PORTSMOUTH, R.I. (January 12, 2017) - Olympic Bronze Medalist Caleb Paine (San Diego, Calif.) and IKA Formula Kite World Champion Daniela Moroz (Lafayette, Calif.) today were selected as US Sailing’s 2016 Rolex Yachtsman and Yachtswoman of the Year.
Pictured: 420 gold medalists Wiley Rogers (Houston, Texas) and Jack Parkin (Riverside, Conn.). FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE December 20, 2016 Portsmouth, R.I. – US Sailing’s 13-member 2016 Youth Sailing World Championship Team (YWT) secured three medals at the world’s premier youth regatta, including gold in the boy’s 420, silver in the Nacra 15 open multihull, and bronze in the boy’s Laser
Pictured: 420 leaders Wiley Rogers (Houston, Texas) and Jack Parkin (Riverside, Conn.). FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE December 18, 2016 Portsmouth, R.I. – US Sailing’s 2016 Youth Sailing World Championship Team (YWT) is competing in the top ten overall in five of nine classes as the world’s premier youth regatta enters its final stages. 380 sailors from 65 nations have gathered in Auckland, New Zealand for
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE December 14, 2016 Portsmouth, R.I. – 13 members of US Sailing’s 2016 Youth Sailing World Championship Team (YWT) will begin racing on Friday at the premier youth event in international sailing. The 2016 Youth Worlds is expected to include 380 sailors from 65 nations and will be held in Auckland, New Zealand from December 14-20.
Pictured: Malcolm Page (second from left), will lead the US Sailing Team towards Tokyo 2020. Photo: World Sailing FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE November 28, 2016 Portsmouth, R.I. – US Sailing today announced the selection of two-time Olympic Champion and seven-time World Champion Malcolm Page (Sydney, Australia) as the Chief of Olympic Sailing, succeeding Josh Adams (Litchfield,
Dee Smith (Annapolis, Md.) captured the 2016 U.S. Disabled Sailing Championship today in Clearwater, Fla. following three days of racing at this US Sailing National Championship, hosted by Clearwater Community Sailing Center.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE November 15, 2016 Portsmouth, R.I. – US Sailing’s Olympic Sailing Committee (OSC) today announced that the nomination period has opened for the 2016 US Sailing Coach of the Year Awards. The OSC will honor American coaches in five categories who have done outstanding work at the youth, national and international levels. The awards are a
Pictured: ODP sailors and 2015 Youth Worlds gold medalists Will Logue (Cos Cob, Conn.) and Bram Brakman (Darien, Conn.), at center. Photo: Christophe Launay/ISAF FOR IMMEDITE RELEASE November 7, 2016 Portsmouth, Rhode Island – US Sailing has released the 2017 schedule for the Olympic Development program (ODP). The schedule outlines 49 training camps and regattas that will play a
Pictured: The 2015 US Sailing ISAF Youth Worlds Team, with coaches. Photo: Christophe Launay/ISAF FOR IMMEDITE RELEASE November 7, 2016 Portsmouth, R.I. – US Sailing has released selection procedures for American athletes hoping to compete in the 2017 Youth World Sailing Championship, to be held in Akko, Israel from July 8-15, 2017. US Sailing and the Olympic Development
US Sailing has named 13 athletes to its 2016 Youth Sailing World Championship Team. The premier youth event in international sailing, the Youth Worlds is expected to include competitors from over 70 nations. The event is set to be held in Auckland, New Zealand from December 14-20.
Hosted by St. Francis Yacht Club on San Francisco Bay, this US Sailing National Championship truly challenged the fleet of ten J/22 sailboats. In the end it was the experience, local knowledge and preparation of the team representing the Northern California Yachting Association/St. Francis Yacht Club who came out on top.
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Legendary racer and sailing advocate, John B. “Jim” Kilroy (May 1, 1922 - September 29, 2016), passed away Thursday night at the age of 94. US Sailing had the opportunity to work closely with Mr. Kilroy over the past several years in developing the Reach Initiative.
Pictured: Rick Doerr (Clifton, N.J., left), Hugh Freund (South Freeport, Maine, center) and Brad Kendell (Tampa, Fla., right) secure silver at Rio 2016. Photo: Thomas Lovelock © OIS/IOC.  Photo Gallery of USA Sonar  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 17, 2016 Rio de Janeiro, Brazil – With a victory in the final race of the event, U.S. Paralympic Team sailors Rick Doerr (Clifton,
Pictured: Rick Doerr, Brad Kendell and Hugh Freund, Sonar Class, on Friday. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 16, 2016 Rio de Janeiro, Brazil – With the completion of Friday’s races, one day of competition remains at the Rio 2016 Paralympic regatta. Team USA will enter Saturday’s final races in contention for medals in the three-person Sonar and one-person 2.4mR
Pictured: Rick Doerr, Brad Kendell and Hugh Freund, Sonar Class. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 15, 2016 Rio de Janeiro, Brazil – Day 4 of the Rio 2016 Paralympic Sailing competition brought a second consecutive day of ideal weather conditions, and Team USA capitalized with a competitive performance in all three classes. With two days of
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 14, 2016 Rio de Janeiro, Brazil –  A strong breeze filled in early on the third day of racing at the 2016 Paralympic Games sailing competition, providing an exciting change of pace for the adaptive athletes in the Sonar, SKUD-18 and 2.4mR fleets. Team USA made gains in two classes on
Pictured: Doerr, Kendell and Freund (Sonar) racing on Tuesday. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 13, 2016 Rio de Janeiro, Brazil – All three fleets at the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games sailing competition were challenged with a long postponement and tricky weather conditions on Day Two of racing on Guanabara Bay. After being cleared to launch shortly after 2:00PM local
Pictured: Dee Smith, 2.4mR class. Photo: Richard Langdon / World Sailing FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 12, 2016 Rio de Janeiro, Brazil – Team USA scored solid results on the first day of racing at the Rio 2016 Paralympic sailing competition, with all three American boats in a top-six position in their fleets. The eighty international competitors were
Pictured: Team USA training on Guanabara Bay in Rio on Sunday. Photo: Richard Langdon / World Sailing FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 11, 2016 Rio de Janeiro, Brazil – Monday will see the opening races of the Rio 2016 Paralympic sailing competition, and six American athletes will compete in three classes over the next six days. The U.S. Sailing