Zach Railey – Finn

Zach Railey, Finn class

CLASS: Finn
US OLYMPIC TEAM: 2008, 2012
US SAILING TEAM: 2001 – present
HOMETOWN: Clearwater, Fla.
MEMBER OF: St. Francis Yacht Club
HIGH SCHOOL: Clearwater High School ’02
COLLEGE: University of Miami ’06
BIRTHDATE: 5/9/84
OCCUPATION: Professional athlete
WEB SITE: www.zach2012.com
TWITTER: zachsail 
FACEBOOK: Zach 2012

FUN FACT: Zach is superstitious and always wears a University of Miami cap while racing.

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SIGNIFICANT SAILING ACHIEVEMENTS:
2010, 2009, 2008 US SAILING’s Sportsman of the Year
2008 Olympic Silver Medalist, Finn
2008 St Francis Yacht Club’s Yachtsman of the Year
2008 Clearwater Yacht Club’s Yachtsman of the Year
2008 Recipient of Key to the City Clearwater FL

SAILING RESUME:
1st, Finn, US Sailing’s 2012 Rolex Miami OCR (ISAF Sailing World Cup)
1st, Finn, 2011 U.S. National Championship, Long Beach, Calif.
9th, Finn, 2011 Weymouth & Perth Int’l Regatta, Weymouth, U.K. (London 2012 Olympic Test Event)
3rd, Finn, 2011 Kiel Week, Kiel, Germany (ISAF Sailing World Cup)
2nd, Finn, 2011 French Olympic Sailing Week, Hyeres, France (ISAF Sailing World Cup)
5th, Finn, 2011 Princess Sofia Trophy, Palma de Mallorca, Spain (ISAF Sailing World Cup)
6th, Finn, 2011 US SAILING’s Rolex Miami OCR, Miami, Fla. (ISAF Sailing World Cup)
4th, Finn, 2010 US SAILING’s Rolex Miami OCR, Miami, Fla. (ISAF Sailing World Cup)
1st, Finn, 2010 US Finn National Championship, Fairhope, Ala.
1st, Finn, 2009 US Finn National Championship, New Orleans, La.
3rd, Finn, 2009 Sail for Gold, Weymouth, England (ISAF Sailing World Cup)
2nd, Finn, 2009 Finn Gold Cup, Vallensbaek, Denmark
5th, Finn, 2009 Delta Lloyd Regatta, Medemblik, the Netherlands (ISAF Sailing World Cup)
3rd, Finn, 2009 US SAILING’s Rolex Miami OCR, Miami, Fla. (ISAF Sailing World Cup)
2nd, Finn, 2008 Olympic Games, Qingdao, China