US Sailing Announces Selection Procedures for 2021 Youth Sailing World Championships

The selection procedures for 2021 Youth Sailing World Championships are officially solidified. US Sailing is hopeful that a Youth Worlds will be organized in December this year and in anticipation of an announcement confirming this we are issuing the following procedure. 

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US Sailing Announces New Partnership with SailFlow 

US Sailing, the National Governing Body of the sport, and SailFlow, an industry leader in sailing weather forecasting, have agreed on a new partnership that designates SailFlow as an Official Partner of US Sailing. SailFlow will deliver value to US Sailing constituents and volunteers across the sport and around the country. 

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Sailing Featured at First-Ever Junior Pan American Games in 2021 

The first-ever Junior Pan American Games is set to take place on November 25 through December 5, 2021 in Cali, Colombia. This international multi-sport event is for athletes in the Americas aged 18 to 22. Athletes from 41 countries will participate in this first edition. US Sailing is requesting eligible sailors to submit a Participation Form to compete!

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Paul Cayard to Lead U.S. Olympic Sailing Program

On Tuesday, US Sailing announced Paul Cayard (San Francisco, Calif.), one of America’s most accomplished sailors, in the role of Executive Director of U.S. Olympic Sailing. Cayard will take the helm of the US Sailing Team, inclusive of the U.S. Olympic Sailing program.

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US Sailing Mourns the Loss of Dr. Robin Wallace

The sailing world, Newport, Rhode Island, and US Sailing lost a leader, dedicated volunteer and beloved friend this weekend when Dr. Robin Wallace died at the age of 84.

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US Sailing Team: Lanzarote International Regatta Wraps-up in Spain

Racing wrapped on Friday, March 26 with the completion of the final gold fleet race and medal race for both the 49er and 49erFX classes. All five American skiffs qualified for the gold fleet after three days of opening series racing that placed them in the top 25. 

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WATCH NOW! Rolex Yachtsmen of the Year Award Winners on The Starboard Portal

US Sailing continues our celebration of great U.S. sailors this week with four past winners of the Rolex Yachtsman of the Year award on The Starboard Portal for an interview with National Sailing Hall of Famer and long-time Master of Ceremonies for the awards, Gary Jobson. Join Ed Baird, Paul Cayard, Stan Honey, and Johnny Heineken for a night to remember on The Starboard Portal. WATCH NOW!

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Medal Races Finished and the 470 World Championships Come to a Close

The 2021 470 World Championships have officially come to a close with the completion of the final medal race on Saturday. A second-place finish in the medal race promoted Stu McNay and Dave Hughes to a fifth-place finish overall. Nikki Barnes and Lara Dallman-Weiss placed sixth in the medal race, sustaining their seventh overall ranking.

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BREAKING NEWS: Women’s 470 Trials Complete and Tokyo 2020 Nominees Named

The 2021 470 World Championship fleet racing series concluded Friday, completing the third and final stage of the US Sailing Team’s Olympic Selection series. At the conclusion of the qualifying series, Nikki Barnes (St. Thomas, USVI) and Lara Dallman-Weiss (Hugo, Minn.) have 97 points and stand in seventh place. This position guarantees them the lowest point total of the three competing USA 470 women’s teams and qualifies them to be nominated as the US representatives in the Women’s 470 for the Tokyo 2020 Games. 

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470 WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP Mid-Event Update: Vilamoura, Portugal

With nine races down and two remaining before the top 10 compete in the final medal race on Saturday, the 2021 470 World Championships is a hot event on the sailing stage.

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