Roster Announced: 2017 US Sailing Team

Pictured: The 2017 US Sailing Team will feature a mixture of newcomers and returning veterans such as Rio 2016 Olympians Stu McNay (Providence, R.I.) and David Hughes (Miami, Fla., above). Photo: Jen Edney/US Sailing. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 27, 2017 Portsmouth, R.I. – US Sailing, the national governing body for the sport, has named 18 Olympic-class athletes…Read More

Marlow Ropes Joins US Sailing Team and ODP As Official Rope Supplier

Pictured: US Sailing Team athletes will benefit from Marlow's innovative products on racecourses around the world. Photo: Jen Edney/US Sailing  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 16, 2017 Portsmouth, R.I. - The US Sailing Team today announced a partnership with Marlow Ropes, a world leader in the development and manufacture of performance yachting rope. Effective immediately, Marlow will be the official rope supplier…Read More

Ingham, McBride and Becker Honored as U.S. Coaches of the Year

Pictured: 2016 US Sailing National Coach of the Year Mike Ingham (Rochester, N.Y. second from left) with Rio 2016 Paralympic medalists Rick Doerr (Clifton, N.J.), Brad Kendell (Tampa, Fla.) and Hugh Freund (South Freeport, Maine). FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 9, 2017 Portsmouth, R.I.- After receiving nominations from the public in the final months of 2016, US Sailing’s Olympic…Read More

Charlie McKee to Step Down As US Sailing Team High Performance Director

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 2, 2017 Portsmouth, R.I. - US Sailing today announced that following an annual review and resulting team reorganization, two-time Olympic medalist Charlie McKee (Bend, Ore.) will step down as High Performance Director for the US Sailing Team after working to ensure a smooth transition of responsibilities. McKee has orchestrated the national…Read More

American Sailors Ready to Challenge For Medals On Sunday In Miami

Above: Watch the full replay of Saturday's Medal Race action in Miami. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 28, 2017 Miami, Fla. - Five of the ten scheduled medal races took place on Saturday at World Cup Series Miami 2017, Presented by Sunbrella (January 22-29, 2017), with US Sailing Team boats competing in the Men's 49er and Nacra 17 classes as…Read More

McNay and Hughes (USA) Claim 3rd Miami Gold As US Sailing Team Concludes Miami Regatta

Above: Watch the full replay of Sunday's Medal Race action in Miami. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 29, 2017 Miami, Fla. - The final five medal races were held at World Cup Series Miami 2017, Presented by Sunbrella (January 22-29, 2017) on Sunday, capping off a successful 28th year of North America's premier Olympic classes regatta. U.S. Olympians Stu McNay (Providence, R.I.) and Dave Hughes…Read More

U.S. Boats Qualify for Medal Races In Miami, Worldwide TV Broadcast Set For Weekend

Pictured: Olympian Louisa Chafee (Warwick, R.I.) and helmsman Riley Gibbs (Long Beach, Calif.), Nacra 17. Photo: Sailing Energy. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 27, 2017 Miami, Fla. - World Cup Series Miami 2017, Presented by Sunbrella (January 22-29, 2017) will see the first medal races of the regatta take place on Saturday. On day four, competition was intense as the final berths in…Read More

Both Experienced and Untested U.S. Boats Excel In Unpredictable Miami

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 26, 2017 Miami, Fla. - World Cup Series Miami 2017, Presented by Sunbrella (January 22-29, 2017) saw shifty conditions return to Biscayne Bay, but the world-renowned sailing venue nevertheless yielded up a full day of exciting racing. Americans are battling inside the top ten overall in seven of ten Olympic classes, with one more day of full-fleet action on…Read More

USA Jumps Upward in Radial, Laser and Men’s 470 in Miami

Pictured: Erika Reineke (Ft. Lauderdale, Fla.), Women's Laser Radial. Photo: Jen Edney/US Sailing Team FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 25, 2017 Miami, Fla. - With the second of six days of racing completed at World Cup Series Miami 2017, Presented by Sunbrella (January 22-29, 2017) American sailors are in the top ten in seven of ten classes at North America's premier…Read More

Anna Tunnicliffe Withdraws from Sailing World Cup Miami 2017

Pictured: Anna Tunnicliffe (Pittsburgh, Penn.), Laser Radial. Photo: Jen Edney/US Sailing Team. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 24, 2017 Miami, Fla. - Olympic Champion Anna Tunnicliffe (Pittsburgh, Penn.) has withdrawn from competing in the Laser Radial class at Sailing World Cup Miami 2017, due to the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA)'s denial of her expedited request to return…Read More