2014 US Sailing Team Sperry Top-Sider Announced

Portsmouth, R.I. (February 27, 2014) – US Sailing, the national governing body for the sport, has named forty-two Olympic and Paralympic class athletes to the 2014 US Sailing Team Sperry Top-Sider. The national team is selected annually and is comprised of the top sailors competing in the events selected for the Rio de Janeiro 2016…Read More

US Paralympics Awards Grant to US Sailing For Veterans Programs

UNITED STATES SAILING ASSOCIATION, INC. Funding to provide enhanced sport programming for disabled Veterans and disabled members of the Armed Forces  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 24th, 2014 Portsmouth, R.I. – U.S. Paralympics, a division of the U.S. Olympic Committee (USOC), announced that the United States Sailing Association, Inc. (US Sailing) has been selected to receive grant…Read More

Yale Cordage Selected as Team Supplier

Portsmouth, R.I. (March 5, 2013) – The US Sailing Team Sperry Top-Sider has named Yale Cordage as the official High Performance Line and Rope Supplier through 2016. Yale Cordage is a custom and specialty rope manufacturer, based in Saco, Maine, that designs application-specific ropes for the marine, industrial, arborist and oceanographic industries. The partnership will…Read More

Daily Report: Day 4 ISAF Sailing World Cup Hyères 2013

Daily summary: As US Sailing Team Sperry Top-Sider sails into the conclusion at ISAF Sailing World Cup Hyères, one day remains to qualify for the medal round on Saturday. Today marked the return of the French mistral wind and with it continued improvement on overall performance. Top performance went to Sydney Bolger and Sarah Lihan…Read More

Valuable Knowledge at ISAF World Championships Test Event

Santander, Spain (September 16, 2013) – Eight American athletes traveled to the ISAF Sailing World Championships Test Event, Sept. 9-14, to gain valuable information about the sailing conditions, venue and operations in advance of the 2014 event. The combined world championships in Santander, Spain, will act as a country qualifier for the 2016 Olympic Games,…Read More

Clearwater Community Sailing Center Named US Sailing Team Sperry Top-Sider Training Center

    Portsmouth, R.I. (March 7, 2014) - The US Sailing Team Sperry Top-Sider has named Clearwater Community Sailing Center (CCSC) of Clearwater, Florida, an official US Sailing Team Sperry Top-Sider Training Center. As part of its new role, CCSC will acquire three brand-new 2.4mR Paralympic keelboats, two SKUD-18 Paralympic keelboats, and four Laser Radial Olympic dinghies. US…Read More

Day 4: ISAF Sailing World Cup Hyères 2014

Hyères, France (April 24, 2014) - US Sailing Team Sperry Top-Sider athletes returned to action on Day 4 of ISAF Sailing World Cup Hyères and enjoyed yet another day of world-class weather in southern France, with breezes in the low teens and consistent sunshine.   In the women's 470, Annie Haeger (East Troy, Wisc.) and Briana…Read More

2013 U.S. Youth Championships Serves as Qualifier to 2014 U.S. Youth Worlds Team

Portsmouth, R.I. (February 12, 2012) – US Sailing’s Olympic Sailing Committee (OSC) and Youth Championships Committee announced that the 2013 U.S. Youth Championships will serve as a mandatory qualification event for the 2014 U.S. Youth Worlds Team. Hosted by Corpus Christi Yacht Club (Corpus Christi, Texas) from August 12-16, the regatta will expand to host…Read More

Day 5 Report: ISAF Sailing World Cup Hyères 2013

Daily summary: Under dark skies and light wind on the racecourse, day 5 of ISAF Sailing World Cup Hyères concluded the final series to determine the top 10 sailors/teams advancing to the medal round. Annie Haeger and Briana Provancha advanced in Women’s 470 and are in 7th overall, tied on points with Lara Vadlau and…Read More

Sailing World Cup Miami to Celebrate 25th Running

Portsmouth, R.I. (September 16, 2013) – US Sailing’s premier event – the ISAF Sailing World Cup Miami – is set to return to Miami, Florida for top-level Olympic and Paralympic class racing. Scheduled for Jan. 25-Feb. 1, the regatta will mark its 25th anniversary of delivering elite-level competition in the sailing events selected for the…Read More