Us Sailing team: Lanzarote International Regatta wraps-up in Spain

Lanzarote, Canary Islands – 3/26/2021 – 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. The location, opportunity and importance of the event attracted a deep fleet of Olympic class talent. Stephanie Roble (East Troy, Wis.) and Maggie Shea (Wilmette, Ill.) finished the gold fleet in the top 10, which promoted them to the final medal race. After finishing fifth in the medal race, the FX team ended the event with an eighth-place finish overall.  […]


Five American skiffs are scheduled to compete in the Lanzarote Winter Series event

Lanzarote, Canary Islands, Spain – 3/19/2021 – Five American skiffs are scheduled to compete in the Lanzarote Winter Series event with racing starting on Sunday, March 21. US Sailing team members and Team USA Tokyo Athletes, Stephanie Roble (East Troy, Wis) and Maggie Shea (Wilmette, Ill.) will race in the 49erFX class, and the four USST men’s teams will compete in the 49er division: Nevin Snow (San Diego, Calif.) and Dane Wilson (Ojai, Calif.), Ian Barrows (St. Thomas, USVI) and Hans Henken (Coronado, Calif.), Andrew Mollerus (Larchmont, NY) and Ian MacDiarmid (Delray Beach, Fla.), and Harry Melges (Fontana, Wis.) and Finn Rowe (Fontana, Wis.).  In the past few months, the US skiff group took various approaches to training. Mollerus and MacDiarmid almost […]


SailGP launches ticket sales for Season 2 opener, Bermuda Sail Grand Prix presented by Hamilton Princess

BERMUDA – In just less than 40 days, sailing’s pinnacle league will make its much-anticipated return at the SailGP Season 2 opener, the Bermuda Sail Grand Prix presented by Hamilton Princess. With the on-water spectator program now confirmed, fans can purchase tickets to watch the sport’s best athletes begin the Race for the Future. In Season 2, not only will SailGP’s eight incredibly competitive teams be battling for the championship trophy that comes with the sport’s largest monetary prize, but they will also be racing for a better future and championing a world powered by nature. SailGP will also work […]



SailGP is a global league to set the new standard for sustainable global event hosting working with cities committed to a better future – LONDON – Following the announcement of an expanded event calendar for its second season that opens soon and features eight events across three continents, SailGP today opened the bid process for its Season 3 host venues, starting in 2022. SailGP is inviting cities that are committed to creating a better future to be part of its sustainable global racing calendar as the league sets out to champion a world powered by nature. Responsible for more than […]

37th America's Cup

New Zealand accepts the next America’s Cup challenger – United Kingdom

Auckland, New Zealand – 3/19/2021 – Today Emirates Team New Zealand has confirmed that the Royal New Zealand Yacht Squadron has accepted a Notice of Challenge for the 37th America’s Cup (AC37) from the Royal Yacht Squadron Racing, represented by INEOS TEAM UK, which will act as the Challenger of Record for AC37.  “The Royal New Zealand Yacht Squadron has received and accepted a challenge for the 37th America’s Cup from our long-standing British friends at Royal Yacht Squadron Racing.” Said Aaron Young – RNZYS Commodore. “It is great to once again have the RYSR involved, given they were the first yacht club […]

Boating Education

Join in the SailGP Inspire Program for ages 9 – 23 for forging the future

Inspire is SailGP’s community, education and outreach initiative, powered by their belief that sailing can be a force for good, Powered by Nature, Driven by Purpose. If you are between the ages 9 and 23, you made it. The goal of the SailGP Inspire program is to leave a positive legacy and build a sustainable sport – by providing equal, life-changing opportunities and new career pathways for all, regardless of race or socioeconomic background. Launched in Cowes, UK, in August 2019, and taking place at all subsequent grand prix events, SailGP Inspire comprises three innovative pathways for young people, students […]

36th America's Cup

The America’s Cup is New Zealand’s for the fourth time

Aukland, New Zealand – 3/17/2021 – Once again Emirates Team New Zealand has entered the history books and won the America’s Cup for New Zealand for the fourth time. On day 7 of the 36th America’s Cup presented by PRADA, the Kiwis scored the 7th point they needed to raise the Auld Mug in front of thousands of spectators . A spectacular achievement for Emirates Team New Zealand and the yacht club they represent, the Royal New Zealand Yacht Squadron. Another confirmation that – in sailing – the Southern hemisphere country of 5 million people can punch way above its […]

36th America's Cup

36th America’s Cup – Day 6 – Emirates Team New Zealand on Match Point

Auckland, New Zealand – 3/16/2021 – Emirates Team New Zealand move within one win of retaining the Auld Mug after day 6 of the 36th America’s Cup presented by PRADA. The first race of the day was without any doubt the tightest match raced so far, with Emirates Team New Zealand and Luna Rossa Prada Pirelli fighting neck to neck until the Defender took the lead on the penultimate leg and sailed to a 6:3 score. Race 10 was due to start at 5:45 pm but a last minute wind shift forced the Race Committee to call off the match […]

36th America's Cup

36th America’s Cup – Day 5 – New Zealand take a 5-3 lead

Aukland, New Zealand – 3/15/2021 – Day 5 of the America’s Cup presented by PRADA was without a doubt the most heart-stopping of the 36th America’s Cup. After four days of deadlock and races decided 5 minutes after the start, today Emirates Team New Zealand put 2 points on the scoreboard and took a 2 win lead over Luna Rossa Prada Pirelli. For the first time in this America’s Cup both races saw lead changes. Unsteady and light winds played a big role in the change of fortunes as being on the foils meant the difference between leading and losing. With […]