The 2016 Community Sailing and Training Award winners were celebrated on Thursday night as part of the 2017 National Sailing Programs Symposium (NSPS) at the Sheraton Austin Hotel at the Capitol in Austin, Texas.
US Sailing has launched the new Safety at Sea Online course, featuring eight-modules of online Safety at Sea curriculum designed for sailors of all types and levels — cruisers and racers, novices and experts. In addition to offering this course, US Sailing will continue to sanction two-day "in-person" courses as well, organized by many of the best yacht clubs and yachting associations around the country, and those who complete the course will receive the same certification.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 2, 2017 Portsmouth, R.I. – US Sailing today announced that following an annual review and resulting team reorganization, two-time Olympic medalist Charlie McKee (Bend, Ore.) will step down as High Performance Director for the US Sailing Team after working to ensure a smooth transition of responsibilities. McKee has orchestrated the national
Above: Watch the full replay of Sunday’s Medal Race action in Miami. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 29, 2017 Miami, Fla. – The final five medal races were held at World Cup Series Miami 2017, Presented by Sunbrella (January 22-29, 2017) on Sunday, capping off a successful 28th year of North America’s premier Olympic classes regatta. U.S. Olympians Stu McNay (Providence, R.I.) and Dave Hughes
Pictured: Anna Tunnicliffe (Pittsburgh, Penn.), Laser Radial. Photo: Jen Edney/US Sailing Team. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 24, 2017 Miami, Fla. – Olympic Champion Anna Tunnicliffe (Pittsburgh, Penn.) has withdrawn from competing in the Laser Radial class at Sailing World Cup Miami 2017, due to the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA)’s denial of her expedited request to return
WASHINGTON, D.C. (January 20, 2017) – The U.S. Coast Guard’s National On-Water Standards (NOWS) Program grant management team and the American Boat & Yacht Council (ABYC) are pleased to announce the release of a new comprehensive “How-to…” guide for designing On-Water instruction using the American National Standard (ANS) for On-Water recreational powerboat operation. The Power Standard Technical
2017 Sailing World Cup Miami Presented by Sunbrella Spectators Welcomed to Regatta Park for Viewing Experience MIAMI, Fla. (January 10, 2017) – Established in 1990 by US Sailing, Sailing World Cup Miami Presented by Sunbrella annually draws elite sailors, including Olympic hopefuls from around the world. The regatta features high-level racing and often serves as
Pictured: Malcolm Page (left) addresses US Sailing Team athletes for the first time as head of the program. Photo: Jen Edney/US Sailing FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 4, 2017 Miami, Fla. – Malcolm Page, US Sailing’s newly-appointed Chief of Olympic Sailing, on Wednesday addressed US Sailing Team athletes and other American Olympic hopefuls for the first time as head of the program. Page’s
December 30, 2016   Dear Sailors, From all of us at US Sailing, we hope that you and your family are having a wonderful holiday season and that you have had opportunities to remain active in your respective sailing communities in 2016. We are finishing up a productive year, and want to take a moment
Sailing's top performers of the year are being heralded by US Sailing with the announcement of the eight men and six women who have been shortlisted for the 2016 Rolex Yachtsman and Yachtswoman of the Year awards.
CLEARWATER, Fla. (November 17, 2016) – Very few sailing events embody the true spirit of sailing quite like the U.S. Disabled Sailing Championship. This year’s championship, hosted by Clearwater Community Sailing Center, will feature 12 2.4mR sailors racing in singlehanded action over four days in Clearwater, Fla. this Thursday, November 17 through Sunday, November 20.
SAP developed new online certification platform and live-tracking SAP Sail Insight App PORTSMOUTH, R.I. (November 16, 2016) – Today, US Sailing, national governing body of the sport of sailing, and SAP SE (NYSE: SAP), a market leader in enterprise application software, announced a multi-year partnership that designates SAP as the “Official Technology Partner and Cloud
US Sailing Awards Hanson Rescue Medal to the Crew of City Girl PORTSMOUTH, RI (November 4, 2016) – The US Sailing Safety at Sea Committee will award the Arthur B. Hanson Rescue Medal to the crew of City Girl for their rescue of 11 sailors from fellow competitor WhoDo during the 2016 Chicago Yacht Club
NEWS ALERT US Sailing launched the Sailing Officials Automated Reporting System (SOARS) version 2.0 on Monday, October 24, 2016. US Sailing’s estimated 1,000 certified race officials use SOARS to keep track of their events, courses and continuing education. The system simplifies the process for the race official committees, who manage the certification of officials, to
UPDATE: New Zealand sailors Olivia Mackay and Micah Wilkinson were crowned the World Champions in the first-ever Red Bull Foiling Generation World Final. Race organizers were forced to cancel the final round due to winds gusting to 35 knots. Earlier results in the regatta’s high-level racing were used to determine the outcome.
QUALIFICATION FOR WORLD FOILING FINAL SEES FAVORITES ADVANCE IN CLOSE RACING The foils flew in Newport, USA on Friday, as fifteen national champion teams battled in the first races of the inaugural Red Bull Foiling Generation World Final. The revolutionary sailing competition conceived for youth sailors by double Olympic gold medalists Roman Hagara and Hans
NEWPORT, R.I. (October 20, 2016) — The Red Bull Foiling Generation Event was a significant departure from the norm for Olympic Development Program athletes Quinn Wilson and Riley Gibbs. The boats, the start, the course and the regatta format were all extremely different from the windward/leeward sailing that had been the focus of their campaign
Fifteen national champion teams will compete in the landmark World Final of Red Bull Foiling Generation in Newport, USA on 21-23 October 2016. The innovative competition for talented sailors aged 16-20 is the brainchild of double Olympic champions Roman Hagara and Hans Peter Steinacher. NEWPORT, RI, USA (16 October 2016) – After a dramatic weekend
US Sailing is seeking 2016 award nominations for individuals and organizations that have gone above and beyond to move the sport forward. Please take a few minutes to nominate someone extraordinary for their efforts. The following award nominations are being sought: Community Sailing – Due Oct. 30 Education & Training – Due Oct. 30 Disabled
Longtime Teammates Riley Gibbs and Quinn Wilson Take First in Red Bull Foiling Generation US Qualifier NEWPORT, RI (October 16, 2016) – There was drama on the water this weekend as the winds of Newport Harbor were unforgiving in their ebbs and flows for the Red Bull Foiling Generation US Qualifier. After two days of