MIAMI, FL (December 31, 2013) – Young sailors from around the globe traveled to South Florida for the 68th Annual Orange Bowl International Youth Regatta (OBIYR), which took place on Biscayne Bay in Coconut Grove this past weekend. The four day sailing event from December 27th through December 30th took place amid soggy conditions but

As Anna Tunnicliffe announces her retirement from Olympic sailing, there can be no doubt that she leaves this level of the sport as an exceptionally successful Olympic athlete. Along her journey, she amassed two World Championship titles, multiple Worlds podium finishes, a long list of ISAF Sailing World Cup victories, two ISAF Rolex World Sailor

PORTSMOUTH, R.I. (January 15, 2014) – From a deep field of contenders, Brian Porter of Fontana, Wisc. and Jody Starck of Amherst, N.Y. have been named US Sailing’s 2013 Rolex Yachtsman and Yachtswoman of the Year. The two sailors topped a shortlist of nine men and six women who were nominated by members of US

In the second annual campaign to recognize individuals who make significant contributions to the sailing community, Old Pulteney Single Malt Scotch Whisky and US Sailing announced Rorke Miller of Traverse City, Michigan as the winner of the 2013 Old Pulteney Maritime Heroes Award. Miller was nominated by a member of his sailing community for his

SAN DIEGO, Calif. (February 12, 2014) – Last Thursday night at the Sailing Leadership Forum Awards Dinner, sponsored by Old Pulteney and hosted by the San Diego Sports Hall of Fame, US Sailing, along with Leadership Forum attendees recognized the outstanding individual and organizational achievements in training, community and one-design sailing, including the presentation of

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. (February 25, 2014) –  With San Francisco Bay and the Golden Gate Bridge as a backdrop, Brian Porter (Fontana, Wis.) and Jody Starck (Amherst, N.Y.) took the stage today at St. Francis Yacht Club to formally accept US Sailing’s 2013 Rolex Yachtsman and Yachtswoman of the Year Awards. Announced in January after

The U.S. Singlehanded Championship is going in a new direction in 2014. For the first time, a US Sailing National Championship will be integrated as part of a larger class event. The 2014 Laser North Americans will be the host of the U.S. Singlehanded Championship, and the top eligible male Laser and female Radial sailor

As more individuals are learning to become effective and safe powerboaters, US Powerboating has worked closely with over 30 US Powerboating and Training Centers to develop hands-on curriculum for courses to ensure we are certifying competent powerboat operators. US Powerboating is proud to add to its ranks, our fourth maritime academy and 31st certified US

by US Sailing Executive Director Jack Gierhart Dear Sailors, On behalf of the US Sailing staff, board of directors, and our volunteers we extend a great deal of gratitude to the over 600 sailors who attended the first-ever Sailing Leadership Forum last month at the Hilton San Diego Resort. It was truly a remarkable experience

Top Ten December 31, 2013

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Dave Perry December 31, 2013 Southport, CT for immediate release Don Wilson and Stephanie Roble Finish 2013 as Number One U.S. Match Racers Finishing 2013 as the number one U.S. Open Match Racer is Don Wilson (Chicago, IL), sailing from the Chicago Match Race Center (CMRC), who finished the year strong by winning the Carlos