Carolyn Russell is the rare leader in the sailing community who sees just as much, if not more, value in creating space for others to thrive on the water as she does in developing her own skills as a sailor. Carolyn spearheads the Women on the Water program at American Yacht Club in Rye, N.Y.
PORTSMOUTH, R.I. (June 27, 2014) – The 2014 U.S. Multihull Championship will be raced in A-Class Catamarans popularly known as A-Cats, for the first time in event history. The Bristol Yacht Club (R.I.) will serve as host this US Sailing National Championship for the Hobie Alter Trophy on September 18-21. Racing will take place on
RYE, N.Y. (June 20, 2014) – The final day of racing at the U.S. Junior Women’s Doublehanded Championship shaped up to be an exciting conclusion, as Thursday’s leaders, Lucy and Sally Wilmot (Orinda, Calif.), had a one point lead heading into Friday. The regatta’s most consistent duo pulled away from a competitive field of 41
RYE, N.Y. (June 19, 2014) – Thursday’s conditions on Western Long Island Sound presented new challenges for the 41 competing teams racing at the U.S. Junior Women’s Doublehanded Championship. Teams are racing for the Ida Lewis Trophy this week at this US Sailing National Championship hosted by the American Yacht Club in Rye, N.Y. Light
RYE, N.Y. (June 17, 2014) – The 41 teams racing at the U.S. Junior Women’s Doublehanded Championship were welcomed on day one with howling winds on Western Long Island Sound. Teams are racing for the Ida Lewis Trophy in the Club 420 through Friday, June 19. This US Sailing National Championship is hosted by the
RYE, N.Y. (June 17, 2014) – The American Yacht Club welcomes 41 talented teams to Western Long Island Sound for the U.S. Junior Women’s Doublehanded Championship. This week’s regatta marks the first US Sailing Youth National Championship event of the 2014 season. Teams will race for the Ida Lewis Trophy in the Club 420 this
By Rich Roberts Charlie Buckingham and Paige Railey have been collecting trophies since they were kids, but Sunday they won some of the more precious hardware: the George D. O’Day trophy for men and Helen Willis Hanley trophy for women in the U.S. Sailing Singlehanded Championships. The competition hosted by Alamitos Bay Yacht Club was
Saturday’s weather: Wind 7-13k S-SW; sunny, high temp. 70F. Sunday’s forecast: Wind 11k SSW; sunny, high temp. 68F. By Rich Roberts LONG BEACH, Calif. (June 14, 2014) – It’s not exactly match racing, but out of 74 entries the Laser class North American Championships hosted by Alamitos Bay Yacht Club comes down to a two-man
Friday’s weather: Wind 8-11k SW; sunny, high temp. 73F. Saturday’s forecast: Wind 9k SW; sunny, high temp. 75F. By Rich Roberts LONG BEACH, Calif. (June 13, 2014) – It’s not the Olympics, but in a potential preview Charlie Buckingham started the second day of the 2014 Laser North American championships Friday one point behind leader
PORTSMOUTH, R.I. (June 4, 2014) – US Sailing, the National Governing Body of the sport, now offers a PHRF Support Service designed to manage sailboat data and rating information for fleets. This new service is designed to collect, store and manage important fleet data, provide fleet handicappers with easy access, and create, modify and issue
MIAMI, FL (December 31, 2013) – Young sailors from around the globe traveled to South Florida for the 68th Annual Orange Bowl International Youth Regatta (OBIYR), which took place on Biscayne Bay in Coconut Grove this past weekend. The four day sailing event from December 27th through December 30th took place amid soggy conditions but
PORTSMOUTH, R.I. (January 15, 2014) – From a deep field of contenders, Brian Porter of Fontana, Wisc. and Jody Starck of Amherst, N.Y. have been named US Sailing’s 2013 Rolex Yachtsman and Yachtswoman of the Year. The two sailors topped a shortlist of nine men and six women who were nominated by members of US
CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas (August 16, 2013) – Sailors were prepared to rally for the fourth and final day of racing at the U.S. Youth Sailing Championships, hosted by the Corpus Christi Yacht Club. Boats were launched and courses were set, but lack of breeze and travel schedule considerations made racing impossible on Friday. Seven classes
PORTSMOUTH, R.I. (August 21, 2013) – The historic U.S. Adult Sailing Championship will unveil a new and exciting format for competitive adult women and men sailors this Friday through Sunday, August 23-25, hosted by the Rochester Yacht Club (N.Y.). The U.S. Adult Sailing Championship for the Clifford D. Mallory Trophy will be contended on the