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Day 3: Sailors Race Hard on Saturday, Look Ahead to Sunday’s Finale

January 23, 2021

True to form this week, the afternoon breeze did not disappoint on Biscayne Bay as sailors raced for positioning on Saturday at 2021 West Marine US Open Sailing – Miami. The regatta comes to a close in Miami on Sunday.

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Day 2: Racing Amps up for Most Classes on Friday

January 22, 2021

Sailors were greeted with warm, sunny conditions and temperatures in the low 70s for most of Friday. Light wind prevailed again for most of the day, similar to Thursday’s breeze on Biscayne Bay. Wind speeds peaked at around 6 knots in the afternoon.

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Day 1: Afternoon Sailing in Light Wind for Four Classes on Thursday

January 21, 2021

Biscayne Bay was gifted with a late afternoon breeze and four fleets got in some nice racing on day one of racing at 2021 West Marine US Open Sailing – Miami.

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2021 West Marine US Open Sailing Series Turns South to Miami

January 20, 2021

The 2021 West Marine US Open Sailing Series launched with excitement and a sense of pride last week in Fort Lauderdale and now the series heads south to Miami for four days of racing on Biscayne Bay at 2021 West Marine US Open Sailing – Miami. The Miami Yacht Club Youth Sailing Foundation is serving as the Organizing Authority for this event. Racing begins on Thursday, January 21 and the regatta concludes on Sunday, January 24.

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Day 4: Top Sailors Awarded at West Marine US Open Fort Lauderdale

January 18, 2021

It was a banner, yet challenging, day of sailing on the water for the 135 sailors competing at the 2021 West Marine US Open Sailing Series inaugural event, hosted by the Lauderdale Yacht Club. The fourth and final day of the regatta took place on Monday as sailors in three Laser classes pushed through the shifty conditions to close out on a strong note.

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Day 3: Patience Pays off for Afternoon Sailing

January 17, 2021

The 135 sailors waited patiently on Sunday for consistent breeze by making the most of their time to work on their craft and connect with fellow athletes during a lengthy postponement. As conditions improved in the afternoon, all three Laser fleets completed one race each on Day 3 at the 2021 West Marine US Open Sailing Series – Fort Lauderdale.

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Day 2: A Laser Show Breaks out in Fort Lauderdale

January 16, 2021

Lasers Complete Three Races on First Day of Competition Quick Links: RESULTS & STANDINGS Follow US Sailing and the US Sailing Team on Instagram for breaking news, fun stories, videos, photos, and more from Fort Lauderdale. FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (January 16, 2021) – The Lauderdale Yacht Club was bustling with energy this morning for the […]

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Day 1: Start of Racing Postponed to Saturday

January 15, 2021

The 135 sailors representing 10 countries will have to wait one more day to begin racing in Fort Lauderdale. The exciting start of the inaugural 2021 West Marine US Open Sailing Series was postponed on Friday due to insufficient breeze.

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First Stop on the 2021 West Marine US Open Sailing Series: Fort Lauderdale 

January 14, 2021

A new U.S. based Olympic-class racing series takes center stage this week in Fort Lauderdale, Florida for the start of the 2021 West Marine US Open Sailing Series. The Lauderdale Yacht Club will host the first-ever US Open Sailing Series regatta for four days of exciting racing beginning this Friday, January 15 through Monday, January 18. 

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West Marine US Open Sailing Series Launches in 2021

January 7, 2021

US Sailing and host yacht clubs at spectacular sailing venues in Florida and California are thrilled to launch a new domestic racing and training series of Olympic-class regattas in 2021. The West Marine US Open Sailing Series offers an increase in high-quality Olympic-class racing for U.S. athletes with a long-term goal of attracting top-level international competitors to race in these regattas for years to come.

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