Legendary multihull sailor, Randy Smyth (Fort Walton Beach, Fla.), won his record-setting fifth career Hobie Alter Trophy for the U.S. Multihull Championship this weekend in his hometown of Fort Walton Beach, Fla.
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
After receiving nominations from the public in early 2018, US Sailing’s Olympic Sailing Committee (OSC) today announced two winners of 2017 national coaching awards. Rosie Chapman (Houston, Texas) has been named US Sailing’s 2017 National Coach of the Year, with Steve Keen (Stamford, Conn.) as 2017 Development Coach of the Year.
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
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