Columbia, S.C. (June 25, 2015) – US Sailing makes a return to the state of South Carolina this week for the 2015 U.S. Junior Women’s Doublehanded Championship, hosted by the Columbia Sailing Club. Thirty-nine teams will race for the Ida Lewis Trophy in Club 420s on Lake Murray this Sunday, June 28 through Tuesday, June
Pictured: US Sailing Team Sperry junior clinic at California Yacht Club, May 2015. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Monday, June 22, 2015 Portsmouth, R.I. – In a strong demonstration of its commitment to US Olympic sailing, California Yacht Club (CYC) has chosen to support the US Sailing Team Sperry as a Gold Medal Partner Club. In doing so, CYC has joined
Join us for Sailing Leadership Forum 2016, a US Sailing signature event, at the Hilton San Diego Resort, February 4-6, 2016. The Early Registration Sale ends August 15, 2015.
New Bedford, a storied and historic maritime city, will host Olympic and Paralympic sailing on Buzzards Bay if Boston becomes the host city for the 2024 Summer Games, Mayor Jon Mitchell and Rich Davey from the Boston 2024 Partnership announced here today.
Host Katy Nastro was all in at the 44th Annual Figawi Race Weekend. Figawi kicked off the Cape Cod and Nantucket summer season. Entries include over 3,000 sailors from all over the country and over 240 boats. Katy shares with viewers the Figawi experience from the race course, to the regatta parties, and everything else that comes with this awesome celebration!
The Medalist: Issue #5, May 2015 US Olympic and Paralympic Sailing News. Contents: Progress on the Water: Recent Racing Overview 2015 US Sailing Team Sperry Roster Announced Olympic Development Renewed: The New ODP Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Update Next for The Team: Summer Schedule Snapshots from the Campaign Trail Gear Up at the New Team Store Newsletter
Host Club: Coronado Yacht Club Coaches: Willie McBride, Molly Vandemoer By Richard Feeny, Youth Development Program Manager 12 young women sailed in the Skiff Girls clinic in San Diego May 1-3, 2015. Coronado Yacht Club was the host and was a perfect venue because we had light air in the mornings, building into a
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
The following is a statement from US Sailing, the national governing body for sailing, on the recent update from the International Sailing Federation (ISAF) regarding the decision by the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) to not include sailing at the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games. “We are highly disappointed to hear that the IPC has confirmed their decision not
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
Portsmouth, R.I. – With 500 days remaining until the start of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games, US Sailing, the national governing body for the sport, has named 42 Olympic and Paralympic class athletes to the 2015 US Sailing Team Sperry. The US national sailing team is selected annually and is comprised of the top sailors
Come join the US Sailing Team Sperry athletes at the Southern California Fundraiser to support our national Olympic and Paralympic sailors, with all proceeds going to support their efforts at the Olympic and Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil 2016 Saturday May 16, 2015 Host: California Yacht Club 4469 Admiralty Way, Marina del Rey
Helena Scutt, US Sailing Team Sperry. Photo: Will Ricketson/US Sailing Portsmouth, R.I.- Following an unprecedented $5 million donation by the AmericaOne Foundation, US Sailing has begun implementing a new-look Olympic Development Program (ODP), guided by its Project Pipeline strategic initiative. Starting in March 2015, promising American youth sailors will begin to receive world-class coaching support
(US Sailing Team Sperry paralympic athletes compete at the Disabled Sailing World Championships. Photo: Will Ricketson/US Sailing) It’s been a month since the International Paralympic Committee publicized its decision to drop sailing from the slate of sports at the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games. Since then ISAF has stepped up to lead the appeal for
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.).
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 4, 2015 Portsmouth, R.I.- In an effort to dramatically improve the Olympic youth development system for sailing in the United States, US Sailing and the AmericaOne Foundation are excited to announce a historic new initiative: Project Pipeline. To give the effort the strong start it needs, the AmericaOne Foundation will support
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, email@example.com, 401-366-3115 PORTSMOUTH, R.I. (February 3,
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