Olympic Classes

US Sailing Team (Olympic Classes)

To qualify for the US Sailing Team, athletes/teams must meet the posted requirements while training and competing in a 2024 Olympic class. Athletes/teams will qualify for a specific Tier, with corresponding levels of US Sailing Team-provided support. The procedures and requirements for US Sailing Team Selection were revised on September 20, 2021.

2020 Olympic Games Team

The 2020 Summer Olympics, officially known as the Games of the XXXII Olympiad, will be held from July 23 to August 8, 2021 in and around Tokyo, Japan. Fifteen athletes will represent the United States of America in ten Olympic classes. US Sailing is responsible for selecting and supporting the members of Team USA, many or all of whom will be drawn from the roster of the US Sailing Team (selection procedures published December 12, 2018).

2021 Junior Pan American Games Team

The first-ever Junior Pan American Games will be held from November 25-December 5, 2021 in Cali, Colombia. This international multi-sport event is for athletes in the Americas aged 18 to 22. The Sailing events will be ILCA-Radial (ILCA 6), ILCA-Standard (ILCA 7), and Men's and Women's iQFoilThe gold medalists in each event will directly qualify for the Santiago 2023 Pan American Games. This is an entry spot in addition to those available through the standard country qualification procedure, resulting in an additional berth in each 2023 Pan American Games Sailing eventThe entry is awarded to the winning athletes, not the country, and is not transferable to other athletes. Selection procedures were published on April 6 2021 and were revised to May 13, 2021 to reflect the new Games dates.

2021 Formula Kite Men's and Women's Individual World Championships

The 2021 Formula Kite Men's and Women's Individual World Championships will be held October 11-17, 2021 in Torrengrande, Oristano, Italy. The event will be organized by asd Eolo Beach Sports, under the authority of the Formula Kite Class Association. The Men's NOR is found HERE and the Women's NOR, HERE. Selection procedures were published on July 1, 2021.

Youth Classes

Youth Worlds Team

Each year, US Sailing selects one eligible prospective athlete in each of the single‐handed classes and one team of two eligible prospective athletes for each of the double‐handed classes to represent their country at the Youth Sailing World Championships. The 2020 event was cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic. US Sailing will release qualification details when the venue and dates are announced for the 2021 Youth Sailing World Championships.