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Day Five: Reineke, McNay and Hughes Line up for Medal Races

By Brittney Manning | Aug 15, 2019

The Qualifying Series of the Ready Steady Tokyo – Sailing has officially concluded. As of Wednesday, August 21, Medals have been awarded in half of the classes, and the final group of athletes who will be competing in tomorrow’s Medal Races has been decided. With the Exception of Erika Reineke, Stu McNay and Dave Hughes, all of the U.S. representatives have concluded racing.

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US Sailing Team at 470 Worlds – Final Report

By Brittney Manning | Aug 9, 2019

In the Men’s fleet, Stu McNay (Providence, R.I.) and Dave Hughes (Miami, Fla.) finished in eighteenth overall as the highest placed U.S. boat. The top-three U.S. representatives in the Women’s fleet, Atlantic Brugman (Winthrop, Mass) and Nora Brugman (Winthrop, Mass.), Nikole Barnes (Miami, Fla.) and Lara Dallman Weiss (Shoreview, Minn.), and Carmen Cowles (Larchmont, N.Y.) and Emma Cowles (Larchmont, N.Y.), finished in 30th, 31st, and 32nd, respectively.

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470s Line up for 2019 World Championships

By Brittney Manning | Aug 3, 2019

On Sunday, August 4, 2019, racing will begin at the 2019 edition of the 470 World Championships. Over 180 athletes representing 30 nations will be competing on the waters of the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020 sailing venue. Four athletes will represent the United States in the Men’s class, and eight will sail under the American flag in the Women’s fleet.

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Team USA Brings Home Seven Medals from Pan Am Games

By Brittney Manning | Aug 2, 2019

On Saturday, August 10, Team USA’s sailing athletes clinched three more medals at the Pan American Games Lima 2019. Will Cyr (Bayview, Mich.) secured the Bronze Medal in the Open Formula Kite Class, Stephanie Roble and Maggie Shea earned the Silver in the Women’s 49erFX fleet, and Ernesto Rodriguez (Miami, Fla.) and Hallie Schiffman (Sarasota, Fla.) won the Gold in the Mixed Snipe fleet. Combined with the four medals won by Team USA the previous day, the American team will be bringing home a total of seven medals.

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Charlotte Rose Secures Top Ten Finish at Radial Worlds

By Brittney Manning | Jul 24, 2019

After spending a week battling challenging conditions on the waters of Sakaiminato City, Japan, Charlotte Rose (Houston, Texas) has secured ninth place overall at the 2019 Laser Radial World Championships. Other strong American finishes include performances from two-time Olympian, Paige Railey (Clearwater, Fla.), and Trofeo Sofia Bronze Medalist, Erika Reineke (Fort Lauderdale, Fla.). Railey finished the event in 12th overall and Reineke finished 21st.

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U.S. Radial Athletes Take on Worlds

By Brittney Manning | Jul 18, 2019

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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Buckingham Finishes Eleventh at 2019 Laser World Championships

By Brittney Manning | Jul 9, 2019

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

By Brittney Manning | Jul 2, 2019

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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Recap: Laser Senior European Championships

By Brittney Manning | May 19, 2019

After two races today in both fleets, the final standings of the U.S. athletes have been set. Paige Railey jumped ahead of teammate Erika Reineke to take the top overall U.S. finish. Railey finished in eighth overall and Reineke finished just behind, in ninth. Chris Barnard still takes the lead in the Men’s Laser Standard fleet among U.S. Competitors. Barnard finished in 19th overall, followed by Malcolm Lamphere (84th), Henry Marshall (87th), Ford McCann (93rd), and Paul Didham (134th).

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