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

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 their own exhibitor displays at no charge to the class

      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

Laser Radial sailors and Florida natives Paige Railey (Clearwater, Fla., foreground) and Erika Reineke (Ft. Lauderdale, Fla., background) will be among the athletes training at CCSC. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE November 13, 2014 Clearwater, Fla.- On Saturday, November 15, Clearwater Community Sailing Center (CCSC) will celebrate its new status as an official training center of the

PORTSMOUTH, R.I. (November 10, 2014) – On-line entry to ISAF Sailing World Cup Miami 2015 is open. The deadline for priority entries with regards to quotas is December 5, 2014. Entries must be received by January 4, 2015 to qualify for early entry. Competitors and coaches are required to register online, as on-site registration will

Aside from the OLYMPIC GAMES itself, it doesn’t get any bigger than this. In Episode Four, American sailors test themselves against the world’s best at the ISAF Sailing World Championships in Santander, Spain, an event that only occurs every four years. Watch RISING TIDE, Episode 4 and see which US athletes have emerged from the pack  at the highest

US Sailing Regional Symposiums Davis Island Yacht Club – November 1, 2014 Top 5 Takeaways – Keep sailing fun – Use Junior Big Boat, Reach, & women’s sailing Women’s sailing drives support through voluntarism, donations, etc Home school programming offers a profitable market at a great time Give back to those that help you and

US Sailing Regional Symposiums Davis Island Yacht Club – November 1, 2014 Top 5 Takeaways – Keep sailing fun – Use Junior Big Boat, Reach, & women’s sailing Women’s sailing drives support through voluntarism, donations, etc Home school programming offers a profitable market at a great time Give back to those that help you and

GALVESTON, Texas (November 1, 2014) – The 2014 U.S. Disabled Sailing Championships wrapped-up on Saturday under challenging conditions. The singlehanded 2.4 mR and triplehanded Sonar divisions completed two more races after a postponement this morning. Offats Bayou featured white caps and strong breezes at 18 to 26 knots. As expected, the 2.4 mR fleet came

GALVESTON, Texas (October 31, 2014) – Offats Bayou was filled with top notch athletes again on Friday during the second of three days of racing at the 2014 U.S. Disabled Sailing Championships, hosted by Community Sailing Center Galveston. Charles Rosenfield (Woodstock, Conn.) put together another good strong outing on the Bayou to remain on top

GALVESTON, Texas (October 30, 2014) – The 2014 U.S. Disabled Sailing Championships, hosted by Community Sailing Center Galveston, got underway Thursday on Offats Bayou following two days of development racing in Sonars. To increase participation and drive more awareness to the opportunities in adaptive sailing, US Sailing incorporated a new development regatta earlier this week.

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