Committee (OSC) has released the selection procedures for the 2016 U.S. Olympic Team (Sailing) in the 10 events selected for the…Read More

Q&A: 2016 US Olympic Trials System, With OSC Chairman Ben Richardson

December 16, 2014 Benjamin Richardson (Gloucester, Mass.), Chairman of the US Olympic Sailing Committee (OSC), checks in with some thoughts on the just-released selection system (also known as the Olympic trials) for the sailing events of Rio 2016: From 2008 to 2012, the US went from a one-event domestic selection system to a two-event international system that tested athletes…Read More

Nomination Period Open for US Sailing's 2014 Coach of the Year Awards

Pictured: US National Coach of the Year and Senior Olympic Coach Luther Carpenter (La Porte, Texas) coaching US Sailing Team Sperry Top-Sider athlete Jonathan Rudich (Clearwater, Fla.) at the 2014 Rio de Janeiro Olympic Test Event. Photo: Will Ricketson/US Sailing. December 4, 2014 Portsmouth, R.I. – US Sailing’s Olympic Sailing Committee (OSC) today announced that the…Read More

New York Yacht Club and Sailing Foundation of New York Renew Support for US Sailing Team

Pictured: 2014 Golden Spinnaker Regatta and Gala, hosted by SFNY at NYYC (Newport, R.I, September 27, 2014)  December 1, 2014   Portsmouth, R.I - Renewing a longstanding tradition of support, the New York Yacht Club (NYYC) and the Sailing Foundation of New York (SFNY) were recognized today as US Sailing Team Sperry Top-Sider Gold Medal…Read More

USA Takes Two Medals at ISAF Sailing World Cup Final in Abu Dhabi

Pictured: Caleb Paine (San Diego, Calif.) races in the Finn Class in Abu Dhabi. Photo © Barbara Sanchez/Sailing Energy/ISAF FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE November 20, 2014 Abu Dhabi, UAE - Racing concluded at the inaugural ISAF Sailing World Cup Final in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, and saw US Sailing Team Sperry Top-Sider athletes make medal…Read More

US Sailing Team To Celebrate Clearwater Training Center

Laser Radial sailors and Florida natives Paige Railey (Clearwater, Fla., foreground) and Erika Reineke (Ft. Lauderdale, Fla., background) will be among the athletes training at CCSC. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE November 13, 2014 Clearwater, Fla.- On Saturday, November 15, Clearwater Community Sailing Center (CCSC) will celebrate its new status as an official training center of the…Read More

Rising Tide, Episode 4: On The World Stage

Aside from the OLYMPIC GAMES itself, it doesn't get any bigger than this. In Episode Four, American sailors test themselves against the world's best at the ISAF Sailing World Championships in Santander, Spain, an event that only occurs every four years. Watch RISING TIDE, Episode 4 and see which US athletes have emerged from the pack  at the highest…Read More