Tag Archives: Paralympic sailing

At the Helm: Final Preparations in Weymouth

Good morning sports fans, and welcome to sunny and warm (!) Weymouth and Portland, England. It’s a beautiful day, again, here in Dorset County, and the 2012 US Olympic and Paralympic Teams have gathered at the site of the 2012 Games for a training camp and final preparations for the Games later this summer. Continue reading

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Athletes Continue Preparation in Europe

As the days continue to count down until the 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games, US Sailing Team Sperry Top-Sider athletes are foregoing the traditional American Memorial Day holiday to mark the start of summer. Continue reading

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Day 5 report from Hyeres

Day 5 of racing at French Olympic Sailing Week was another day of heavy wind and big waves preventing some of the classes from completing racing. Continue reading

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Day 4 in Hyeres

On day four of racing at French Olympic Sailing Week, light wind was a complete change from the previous three days’ 20-plus knots. Continue reading

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Sperry Top-Sider Named Title Sponsor

Sperry Top-Sider®, the leading global nautical performance and lifestyle brand, announced today its title sponsorship of the US Sailing Team, newly named US Sailing Team Sperry Top-Sider. Continue reading

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Day 1 in Hyeres

In classic French style, day 1 schedule of racing at French Olympic Sailing Week was revised due to the famed Mistral. Continue reading

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Day 4 in Palma

Day 4 of racing at the Princess Sofia Trophy Regatta, in Palma de Mallorca, Spain, brought the typical light-wind conditions and a tough battle for some of US Sailing Team AlphaGraphics (USSTAG). Continue reading

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Day 3 in Palma

With the qualifying series completed in the Laser, Radial, 470 Men’s and Women’s, and 49er fleets, US Sailing Team AlphaGraphics holds top-10 positions in three classes. Continue reading

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Day 1 in Palma

After a brief delay waiting for the wind to fill in over the bay in Palma de Mallorca, Spain, US Sailing Team AlphaGraphics began the Princess Sofia Trophy Regatta with Zach Railey sitting in 6th overall in the Finn class and all three of the USA’s Women’s Match Racing teams sitting at the top of their round robin groups. Continue reading

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USSTAG Heads to Worlds

S Sailing Team AlphaGraphics is in Florida competing at the International Federation for Disabled Sailing (IFDS) World Championships, which begins today in Punta Gorda, Fla. and concludes Sunday, Jan. 15. The regatta, which serves as the first of two U.S. selection events for the U.S. Paralympic Team – Sailing, will see over 100 of the world’s top Paralympic sailors from 20 countries competing. Continue reading

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