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

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

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

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

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 

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

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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2021 West Marine U.S. Open Sailing Series

January 15-18: Fort Lauderdale, Florida 

Lauderdale Yacht Club


January 21-24: Miami, Florida 

Miami Yacht Club Youth Sailing Foundation


February 4-7: Clearwater, Florida 

Clearwater Yacht Club, Clearwater Community Sailing Center, Tampa Bay Charities, Sail Life


June 11-13: San Diego, California

San Diego Yacht Club 


July 9-11: Long Beach, California 

Alamitos Bay Yacht Club, Long Beach Yacht Club, US Sailing Center Long Beach


August 13-15: San Francisco, California 

St. Francis Yacht Club, Treasure Island Sailing Center, San Francisco Yacht Club, Richmond Yacht Club

Florida Events

California Events

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