Strong Return to Racing for U.S. Athletes: Roble and Shea Earn Silver in Kiel

After a six-month hiatus, U.S. Olympic class sailors return to racing for the 2020 Kiel Week Regatta. After getting back on the water Roble and Shea clinch Silver and Buckingham secures 4th overall.

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WATCH NOW on The Starboard Portal: Allison Jolly and Lynne Jewell Shore with Gary Jobson – Rolex Yachtswoman of the Year Series

Allison Jolly and Lynne Jewell Shore became the first women to win an Olympic gold medal in sailing at the 1988 Olympic Games in South Korea. Gary Jobson chats with Allison and Lynne on The Starboard Portal to reflect on this breakthrough accomplishment and discuss how they are engaging with the sport of sailing today. Click to watch on Tuesday, August. 25.

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WATCH ON THE STARBOARD PORTAL: Jen French with Gary Jobson – Rolex Yachtswoman of the Year Interview Series

Jen French was named the 2012 Rolex Yachtswoman of the Year for her silver medal performance at the Paralympic Games in Weymouth and Portland, England. Sailing in the SKUD-18 class, with crew JP Creignou, French secured her team’s second place finish. Gary Jobson catches up with her to re-live the silver medal performance and find out how she is engaging with the sport of sailing today. Click to watch on The Starboard Portal.

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Sailing Foundation of New York Supports Tokyo-Bound US Sailing Team Athletes

US Sailing is very pleased to share that The Sailing Foundation of New York (SFNY) has voted to provide direct athlete support to the sailors who have been selected to compete as part of Team USA next summer at the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020. SFNY is one of the longest-standing supporters of both Olympic-class athletes…Read More

WATCH THE REPLAY: Paul Foerster & Kevin Burnham with Gary Jobson: Rolex Yachtsman of the Year Series

Sixteen years ago, Paul Foerster and Kevin Burnham of the U.S. Olympic Sailing Team captured the gold medal in the Men’s 470 at the 2004 Olympic Games in Athens. Foerster and Burnham were named Rolex Yachtsman of the Year for their gold medal performance. Gary Jobson catches up with these Olympic champions to reflect on their historic win and learn more about how they are engaging with the sport of sailing today. Watch the replay on The Starboard Portal.

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WATCH THE REPLAY on The Starboard Portal: US Sailing Team Discussion with Leadership – Luther Carpenter, Meredith Brody, Sally Barkow

Tune-in on Tuesday, July 28 at 4pm EDT to get an inside look at how the US Sailing Team is preparing for the 2020 Olympics! The team’s leadership will discuss the year ahead as our athletes train and prepare for next summer’s Olympic Regatta in Tokyo. Click to watch on The Starboard Portal.

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WATCH THE REPLAY: US Sailing Team Celebrates One Year from Olympic Games Tokyo 2020 on The Starboard Portal

The athletes who have been nominated to Team USA for the Tokyo 2020 Olympics went LIVE on The Starboard Portal on Thursday, July 23 with Olympian, Briana Provancha to discuss their preparations for Tokyo. Watch the replay!

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Luke Muller Earns Selection to 2020 U.S. Olympic Sailing Team

On Thursday, June 9, US Sailing announced the conclusion of the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020 Athlete Trials in the Finn class. As a result, the leading U.S. athlete, Luke Muller, has earned selection to the 2020 U.S. Olympic Sailing Team and is nominated to Team USA. Muller earned selection thanks to his performances at the 2019 Finn World Championship and 2020 Hempel World Cup Series Miami, where he placed 17th and 3rd, respectively.

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U.S. Olympic Trials Conclude for Finns and Continue with 2021 Worlds for Women’s 470

On Thursday, July 9, US Sailing’s Olympic Sailing Committee voted that participation at the 2020 Finn and 470 World Championships is not in the best interest of U.S. athletes. Upon review of current State Department and Travel Advisories and at the recommendation of US Sailing’s Selection Committee, the OSC determined that these regattas will not be used as the third 2020 U.S. Olympic Sailing Team selection event for the Women’s 470 or Finn classes.

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Stu McNay and David Hughes Earn Selection for Tokyo 2020 Games

U.S. Men’s 470 athletes, Stu McNay (Providence, R.I) and David Hughes (Miami, Fla.) have officially earned selection to the Tokyo 2020 U.S. Olympic Sailing Team and are nominated to Team USA.

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