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 US 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
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  Pictured: Buckingham (left), celebrates with fellow medalists Elliot Hanson of Great Britain and Matthew Wearn of Australia. Credit Klaas Wiersma Media. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 28, 2017 Portsmouth, R.I. – The US Sailing Team’s Charlie Buckingham (Newport Beach, Calif.) earned a silver medal in the men’s one-person Laser event at the 2017 Delta Lloyd Regatta, a top-level
US Sailing is seeking a broad range of presentations and presenters for Sailing Leadership Forum 2018 at the TradeWinds Island Grand Resort in St. Pete Beach, Fla. on February 1-3, 2018. Do you want to present on a topic? – Submit the Session and Speaker Information Forms Do you have expertise to share but don’t
Livestream Powered by US Sailing US Sailing has partnered with the Intercollegiate Sailing Association (ICSA) to provide live video broadcast coverage of the 2017 College Sailing National Championships from Charleston, S.C. Livestream Broadcast Schedule Friday, May 26 @ 9:30 am EST (1 day): Sperry Women’s National Championships Saturday, May 27 through Monday, May 29 @
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 22, 2017 Portsmouth, R.I. – US Sailing and Helly Hansen, a global leader in sailing apparel, have announced a new partnership to support the US Sailing Team. Helly Hansen has been named as the exclusive apparel provider for national team sailors through 2020. “As US Sailing Team athletes compete around the world, it is of critical importance that they are equipped with the best technical
The Yale coed sailing team has completed a dominant regular season and are now preparing for the ICSA Semifinal National Championship in Charleston, S.C. in early June. The Bulldogs captured more individual awards than any team in NEISA, including Rookie of the Year. Reports indicate that Freshman Graceann Nicolosi became the first crew to earn
2017 International Women’s Keelboat Championship Comes To Mexico US Sailing Accepting Applications From Teams All Over The World Submit Your Application By Friday, May 19 To Access Early Registration Discount!   PORTSMOUTH, R.I. (May 15, 2017) – For the first time in event history, the storied International Women’s Keelboat Championship (IWKC) will be contested outside
PORTSMOUTH, R.I. (May 16, 2017) – US Sailing, the National Governing Body of the sport, is proud to announce a multi-year partnership with 11th Hour Racing, a program of The Schmidt Family Foundation that specializes in fostering strategic partnerships within the sailing and marine communities to promote collaborative systemic change for the health of our
Dear US Sailing Members, Maryland and Florida have proposed legislation that could adversely impact our sport. This is an update sharing the good news regarding  Maryland Senate Bill 1147 – State Boat Act and  Florida Senate Bill 1242 – Salt Water Boat Act. Earlier this year, US Sailing received numerous communications from our members and