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

Pictured: Caleb Paine, Finn. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 27, 2015 Miami, Fla. – The rainstorms of yesterday vanished on day 2 of ISAF Sailing World Cup Miami, Presented by Sunbrella, but the excellent wind conditions remained in place on Biscayne Bay. A more conventional day of  racing saw US Sailing Team Sperry athletes finish the day in

Pictured: Charlie Buckingham (Newport Beach, Calif.), Laser class, Day 1. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 26, 2015 Miami, Fla. – The first day of racing at ISAF Sailing World Cup Miami, Presented by Sunbrella, America’s premier Olympic and Paralympic classes regatta, featured the full range of what sailing in Miami has to offer. Over 850 sailors enjoyed strong

Pictured: Stuart McNay (Providence, R.I.) and David Hughes (San Diego, Calif.). FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 22, 2015 (Miami, Fla.) – Along with the rest of the 848 sailors from 63 nations currently training in Florida ahead of ISAF Sailing World Cup Miami, Presented by Sunbrella (January 26-31), US Sailing Team Sperry Top-Sider athletes and coaches have entered a

Portsmouth, R.I. (January 21, 2015) – US Sailing is organizing the inaugural U.S. Youth Match Racing National Championship for the Rose Cup, hosted by the Balboa Yacht Club in Corona del Mar, California, June 17-21, 2015. Up to twelve skippers from around the U.S. will be invited to race in this US Sailing National Championship.

Terry Hutchinson and Stephanie Roble Named US Sailing’s 2014 Rolex Yachtsman and Yachtswoman of the Year PORTSMOUTH, R.I. (January 14, 2015) – Terry Hutchinson and Stephanie Roble today were named US Sailing’s 2014 Rolex Yachtsman and Yachtswoman of the Year. A total of ten men and seven women had been shortlisted for the 2014 honors

NEW YORK, NY (January 12, 2015) — Old Pulteney Single Malt Scotch Whisky and US Sailing, along with consumers nationwide, have chosen the recipients of the 2014 Maritime Heroes Award. This year’s winners, Richard Ramos and Aleef Mahmud of Medford, Massachusetts, will be honored at a gala event on January 22, 2015 at the US

Looking back on 2014 as we pass the halfway marker to Rio 2016. By Josh Adams, Managing Director of US Olympic Sailing Our team’s theme in  2014 could be summarized in a word: urgency. Athletes, coaches, and management of the US Sailing Team Sperry Top-Sider felt the urgency to advance our Rio 2016 effort by

Dear Sailors, We hope that 2014 brought you and your family much happiness and that you had opportunities to remain active in your respective sailing communities with family and friends. The year 2014 has been another year of growth and expansion of programs for US Sailing, aimed at better serving all types of sailors at

Over 10,000 students participated in the Reach program at over 300 schools and sailing centers. 141 educators attended the Reach – STEM Educator Course at 12 courses hosted by yacht clubs, sailing centers, and partners throughout the U.S. Five grants were awarded to sailing centers implementing Reach with clear identified partners and matching funds. 16

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE December 18, 2014 Portsmouth, R.I.- The US Sailing Team Sperry Top-Sider today announced a major partnership with Sunbrella® fabrics, the leading producer of performance and marine canvas around the globe. Effective immediately, Sunbrella will be named as a Gold-level sponsor of the US Sailing Team Sperry Top-Sider, the nation’s Olympic and Paralympic sailing team, and also as

Sailing’s Best of 2014 Are Shortlisted

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Sailing’s Best of 2014 Are Shortlisted US Sailing’s Rolex Yachtsman & Yachtswoman of the Year Awards PORTSMOUTH, R.I. (December 17, 2014) – The most significant sailing performances of the year are being heralded by US Sailing with the announcement of the ten men and seven women who have been shortlisted for the 2014 Rolex Yachtsman

December 16, 2014 Benjamin Richardson (Gloucester, Mass.), Chairman of the US Olympic Sailing Committee (OSC), checks in with some thoughts on the just-released selection system (also known as the Olympic trials) for the sailing events of Rio 2016: From 2008 to 2012, the US went from a one-event domestic selection system to a two-event international system that tested athletes

US Sailing Team Sperry Top-Sider athletes racing at the site of the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Image: Will Ricketson/US Sailing. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE December 16, 2014 Portsmouth, R.I. – US Sailing’s Olympic Sailing Committee (OSC) has released the selection procedures for the 2016 U.S. Olympic Team (Sailing) in the 10 events selected for the

2015 Youth Match Racing Opportunities

PORTSMOUTH, R.I. (December 9, 2014) – The California Division of Boating and Waterways has approved US Powerboating’s Safe Powerboat Handling and Basic Powerboat Cruising courses. California becomes the 12th state to approve these courses that meet or exceed the requirements for safe boating education. US Powerboating is an affiliate of US Sailing, the National Governing

Pictured: US National Coach of the Year and Senior Olympic Coach Luther Carpenter (La Porte, Texas) coaching US Sailing Team Sperry Top-Sider athlete Jonathan Rudich (Clearwater, Fla.) at the 2014 Rio de Janeiro Olympic Test Event. Photo: Will Ricketson/US Sailing. December 4, 2014 Portsmouth, R.I. – US Sailing’s Olympic Sailing Committee (OSC) today announced that the

Pictured: 2014 Golden Spinnaker Regatta and Gala, hosted by SFNY at NYYC (Newport, R.I, September 27, 2014)  December 1, 2014   Portsmouth, R.I – Renewing a longstanding tradition of support, the New York Yacht Club (NYYC) and the Sailing Foundation of New York (SFNY) were recognized today as US Sailing Team Sperry Top-Sider Gold Medal

Pictured: Caleb Paine (San Diego, Calif.) races in the Finn Class in Abu Dhabi. Photo © Barbara Sanchez/Sailing Energy/ISAF FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE November 20, 2014 Abu Dhabi, UAE – Racing concluded at the inaugural ISAF Sailing World Cup Final in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, and saw US Sailing Team Sperry Top-Sider athletes make medal

      General Admission Discount for US Sailing Members US Sailing and the National Marine Manufacture Association have partnered to enable one-design dinghy classes to promote their class associations and one-design sailing in general at the Chicago Boat, RV & Strictly Sail Show. US Sailing member classes will have a special opportunity to organize

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