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Final Recap: Champions in Five Classes Decided on Sunday at West Marine US Open Sailing Series – San Diego

June 13, 2021

It was a mad dash to the finish in champagne conditions on Sunday at the 2021 West Marine US Open Sailing Series – San Diego. Top athletes competing in the ILCA 7 (Laser), ILCA 6 (Laser Radial), ILCA 4 (Laser 4.7), Finn, and 29er events this week raced over two days this weekend at the launch for the West Coast tour of the 2021 West Marine US Open Sailing Series.

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Day 1: California Tour Gets Underway at West Marine US Open Sailing Series

June 12, 2021

The West Coast tour of the West Marine US Open Sailing Series kicked off on Saturday in full San Diego sunshine. With only two days of racing, stakes were high on Day 1 for a mix of young Olympic hopefuls and experienced sailors.

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West Marine US Open Sailing Series Begins Summer Tour in San Diego

June 10, 2021

The West Marine US Open Sailing Series launched in January 2021 with a big splash in Florida over three events at major sailing venues in Fort Lauderdale, Miami, and Clearwater. This exciting new US Sailing racing series resumes this weekend in sunny San Diego, a historically popular sailing location with Olympic sailing roots.  

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Olympian JJ Fetter Joins Discussion Panel at West Marine US Open Sailing Series in San Diego

June 7, 2021

As we kick off the West Marine US Open Sailing Series in California we invite you to join us in a panel discussion with sailing Olympians and Olympic hopefuls. Join San Diego’s J.J. Fetter and athletes competing in the West Marine US Open Sailing – San Diego where they will share their stories and answer questions from the attending audience. Fetter is a two-time Olympic medalist and four-time Rolex Yachtswoman of the Year award winner. This is a limited seating event, so sign-up today! 

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Register to Compete at 2021 West Marine US Open Sailing Series Events in San Diego and Long Beach

May 13, 2021

US Sailing launched the debut of the West Marine US Open Sailing Series at the beginning of the year with host yacht clubs in Florida including three events in Fort Lauderdale, Miami, and Clearwater that took place January and February. The second half of the 2021 West Marine US Open Sailing Series in California gets underway this summer at major sailing venues including San Diego, Long Beach, and San Francisco. Registration is now available in San Diego and Long Beach.

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Day 4 Final Report: Racing Heats up in Clearwater Final

February 7, 2021

Yes, it is Super Bowl Sunday, and the greater Tampa/St. Pete area is consumed by national and local media attention and fanfare for the big game. Only 25 miles west of Raymond James Stadium, another major championship was on the line for the sailors competing on the final day of racing at 2021 West Marine US Open Sailing – Clearwater, the third and final Florida tour stop in the new six event series.

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Day 3: Sailors Set the Stage for Sunday

February 6, 2021

Sailors experienced another day of various conditions and new challenges on the water at Day 3 of 2021 West Marine US Open – Clearwater. Sunday marks the final day of racing at the regatta featuring 90 sailors in six classes.

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Day 2: Sailors, Kiters Rip it up in the Gulf

February 5, 2021

The action on the water picked up on Friday right where they left off from Thursday’s first set of races in the Gulf. For some classes, Day 2 of 2021 West Marine US Open Sailing – Clearwater featured stronger winds than any other US Open event in 2021. This proposed new challenges and thrilling races for much of the day.

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Day 1: Good Start for Lasers, Kites, and Foils in Clearwater

February 4, 2021

The Gulf of Mexico offered new challenges for the sailors racing today at 2021 West Marine US Open Sailing – Clearwater. The first two events of the new series in Fort Lauderdale and Miami were contested in the Atlantic Ocean. Many of the sailors who raced in one of those events, made the short trip across the state to be here this week in Clearwater.

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2021 West Marine US Open Sailing Series Florida Tour Culminates in Clearwater

February 3, 2021

Over 200 sailors from 13 countries participated in the first two regattas of the 2021 West Marine US Open Sailing Series in Fort Lauderdale and Miami. The new series moves to southwest Florida in Clearwater for four days of racing in mostly Olympic-class racing, beginning this week on Thursday, February 4 through Sunday, February 7, 2021.

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