Youth Sailing

Youth sa2015 USA Junior Olympic Sailingiling is the future of our sport. US Sailing is committed to ensuring that young people learn how to sail from certified instructors in a safe and fun environment. We have set the standard for youth sailing programs in the U.S.

US Sailing is focused on actively providing access to sailing opportunities for youth. Young sailors in search of skill development, quality coaching instruction, great competition, and a fun time on and off the water, will find a special experience at US Sailing youth racing events.  The USA Junior Olympic Sailing Festival (JO) and the US Sailing Championships series collectively organize a combined 27 regattas around the country for youth sailors each year. Most of these racing events are accompanied by clinics and presentations from US Sailing appointed coaches and instructors. is the website for serious youth sailors and racers, full of news and resources for young sailors (coaches & parents)  interested in taking their sailing to the next level. A Resource for Racing Sailors