(2014 US Sailing National Coach of the Year Morgan Reeser coaching US Sailing Team Sperry 470 sailors Stu McNay and David Hughes at ISAF Sailing World Cup Hyères, France.) March 4, 2015Portsmouth, R.I.- US Sailing’s Olympic Sailing Committee (OSC) today announced Morgan Reeser (Ft. Lauderdale, Fla.) as the 2014 US Sailing National Coach of the Year, and Todd
(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.).
US Sailing’s Board of Directors is moving forward with the implementation of the Offshore Division’s strategic plan. The Board has confirmed the authority of the Offshore Division that empowers the Offshore management team to be responsible and accountable for developing and executing a plan to improve Offshore’s capabilities.
Portsmouth, R.I. (February 18, 2015) – The U.S. Youth Sailing Championships, a signature US Sailing National Championship regatta, will be hosted by Roger Williams University on July 7-10 (registration date is July 6) at their new, state of the art Richard L. Bready Mount Hope Bay Sailing and Education Center in Bristol, R.I. on Narragansett Bay. Bristol Yacht Club will be providing additional support at this ISAF Youth Worlds Qualifier.
Top notch junior sailors from all over the country have used this championship as a benchmark to prepare themselves for the highest levels of international youth sailing competition.
From Paul Cayard, AmericaOne Foundation: On Wednesday, February 4, US Sailing and AmericaOne announced a very exciting initiative, called Project Pipeline. I want to give you a little personal perspective on the initiative and pass along the link to the press release. AmericaOne is a long time supporter of the US Olympic Sailing Team. Bob
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
The following is a statement from US Sailing, the national governing body for sailing, on the recent decision by the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) to not include sailing at the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games. “Yesterday’s news about Paralympic sailing being dropped from the slate of sports at the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games is highly disappointing.
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, firstname.lastname@example.org, 401-366-3115 PORTSMOUTH, R.I. (February 3,
Pictured: Paige Railey, Laser Radial, competing in Saturday’s medal race. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 31, 2015 Miami, Fla.- The US Sailing Team Sperry competed in medal races in five classes on Saturday, turning in strong performances on the final day of racing at ISAF Sailing World Cup Miami, Presented by Sunbrella. The conclusion of America’s premier
Pictured: Paige Railey, Laser Radial. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 30, 2015 Miami, Fla.- Day 5 of ISAF Sailing World Cup Miami, Presented by Sunbrella, saw the stage set for the Saturday’s medal races in the Olympic classes, while on the Paralympic side US Sailing Team Sperry athletes Rick Doerr (Clifton, N.J), Brad Kendell (Tampa, Fla.) and
US Sailing Team: Buckingham & Radials Move Up, Sonar Goes For the Podium at ISAF Sailing World Cup Miami 2015
Pictured: Charlie Buckingham, Laser. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 28, 2015 Miami, Fla.- Day 4 of ISAF Sailing World Cup Miami 2015, Presented by Sunbrella, saw the US Sailing Team Sperry make steady gains in the Laser and Laser Radial classes as gold fleet racing approaches its conclusion. In the Sonar, Rick Doerr (Clifton, N.J), Brad Kendell
US Sailing Team Report: Sonars Take the Lead, Women’s 470 Chips Away at ISAF Sailing World Cup Miami 2015
Pictured: US Sonar team of Rick Doerr (Clifton, N.J.), Brad Kendell (Tampa, Fla.) and Hugh Freund (South Freeport, Maine). FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 28, 2015 Miami, Fla.- Day 3 of ISAF Sailing World Cup Miami, Presented by Sunbrella marked the midpoint of North America’s biggest Olympic and Paralympic classes regatta. With bright sunshine and fresh breeze
Pictured: Caleb Paine, Finn. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 27, 2015 Miami, Fla. – The rainstorms of yesterday vanished on day 2 of ISAF Sailing World Cup Miami, Presented by Sunbrella, but the excellent wind conditions remained in place on Biscayne Bay. A more conventional day of racing saw US Sailing Team Sperry athletes finish the day in
Pictured: Charlie Buckingham (Newport Beach, Calif.), Laser class, Day 1. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 26, 2015 Miami, Fla. – The first day of racing at ISAF Sailing World Cup Miami, Presented by Sunbrella, America’s premier Olympic and Paralympic classes regatta, featured the full range of what sailing in Miami has to offer. Over 850 sailors enjoyed strong
Pictured: Stuart McNay (Providence, R.I.) and David Hughes (San Diego, Calif.). FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 22, 2015 (Miami, Fla.) – Along with the rest of the 848 sailors from 63 nations currently training in Florida ahead of ISAF Sailing World Cup Miami, Presented by Sunbrella (January 26-31), US Sailing Team Sperry Top-Sider athletes and coaches have entered a
Portsmouth, R.I. (January 21, 2015) – US Sailing is organizing the inaugural U.S. Youth Match Racing National Championship for the Rose Cup, hosted by the Balboa Yacht Club in Corona del Mar, California, June 17-21, 2015. Up to twelve skippers from around the U.S. will be invited to race in this US Sailing National Championship.
Terry Hutchinson and Stephanie Roble Named US Sailing’s 2014 Rolex Yachtsman and Yachtswoman of the Year PORTSMOUTH, R.I. (January 14, 2015) – Terry Hutchinson and Stephanie Roble today were named US Sailing’s 2014 Rolex Yachtsman and Yachtswoman of the Year. A total of ten men and seven women had been shortlisted for the 2014 honors
NEW YORK, NY (January 12, 2015) — Old Pulteney Single Malt Scotch Whisky and US Sailing, along with consumers nationwide, have chosen the recipients of the 2014 Maritime Heroes Award. This year’s winners, Richard Ramos and Aleef Mahmud of Medford, Massachusetts, will be honored at a gala event on January 22, 2015 at the US
Looking back on 2014 as we pass the halfway marker to Rio 2016. By Josh Adams, Managing Director of US Olympic Sailing Our team’s theme in 2014 could be summarized in a word: urgency. Athletes, coaches, and management of the US Sailing Team Sperry Top-Sider felt the urgency to advance our Rio 2016 effort by