Tuesday’s exciting final set of races on Chesapeake Bay put the finishing touches on a fun and eventful 2017 U.S. Junior Women’s Doublehanded Championship, hosted by Annapolis Yacht Club.
      LAKE TAHOE, Calif. (July 18, 2017) – A strong fleet comprised of experienced and proven singlehanded sailors and an influx of new talented young men and women will be the focus at this week’s 2017 U.S. Singlehanded Sailing Championships, held in conjunction with the Laser Class U.S. National Championships and hosted by
  WASHINGTON, D.C. (July 12, 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 providing On-Water instruction in sailing. The SAIL Standard Technical Support Document (SAIL TSD) was developed
The 2017 U.S. Junior Women’s Singlehanded Championship finished as one of most closely contested US Sailing National Championships in recent history on Tuesday. In the end, it was Abbie Carlson (Bellevue, Wash.) who earned first place honors and the Nancy Leiter Clagett Memorial Trophy following a strong showing over three days on Galveston Bay in the Laser Radial.
SHOREACRES, Texas (July 9, 2017) – The U.S. Junior Women’s Singlehanded Championship for the Nancy Leiter Clagett Memorial Trophy will be decided on the waters of Galveston Bay this week. Houston Yacht Club will host this US Sailing National Championship that features three days of racing for 30 sailors in the Laser Radial, beginning this
As a US Sailing Basic Keelboat Instructor, Eileen Edmonds, who instructs for Premier Sailing School in Irvington, Virginia, never approaches two courses, or two sets of students, the same way. She has a fresh original approach for each student, starting always with their dreams and desires as they set out on their learning adventure. She
2017 U.S. Youth Sailing Championships – Final Report CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas (June 28, 2017) – The sun cascaded upon Corpus Christi Bay this morning for the fourth and final day of competition at the 2017 U.S. Youth Championships, hosted by Corpus Christi Yacht Club. This US Sailing National Championship featured 177 of America’s top youth
Despite balky sailing conditions on Sunday, Monday and Tuesday mornings, whether it be thunderstorms, tornado warnings or no breeze, the afternoon sailing has been rewarding to the 177 sailors competing at the 2017 U.S. Youth Sailing Championships, hosted by Corpus Christi Yacht Club.
        CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas (June 26, 2017) – The Corpus Christi sky held off more ominous Texas-sized storms on Tuesday and the 177 young sailors enjoyed another afternoon out on the bay in light breeze. For the second consecutive day, morning racing was postponed. On Sunday, thunderstorms put a damper on the
2017 Preview – U.S. Youth Sailing Championships CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas (June 21, 2017) – For the second time since 2013, the Corpus Christi Yacht Club will host the pinnacle event for youth sailing in the United States. The 2017 U.S. Youth Championships will bring together over 175 of America’s top youth sailors, with qualification for
FORT WORTH, Texas (June 18, 2017) – Sunday marked the conclusion of a successful and fun five day event at the Fort Worth Boat Club, host to the 2017 U.S. Youth Match Racing Championship for the Rose Cup. This US Sailing Championship was exceptionally special for David Wood (Corona del Mar, Calif.) and his Southern
A Q&A with Todd Fedyszyn and Jessica Koenig US Sailing reached out to Jessica Koenig, executive director of Charleston Community Sailing (S.C.), and Todd Fedyszyn, race director/head coach at St. Petersburg Yacht Club (Fla.), for insight and advice on how to best engage with parents of sailors in your youth programs. US Sailing: How do
FORT WORTH, Texas (June 14, 2017) – The thrill and excitement of match racing will be on full display this Father’s Day Weekend in the Lone Star State as the 2017 U.S. Youth Match Racing Championship for the Rose Cup will be hosted by the Fort Worth Boat Club for three days of racing on
Watch: The Men’s Laser Medal Race in Santander (replay).  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 11, 2017 Portsmouth, R.I. – The US Sailing Team’s Charlie Buckingham (Newport Beach, Calif.) took home bronze at the Sailing World Cup Final (June 4-11, 2017) in Santander, Spain. Narrowly missing out on the podium were Men’s 470 duo Stu McNay (Providence,
PORTSMOUTH, R.I. (June 13, 2017) – The US Sailing Safety at Sea Committee awarded the Arthur B. Hanson Rescue Medals to a competing Lightning sailboat and two mark-set boats at the 2016 Ford Yacht Club Regatta for the rescue of two Lightning sailors, and the recovery and the attempted resuscitation of the third Lightning sailor.
WASHINGTON, D.C. (June 13, 2017) — After six years of intense work involving national surveys and country-wide field-testing validation programs, 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 (ANS) for recreational sailboat operation. 
Host an Old Pulteney Scotch Whisky Tasting Event at your Organization For the past six years, Old Pulteney has been a great partner of US Sailing and has shown their dedication to the sport in the U.S.A. As one of the world’s finest and most distinctive single malt Scotch whiskies, Old Pulteney has been proud
A Q&A with Kevin Broome and Katie Tinder In a pair of discussions with Kevin Broome, sailing director of American Yacht Club (N.Y.), and Katie Tinder, sailing program manager of Columbia Sailing School (Ill.), we learn more about the importance of getting off to a great start to your sail education season and how setting
As the racing action heats up in Bermuda at the 35th America’s Cup, the US Sailing Reach Initiative is thrilled to have a unique opportunity to participate in activities hosted by the 2017 America’s Cup Endeavour Education Station, presented by Orbis, at the America’s Cup Village through Sunday, June 25. US Sailing’s Reach Initiative is an official “Educational Partner” of the America’s Cup Endeavour Program.
The summer sailing season is upon us, and perhaps no other topic is more vital to sailing organizations than safety. Most community sailing centers, yacht clubs and sailing schools have their own on-water Emergency Action Plan (EAP) unique to their own venue, facility, sailing area and environment. A carefully drafted and vetted EAP is a