A remarkable list of sailing’s most accomplished received high honors during Thursday night’s US Sailing Awards Dinner Presented by Rolex at the Hilton San Diego Resort. US Sailing recognized these esteemed award winners for their extraordinary achievements in support of sailing.
The US Sailing Arthur B. Hanson Rescue Medal is awarded for bravery on the waterways. PORTSMOUTH, RI (February 1, 2016) – The US Sailing Safety at Sea Committee awarded the Arthur B. Hanson Rescue Medals to eight boats for their heroic efforts when a microburst storm hit the 2015 Flying Scot Atlantic Coast Championship, hosted
With the calendar switched to an Olympic year, the intensity on the water at the 2016 Sailing World Cup Miami presented by Sunbrella is a match for the famously bright South Florida sun.
Steve Benjamin and Annie Haeger today were named US Sailing’s 2015 Rolex Yachtsman and Yachtswoman of the Year. These two sailors, at different stages of their sailing careers, amassed a year to remember and will be recognized as the best of 2015.
NEW YORK, NY (January 11, 2016)—Old Pulteney, the single malt Scotch whisky known as the “Maritime Malt,” and US Sailing have announced that Nathan Indergaard of Marion, South Carolina will receive the 2015 Maritime Heroes Award. The Maritime Heroes Award recognizes men and women who are making significant contributions to educate, volunteer, advocate or simply
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PORTSMOUTH, R.I. (January 8, 2016) – The International Women’s Keelboat Championship (IWKC) returns! The revitalized US Sailing Championship, with a new and exciting approach, is aimed at maximizing opportunities for women sailors to participate in high caliber regattas against top international sailors. The American Yacht Club in Rye, N.Y. will host the new IWKC in
From all of us at US Sailing, we hope that you are having a wonderful holiday season. We are finishing up a busy and productive year, and want to take a moment to thank you for your ongoing support and commitment to our organization that has enabled us to progress on many fronts.
This past week our sport was negatively affected by political actions taken by the Malaysian Sailing Association (MSA), a Member National Authority (MNA) of World Sailing (formerly ISAF).
The most significant sailing performances of the year are being heralded by US Sailing with the announcement of the 12 men and six women who have been shortlisted for the 2015 Rolex Yachtsman and Yachtswoman of the Year awards.
PORTSMOUTH, RI (November 18, 2015) – The US Sailing Safety at Sea Committee has awarded the Arthur B. Hanson Rescue Medals to a sailboat’s crew for their heroic efforts displayed during the 2014 Newport to Bermuda Race, hosted by the Cruising Club of America and the Royal Bermuda Yacht Club. The award ceremony and dinner
OLD PULTENEY AND US SAILING ANNOUNCE FIVE THOUSAND DOLLAR GRANT FOR MARITIME HEROES AWARD The Maritime Malt Recognizes Remarkable Members Of Sailing Communities Across the Country NEW YORK, NY (November 5, 2015)—Old Pulteney and US Sailing have teamed up once again to honor men and women in sailing communities around the country for their humanitarian
100% US Sailing Challenge Kaylie Gallagher is an athlete and staying active is important to her. In high school, Kaylie made it a priority to participate on a sports team every season. She loves to compete and wants to be part of that special camaraderie, so often prevalent in team sports. When she was a
Portsmouth, R.I. (November 4, 2015) – In “The Beat” series highlights episode, we take a look back at a tremendous sailing season. Throughout the summer and fall, we visited with sailors from around the country who are doing amazing things on the water. We’ve been right there in the action and haven’t missed a single
PORTSMOUTH, R.I. (October 28, 2015) – US Offshore, a division of US Sailing, has named Nathan Titcomb the new Associate Director of US Offshore and will be promoted to Director, effective January 1, 2016. Titcomb has served as a Technical Assistant since 2007 under the leadership of current Offshore Director and Chief Measurer, Dan Nowlan.
The US Sailing Nominating Committee named new members of the National Governing Body’s Board of Directors, who elected Bruce Burton as the next President of US Sailing. The decisions became official on Thursday at US Sailing’s Annual Meeting in Dallas at the Homewood Suites by Hilton. Cory Sertl was elected Vice President of US Sailing.
PORTSMOUTH, R.I. (October 19, 2015) – World renowned oceanographer Dr. Sylvia Earle will be a keynote speaker at Sailing Leadership Forum 2016, hosted by US Sailing at the Hilton San Diego Resort on February 4-6. The Mission Blue founder and National Geographic Explorer in Residence has dedicated her career to uniting a global coalition of
NEW JERSEY CITY, N.J. (October 12, 2015) – The spectator experience was breathtaking. The racing conditions were fantastic. And the talent on display in New York Harbor was remarkable. The 2015 U.S. Adult Sailing Championship wrapped-up on Monday after three exhilarating days over Columbus Day weekend. In what was described as a “miracle race”
The action was intense in Oyster Bay on the third and final day of the 2015 U.S. Match Racing Championship, hosted by Oakcliff Sailing. Dave Perry continues to make history at this premiere match racing event by adding his name to the Prince of Wales Bowl for the fifth time. Perry announced that this would be his final U.S. Match Racing Championship at the awards ceremony.
The top 49er team in the country showed their diversity this weekend and captured one of US Sailing’s most intriguing championships. Brad Funk and Trevor Burd successfully acclimated to VX One to win the Championship of Champions, hosted by Gulfport Yacht Club.
NEW JERSEY CITY, N.J. (October 9, 2015) – The Manhattan skyline will act as the perfect backdrop for one of US Sailing’s most historic championships this Columbus Day weekend. Sailors from as far west as Hawaii and as far south as Florida will race over three days for the Clifford D. Mallory Trophy at the