Sailors Compete for a Spot on Youth World Team CORONADO, Calif. (August 4, 2016) – As our country turns its attention to Rio in support of our talented women and men sailors representing Team USA at the Olympic Games, an impressive collection of young sailors, with Olympic dreams and aspirations of their own, will embark

PORTSMOUTH, R.I. (August 3, 2016) – US Sailing, the National Governing Body of the sport, has hired John Pearce as the organization’s Youth Director, following an expansive three month search to fill the new position. The former varsity sailing head coach at George Washington University will lead US Sailing’s Youth Department, with the goal of

By Stu Streuli, US Sailing Europe hasn’t always been kind to young American sailors. It takes some time to get accustomed to competing on the Continent. But this past July generated substantial optimism for the future of U.S. Olympic sailing, with Olympic Development Program athletes bringing home a pair of podiums and a number of

      U.S. Junior Women’s Singlehanded Championship – 2016 Final Report SEATTLE, Wash. (July 31, 2016) – On Sunday, the fleet of 28 Laser Radials competing at the U.S. Junior Women’s Singlehanded Championship, hosted by Sail Sand Point, put the finishing touches on a fun and exciting three day regatta on Lake Washington. In the

From left: Chase Burwell, ODP Travel Team Coach Brendan Casey, Sophia Reineke, Anna Weiss, Henry Marshall, Christina Sakellaris, and ODP Travel Team Coach Rulo Borojovich. Photo: Cathy Sakellaris/US Sailing. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 30th, 2016 Portsmouth, R.I. – Henry Marshall (Newton, Mass.) has won the 2016 Laser Radial Youth World Championship, held at Royal St George Yacht Club in

U.S. Junior Women’s Singlehanded Championship – 2016 Preview SEATTLE, Wash. (July 28, 2016) – The U.S. Junior Women’s Singlehanded Championship for the Nancy Leiter Clagett Memorial Trophy will be decided on the waters of Lake Washington this weekend. Sail Sand Point in Seattle will host this US Sailing National Championship that features three days of

July 28, 2016 Houston, Texas – The U.S. National Sailing Team received a rousing send-off from hundreds of junior sailors, families, Olympians and fans at Houston Yacht Club on Wednesday as the team prepares to head to Brazil. The Send-Off Party coincided with the U.S. Optimist Class National Championship, allowing scores of future Team USA hopefuls to

Ready for Rio An open letter to all American sailors from the Managing Director of U.S. Olympic Sailing. July 21, 2016 To friends and supporters of our National Team, On August 5, when the U.S. Olympic Sailing Team lines up to march as part of Team USA in the Rio 2016 Opening Ceremony, the athletes

PORTSMOUTH, R.I. (July 20, 2016) – US Sailing has announced the nominees for the Board of Directors. The Nominating Committee has named the candidates to fill three open slots on the Board. The following people have been nominated to run for a three-year term. * Sally Barkow (Nashotah, Wis.) Tarasa Davis (Atlanta, Ga.) Clerc Cooper

          MENTOR-ON-THE-LAKE, Ohio (July 10, 2016) -The race organizers from the Mentor Harbor Yachting Club put the finishing touches on the 2016 Laser Class U.S. National Championships and U.S. Singlehanded Sailing Championships on Sunday. The four-day regatta closed out with one more race Sunday, as new champions were crowned. Entering the day,

          BAY ST. LOUIS, Miss. (July 10, 2016) – Sarah Burn and Patricia Gerli tamed the fleet of 29 Club 420s this week to earn the U.S. Junior Women’s Doublehanded Championship for the Ida Lewis Trophy. This year’s championship was decided on the waters of Mississippi’s Gulf Coast and hosted by Bay-Waveland

          MENTOR-ON-THE-LAKE, Ohio (July 8, 2016) – A strong fleet comprised of experienced singlehanded sailors combined with a new infusion of talented men and women will be at the forefront of this week’s U.S. Singlehanded Sailing Championships, held in conjunction with the 2016 Laser Class U.S. National Championships. Sailors eligible for

          U.S. Junior Women’s Doublehanded Championship – 2016 Preview BAY ST. LOUIS, Miss. (July 7, 2016) – The U.S. Junior Women’s Doublehanded Championship for the Ida Lewis Trophy will be decided on the waters of Mississippi’s Gulf Coast this weekend. The Bay-Waveland Yacht Club will host this US Sailing National Championship

After over a year of production, the Uncharted Waters film, presented by Sunbrella, seeks to inspire new fans of sailing. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 30, 2016 Portsmouth, R.I. – July 4th, 2016 will see the worldwide premier of Uncharted Waters, Presented by Sunbrella, a feature-length film exploring the challenges, triumphs, and motivations of US Sailing Team Sperry athletes, as well as the profound beauty of the sport

ODP 29er Clinic June 24 to 26, 2016 Sail Newport, Newport, R.I. Two decades ago, the United States got a fast start in the 49er class courtesy of a strong spirit of cooperation among a group of talented dinghy sailors. The net result was an Olympic bronze medal and a handful of podium finishes at the

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 27, 2016 Portsmouth, R.I. – Fourteen athletes who have earned a place on the U.S. National Sailing Team will be treated to a rousing Send-Off Party on July 27th in Houston, Texas at Houston Yacht Club, presented by Sunbrella. Coinciding with a gathering of many of the nation’s top youth sailors at the 2016 Optimist

  College Sailing High Performance Clinic June 9 to 12, 2016 Oakcliff Sailing, Oyster Bay, N.Y.   The gulf between the boats used for high school and collegiate sailing in the United States and the Olympic classes has never been larger. At the same time, the hunger among top collegiate sailors to sample the next

Sunday’s U.S. Youth Match Racing Championship finale featured the conclusion of the Semifinal rounds, the Final Series and the Petit Finals. Teams racing in Elliott 6m sailboats were graced with outstanding conditions for the second consecutive day on Lake Michigan. This US Sailing National Championship was hosted by Sail Sheboygan and the Sheboygan Yacht Club.

The fleet of Elliott 6m sailboats enjoyed a spectacular day of racing on Lake Michigan on day two of the 2016 U.S. Youth Match Racing Championship for the Rose Cup, hosted by Sail Sheboygan and the Sheboygan Yacht Club. After a relatively slow start to the championship in light breeze with multiple postponements on Friday,

Friday, June 17, 2016 Ten talented teams began the Round Robin stage on day one of the U.S. Youth Match Racing Championship for the Rose Cup, hosted by Sail Sheboygan and the Sheboygan Yacht Club. Results & Coverage Roman Screve has six points through seven races; Sean Cornell has five points through six races; Jack