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Portsmouth, R.I. – The US Sailing Team Sperry and US Sailing Development Team will be present in force at the 46th Trofeo Princesa Sofía (March 28-April 4, 2015), one of the most enduring and prestigious Olympic-class regattas in the world. The event is held in Palma de Mallorca, Spain, a venue with a rich sailing

Sailing Leadership Forum 2016 – Connect. Discover. Grow. The Sailing Leadership Forum is back! Join us for Sailing Leadership Forum 2016, a US Sailing signature event, at the Hilton San Diego Resort, February 4-6, 2016. Leaders from sail training and education, yacht club and sailing organization management, race officials, and industry professionals will discover and

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Attention Sailing Centers and Yacht Clubs: Please Share the 2015 USA Junior Olympic Schedule We are as excited as ever about the 26 Junior Olympic Festivals scheduled for 2015!  Every year 4,000 kids compete in Junior Olympic Festivals hosted by yacht clubs and sailing centers around the country. These Festivals improve racing skills, connect young

Portsmouth, R.I. – With 500 days remaining until the start of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games, US Sailing, the national governing body for the sport, has named 42 Olympic and Paralympic class athletes to the 2015 US Sailing Team Sperry. The US national sailing team is selected annually and is comprised of the top sailors

Come join the US Sailing Team Sperry athletes at the Southern California Fundraiser to support our national Olympic and Paralympic sailors, with all proceeds going to support their efforts at the Olympic and Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil 2016 Saturday May 16, 2015 Host: California Yacht Club 4469 Admiralty Way, Marina del Rey

Helena Scutt, US Sailing Team Sperry. Photo: Will Ricketson/US Sailing Portsmouth, R.I.- Following an unprecedented $5 million donation by the AmericaOne Foundation, US Sailing has begun implementing a new-look Olympic Development Program (ODP), guided by its Project Pipeline strategic initiative. Starting in March 2015, promising American youth sailors will begin to receive world-class coaching support

Portsmouth, R.I. (March 12, 2015) – Application for early acceptance to the U.S. Youth Sailing Championships closes Sunday, March 15 (midnight). This year’s championship will be hosted by Roger Williams University on July 7-10 in Bristol, R.I. Bristol Yacht Club will be providing additional support at this ISAF Youth Worlds Qualifier. Sailors may be accepted

(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.

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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.

Paul Cayard On Project Pipeline

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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, jakefish@ussailing.org, 401-366-3115 PORTSMOUTH, R.I. (February 3,

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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

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

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

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