US Sailing expresses our heartfelt condolences to John Harrison Doucet and his family for the devastating accident in Gulfport, Miss. on Sunday involving powerlines. Please help support John in his recovery through GoFundMe. This accident is a powerful reminder that powerlines around boating facilities has been a safety risk for years and continues to be.

Terry Kohler, a renowned businessman and passionate sailor, passed away Tuesday at the age of 82. In 2009, Kohler received the Nathanael G. Herreshoff Trophy, US Sailing’s highest honor, for his outstanding contributions to the sport of sailing in the U.S. Kohler was a longtime contributor to the U.S. Olympic Sailing Program, including the US

2016 U.S. Women’s Match Racing Championship ANNAPOLIS, Md. (September 11, 2016) – On Sunday in Annapolis, Nicole Breault (San Francisco, Calif.) became only the second skipper to win back-to-back U.S. Women’s Match Racing Championships in event history. Breault, the reigning defending champion from last year’s event in Balboa, California, defeated home town sailor Janel Zarkowsky

2016 U.S. Women’s Match Racing Championship ANNAPOLIS, Md. (September 9, 2016) – In an exciting celebration of match racing and women’s sailing in general, a collection of the top teams in the country have qualified to race for the Allegra Knapp Mertz Trophy this weekend in Annapolis. Teams will the J/22 class sailboat at the

Event Website Photo Gallery CARLYLE, Ill. (August 26, 2016) – Catamaran sailing is alive and well on Carlyle Lake. The 2016 U.S. Multihull Championship for the Hobie Alter Trophy, hosted by Carlyle Sailing Association, wrapped up a full week’s worth of racing on Friday. For the first time since 1988, this championship was raced in

2016 U.S. Team Racing Championship – Final Report Event Website Final Standings Photo Gallery SHEBOYGAN, Wis. (August 21, 2016) –Team Trouble, comprised of Charles Higgins (Norfold, Va.), Johnny Norfleet (New York, NY), Isabel Strachan (Annapolis, Md.), Matt Allen (Hamilton, Mass.). Gabriel Smith (Annapolis, Md.) and Arielle Darrow, saved their best for Sunday’s knockout rounds and

Communal experience as a team and college sailing experience in shifty winds paid dividends for Clemmie Everett (Rye, N.Y.) and her crew, who took home the Bengt Julin Trophy for winning the 2016 International Women’s Keelboat Championship at American Yacht Club.

2016 U.S. Team Racing Championship Preview SHEBOYGAN, Wis. (August 18, 2016) – An talented pool of sailors who have had success in various disciplines and racing backgrounds will compete for the for the historic George R. Hinman Trophy at the 2016 U.S. Team Racing Championship, hosted by Sail Sheboygan. This event will qualify a team

IWKC 2016 Day 2 Recap

Wednesday, 17 August 2016 by

Day 2 Recap Event Website – Recaps, news, results and standings, photos and more. Results and Standings Photos #womenskeelboat By Leif Skodnick After two days of competition competition, Allie Blecher of Long Beach, California leads the International Women’s Keelboat Championship, having completed 17 races with 60 total points for an average score of 3.53. Melinda

The 2016 Chubb U.S. Junior Sailing Championships, hosted by Mission Bay Yacht Club, came to an exciting conclusion on the third and final day of the regatta. Three new champions were crowned under atypical conditions for Mission Bay and the Pacific Ocean racing areas off the coast of San Diego. Final Standings Photo Gallery U.S.

International Women’s Keelboat Championship Returns to Racing Circuit This Week on Long Island Sound PORTSMOUTH, R.I. (August 15, 2016) – The American Yacht Club in Rye, N.Y. will host the new International Women’s Keelboat Championship in J/70 class sailboats this week.  More than ever, this championship will offer women keelboat and offshore sailors high quality

Chubb Jr. Champs – Day 2 Notes

Sunday, 14 August 2016 by

Sunday Notes The 2016 Chubb U.S. Junior Sailing Championships, hosted by Mission Bay Yacht Club, will enter Monday’s finale with Championships on the line. The single-, double- fleets each tallied another four races and the triplehanded fleet finished five races on Sunday. U.S. Junior Singlehanded Championship (Laser Radial) – Smythe Trophy Joseph Hou (Newport Harbor

Chubb Junior Champs – Day 1 Notes

Saturday, 13 August 2016 by

Saturday Notes The 2016 Chubb U.S. Junior Sailing Championships, hosted by Mission Bay Yacht Club, started Saturday morning in San Diego. The single-, double- and triplehanded fleets each tallied four races on the first day of racing. U.S. Junior Singlehanded Championship (Laser Radial) – Smythe Trophy In a closely contested opening day of racing for

Sears Cup, Bemis Trophy and Smythe Trophy are on the line in San Diego SAN DIEGO, Calif. (August 11, 2016) – The Greater San Diego area has been a hub for US Sailing Junior Championships this summer. On the heels of this week’s U.S. Youth Sailing Championships in Coronado, the Mission Bay Yacht Club will

  Sailors Qualify for US Sailing Youth World Team CORONADO, Calif. (August 9, 2016) – An inspired group of talented young sailors embarked on Southern California to engage in four days of racing on San Diego Bay at the 2016 U.S. Youth Sailing Championships, hosted by Coronado Yacht Club with support from the San Diego

Youth Champs 2016 – Day 3 Notes

Monday, 08 August 2016 by

Monday’s Racing Notes: Day 3 of the 2016 U.S. Youth Sailing Championship was pivotal for the five fleets in action on San Diego Bay. The 2016 U.S. Youth Sailing Championships, hosted by Coronado Yacht Club with support from the San Diego Yacht, features young sailors racing in the Laser, Laser Radial, International 420, 29er and

Sunday’s Racing Notes

Sunday, 07 August 2016 by

Sunday’s Racing Notes: It was another stellar day of racing on San Diego Bay for the five classes in competition at the 2016 U.S. Youth Sailing Championships, hosted by Coronado Yacht Club with support from the San Diego Yacht Club. The Laser, Laser Radial, International 420 and 29er fleets tallied four more races, while the

Saturday’s Racing Notes: All five classes completed three races on day one of the 2016 U.S. Youth Sailing Championships, hosted by Coronado Yacht Club with support from the San Diego Yacht Club. Racing resumes on Sunday and the championship concludes Tuesday in this four day event. Racing Conditions Sailors raced under clear skies in 12-16

U.S. Olympic Sailing Team Coverage

Saturday, 06 August 2016 by

The Rio 2016 Olympic Games will feature unprecedented coverage of sailing for fans in the United States. Between NBC’s world-class television and online programming, US Sailing’s multi-channel coverage, and comprehensive daily email reports sent directly to fans, anyone hoping to follow the U.S. Olympic Sailing Team will have a better view than during any previous Olympics. For more details on how to follow the action, check out the US Sailing Team’s viewing guide.

Sailors Compete for a Spot on Youth World Team CORONADO, Calif. (August 4, 2016) – As our country turns its attention to Rio in support of our talented women and men sailors representing Team USA at the Olympic Games, an impressive collection of young sailors, with Olympic dreams and aspirations of their own, will embark

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