FORT WALTON BEACH, Fla. (April 18, 2018) – The Spring sailing season has arrived and the US Sailing National Championship season gets underway this week on Florida’s Emerald Coast in Fort Walton Beach. The 2018 U.S. Multihull Championship, hosted by the Fort Walton Yacht Club, takes place over four days of racing on Choctawhatchee Bay
2018 Hinman to be Hosted by The Foundry in Cleveland, Ohio BRISTOL, RI (April 17, 2018) – US Sailing and the U.S. Team Racing Championship committee has instituted a series of qualifying regattas for the 2018 U.S. Team Racing Championship, hosted by The Foundry in Cleveland, Ohio on September 27-30. These qualifying events will be
Sailors Rescue Swimmer from Sea Lion BRISTOL, RI (April 13, 2018) – The US Sailing Safety at Sea Committee will award the Arthur B. Hanson Rescue Medal to a sailboat’s crew for their rescue of a swimmer injured by an attacking sea lion in San Francisco Bay. The rescuing sailors aboard Grey Goose conducted the
FAST USA, the Facility for Advanced Sailing and Technology, has opened at Treasure Island Sailing Center (TISC). FAST USA combines the resources of a three-way partnership between TISC, the St. Francis Sailing Foundation, and US Sailing, the sport’s national governing body.
US Sailing has named 20 Olympic-class athletes to the 2018 US Sailing Team. The national team is selected annually and is comprised of the top sailors competing in the events selected for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games.
WASHINGTON, D.C. (March 8, 2018) – The U.S. Coast Guard’s National On-Water Standards (NOWS) Program grant management team and American Boat and Yacht Council (ABYC) are pleased to announce the publication of an American National Standard for the on-the-water instruction for beginner-level recreational boating operators.  The new Instructional Approach Standard (formally titled EDU-4 On-Water Instruction
The sport of sailing in the U.S. took center stage in New York on Wednesday as the two most accomplished competitive American sailors of 2017 were celebrated as Rolex Yachtsman and Yachtswoman of the Year.
US Sailing Releases NOR and Application Process Details for 2018 U.S. Youth Sailing Championship Event Website Host, Location, Dates Carolina Yacht Club Wrightsville Beach, NC June 23-27, 2018 Important Information about the 2018 U.S. Youth Sailing Championship The selection and entry process has been updated and simplified. Interested sailors should review the process and frequently
Registration is Open for The 2018 Clagett and U.S. Para Sailing Championships NEWPORT, R.I. (February 15, 2018) –  The C. Thomas Clagett, Jr. Memorial Clinic and Regatta and US Sailing are excited to announce that the 2018 U.S. Para Sailing Championships, formerly known as the U.S. Disabled Sailing Championships, will be hosted at Sail Newport
The US Sailing Award winners for 2017 were recognized Thursday night for their contributions to the sport of sailing in the United States. To celebrate the accomplishments of these individuals and organizations, US Sailing recognized them at the Sailing Leadership Forum in St. Pete Beach, Florida, hosted by the TradeWinds Island Grand Resort.
A year and a half ago, with the majestic hills of Rio de Janeiro as a backdrop, Caleb Paine proved that he’s not afraid of sporting’s bright lights, claiming the Finn class bronze medal in the Rio 2016 Olympics with a stirring win in the Medal Race. Earlier today, on Biscayne Bay, Paine came up big again when the pressure was its most intense, earning the Finn silver medal in the 2018 World Cup Series Miami, USA.
BRISTOL, R.I. (January 29, 2018) – US Sailing is proud to announce the 2017 Community Sailing and National One-Design Award winners for their contributions to the sport of sailing in the United States. To celebrate the accomplishments of these individuals and organizations responsible for advancing sailing forward in their respective areas of focus and within
BRISTOL, R.I. (January 25, 2018) – A seasoned veteran steeped in determination and a breakthrough performer on the verge of stardom are the subjects of US Sailing’s 2017 Rolex Yachtsman and Yachtswoman of the Year.
New Racing Association to Focus on Energizing American Sailors BRISTOL, R.I. (January 8, 2018) – Core members of the Bella Mente Quantum Racing Association will deliver a special keynote presentation on Saturday, February 3, 2018, at the Sailing Leadership Forum in St. Pete Beach, Florida, at the TradeWinds Island Resorts. In October, Bella Mente Racing
US Sailing announced the six men and eight women who have been shortlisted for the 2017 Rolex Yachtsman and Yachtswoman of the Year awards.
Pictured: Charlotte Rose (Houston, Texas), Laser Radial. Photo: World Sailing/Sailing Energy FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE December 15, 2017 Sanya, China – The 2017 Youth World Sailing Championship in Sanya, China (December 11-16) concluded on Friday, closing the books on a successful week by the U.S. Youth Worlds Team. American sailors won three medals in nine classes, nearly added
US Sailing’s Safety at Sea Committee awarded the Arthur B. Hanson Rescue Medal on December 7, 2017, to Ed Tracey, Dewey Ward and Ray Racine, the crew of Incommunicado, for their October 23, 2016 rescue of Patrick Seidel.
By Andrew Nelson Andrew Nelson, Youth Sailing Director at The Sailing Foundation in Redmond, Washington, has found success in revitalizing regular youth racing in the Pacific Northwest. Here he shares some lessons and practical advice for others looking to grow the sport in their area. In fall of 2014, I began managing the Northwest Youth
The action was fast and furious on Tampa Bay this week. Twelve teams in J/70s representing their respective Regional Sailing Associations (RSA) enjoyed the speedy and highly entertaining racing format, as well as the spectacular weather and racing conditions at the 2017 U.S. Adult Sailing Championship, hosted by St. Petersburg Yacht Club.
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (November 8, 2017) – The 2017 edition of the U.S. Adult Sailing Championship returns to the Gulf Coast for the first time since 2014, following stops in New York Harbor in 2015 and San Francisco Bay in 2016. The St. Petersburg Yacht Club will host this year’s U.S. Adult Sailing Championship. First