by Josh Adams, Managing Director of US Olympic Sailing Next week Rio de Janeiro will be host to the first test event in sailing at Marina da Gloria, the sailing venue for the 2016 Olympic Games. In fact, the Aquece Rio International Sailing Regatta will be the first test event of all Olympic sports in

MARINA DEL REY, Calif. (July 29, 2014) – It was not an unusual site to see the California Yacht Club (CYC) buzzing with 250 Opti sailors, ages 10 to 15, last week at the USODA National Championships. What was unusual was that these kids were having a blast learning about science, technology, engineering and math

LONG BEACH ISLAND, NJ —  The 2014 c420 North Americans finished here in beautiful Long Beach Island, NJ.  Today was the final day of racing for both Gold and Silver.  The fleet left the beach under cloudy skies and a dying northerly breeze.  Race 1 started in 8kts and finished in 3 kts.  The racing

PORTSMOUTH, R.I. (July 29, 2014) – US Sailing has launched a brand new Clever Pig! This website was designed specifically for aspiring youth and young adults who want to take their competitive sailing careers to the next level. This revamped version of cleverpig.org has incorporated a new design and layout, with updated resourceful and dynamic

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Joachim Aschenbrenner Takes Gold At ISAF Youth Match Race Worlds Denmark takes the gold medal in the first ISAF Youth Match Racing World Championship, Australia gets silver, and bronze goes to the USA.Everybody was nervous in the morning as they waited for the wind to fill in. The wind was too light to start racing

Sailing through STEM Night at CYC

Wednesday, 23 July 2014 by

Opti Nationals Hosted by California Yacht Club to Run US Sailing Reach Event MARINA DEL REY, Calif. (July 23, 2014) – US Sailing has partnered with the United Sates Optimist Dinghy Association (USODA) and the California Yacht Club (CYC) in Marina del Rey to create new pathways for our youth sailors in STEM (Science, Technology,

Sam Gilmour Victorious Again at Gov Cup

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Summer 2014 Update

Monday, 21 July 2014 by

The 2014 racing season is in full swing across the US! The Multihull Committee had a very productive teleconference on May 22. Topics of note are that a trophy committee was formed, and a long-term plan for action items was discussed at length. There was lots of focus around training and youth development. Major regatta

Spring 2014 Update

Monday, 21 July 2014 by

Like most disciplines, for multihull sailors, winter is a time for southern regattas. A number of our classes also hold midwinter championships. The bulk of our activity during this time of year has been spent on planning for regattas during the remainder of the year. Planning is in full steam for the Formula 16 World

July 18, 2014 For immediate release Dave Perry Chairman, US Sailing Match Racing Committee ISAF Youth Match Racing Worlds Set to Start   The inaugural ISAF Youth Match Racing World Championship is set to start Wednesday, July 23 in Helsinki, Finland. 16 nations will be represented, with sailors all under 23 years old. Racing will be

July 18, 2014 For immediate release Dave Perry Wilson and Roble Remain Number One Match Racers in U.S. Don Wilson (Chicago, IL) remains the number one Open U.S. match racer, and number 20 in the world, sailing from the Chicago Match Race Center (CMRC). Wilson finished 2013 strong by winning the Carlos Aguilar Grade 2

SAN DIEGO, Calif. (July 20, 2014) – Fort Lauderdale’s Sophia Reineke enjoyed a breakthrough performance this weekend at the 2014 U.S. Junior Women’s Singlehanded Championship, hosted by the Mission Bay Yacht Club in San Diego. Beginning with Friday’s first set of races, Reineke asserted herself on the race course and on the leaderboard early on

PORTSMOUTH, R.I. (July 19, 2014) – Sophia Reineke made a strong statement on Friday by posting a perfect score through four races to take a 12-point lead in field of 33 Laser Radial sailors at the 2014 U.S. Junior Women’s Singlehanded Championship, hosted by the Mission Bay Yacht Club in San Diego. The question for

PORTSMOUTH, R.I. (July 18, 2014) –Thirty-three young sailors set sail today on Mission Bay this afternoon in the first of three days of racing in Laser Radials at the 2014 U.S. Junior Women’s Singlehanded Championship, hosted by the Mission Bay Yacht Club in San Diego. The sailors used their acquired race course knowledge and new

July 18, 2014 Portsmouth, R.I. – Friday marked the final day of racing in Tavira, Portugal at the 2014 ISAF Youth Sailing World Championship, and American sailors capped a successful week by winning silver medals in the Laser Radial and 29er classes. In addition, US athletes finished 4th in the SL16 multihull, and 10th in

  Haddon Hughes, Laser Radial. Photo: Yvette Eenkema/US Sailing July 16, 2014 Portsmouth, R.I. – With three days in the books at the 2014 ISAF Youth Sailing World Championships, the American contingent looks to continue their strong showing over the final two days of racing in Tavira, Portugal. US athletes are currently in close medal contention in

PORTSMOUTH, R.I. (July 16, 2014) – The Mission Bay Yacht Club in San Diego, Calif. will host the 2014 U.S. Junior Women’s Singlehanded Championship. Thirty-three top young sailors will embark on Southern California this week for three days of racing, preceded by a two-day clinic, in Laser Radials that will decide who wins the Nancy

Results and Standings Event Website – Twitter Updates Photo Gallery OYSTER BAY, N.Y. (July 13, 2014) – Stephanie Roble’s Epic Match Racing Team will add the Allegra Knapp Mertz Trophy to their extinguished list of accomplishments. Roble defeated Nicole Breault’s team, 2-0, in Sunday’s final series to win the 2014 U.S. Women’s Match Racing Championship,

Results and Standings Event Website – Live Twitter Updates OYSTER BAY, N.Y. (July 12, 2014) – The table is set for Sunday’s showdown at the U.S. Women’s Match Racing Championship, hosted by Oakcliff Sailing. Saturday was a long day out on the water with many closely contested match-ups, as teams battled to be in position

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July 11, 2014 Portsmouth, R.I. – The ISAF Youth Sailing World Championships are set to begin in Tavira, Portugal, with races being held across eight classes from July 14-18. The US Sailing Youth World Championship Team, comprised of twelve athletes hailing from six states, has arrived onsite and will continue preparations over the next 48

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