OYSTER BAY, N.Y. (October 19, 2017) – The excitement and fast-paced action of team racing takes the spotlight this week in Oyster Bay at the 2017 U.S. Team Racing Championship, hosted by Seawanhaka Corinthian Yacht Club. Teams will be racing for the historic George R. Hinman Trophy over three days beginning Friday, October 20 through
David Storrs and his international team won the Prince of Wales Bowl but it was second place finisher Pearson Potts and the Yankee Creole Racing team who walked away with the title of U.S. Match Racing Champion.
  Report by Francis K. George, Oakcliff Sailing OYSTER BAY, NY (October 14, 2017) – ‘You’re not out until you’re out’ was proved again at day two of the U.S. Match Race Championships. Nevin Snow finally ended Peter Holz’s undefeated streak in the 9th and final race of the round robin. However, Janel Zarkowsky, Snow’s
Report by Francis K. George, Oakcliff Sailing OYSTER BAY, NEW YORK (October 13, 2017) – Peter Holz added an Aussie touch to his Midwestern team and sailed a brilliant undefeated first day at the U.S. Match Racing Championship at Oakcliff Sailing. A perfect 10-15 knot breeze brought plenty of shifts and David Storrs’ team called
The Extreme Sailing Series™ will return to the United States for the first time since 2011 and the US Sailing Education Zone will be there. The Education Zone will provide fun learning activities for youth patrons as part of the US Sailing Reach initiative for STEM education and sport outreach.
OYSTER BAY, N.Y. (October 12, 2017) – The 2017 edition of the U.S. Match Racing Championship for the Prince of Wales Bowl marks the 50th Anniversary of this historic and highly competitive event. Oakcliff Sailing is hosting this US Sailing National Championship over three days, this Friday, October 13 to Sunday, October 15, 2017. Match
The deadline to apply is October 31, 2017. BRISTOL, R.I. (October 11, 2017) – The Nations Cup is an international match racing championship run by World Sailing. Some of the biggest names in the sport have won or competed in the Nations Cup. World Sailing has announced that the 2018 Nations Cup Grand Final will
In a unique test of skill and teamwork, 2017 Etchells World Champion, Steve Benjamin and his crew Phil Trinter (South Bend, Ind.) and Christopher Larson (Annapolis, Md), won the 2017 Championship of Champions, hosted by the WaterFront Center in Oyster Bay, NY.
OYSTER BAY, N.Y. (October 5, 2017) – US Sailing’s Championship of Champions is recognized as one of the more unique adult racing events in the country. All sailors have qualified for this event by winning a one-design class National, North American, or World Championship in the qualifying years (2016 – 2017). These champions will be
Who is your choice for US Sailing’s 2017 Rolex Yachtsman and Yachtswoman of the Year? US Sailing is now accepting nominations for these prestigious awards, widely acknowledged as the foremost individual sailing honors in the nation.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 25, 2017 Portsmouth, R.I. – US Sailing has released details of the athlete selection system for the 2018 Youth Sailing World Championship (July 14‐21, 2018), which will be held in home waters at Corpus Christi, Texas. In seven of the nine classes, the selection process will consist of two well-established domestic
The 10 teams racing in Navy 44 sloops at the 2017 U.S. Offshore Sailing Championship, hosted by the U.S. Naval Academy Sailing Squadron, completed their third and final day of racing on Chesapeake Bay in the best conditions of the weekend. In the end it was Brian Kennalley of the Chicago Corinthian Yacht Club and his team of six crew who prevailed.
      ANNAPOLIS, Md. (September 21, 2017) – Ten teams from around the country will be fleet racing on Chesapeake Bay in Navy 44 sloops this Friday through Sunday for the 2017 U.S. Offshore Sailing Championship, hosted by the Naval Academy Sailing Squadron. This US Sailing National Championship routinely offers a unique offshore racing
A Message from US Sailing about our new headquarters at Roger Williams University What you need to know Move Date Friday, September 15, 2017 The US Sailing office will be closed on Friday, September 15 and re-open at 8:30am on Monday, September 18. New Address Beginning, September 15, 2017, our new address will be- 1
Hurricane season is especially active and dangerous this year. Here are some resources that may be useful to sailing organizations in preparation for and recovery from these damaging storms.
From: Jack Gierhart, CEO of US Sailing Dear Sailors, From all of us at US Sailing, we hope you have had an enjoyable summer sailing season. As many of you are aware, the sailing community experienced several tragic incidents on the water over the past several months that have impacted the broader boating community around
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 30, 2017 Portsmouth, R.I. – US Sailing Team Nacra 17 athlete and Rio 2016 U.S. Olympian Bora Gulari (Detroit, Mich.) suffered an injury during a training incident on Wednesday, as he and teammate Helena Scutt (Kirkland, Wash.) were preparing for the upcoming Nacra 17 World Championship (September 5-10, 2017) in La Grande
Following strong performances on the international racing circuit this summer, five athletes have been added to the 2017 US Sailing Team roster. Steph Roble and Maggie Shea have been added in the women's 49erFX, Chris Rast and Trevor Burd have been named in the men's 49er, and Haddon Hughes has joined the team in the women's Laser Radial class.
PORTSMOUTH, R.I. (August 22, 2017) – Those who have had the pleasure to work alongside Candace Porter (East Troy, Wis.) at sailing events over the years have expressed similar sentiments about her work ethic, positive attitude and efforts as an advocate for the sport of sailing. As part of a special celebration hosted by the
In a climactic conclusion Friday afternoon in J/70s on Lake Avándaro, the team representing the American Yacht Club, led by skipper Megan Ploch, edged the competition in a closely contested Championship Round. They began the day in third place. With the win, they earned the right to compete at the 2018 Sailing Championship League World qualifier.