Snow & Wilson Win Cascaís Championship

The US Sailing Team had a strong week at the Cascaís 49er and 49erFX Championship, securing both first and third places by Nevin Snow and Dane Wilson, and Ian Barrows and Hans Henken, respectively.

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Gibbs and Weis Bring Home Bronze from Santander, Spain

Riley Gibbs (Long Beach, Calif.) and Anna Weis (Fort Lauderdale, Fla.) are bringing bronze medals back to the US after a successful week of racing in their first large-fleet international regatta since February of 2020.

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Cayard Discusses U.S. Olympic Sailing Program in St. Francis YC Interview

In March of 2021, Paul Cayard was selected as Executive Director of the U.S. Olympic Sailing Program, four months before the Tokyo Olympic Games begin in July. Cayard recently sat down with Ron Young of the St. Francis Yacht Club to discuss this new role and the future of the U.S. Olympic Sailing Team.

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Muller Takes 6th at 2021 Finn Gold Cup

Team USA Tokyo 2020 Finn Class Representative Luke Muller (Fort Pierce, Fla.) placed 6th out of 59 boats at the 2021 Finn Gold Cup, the class’s World Championship event. The 2021 Gold Cup was the final major test for all medal hopefuls in the men’s heavyweight dinghy before the Olympic regatta begins in late July in Enoshima, Japan. 

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Nordstrom and Bornarth: A Mixed 470 Team to Watch

It was a monumental week for Louisa Nordstrom and Trevor Bornarth, two of the first sailors in the United States to set their sights and efforts in the brand-new Mixed 470 class, at the 2021 470 European Championships in Vilamoura, Portugal.

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Hall and Pascual Take on Big Breeze and Waves in Cádiz, Spain for RS:X Worlds

Tokyo 2020 Representatives in the RS:X Windsurfing class Pedro Pascual and Farrah Hall took on Spain’s breeze and waves this week for the RS:X World Championship, joining fleets of 42 and 28, respectively.

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Railey & Buckingham Place Top 10 at 2021 ILCA European Event in Portugal

The 2021 ILCA European Continental Qualifiers ended on Saturday, April 24 following a week of varying breeze and swell in Vilamoura. USA Tokyo 2020 representatives Paige Railey (Clearwater, Fla.) and Charlie Buckingham (Newport Beach, Calif.) finished in the top 10 among fleets of 89 and 139, respectively.

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49er, 49er FX, and Nacra 17 World Championships Come to North America in 2022 & 2025

U.S. Olympic Head Coach, Luther Carpenter, expresses his enthusiasm for the great opportunities ahead for aspiring young competitive sailors in the United States. The 49er, 49er FX, and Nacra 17 World Championships will be held twice in North America over the next five years.

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

The first-ever Junior Pan American Games is set to take place on November 25 through December 5, 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. 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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