Pascual Remains Top-10 in RS:X, Finn & Skiff Events Set to Begin

ENOSHIMA, Japan (July 26, 2021) – TOKYO 2020: Difficult and varied tactical conditions challenge the world’s best on day two. Regatta set to expand with Finn, 49erFX fleets on day 3.

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Singlehanded Classes Open Racing; Team USA 9th Overall in Laser, RS:X

ENOSHIMA, Japan (July 25, 2021) – The sailing events of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games began on Sunday, with the US Sailing Team in action in four singlehanded classes. American sailors are in the top ten overall in two events, with Laser athlete Charlie Buckingham (Newport Beach, Calif.) and RS:X sailor Pedro Pascual (Miami, Fla.) both in 9th overall.

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TEAM USA READY TO SAIL AT TOKYO 2020

ENOSHIMA, Japan (July 23, 2021) – Nearly half a decade after the previous Olympic sailing regatta concluded in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, 13 American athletes in nine classes are ready to race at Tokyo 2020. With Mt. Fuji providing a majestic backdrop to the racecourses off Enoshima, Japan, the US Sailing Team will compete on one of the biggest stages in international sports. Sailing fans watching from the U.S. will be able to experience the racing both live and on replay through NBC Olympics starting at 11:00 PM EDT on July 24 (8:00 PM PDT).

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U.S. Olympic Sailing Team – Follow the Team at the Tokyo Games

The Sailing events of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games will be broadcast daily on NBC’s Olympics website, with additional highlights being distributed on NBC and US Sailing Team social media channels. Click here to follow the U.S. Olympic Sailing Team at the Tokyo Games.

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Boucher and Rose Qualify for 2021 U.S. Junior Pan American Team at ILCA North American Championships

Over the past four days, St. Francis Yacht Club played host to the 2021 ILCA North American Championship, sponsored by West Coast Sailing. With 124 competitors racing in three different fleets, the scene on San Francisco Bay’s city front was action-packed and lively across ten races. The Championship also served as a qualifier for the 2021 US Junior Pan American Team, with the top eligible finisher from the ILCA 7 fleet (Leo Boucher) and ILCA 6 fleet (Charlotte Rose) qualifying.

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Final Recap: 2021 West Marine US Open Sailing Series – Long Beach

It was a lighter and tricky day for the 124 sailors competing at the West Marine US Open Sailing Series in Long Beach on Sunday, hosted in collaboration by Alamitos Bay Yacht Club, Long Beach Yacht Club, and The US Sailing Center Long Beach. The third and final day of the regatta was a day to remember for the eight classes in competition on San Pedro Bay off Long Beach.

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You’ve Got to Sync Visual, Intellect, and Feel – Luther Carpenter

My approach is to evaluate the last data points collected from my most recent regatta and set goals to improve. Returning from a World Championships in Europe, I saw three areas that we needed to improve on teamwide.  

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Tips for Reaching from Nikki Barnes & Lara Dallman-Weiss

When reaching, it is a delicate dance of power and speed requiring precise steering, trimming and body movements at the correct time to achieve maximum speed without losing the height.  Balance and stability equal speed, if the boat isn’t fast, make changes and see how the boat reacts. 

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Doublehanded Team Dynamics with Steph Roble and Maggie Shea

When the velocity and wind direction are constantly changing, set the boat up so that it is easy to sail and transitions well from puffs to lulls and vice-versa. Is there more to gain by going fast in the puffs by putting the bow down or will you gain more by minimizing losses in the lulls?

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“Let’s Go to Tokyo” Athlete Sendoff

Join us TODAY, July 9th, for an evening of celebration as we wish the Athletes well at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics!

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