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
Focus on Reconnecting the America’s Cup to the U.S. Sailing Base and Developing High Caliber Competitive Sailing Talent NEW YORK, N.Y. (February 2, 2018) – Bella Mente Quantum Racing Association (“BMQRA”) and US Sailing today announced a broad partnership in support of the New York Yacht Club’s challenge for the 36th America’s Cup to further
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.
  Racing at World Cup Series Miami 2018 The US Sailing Team will begin racing on home waters on Tuesday, January 23 against over five hundred of the world’s best sailors on the pristine waters of Biscayne Bay, Miami, Florida. Weather forecasts are promising  for much if the week, and the 2018 World Cup Series Miami
 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 16, 2018 Miami, Fla. – The US Sailing Team and US Sailing’s Olympic Development Program (ODP), together with Debris Free Oceans and US Sailing Center Miami partnered to remove nearly 2,500 pounds of trash and debris from the shorelines of Coconut Grove, Florida as part of last week’s national team
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 12, 2018 Portsmouth, R.I. – US Sailing’s Olympic Sailing Committee (OSC) today announced that the nomination period has opened for the 2017 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
UPDATE – January 9, 2018 The 2018 Youth Match Racing World Championship, organized by World Sailing, will be held on Lake Ledro in Trentino, Italy, on July 3-8, 2018, in the J/22. US Sailing announces that the selection process for the skipper representing the U.S. will be by resume. Applications must be submitted by 12am/Midnight
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.
Pictured: Nacra 15 Racing at the 2017 Youth Worlds. Photo: World Sailing / Sailing Energy. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE December 14, 2017 Sanya, China -With one day remaining at the 2017 Youth World Sailing Championship in Sanya, China (December 11-16), the U.S. Youth Worlds Team is aiming to finish strong after a highly competitive week of racing by fourteen of
Pictured: Girls 420, Carmen Cowles (Larchmont, N.Y.) and Emma Cowles (Larchmont, N.Y.). FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE December 13, 2017 Sanya, China – With three days of racing complete at the 2017 Youth World Sailing Championship in Sanya, China (December 11-16), 14 Americans are in the midst of intense racing against 360 other competitors from 60 nations at the world’s
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
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE December 11, 2017 Sanya, China – Racing begins on Monday at the 2017 Youth World Sailing Championship in Sanya, China (December 11-16) and 14 American athletes will join 374 competitors from 60 nations at the world’s premier junior sailing event. US Sailing comes into the regatta with a strong team comprised of both 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