U.S. COMPANY DESIGNS PREMIUM COOLING GEAR FOR US SAILING TEAM

Oro Sports, the New York-based maker of premium lifestyle cooling vests, has been announced as an official partner of the US Sailing Team. The team roster, selected annually by US Sailing, is comprised of athletes training to win gold at major international multisport Games and sailing events around the world. With many of the team’s upcoming racing and training venues featuring high heat and humidity, the sailors will rely on Oro Sports’ industry-leading products to stay cool and achieve optimal performance.

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2021 Youth Racing Summer Preview by John Pearce

After pausing for most of 2020, youth racing is roaring back to life in 2021. As the fog clears and sailors get back out on the racecourse this season, there are many great events to choose from.

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IOC Approves Men’s & Women’s Kiteboarding for Paris 2024 – Response from the US Sailing Team

On Thursday, June 10, World Sailing was informed by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) that the IOC Executive Board approved Men’s and Women’s Kiteboarding (Formula Kite) for the Paris 2024 Olympic Sailing Competition. The Men’s and Women’s Kiteboarding Events will replace the Mixed Kiteboarding and Mixed Offshore Events that were previously selected by members of World Sailing. Read the response from the US Sailing Team.

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Champions in Five Classes Decided on Sunday at West Marine US Open Sailing Series – San Diego

It was a mad dash to the finish in champagne conditions on Sunday at the 2021 West Marine US Open Sailing Series – San Diego. Top athletes competing in the ILCA 7 (Laser), ILCA 6 (Laser Radial), ILCA 4 (Laser 4.7), Finn, and 29er events this week raced over two days this weekend at the launch for the West Coast tour of the 2021 West Marine US Open Sailing Series.

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Team Roble / Shea Finishes 5 Points out of 3rd Against 14 Upcoming Olympic Games Teams

Stephanie Roble (East Troy, Wis.) and Maggie Shea (Wilmette, Ill.) finished Act II of the 49er & 49erFX Championship in 5th place, just five points out of a podium finish. Racing was tight for the 15 of the 21 49erFXs that will see each other this summer in Tokyo, Japan for the 2020 Olympic Games. The Cascais event was Steph and Maggie’s final formal regatta before the summer.

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Kilroy Realty Backs US Sailing Team Athletes Going for Gold, Announces Sponsorship Extension

Building upon the success of the last four years of partnership and the values shared by both organizations to build a better world, Los Angeles-headquartered Kilroy Realty (Kilroy) and the United States Sailing Team are announcing an extended primary sponsorship. The commitment will advance a shared vision to amplify positive community impact while supporting the US Sailing Team in its pursuit of excellence on the international stage.

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Pascual Finishes 5th at Allianz Regatta

Pedro Pascual (Miami, Fla.) finished fifth at the 2021 Allianz regatta in a fleet of 21. Pascual entered the medal race in tenth and moved up to fifth on the final race, capping off his best regatta of 2021. He will represent the United States at the Tokyo Olympics this summer in the Men’s RS:X fleet and is wrapping up final preparations.

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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.

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WATCH NOW! DEI in Sailing – Where we are & Where we are going

The panel discussed ways their affiliated sailing organizations have implemented strategies to increase awareness and opportunities in sailing for more diverse populations. Panelists represented organizations from different focus areas of the sport, including college sailing, professional racing, grassroots DEI program, and the US Sailing DEI Committee. You will learn about the current state of these efforts and what is needed in the future to advance our goals. Click to Watch!

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A Message from Alan Ostfield, CEO of US Sailing

I write to you today with incredible excitement, having just joined US Sailing as its new Chief Executive Officer. Given your important place in the sailing community, I wanted to connect initially to introduce myself in this manner for now at the very start of my time with US Sailing.

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