U.S. Multihull Championship Day 2 Report

BRISTOL, R.I. (September 20, 2014) - The A-Cat sailors were once again greeted with windy conditions on Narragansett Bay with warmer temperatures on Day 2 of the U.S. Multihull Championship, hosted by Bristol Yacht Club. Fleet leader Lars Guck (Barrington, R.I.) continued his A-Cat clinic on Saturday and remains unbeaten through eight races. The competitors…Read More

ISAF Worlds, Day 9: US 470’s Earn Career-Best Finishes, Paine (Finn) Goes Through to Medal Race

VIDEO: US Sailing Team Sperry Top-Sider 470 athletes react to career-best performances at the ISAF Worlds in Santander, Spain. McNay and Hughes finished higher than any US men's 470 team at the Worlds since Olympic medalists Paul Foerster and Bob Merrick in 2000. WATCH: http://youtu.be/WWpfCRDFr-A FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 20, 2014 Santander, Spain - In light and tricky weather…Read More

U.S. Multihull Championship Day 1 Report

BRISTOL, R.I. (September 19, 2014) – Narragansett Bay proved to be the perfect match for the speedy, stealth A-Cats on Day 1 of the U.S. Multihull Championship, hosted by the Bristol Yacht Club. The conditions on the Bay were nothing short of spectacular on Friday. The weather featured sunny skies, breezes exceeding 15 knots at…Read More

ISAF Worlds, Day 8: American Men’s and Women’s 470’s To Compete In Medal Races

Pictured: Annie Haeger and Briana Provancha, Women's 470. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 19, 2014 Santander, Spain - Continuing what has been a strong year of results for US Sailing Team Sperry Top-Sider 470 athletes, the United States will be represented in both the men's and women's 470 medal races on Saturday at the ISAF Sailing World…Read More

ISAF Worlds, Day 7: USA Women’s 470 Up to 3rd, Buckingham Finishes With Career-Best Result

  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 18, 2014 Santander, Spain - The arrival of Day 7 at the 2014 ISAF Sailing World Championships brought with it the first medal races of the event, and a new set of title holders in the Women's Laser Radial and Men's Laser classes. Charlie Buckingham (Newport Beach, Calif.) finished the event…Read More

Top Multihull Sailors to Race A-Cats on Narragansett Bay

PORTSMOUTH, R.I. (September 17, 2014) – For the first time in U.S. Multihull Championship history, the Hobie Alter Trophy will be decided in A-Class Catamarans, popularly known as A-Cats. This Friday through Sunday (September 19-21), the Bristol Yacht Club (R.I.) will serve as host to this US Sailing National Championship for three action-packed days of…Read More

ISAF Worlds, Day 6: Buckingham Into Medal Race, 470’s Stay Consistent

Pictured: Charlie Buckingham, Laser. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 17, 2014 Santander, Spain - Gold fleet competition at the 2014 ISAF Sailing World Championship concluded in the Men's Laser and Women's Laser Radial classes, and the US Sailing Team Sperry Top-Sider's Charlie Buckingham (Newport Beach, Calif.) will represent the United States in tomorrow's medal race. American 470's also…Read More

ISAF Worlds, Day 5: USA 470’s and Lasers Battle at the Top in Santander

Pictured: Stuart McNay and David Hughes, Men's 470. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 16, 2014 Santander, Spain - Day 5 of the 2014 ISAF Sailing World Championships saw US Sailing Team Sperry Top-Sider 470 athletes shine on the final day of the qualifying series, while American Lasers continued to battle in the top-10 in gold fleet. Race officials managed to complete the…Read More

ISAF Worlds, Day 4: Steady Breeze Eludes Racecourses In Santander

Pictured: Fred Strammer and Zach Brown, 49er. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 15, 2014 Santander, Spain - Day 4 saw 1,200+ competitors at the 2014 ISAF Sailing World Championships treated to bright, clear and hot conditions, and though abundant natural beauty was on display in one of Europe’s most picturesque cities, one key ingredient was missing:…Read More

ISAF Worlds, Day 2: Americans Jump Up Laser and Laser Radial Leaderboard

Pictured: Charlie Buckingham, Laser. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 13, 2014 Santander, Spain - After months of training together at locations on three continents, US Sailing Team Sperry Top-Sider Laser athletes jumped up the leaderboard as a group on day 2 of racing at the 2014 ISAF Sailing World Championships in Santander, Spain. In the men’s…Read More