Young Sailors Shine at Youth Worlds: Four Athletes Bring Home Gold

Upon conclusion of the final races at the 2019 Hempel Youth Sailing World Championships, four U.S. athletes have earned the title of Youth World Champions. Maddie Hawkins (Edgewater, Md.) and Yumi Yoshiyasu (Houston, Texas) claimed gold medals in the Girls International 420 fleet, while Berta Puig (Miami, Fla.) and Bella Casaretto (Ft. Lauderdale, Fla.) were victorious in the Girls 29er fleet.

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2019 U.S. Junior Women’s Doublehanded Championship to Feature Club 420 and 29er Fleets

US Sailing has made an important addition to the racing at the 2019 U.S. Junior Women’s Doublehanded Championship for the Ida Lewis Trophy, hosted by the San Diego Yacht Club. For the first time in event history, the Championship will feature two events – the Club 420 and 29er. The 2019 U.S. Junior Women’s Doublehanded Championship is sponsored by Sperry and Zim Sailing.

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U.S. Radial Athletes Take on Worlds

On Friday, July 19, racing at the 2019 Laser Radial World Championships will begin in Sakaiminato City, Japan. At this year’s edition of the event, 111 competitors representing 49 countries, will be vying for the title of 2019 World Champion.

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U.S. Welcomes Next Generation of Sailors to 2019 Hempel Youth Sailing World Championships

Tomorrow, the world’s best youth sailors will begin racing at the pinnacle youth sailing competition, the 2019 Hempel Youth Sailing World Championships. In Gdynia, Poland, more than 400 sailors representing 66 nations will compete across nine youth disciplines. The events include Boy’s and Girl’s 29er, 420, RS:X, and Laser Radial, as well as the Mixed Nacra 15 class.

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Ruzevic and Thompson Claim 2019 U.S. Junior Women’s Singlehanded National Titles

The 2019 U.S. Junior Women’s Singlehanded Championship. For the first time in the event’s history, the Nancy Leiter Clagett Memorial Trophy has been awarded to two competitors, across two classes.

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Strong Winds and Women Predicted at the U.S. Junior Women’s Singlehanded Championship

This week, sailors will head to the breezy San Francisco Bay area for the 2019 U.S. Junior Women’s Singlehanded Championship for the Nancy Leiter Clagett Memorial Trophy. The Championship occurs annually at various organizations around the country. Each year, the event hosts female singlehanded sailors to compete for the winner’s title. This year, Richmond Yacht Club will host 43 sailors, competing across two classes. Racing begins tomorrow, Thursday, July 11 and will conclude Saturday, July 13.

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Buckingham Finishes Eleventh at 2019 Laser World Championships

The 2019 Laser Standard World Championships have wrapped, concluding the first event of the 2020 U.S. Sailing Olympic Trials. After six days of racing, three athletes finished in the top third of the fleet, one just outside the top-ten.

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U.S. Sailing Olympic Trials Begin with Laser World Championships

This week, the first event of the 2019 Olympic class World Championships begin, marking the opening of the U.S. Olympic trials for the sport of sailing. Racing begins Thursday, July 4, with the world’s best Laser sailors lining up in Sakaiminato City, Japan.

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US Sailing Olympic Development Program Visits United States SailGP Team

As part of their ongoing effort to inspire, support and encourage the next generation of American sailors, the United States SailGP Team and SailGP hosted US Sailing’s Olympic Development Program last week at the team base during the New York SailGP event.

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Cameron Feves, Cabrillo Beach YC Wins 2019 U.S. Youth Match Racing Championship for the Rose Cup

Cameron Feves (Long Beach, Calif.) and his team representing the Cabrillo Beach Yacht Club won the 2019 U.S. Youth Match Racing Championship for the Rose Cup. Feves and crew, including Lukas Kraak, Justin Zmina, and Taylor Milefchik earned the title on Sunday, following three days of closely contested match racing between 10 teams on San Diego Harbor.

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