GALVESTON, Texas (October 29, 2014) – Year in and year out, the U.S. Disabled Championships is one of the most fascinating sailing events in the world. A strong collection of the top sailors in the country are in Galveston, Texas preparing for this week’s three-day championship, which begins Thursday, October 30 and concludes Saturday, November

MILWAUKEE, Wis. (October 25, 2014) – A remarkable list of contributors to sailing in the U.S. were presented with US Sailing’s highest honors during Friday night’s Awards Dinner, presented by Rolex, at the Hilton Milwaukee City Center. US Sailing recognized these esteemed award winners for their extraordinary achievements in the areas of sailing education, race

 Pictured: US Sailing Team Sperry Top-Sider athletes training in Rio de Janeiro, site of the 2016 Olympic and Paralympic Games. Photo: Will Ricketson/US Sailing FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Groupe Beneteau Announces Sponsorship of US Sailing Team and ISAF Sailing World Cup Miami October 20, 2014 Portsmouth, R.I. – Groupe Beneteau today announced its sponsorship of the US Sailing

The Maritime Malt Honors Unsung Heroes in the Sailing Community – Make Your Nomination Today PORTSMOUTH, R.I.  (October 15, 2014) — Old Pulteney Single Malt Scotch Whisky is partnering with the US Sailing Association for the third year to grant The Maritime Heroes Award, which expresses appreciation to the men and women in sailing communities

CLEVELAND, Ohio (October 12, 2014) – A 16-year-old upstart and a former champion each entered Sunday’s racing with a chance to win the Jack Brown Trophy at the Championship of Champions, hosted by the Edgewater Yacht Club. Recognized as US Sailing’s most unique National Championship, the 2014 edition was nothing short of this description. Sunday’s

Championship of Champions Day 2 Report

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CLEVELAND, Ohio (October 11, 2014) – An exciting, full day of racing at the 2014 Championship of Champions, hosted by the Edgewater Yacht Club, has set the stage for a down-to-the-wire finale on Sunday. The Jack Brown Trophy is up for grabs after six more races were completed on Saturday. Interesting scenarios are emerging that

CLEVELAND, Ohio (October 10, 2014) – The Edgewater Yacht Club launched a successful start to the 2014 Championship of Champions on Friday. Lake Erie greeted the 20 teams with light breeze and a chill in the air. The sailors and race committee waited patiently for sufficient wind this morning. Shortly after 2 pm EDT, Race

CLEVELAND, Ohio (October 9, 2014) – US Sailing’s Championship of Champions is recognized as one of the more unique adult racing events in the country. All helmsmen have qualified for this event by winning a 2013 or 2014 one-design class National, North American, or World Championship. Helmsmen and their crew will be tested in Thistles

Pictured: US Sailing Team Sperry Top Sider 49er class high-performance Olympic racing sailboat, with athletes Fred Strammer (Nokomis, Fla.) and Zach Brown (San Diego, Calif.). Photo: Mick Anderson/US Sailing FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE October 9, 2014 Portsmouth, R.I. – In an unprecedented move, the 49er, 49erFX and Nacra 17 Olympic sailing classes have selected Clearwater, Florida

US Sailing’s 2014 Rolex Yachtsman and Yachtswoman of the Year Awards PORTSMOUTH, R.I. (October 6, 2014) – US Sailing has announced that it is now accepting nominations for its 2014 Rolex Yachtsman and Yachtswoman of the Year Awards, widely acknowledged as the foremost individual sailing honors in the nation. Through November 30, 2014, each member

If you compete in an Olympic or Paralympic class, Florida is the best place for world-class sailing in the coming months! A jam-packed schedule of events in January and February will see the best international sailing talent come to sunny Miami, Ft. Lauderdale and Clearwater to race, with the centerpiece event being ISAF Sailing World Cup Miami (January 24-31,

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. (October 5, 2014) – Taking a deep breath after winning his second U.S. Match Racing Championship, Nathan Hollerbach allowed, “Going five races deep against Dave Dellenbaugh in the Final was stressful, I won’t kid you. This was the most competitive match racing I’ve ever had.” With courses set along the San Francisco

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. (October 4, 2014) – Turnabout being fair play, match racing world champion Taylor Canfield is crewing for his sometime crew, Nathan Hollerbach, in the U.S. Match Racing Championship on San Francisco Bay, and so far, it’s working. From straight wins in Round Robin One to 4 out of 7 in Round Robin

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. (October 3, 2014) – With high pressure blocking the early seabreeze, the race committee staged the first three races of Round Robin One in light easterlies against an ebb tide current that the boats could barely overcome. As expected, a seabreeze eventually gathered steam in that ultimate Venturi tube, the Golden Gate,

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. (October 2, 2014) – Match Racing takes center stage on one of America’s most exciting and challenging sailing venues on San Francisco Bay. Eight talented teams have qualified to represent their home sailing organization this week as they go one-on-one for the Prince of Wales Bowl at the U.S. Match Racing Championship,

The Notice of Race for ISAF Sailing World Cup Miami, scheduled for January 25-31, 2015, has been released. Notice of Race Nation Flag Specifications On-line entry will open on November 10, 2014 at mocr.ussailing.org. The deadline for priority entries with regards to quotas is December 5, 2014. Entries must be received no later than January

  SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. (February 25, 2014) – With San Francisco Bay and the Golden Gate Bridge as a backdrop, Brian Porter (Fontana, Wisc.) and Jody Starck (Amherst, N.Y.) took the stage today at St. Francis Yacht Club to formally accept US Sailing’s 2013 Rolex Yachtsman and Yachtswoman of the Year Awards. Announced in January

Video Highlights from Day 3 Meet the Teams – with Katie Nastro Picture Slideshow from Flickr Created with flickr slideshow.   MARBLEHEAD, Mass. (September 28, 2014) – The final day of the 2014 U.S. Team Racing Championship ended up being a half day of sailing due to a complete shutdown of the wind. However, the

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FORT WORTH, Texas (September 27, 2014) – A balanced field and limited racing usually leads to close races and a crowded leaderboard. This was the situation on Eagle Mountain Lake for the last day at the U.S. Adult Championship, hosted by Fort Worth Boat Club. After just two races over three days due to lack

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Video highlights from Day 2 Check out the colorful slideshow through Flickr Created with flickr slideshow. MARBLEHEAD, Mass. (September 27, 2014) – It was a picturesque  day on Marblehead Harbor with plenty of sunshine for the second day of the U.S. Team Racing Championship. Once again, a lack of consistent breeze made for a challenging day for

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