US Sailing and Sunsail Announce Sponsorship Extension

Portsmouth, R.I. (August 27, 2015) – US Sailing, the national governing body of the sport, and Sunsail, a vacation industry leader in sailing and watersports, have agreed on a new multi-year sponsorship deal. Sunsail will continue to be an official sponsor of US Sailing. “US Sailing and Sunsail share a strong passion for sailing,” said…Read More

San Diego Welcomes 2015 U.S. Disabled Sailing Championship This Week

SAN DIEGO, Calif. (August 26, 2015) – The spirit of sailing will be in full color this week in San Diego at the U.S. Disabled Sailing Championship, hosted by Southwestern Yacht Club. Doublehanded teams will race in the Martin 16 class sailboat for the Chandler Hovey Trophy on North San Diego Harbor this Thursday, August 27…Read More

Hanson Medals Awarded for Rescue at Dauphin Island Race

US Sailing Awards Hanson Rescue Medals to Crew on Light O Mobile and Larry Goolsby PORTSMOUTH, RI (August 24, 2015) - The US Sailing Safety at Sea Committee will award the Arthur B. Hanson Rescue Medals to a sailboat's crew and to a skipper of another capsized sailboat for their heroic efforts displayed during a…Read More

Rio Olympic Test Event (Sailing): Haeger & Provancha (USA) Come From Behind to Take 470 Gold

Pictured: Annie Haeger (East Troy, Wisc.) and Briana Provancha (San Diego, Calif.), Women's 470 gold medalists at the 2015 Olympic Test Event. Photo: Onne van der Wal/US Sailing Team Sperry. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 22, 2015 Rio de Janeiro, Brazil - US Sailing Team Sperry Women's 470 athletes Annie Haeger (East Troy, Wisc.) and Briana Provancha…Read More

Rio Olympic Test Event (Sailing): Heartbreak for Railey In Radial, Buckingham Ends Laser Charge In 7th

Pictured: Paige Railey (Clearwater, Fla.), Laser Radial. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 21, 2015 Rio de Janeiro, Brazil - When you to commit to sailing at the Olympic level, adversity is unavoidable as you compete against the world's best. On Day Seven of the 2015 Rio Olympic Test Event, the US Sailing Team Sperry experienced its fair share…Read More

Rio Olympic Test Event (Sailing): USA Women’s 470 Leads, Americans Excel In Men’s 470, Laser, Radial

  Pictured: Annie Haeger and Briana Provancha, Women's 470.  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 19, 2015 Rio de Janeiro, Brazil - After a fifth day of racing at the the 2015 Rio Olympic Test Event, the US Sailing Team Sperry continues to compete well against the world's best. With solid scores recorded in the Men's 470, Women's…Read More

Rio Olympic Test Event (Sailing): Americans Railey and Buckingham Aiming for Podium On Friday

  [caption id="attachment_21387" align="alignnone" width="900"] Pictured: Paige Railey (Clearwater, Fla.), Laser Radial, is three points out of the lead heading into the medal race.[/caption] FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 20, 2015 Rio de Janeiro, Brazil - The stage has been set at the 2015 Rio Olympic Test Event, and US Sailing Team Sperry athletes will begin…Read More

Rio Olympic Test Event (Sailing): Railey (USA) Records Another Keeper, Buckingham Into Top 10

Pictured: Paige Railey (Clearwater, Fla.), Laser Radial FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 18, 2015 Rio de Janeiro, Brazil - The absence of wind for the majority of the day made life difficult for competitors and regatta officials alike on day four of the Olympic Test Event in Rio de Janeiro. Only four fleets completed any races, including the…Read More

Rio Olympic Test Event (Sailing): USA Takes Lead in Men’s 470, Maintains in Women’s 470, Radial

  Pictured: Stuart McNay (Providence, R.I.) and David Hughes (Miami, Fla.), Regatta Leaders, Men's 470. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 17, 2015 Rio de Janeiro, Brazil - Day Three of racing at the 2015 Olympic Test Event brought light winds on all courses along with solid scores for the US Sailing Team Sperry. American sailors achieved single-digit finishes in…Read More

Team Breault Wins U.S. Women’s Match Racing Championship

Newport Beach, Calif. (August 16, 2015 ) - Newport Beach offered another spectacular backdrop for match racing once again this weekend, as the U.S. Women's Match Racing Championship came to a climactic finish on Sunday. Janel Zarkowsky and Nicole Breault clashed in a winner-take-all final series after Sunday's semifinal knock-out round and two round robin…Read More