Racing Begins at Rio Olympic Test Event

Pictured: US 49ers training in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. August 3, 2014 Rio de Janeiro, Brazil -  On Sunday August 3, racing at the Aquece Rio International Sailing Regatta (Olympic Test Event) begins with Rio de Janeiro's mountainous  skyline and scenery providing a dramatic backdrop. For US Sailing Team Sperry Top-Sider athletes, the event will provide another…Read More

Rio Test Event: US Sailing Team Perspective

by Josh Adams, Managing Director of US Olympic Sailing Next week Rio de Janeiro will be host to the first test event in sailing at Marina da Gloria, the sailing venue for the 2016 Olympic Games. In fact, the Aquece Rio International Sailing Regatta will be the first test event of all Olympic sports in…Read More

USA Wins Silver At ISAF Youth Worlds

July 18, 2014 Portsmouth, R.I. – Friday marked the final day of racing in Tavira, Portugal at the 2014 ISAF Youth Sailing World Championship, and American sailors capped a successful week by winning silver medals in the Laser Radial and 29er classes. In addition, US athletes finished 4th in the SL16 multihull, and 10th in…Read More

ISAF Youth Worlds Mid-Event Report

  Haddon Hughes, Laser Radial. Photo: Yvette Eenkema/US Sailing July 16, 2014 Portsmouth, R.I. – With three days in the books at the 2014 ISAF Youth Sailing World Championships, the American contingent looks to continue their strong showing over the final two days of racing in Tavira, Portugal. US athletes are currently in close medal contention in…Read More

ISAF Youth Sailing World Championship Preview

July 11, 2014 Portsmouth, R.I. – The ISAF Youth Sailing World Championships are set to begin in Tavira, Portugal, with races being held across eight classes from July 14-18. The US Sailing Youth World Championship Team, comprised of twelve athletes hailing from six states, has arrived onsite and will continue preparations over the next 48…Read More

Golden Spinnaker Regatta and Gala: September 27th

  THE EVENT IS SOLD OUT!  THANK YOU TO EVERYONE WHO HAS PURCHASED TICKETS!   If you are still interested in making a donation, you can use the Donation link below. ******************************* Come sail with the US Sailing Team Sperry Top-Sider, and enjoy cocktails, dinner and an auction for items such as a VIP trip…Read More

Day 1 report from SWC Hyères 2013

Daily summary, April 22, 2013: After a delay to allow the wind to strengthen into suitable conditions, day 1 of six at the ISAF Sailing World Cup Hyères is in the book. A group of 17 American athletes are competing in Women’s 470, 49er, 49er FX, Women’s RS:X, Laser and Finn classes. Full results are…Read More

American Sailors: Annie Haeger and Briana Provancha

As the 470 World Championships kick off in La Rochelle, France, among the fleet will be ISAF #1 ranked team Annie Haeger and Briana Provancha. We caught up with the US Sailing Team Sperry Top-Sider sailors as they prepared for the Worlds to talk about competition, travel and the 470. You had a very full…Read More

Day 6 (Medal Races) – ISAF Sailing World Cup Miami 2014

DATE: February 1, 2014   Daily Summary: Medal Race Day at ISAF Sailing World Cup Miami brought with it added pressure, close racing, and a renewed breeze that was a welcome sight to all competitors. The US Sailing Team Sperry Top-Sider added to its medal haul with a gold in the Laser Radial, silver in the…Read More

Day 2: ISAF Sailing World Cup Hyères 2014

Hyères, France (April 22, 2014) - US Sailing Team Sperry Top-Sider 470's continue to have a strong showing in Hyères, as breezes in the mid-teens and waves up to 4 feet returned to the venue of the final ISAF Sailing World Cup event of 2014. Regatta leaders Annie Haeger (East Troy, Wisc.) and Briana Provancha (San Diego,…Read More