Attention Sailing Centers and Yacht Clubs: Please Share the 2015 USA Junior Olympic Schedule We are as excited as ever about the 26 Junior Olympic Festivals scheduled for 2015!  Every year 4,000 kids compete in Junior Olympic Festivals hosted by yacht clubs and sailing centers around the country. These Festivals improve racing skills, connect young

Terry Hutchinson and Stephanie Roble Named US Sailing’s 2014 Rolex Yachtsman and Yachtswoman of the Year PORTSMOUTH, R.I. (January 14, 2015) – Terry Hutchinson and Stephanie Roble today were named US Sailing’s 2014 Rolex Yachtsman and Yachtswoman of the Year. A total of ten men and seven women had been shortlisted for the 2014 honors

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

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.

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

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

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

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

Benz Faget Wins Third Mallory

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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

U.S. Adult Championship Day 3 Report

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  FORT WORTH, Texas (September 26, 2014) – Racing just wasn’t meant to be on Friday at the U.S. Adult Championship, hosted by Fort Worth Boat Club. The J/22 fleet and race committee waited for breeze on Eagle Mountain Lake for over four hours. The decision to postpone until Saturday came at around 5:20 pm

U.S. Adult Championship Day 2 Report

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Created with flickr slideshow. FORT WORTH, Texas (September 25, 2014) – The J/22 teams and the race committee patiently waited for breeze on a hot Thursday afternoon for the second day and were rewarded with two races to officially launch the 2014 U.S. Adult Championship, hosted by the Fort Worth Boat Club. Eagle Mountain Lake

FORT WORTH, Texas (September 23, 2014) – Top-notch J/22 sailors will put their skills to the test against a talented fleet this week on Eagle Mountain Lake at the U.S. Adult Championship, hosted by the Fort Worth Boat Club. This historic US Sailing National Championship gets underway this Wednesday, September 22 and concludes Saturday, September

BRISTOL, R.I. (September 21, 2014) – As soon as the U.S. Multihull Championship began on Friday, it was clear that multi-time A-Cat North American Champion Lars Guck (Barrington, R.I.) was the most accomplished and experienced A-Cat sailor in the fleet of 15. On Sunday’s finale, Guck finished the regatta like he started on Friday, and

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