The 2016 Community Sailing and Training Award winners were celebrated on Thursday night as part of the 2017 National Sailing Programs Symposium (NSPS) at the Sheraton Austin Hotel at the Capitol in Austin, Texas.
A remarkable list of sailing’s most accomplished contributors received high honors during Wednesday night’s US Sailing Awards Dinner at the Sheraton Austin Hotel at the Capitol in Austin, Texas. US Sailing recognized these esteemed award winners for their extraordinary achievements in support of sailing in the United States. The awards dinner is a featured event at US Sailing’s 2017 National Conference.
Pictured: 2016 US Sailing National Coach of the Year Mike Ingham (Rochester, N.Y. second from left) with Rio 2016 Paralympic medalists Rick Doerr (Clifton, N.J.), Brad Kendell (Tampa, Fla.) and Hugh Freund (South Freeport, Maine). FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 9, 2017 Portsmouth, R.I.- After receiving nominations from the public in the final months of 2016, US Sailing’s Olympic
US Sailing has launched the new Safety at Sea Online course, featuring eight-modules of online Safety at Sea curriculum designed for sailors of all types and levels — cruisers and racers, novices and experts. In addition to offering this course, US Sailing will continue to sanction two-day "in-person" courses as well, organized by many of the best yacht clubs and yachting associations around the country, and those who complete the course will receive the same certification.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 2, 2017 Portsmouth, R.I. – US Sailing today announced that following an annual review and resulting team reorganization, two-time Olympic medalist Charlie McKee (Bend, Ore.) will step down as High Performance Director for the US Sailing Team after working to ensure a smooth transition of responsibilities. McKee has orchestrated the national
Above: Watch the full replay of Sunday’s Medal Race action in Miami. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 29, 2017 Miami, Fla. – The final five medal races were held at World Cup Series Miami 2017, Presented by Sunbrella (January 22-29, 2017) on Sunday, capping off a successful 28th year of North America’s premier Olympic classes regatta. U.S. Olympians Stu McNay (Providence, R.I.) and Dave Hughes
Above: Watch the full replay of Saturday’s Medal Race action in Miami. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 28, 2017 Miami, Fla. – Five of the ten scheduled medal races took place on Saturday at World Cup Series Miami 2017, Presented by Sunbrella (January 22-29, 2017), with US Sailing Team boats competing in the Men’s 49er and Nacra 17 classes as
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 26, 2017 Miami, Fla. – World Cup Series Miami 2017, Presented by Sunbrella (January 22-29, 2017) saw shifty conditions return to Biscayne Bay, but the world-renowned sailing venue nevertheless yielded up a full day of exciting racing. Americans are battling inside the top ten overall in seven of ten Olympic classes, with one more day of full-fleet action on
Pictured: Erika Reineke (Ft. Lauderdale, Fla.), Women’s Laser Radial. Photo: Jen Edney/US Sailing Team FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 25, 2017 Miami, Fla. – With the second of six days of racing completed at World Cup Series Miami 2017, Presented by Sunbrella (January 22-29, 2017) American sailors are in the top ten in seven of ten classes at North America’s premier
Pictured: Fred Strammer (Nokomis, Fla.) and Trevor Burd (Marblehead, Mass.), Men’s 49er. Photo: Jen Edney/US Sailing Team. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 24, 2017 Miami, Fla. – Sailing can often be as much of a battle against the weather as it is a contest between athletes, and the 450 top sailors assembled on Miami’s Biscayne Bay for World Cup
PORTSMOUTH, R.I. (January 24, 2017) – The 2017 Youth Match Racing World Championship will be hosted by the Balboa Yacht Club in Corona del Mar, Calif. on July 30 – August 5, 2017. Teams will be racing in the new Governor’s Cup 22s. To compete, sailors must be under the age of 23 in 2017.
Pictured: Anna Tunnicliffe (Pittsburgh, Penn.), Laser Radial. Photo: Jen Edney/US Sailing Team. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 24, 2017 Miami, Fla. – Olympic Champion Anna Tunnicliffe (Pittsburgh, Penn.) has withdrawn from competing in the Laser Radial class at Sailing World Cup Miami 2017, due to the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA)’s denial of her expedited request to return
Pictured: U.S. Olympic sailors Stu McNay (Providence, R.I.) and Dave Hughes (Miami, Fla.) train in advance of the first day of racing in Miami. @Pedro Martinez / Sailing Energy / World Sailing FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 23, 2017 Miami, Fla. – US Sailing Team athletes have joined over 400 competitors from 43 other nations for the
WASHINGTON, D.C. (January 20, 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 designing On-Water instruction using the American National Standard (ANS) for On-Water recreational powerboat operation. The Power Standard Technical
PORTSMOUTH, R.I. (January 12, 2017) - Olympic Bronze Medalist Caleb Paine (San Diego, Calif.) and IKA Formula Kite World Champion Daniela Moroz (Lafayette, Calif.) today were selected as US Sailing’s 2016 Rolex Yachtsman and Yachtswoman of the Year.
2017 Sailing World Cup Miami Presented by Sunbrella Spectators Welcomed to Regatta Park for Viewing Experience MIAMI, Fla. (January 10, 2017) – Established in 1990 by US Sailing, Sailing World Cup Miami Presented by Sunbrella annually draws elite sailors, including Olympic hopefuls from around the world. The regatta features high-level racing and often serves as
Pictured: Malcolm Page (left) addresses US Sailing Team athletes for the first time as head of the program. Photo: Jen Edney/US Sailing FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 4, 2017 Miami, Fla. – Malcolm Page, US Sailing’s newly-appointed Chief of Olympic Sailing, on Wednesday addressed US Sailing Team athletes and other American Olympic hopefuls for the first time as head of the program. Page’s
December 30, 2016   Dear Sailors, From all of us at US Sailing, we hope that you and your family are having a wonderful holiday season and that you have had opportunities to remain active in your respective sailing communities in 2016. We are finishing up a productive year, and want to take a moment
Pictured: 420 leaders Wiley Rogers (Houston, Texas) and Jack Parkin (Riverside, Conn.). FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE December 18, 2016 Portsmouth, R.I. – US Sailing’s 2016 Youth Sailing World Championship Team (YWT) is competing in the top ten overall in five of nine classes as the world’s premier youth regatta enters its final stages. 380 sailors from 65 nations have gathered in Auckland, New Zealand for
Sailing's top performers of the year are being heralded by US Sailing with the announcement of the eight men and six women who have been shortlisted for the 2016 Rolex Yachtsman and Yachtswoman of the Year awards.