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Seven U.S. Teams Set to Compete at 49er and 49er FX World Championship

September 22nd, 2013

From Sept. 24-29, over 95 international teams will compete at the 49er and 49er FX World Championship in Marseille, France, making it the largest fleet assembled for competition in those classes to date. Among the teams will be seven American teams, including members of the US Sailing Team Sperry Top-Sider and US Sailing Development Team.

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SKUD-18 Sailors Named to U.S. Team

July 3rd, 2013

Portsmouth, RI (July 2, 2013) – Four athletes qualified for the 2013 US Sailing Team Sperry Top-Sider in the Paralympic SKUD-18 class, based on their results at the C. Thomas Clagett Jr. Memorial Clinic & Regatta, June 28-30, in Newport, R.I. Two teams – Ryan Porteous (San Diego, Calif.) and Cindy Walker (Abington, Mass.) and

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U.S. Olympic sailing program bolsters coaching staff

May 7th, 2013

Portsmouth, R.I. (May 7, 2013) – US Sailing’s Olympic Sailing Program named Mark Littlejohn (Auckland, NZL) as a coach of the US Sailing Team Sperry Top-Sider. Working directly with High Performance Director Charlie McKee, he will focus on accentuating the performance plan for sailors campaigning in Olympic singlehanded classes. From 2004-2008 Mark headed the Youth


RIO 2016: The road returns to Europe

April 4th, 2013

Palma, Spain (April 4, 2013) – With the final round of racing underway at ISAF Sailing World Cup Palma, today’s racing was a new turn in the quest for top performance. Three races were held for each class, points counting as a sum with the carryover result (a sailor’s overall standing at the end of

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U.S. announces 2013 Olympic and Paralympic team

March 13th, 2013

Portsmouth, R.I. (March 13, 2013) – US Sailing, the national governing body for the sport, announced 34 athletes named to the 2013 US Sailing Team Sperry Top-Sider. The national team is selected annually and comprised of the top sailors competing in the events selected for the 2016 Olympic and Paralympic Games. American sailors qualified based

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