US Sailing Selects Roster for 2014 ISAF Youth Worlds Team

Portsmouth, R.I. (March 14, 2014) - US Sailing has named twelve athletes to its 2014 International Sailing Federation (ISAF) Youth World Championships Team. The premier youth event in international sailing, ISAF Youth Worlds represents the ultimate stage for America's best young talent. The 2014 edition will take place from July 12-19 in Tavira, Portugal. "The…Read More

Day 5: ISAF Sailing World Cup Hyères 2014

Hyères, France (April 25, 2014) - Gold fleet racing has concluded at ISAF Sailing World Cup Hyères, and the US Sailing Team Sperry Top Sider will compete in four classes in tomorrow’s medal races. In the women’s 470, Annie Haeger (East Troy, Wisc.) and Briana Provancha (San Diego, Calif.) need to make up 2 points…Read More

2013 US Sailing Development Team Announced

Portsmouth, R.I. (March 20, 2013) – Thirty-eight talented sailors have been named to the 2013 US Sailing Development Team (USSDT), the pathway team supported by the U.S. Olympic Sailing Program and US Sailing’s Olympic Sailing Committee (OSC). The USSDT was created in 2007 to help young athletes, who have been identified as future Olympic prospects,…Read More

Day 6 Report: ISAF Sailing World Cup Hyères 2013 – Final

Daily summary: The Medal Round racing concluded ISAF Sailing World Cup Hyères with top American performance of 4th place in the Women’s 470 class by Annie Haeger and Briana Provancha. This event was the final regatta of the 2012-2013 ISAF Sailing World Cup series. Full results are posted on the event’s website. ISAF SWC Hyères_Mick…Read More

Preview to 49er Worlds 2013

Marseille, France (September 20, 2013) – From Sept. 24-29, over 95 international teams will compete at the 49er and 49er FX World Championship, making it the largest fleet assembled for competition in those classes to date. Among the teams will be seven American teams, including members of the US Sailing Team Sperry Top-Sider and US…Read More

2014 US Sailing Development Team Selected

Portsmouth, R.I. (March 20, 2014) - US Sailing has released the roster of the 2014 US Sailing Development Team (USSDT), the pathway team for the US Olympic Sailing Program. The Development Team is comprised of athletes who have demonstrated elite talent and rank as America's top prospects for future elevation to the US Sailing Team Sperry…Read More

Day 6: ISAF Sailing World Cup Hyères 2014 (Final Report)

Hyères, France (April 21, 2014) - Racing came to a close at ISAF Sailing World Cup Hyères, and smiles were prevalent around the boat parks after a week in which the venue delivered fantastic conditions for six days straight. Over 800 boats and 1000 athletes competed, making the regatta one of the toughest Olympic-level events…Read More

2013 US Sailing Team Sperry Top-Sider Announced

Portsmouth, R.I. (March 13, 2013) – US Sailing, the national governing body for the sport, announced 34 athletes named to the 2013 US Sailing Team Sperry Top-Sider. The national team is selected annually and comprised of the top sailors competing in the events selected for the 2016 Olympic and Paralympic Games. American sailors qualified based…Read More

Olympic Sailing Program Adds Littlejohn

Portsmouth, R.I. (May 7, 2013) – US Sailing’s Olympic Sailing Program named Mark Littlejohn (Auckland, NZL) as a coach of the US Sailing Team Sperry Top-Sider. Working directly with High Performance Director Charlie McKee, he will focus on accentuating the performance plan for sailors campaigning in Olympic singlehanded classes. From 2004-2008 Mark headed the Youth…Read More

Bronze for Railey at Laser Radial Worlds 2013

Rizhao, China (October 7, 2013) – With a win in the final race at the 2013 Laser Radial World Championship, US Sailing Team Sperry Top-Sider athlete Paige Railey (Clearwater, Fla.) captured a bronze medal. Racing took place Oct. 1-7, in Rizhao, China, where a total 77 athletes competed in the series, which consisted of a…Read More