“The Beat” presented by US Sailing goes on tour this summer with one goal: to capture the essence of the sailing – one of the most thrilling sports and activities on the planet.

On Saturday afternoon, April 25 a tragedy occurred during the Dauphin Island Regatta off the coast of Alabama in Mobile Bay. A number of sailboats capsized from a sudden storm that struck the race fleet resulting in several sailors losing their lives. All of us at US Sailing – our staff, Board of Directors, and

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Are you ready to take your racing skills to the next level, get access to great coaching, meet new friends, and have a blast on and off the water? You can make it happen at a USA Junior Olympic Sailing Festival in 2015?

Inspired by efforts to make Safety at Sea training and certification more interactive and accessible, US Sailing has partnered with The Storm Trysail Club (STC) to offer a Safety at Sea Seminar featuring hands-on practice with new interactive online learning modules and videos. The seminar will take place April 18, 2015 at SUNY Maritime College

Sailing Leadership Forum 2016 – Connect. Discover. Grow. The Sailing Leadership Forum is back! Join us for Sailing Leadership Forum 2016, a US Sailing signature event, at the Hilton San Diego Resort, February 4-6, 2016. Leaders from sail training and education, yacht club and sailing organization management, race officials, and industry professionals will discover and

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Attention Sailing Centers and Yacht Clubs: Please Share the 2015 USA Junior Olympic Schedule We are as excited as ever about the 26 Junior Olympic Festivals scheduled for 2015!  Every year 4,000 kids compete in Junior Olympic Festivals hosted by yacht clubs and sailing centers around the country. These Festivals improve racing skills, connect young

Portsmouth, R.I. (March 12, 2015) – Application for early acceptance to the U.S. Youth Sailing Championships closes Sunday, March 15 (midnight). This year’s championship will be hosted by Roger Williams University on July 7-10 in Bristol, R.I. Bristol Yacht Club will be providing additional support at this ISAF Youth Worlds Qualifier. Sailors may be accepted

After having moved to the west coast for the past three years, US Sailing’s Rolex Yachtsman & Yachtswoman of the Year Awards ceremony returned to the iconic Model Room at the New York Yacht Club in Manhattan to celebrate the sailing accomplishments of Terry Hutchinson (Annapolis, Md.) and Stephanie Roble (East Troy, Wisc.).

US Sailing’s Board of Directors is moving forward with the implementation of the Offshore Division’s strategic plan. The Board has confirmed the authority of the Offshore Division that empowers the Offshore management team to be responsible and accountable for developing and executing a plan to improve Offshore’s capabilities.

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Portsmouth, R.I. (February 18, 2015) – The U.S. Youth Sailing Championships, a signature US Sailing National Championship regatta, will be hosted by Roger Williams University on July 7-10 (registration date is July 6) at their new, state of the art Richard L. Bready Mount Hope Bay Sailing and Education Center in Bristol, R.I. on Narragansett Bay. Bristol Yacht Club will be providing additional support at this ISAF Youth Worlds Qualifier.

Top notch junior sailors from all over the country have used this championship as a benchmark to prepare themselves for the highest levels of international youth sailing competition.

In association with USODA, and California Yacht Club the Reach initiative brought STEM and stewardship to youth through a one day event, just one small example of how Reach can be implemented near you. Visit reach.ussailing.org to host a STEM Night near you. CONTACT: Jake Fish, US Sailing Communications, jakefish@ussailing.org, 401-366-3115 PORTSMOUTH, R.I. (February 3,

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Portsmouth, R.I. (January 21, 2015) – US Sailing is organizing the inaugural U.S. Youth Match Racing National Championship for the Rose Cup, hosted by the Balboa Yacht Club in Corona del Mar, California, June 17-21, 2015. Up to twelve skippers from around the U.S. will be invited to race in this US Sailing National Championship.

Terry Hutchinson and Stephanie Roble Named US Sailing’s 2014 Rolex Yachtsman and Yachtswoman of the Year PORTSMOUTH, R.I. (January 14, 2015) – Terry Hutchinson and Stephanie Roble today were named US Sailing’s 2014 Rolex Yachtsman and Yachtswoman of the Year. A total of ten men and seven women had been shortlisted for the 2014 honors

NEW YORK, NY (January 12, 2015) — Old Pulteney Single Malt Scotch Whisky and US Sailing, along with consumers nationwide, have chosen the recipients of the 2014 Maritime Heroes Award. This year’s winners, Richard Ramos and Aleef Mahmud of Medford, Massachusetts, will be honored at a gala event on January 22, 2015 at the US

Dear Sailors, We hope that 2014 brought you and your family much happiness and that you had opportunities to remain active in your respective sailing communities with family and friends. The year 2014 has been another year of growth and expansion of programs for US Sailing, aimed at better serving all types of sailors at

Over 10,000 students participated in the Reach program at over 300 schools and sailing centers. 141 educators attended the Reach – STEM Educator Course at 12 courses hosted by yacht clubs, sailing centers, and partners throughout the U.S. Five grants were awarded to sailing centers implementing Reach with clear identified partners and matching funds. 16

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Sailing’s Best of 2014 Are Shortlisted

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Sailing’s Best of 2014 Are Shortlisted US Sailing’s Rolex Yachtsman & Yachtswoman of the Year Awards PORTSMOUTH, R.I. (December 17, 2014) – The most significant sailing performances of the year are being heralded by US Sailing with the announcement of the ten men and seven women who have been shortlisted for the 2014 Rolex Yachtsman

PORTSMOUTH, R.I. (December 9, 2014) – The California Division of Boating and Waterways has approved US Powerboating’s Safe Powerboat Handling and Basic Powerboat Cruising courses. California becomes the 12th state to approve these courses that meet or exceed the requirements for safe boating education. US Powerboating is an affiliate of US Sailing, the National Governing

      General Admission Discount for US Sailing Members US Sailing and the National Marine Manufacture Association have partnered to enable one-design dinghy classes to promote their class associations and one-design sailing in general at the Chicago Boat, RV & Strictly Sail Show. US Sailing member classes will have a special opportunity to organize

US Sailing and the National Marine Manufacture Association have partnered to enable one-design dinghy classes to promote their class associations and one-design sailing in general at the Chicago Boat, RV & Strictly Sail Show. US Sailing member classes will have a special opportunity to organize their own exhibitor displays at no charge to the class

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