Pictured: ODP sailors and 2015 Youth Worlds gold medalists Will Logue (Cos Cob, Conn.) and Bram Brakman (Darien, Conn.), at center. Photo: Christophe Launay/ISAF FOR IMMEDITE RELEASE November 7, 2016 Portsmouth, Rhode Island – US Sailing has released the 2017 schedule for the Olympic Development program (ODP). The schedule outlines 49 training camps and regattas that will play a
Pictured: The 2015 US Sailing ISAF Youth Worlds Team, with coaches. Photo: Christophe Launay/ISAF FOR IMMEDITE RELEASE November 7, 2016 Portsmouth, R.I. – US Sailing has released selection procedures for American athletes hoping to compete in the 2017 Youth World Sailing Championship, to be held in Akko, Israel from July 8-15, 2017. US Sailing and the Olympic Development
US Sailing Awards Hanson Rescue Medal to the Crew of City Girl PORTSMOUTH, RI (November 4, 2016) – The US Sailing Safety at Sea Committee will award the Arthur B. Hanson Rescue Medal to the crew of City Girl for their rescue of 11 sailors from fellow competitor WhoDo during the 2016 Chicago Yacht Club
NEWS ALERT US Sailing launched the Sailing Officials Automated Reporting System (SOARS) version 2.0 on Monday, October 24, 2016. US Sailing’s estimated 1,000 certified race officials use SOARS to keep track of their events, courses and continuing education. The system simplifies the process for the race official committees, who manage the certification of officials, to
UPDATE: New Zealand sailors Olivia Mackay and Micah Wilkinson were crowned the World Champions in the first-ever Red Bull Foiling Generation World Final. Race organizers were forced to cancel the final round due to winds gusting to 35 knots. Earlier results in the regatta’s high-level racing were used to determine the outcome.
QUALIFICATION FOR WORLD FOILING FINAL SEES FAVORITES ADVANCE IN CLOSE RACING The foils flew in Newport, USA on Friday, as fifteen national champion teams battled in the first races of the inaugural Red Bull Foiling Generation World Final. The revolutionary sailing competition conceived for youth sailors by double Olympic gold medalists Roman Hagara and Hans
Teams from 15 nations have arrived at the sailing hub of Newport, Rhode Island, USA to fight for the first Red Bull Foiling Generation World Championship.
NEWPORT, R.I. (October 20, 2016) — The Red Bull Foiling Generation Event was a significant departure from the norm for Olympic Development Program athletes Quinn Wilson and Riley Gibbs. The boats, the start, the course and the regatta format were all extremely different from the windward/leeward sailing that had been the focus of their campaign
US Sailing has named 13 athletes to its 2016 Youth Sailing World Championship Team. The premier youth event in international sailing, the Youth Worlds is expected to include competitors from over 70 nations. The event is set to be held in Auckland, New Zealand from December 14-20.
Media Release From the National On-water Standards Program United States Coast Guard’s Non-profit Grant Program National System of standards for Recreational Boat Operation WASHINGTON, D.C. (October 20, 2016) — After five years of intense work involving national surveys and country-wide field-testing validation programs, the U.S. Coast Guard’s National On-Water Standards (NOWS) Program grant management team
Fifteen national champion teams will compete in the landmark World Final of Red Bull Foiling Generation in Newport, USA on 21-23 October 2016. The innovative competition for talented sailors aged 16-20 is the brainchild of double Olympic champions Roman Hagara and Hans Peter Steinacher. NEWPORT, RI, USA (16 October 2016) – After a dramatic weekend
US Sailing is seeking 2016 award nominations for individuals and organizations that have gone above and beyond to move the sport forward. Please take a few minutes to nominate someone extraordinary for their efforts. The following award nominations are being sought: Community Sailing – Due Oct. 30 Education & Training – Due Oct. 30 Disabled
Longtime Teammates Riley Gibbs and Quinn Wilson Take First in Red Bull Foiling Generation US Qualifier NEWPORT, RI (October 16, 2016) – There was drama on the water this weekend as the winds of Newport Harbor were unforgiving in their ebbs and flows for the Red Bull Foiling Generation US Qualifier. After two days of
Red Bull Foiling Generation US Qualifier Day 2 Post-Competition October 15, 2016 Day two of the Red Bull Foiling Generation US Qualifier started this morning with the sun shinning, wind blowing and a very close race. Competition started out with Heat 7, in which all teams had not lost since beginning to race on the
Hosted by St. Francis Yacht Club on San Francisco Bay, this US Sailing National Championship truly challenged the fleet of ten J/22 sailboats. In the end it was the experience, local knowledge and preparation of the team representing the Northern California Yachting Association/St. Francis Yacht Club who came out on top.
Red Bull Foiling Generation US Qualifier Day 1 Post-Competition October 14, 2016 It was a sunny and chilly day when the Red Bull Foiling Generation US Qualifier got underway around mid-day off the Newport, Rhode Island, USA shoreline. Only pausing for the occasional tourist boat or kite surfer to pass through, heat after heat of
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. (October 13, 2016) – From New York Harbor in 2015 to San Francisco Bay in 2016, the revamped and re-charged U.S. Adult Sailing Championship is underway this week, hosted by St. Francis Yacht Club, for four exciting days of racing in J/22 sailboats. Competition started on Wednesday for the 10 teams representing
Notes: by Emily Willhoft Wind was slow to start this morning, but picked about around noon to start racing. Remained patchy throughout the semifinal. All day long the racing was tight and competitive with really good exchanges in the semifinals. As always in match racing, pre-starts and starts were important. Snow, Dellenbaugh, Merrick and Lalumiere
SAN DIEGO, Calif. (October 9, 2016) – The #3 ranked match racer in the country, Nevin Snow (San Diego, Calif.), may be moving up the rankings following this weekend’s triumphant performance in San Diego at the 2016 U.S. Match Racing Championship. The San Diego native earned his first Prince of Wales Bowl in impressive fashion
LAKE BLUFF, Ill. (October 8, 2016) – In his fourth bid to win the Jack Brown Trophy, Paul-Jon Patin (Forest Hills, N.Y.) won the 2016 Championship of Champions, hosted by the Lake Bluff Yacht Club, over three days of racing in the Sunfish class. Patin, who was representing the JY15 class, was the 2016 Sunfish