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

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

US Sailing Selects Roster for 2014 ISAF Youth Worlds Team

Portsmouth, R.I. (March 14, 2014) - US Sailing has named twelve athletes to its 2014 International Sailing Federation (ISAF) Youth World Championships Team. The premier youth event in international sailing, ISAF Youth Worlds represents the ultimate stage for America's best young talent. The 2014 edition will take place from July 12-19 in Tavira, Portugal. "The…Read More

2014 US Sailing Development Team Selected

Portsmouth, R.I. (March 20, 2014) - US Sailing has released the roster of the 2014 US Sailing Development Team (USSDT), the pathway team for the US Olympic Sailing Program. The Development Team is comprised of athletes who have demonstrated elite talent and rank as America's top prospects for future elevation to the US Sailing Team Sperry…Read More

Day 1: ISAF Sailing World Cup Mallorca 2014

Palma de Mallorca, Spain (March 31, 2014) - US Sailing Team Sperry Top-Sider athletes were in action today in sunny, cool, and shifty conditions in at ISAF Sailing World Cup Mallorca (Trofeo Princesa Sofia). The breeze came in around 11:00AM local time, and did not exceed seven knots throughout the day. With qualification spots for…Read More

Day 2: ISAF Sailing World Cup Mallorca 2014

Palma de Mallorca, Spain (April 1, 2014) - Light air returned to Palma de Mallorca on Day 2 of ISAF Sailing World Cup Mallorca. Most classes launched in the early afternoon, and the breeze built to approximately 10 knots, with bright sunshine and light chop.   US athletes in the top fifteen in their fleets are Annie Haeger and Briana…Read More

Day 4: ISAF Sailing World Cup Mallorca 2014

Day 4: ISAF Sailing World Cup Mallorca 2014 Palma de Mallorca, Spain (April 4, 2014) - While the first three days of racing featured inconsistent breezes across all course areas of ISAF Sailing World Cup Mallorca, Day 4 delivered wind speeds over 25 knots, and swells in excess of 8 feet. The challenging conditions tested not only sailors, but…Read More

Day 5: ISAF Sailing World Cup Mallorca 2014

Palma de Mallorca, Spain (April 4, 2014) - With medal race berths on the line, US Sailing Team Sperry Top-Sider 470 athletes rose to the challenge on Day 5 at ISAF Sailing World Cup Mallorca. Facing exclusion from the medal race, and with their backs against the wall, the US Men's 470 team of Stu McNay (Providence, R.I)…Read More

Day 6: ISAF Sailing World Cup Mallorca 2014

Palma de Mallorca, Spain (April 5, 2014) - The final day of racing at ISAF Sailing World Cup Mallorca saw both US Sailing Team Sperry Top-Sider 470 teams compete in medal races in light and unsteady conditions. Reserved for the top ten overall competitors in each class, medal races present a different set of challenges to sailors who compete…Read More

Remembering Bob Billingham, Sailor and Leader

Sailing lost a true caretaker of the sport last week when Bob Billingham passed away after a long and valiant fight against cancer. Bob touched many in sailing through his decades of dedication across different areas of the sport, most notably the America’s Cup and the Olympics. Speaking for several generations of US Sailing Team…Read More