“The Beat” – Episode 5: Where the Wind Takes You

Portsmouth, R.I. (July 22, 2015) – Katy Nastro takes you off the traditional sailing path from Martha's Vineyard in this week's episode of "The Beat". Katy takes a lesson in Kiteboarding with Rob Douglas, one of the fastest sailors in the world. And it's all about fun and games, as Katy gets wet and wild…Read More

U.S. Singlehanded Championships to be Decided at Laser Nationals

Brant Beach, N.J. (July 20, 2015) – A strong fleet comprised of experienced Laser class sailors with impressive resumes combined with a new infusion of talented men and women will be at the forefront of this week’s U.S. Singlehanded Sailing Championships, held in conjunction with the Laser Class U.S. National Championship. The men’s Laser Full…Read More

Toronto 2015 Pan Am Games (Sailing): USA Reaches The Podium In Three Classes On First Medal Race Day

Pictured: Paige Railey (Clearwater, Fla., center) won her third career Pan American Games medal in the Laser Radial, and her second gold. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Saturday, July 18, 2015 Toronto, Canada - Team USA won a gold medal in the Laser Radial and took home bronze in the RS:X (Women) and 49erFX classes on the first of…Read More

Toronto 2015 Pan Am Games (Sailing): USA Takes Home Six Sailing Medals, Tied For Top Nation

Pictured: Justin Coplan (Nyack, N.Y.), Caroline Patten (Barnegat Light, N.J.) and Danielle Prior (Mechanicsburg, Penn.), Toronto 2015 Lightning silver medalists.  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Sunday, July 19, 2015 Toronto, Canada - The sailing events of the Toronto 2015 Pan American Games came to a close on Sunday, with the final medal races and awards ceremonies of the event…Read More

Gusty Finish in Rochester as Nordstrom Wins Leiter Trophy

Rochester, N.Y. (July 19, 2015) – The fleet of 30 Laser Radial sailors put on quite a show this weekend on Lake Ontario at the 2015 U.S. Junior Women's Singlehanded Championship, hosted by the Rochester Yacht Club. In the end, it was Louisa Nordstrom (Osprey, Fla.) who held back several worthy contenders throughout the three…Read More

Toronto 2015 Pan Am Games (Sailing): Railey Leads Radials, Medal Race Fields Determined

Pictured: Paige Railey (Clearwater, Fla.) will try to win her third Pan American Games medal on Saturday, July 18. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Friday, July 17, 2015 Toronto, Canada - The field of medal race competitors was determined in each fleet on Friday (Day Six) at the Toronto 2015 Pan American Games. The United States secured a place on…Read More

Toronto 2015 Pan Am Games (Sailing): Buckingham (USA) Strikes Back, One Day Left Before Medal Races

Pictured: Charlie Buckingham (Newport Beach, Calif.), scored a win and two seconds in the Laser on Day Five at Toronto 2015. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Thursday, July 16, 2015 Toronto, Canada - After five days of full-fleet racing at the Toronto 2015 Pan American Games, Team USA is battling for the lead in the Laser Radial, Laser, Lightning…Read More

U.S. Junior Women’s Singlehanded Championship – 2015 Preview

Rochester, N.Y. (July 15, 2015) – The Rochester Yacht Club (RYC) has a long history of hosting outstanding racing events for adult and youth in a variety of classes and formats. The RYC welcomes 30 top young sailors under the age of 19 this week at the 2015 U.S. Junior Women’s Singlehanded Championship for the…Read More

Toronto 2015 Pan Am Games (Sailing): Railey (USA) Fends off Challengers on Day Four

Pictured: Paige Railey races in light air in Toronto, Canada on Day Four of the Pan American Games. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Wednesday, July 15, 2015 Toronto, Canada - Lake Ontario teased the Pan American Games fleet with a fresh breeze during the morning of Day Four, but despite the Race Committee's efforts to get all competitors out to…Read More

Toronto 2015 Pan Am Games (Sailing): USA Takes the Lead in Laser and Radial

Pictured: Paige Railey (Clearwater, Fla.), Laser Radial Pan Am Games regatta leader. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Tuesday, July 14, 2015 Toronto, Canada - Day Three of racing at the Toronto 2015 Pan American Games saw American sailors in several classes demonstrate exceptional skill in the light air conditions of Lake Ontario. Paige Railey (Clearwater, Fla.) and Charlie Buckingham (Newport…Read More