Check out the latest update on youth sailing in the US from SailingScuttlebutt.com:
US Sailing Youth Development Director, Leandro Spina on what factors went into a successful summer for Team USA Youth Sailors:
"I can tell you what factors contributed to their recent success:
Embracing a culture of excellence, and working hard to achieve higher standards.
Our top youth talent needs to work together, pushing each other and share know-how, all working with the help of top-level coaching and sailing specialists.
Top skippers embracing the challenge to become crews and raising the overall level of our teams and fleets is also very important."