TOKYO 2020 U.S. OLYMPIC SAILING TEAM ROSTER FINALIZED

US Sailing has confirmed the names of the 13 sailors who will represent the United States at the Olympic Games this coming July and August near Tokyo, Japan. The team hails from nine U.S. states and territories including California, Florida, Illinois, Maryland, Minnesota, New York, Rhode Island, the U.S. Virgin Islands, and Wisconsin. The finalization of the team roster comes after nearly five years campaigning by not only the 13 Olympic Team nominees, but dozens of additional American sailors who were part of U.S. Sailing’s Olympic Team selection process.

Read More

Register to Compete at 2021 West Marine US Open Sailing Series Events in San Diego and Long Beach

US Sailing launched the debut of the West Marine US Open Sailing Series at the beginning of the year with host yacht clubs in Florida including three events in Fort Lauderdale, Miami, and Clearwater that took place January and February. The second half of the 2021 West Marine US Open Sailing Series in California gets underway this summer at major sailing venues including San Diego, Long Beach, and San Francisco. Registration is now open for San Diego and Long Beach. 

Read More

Snow & Wilson Win Cascaís Championship

The US Sailing Team had a strong week at the Cascaís 49er and 49erFX Championship, securing both first and third places by Nevin Snow and Dane Wilson, and Ian Barrows and Hans Henken, respectively.

Read More

Gibbs and Weis Bring Home Bronze from Santander, Spain

Riley Gibbs (Long Beach, Calif.) and Anna Weis (Fort Lauderdale, Fla.) are bringing bronze medals back to the US after a successful week of racing in their first large-fleet international regatta since February of 2020.

Read More

Cayard Discusses U.S. Olympic Sailing Program in St. Francis YC Interview

In March of 2021, Paul Cayard was selected as Executive Director of the U.S. Olympic Sailing Program, four months before the Tokyo Olympic Games begin in July. Cayard recently sat down with Ron Young of the St. Francis Yacht Club to discuss this new role and the future of the U.S. Olympic Sailing Team.

Read More

Muller Takes 6th at 2021 Finn Gold Cup

Team USA Tokyo 2020 Finn Class Representative Luke Muller (Fort Pierce, Fla.) placed 6th out of 59 boats at the 2021 Finn Gold Cup, the class’s World Championship event. The 2021 Gold Cup was the final major test for all medal hopefuls in the men’s heavyweight dinghy before the Olympic regatta begins in late July in Enoshima, Japan. 

Read More

Nordstrom and Bornarth: A Mixed 470 Team to Watch

It was a monumental week for Louisa Nordstrom and Trevor Bornarth, two of the first sailors in the United States to set their sights and efforts in the brand-new Mixed 470 class, at the 2021 470 European Championships in Vilamoura, Portugal.

Read More

Hall and Pascual Take on Big Breeze and Waves in Cádiz, Spain for RS:X Worlds

Tokyo 2020 Representatives in the RS:X Windsurfing class Pedro Pascual and Farrah Hall took on Spain’s breeze and waves this week for the RS:X World Championship, joining fleets of 42 and 28, respectively.

Read More

Railey & Buckingham Place Top 10 at 2021 ILCA European Event in Portugal

The 2021 ILCA European Continental Qualifiers ended on Saturday, April 24 following a week of varying breeze and swell in Vilamoura. USA Tokyo 2020 representatives Paige Railey (Clearwater, Fla.) and Charlie Buckingham (Newport Beach, Calif.) finished in the top 10 among fleets of 89 and 139, respectively.

Read More

49er, 49er FX, and Nacra 17 World Championships Come to North America in 2022 & 2025

U.S. Olympic Head Coach, Luther Carpenter, expresses his enthusiasm for the great opportunities ahead for aspiring young competitive sailors in the United States. The 49er, 49er FX, and Nacra 17 World Championships will be held twice in North America over the next five years.

Read More