Five Athletes Added to US Sailing Team Roster

Following strong performances on the international racing circuit this summer, five athletes have been added to the 2017 US Sailing Team roster. Steph Roble and Maggie Shea have been added in the women’s 49erFX, Chris Rast and Trevor Burd have been named in the men’s 49er, and Haddon Hughes has joined the team in the women’s Laser Radial class.

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Three Medals for US Sailing Team at Aarhus Sailing Week

Pictured: Erika Reineke, Laser Radial. Photo: Sailing Energy / Jesús Renedo. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 13, 2017 Aarhus, Denmark - The US Sailing Team secured medals in three classes at this week's Aarhus Sailing Week 2017 in Denmark, the test event for the 2018 Sailing World Championships. Aarhus 2018 will be a multi-class Worlds, and the premier…Read More

Youth Olympic Games: US Sailing Announces Athlete Selection System

Pictured: Nacra 15's racing at the recently-completed 2017 U.S. Youth Sailing Championship in Corpus Christi, Texas. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 28, 2017 Portsmouth, R.I. - US Sailing has released details of the athlete selection process for the 2018 U.S. Youth Olympic Sailing Team. Held every four years, the Youth Olympic Games (Buenos Aires 2018) will be the…Read More

A Medal and A Near Miss for the US Sailing Team At World Cup Final

Watch: The Men's Laser Medal Race in Santander (replay).  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 11, 2017 Portsmouth, R.I. - The US Sailing Team's Charlie Buckingham (Newport Beach, Calif.) took home bronze at the Sailing World Cup Final (June 4-11, 2017) in Santander, Spain. Narrowly missing out on the podium were Men's 470 duo Stu McNay (Providence,…Read More

Buckingham (USA) Takes Laser Silver at Delta Lloyd Regatta

  Pictured: Buckingham (left), celebrates with fellow medalists Elliot Hanson of Great Britain and Matthew Wearn of Australia. Credit Klaas Wiersma Media. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 28, 2017 Portsmouth, R.I. - The US Sailing Team's Charlie Buckingham (Newport Beach, Calif.) earned a silver medal in the men's one-person Laser event at the 2017 Delta Lloyd Regatta, a top-level…Read More

Helly Hansen Selected To Outfit US Sailing Team Through 2020

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 22, 2017 Portsmouth, R.I. - US Sailing and Helly Hansen, a global leader in sailing apparel, have announced a new partnership to support the US Sailing Team. Helly Hansen has been named as the exclusive apparel provider for national team sailors through 2020. "As US Sailing Team athletes compete around the world, it is of critical importance that they are equipped with the best technical…Read More

US Sailing Revises Youth Worlds Athlete Selection for RS:X

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 11, 2016 Portsmouth, R.I. - US Sailing today announced a revision to the athlete selection procedures for American RS:X board sailing athletes aiming to represent the United States at the 2017 Youth Sailing World Championships in Sanya, China (December 9-16, 2017). The premier event in youth sailing, and a proven pathway for future Olympic medalists, over 400 sailors from approximately 60 nations…Read More

US Sailing Team Unveils New Logo For New Era

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 10, 2017 Portsmouth, R.I. - US Sailing today released a new logo for the US Sailing Team, which will adorn national team athletes during the Tokyo 2020 Olympic quadrennium and beyond. The top sailors and teams in each Olympic class are selected annually for the national team roster. US Sailing helps these athletes with financial, logistical, coaching, technical,…Read More

Oakcliff Triple Crown Series to provide $500K in Grants to Olympic Sailing Hopefuls

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 6, 2017 Oyster Bay, New York – Today, Oakcliff Sailing announced the Oakcliff Triple Crown Series, a groundbreaking plan to reward athletes for their hard work and provide significant financial resources to assist them in achieving Olympic success. The Triple Crown Series will consist of up to six regattas to be…Read More

US Sailing Names Campbell Chief Business Officer of U.S. Olympic Sailing

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 28, 2017 [caption id="attachment_34379" align="alignleft" width="150"] Jim Campbell[/caption] Portsmouth, R.I. - US Sailing today named veteran business consultant and former 470 athlete Jim Campbell (Stoughton, Wisc.) as Chief Business Officer of U.S. Olympic Sailing. Campbell will be the first CBO in the US Sailing Team's history, and will be focused on connecting needed funding to athletes, building…Read More