US Sailing has launched the new Safety at Sea Online course, featuring eight-modules of online Safety at Sea curriculum designed for sailors of all types and levels — cruisers and racers, novices and experts. In addition to offering this course, US Sailing will continue to sanction two-day "in-person" courses as well, organized by many of the best yacht clubs and yachting associations around the country, and those who complete the course will receive the same certification.
The US Sailing Safety at Sea Committee awarded the Arthur B. Hanson Rescue Medal to Martha Seabury, a new wooden schooner, whose sailors rescued three individuals from a capsized sailboat in Buzzards Bay on September 10, 2012.
The US Sailing Arthur B. Hanson Rescue Medal is awarded for bravery on the waterways. PORTSMOUTH, RI (February 1, 2016) – The US Sailing Safety at Sea Committee awarded the Arthur B. Hanson Rescue Medals to eight boats for their heroic efforts when a microburst storm hit the 2015 Flying Scot Atlantic Coast Championship, hosted
PORTSMOUTH, RI (November 18, 2015) – The US Sailing Safety at Sea Committee has awarded the Arthur B. Hanson Rescue Medals to a sailboat’s crew for their heroic efforts displayed during the 2014 Newport to Bermuda Race, hosted by the Cruising Club of America and the Royal Bermuda Yacht Club. The award ceremony and dinner
US Sailing Awards Hanson Rescue Medals to Crew on Light O Mobile and Larry Goolsby PORTSMOUTH, RI (August 24, 2015) – The US Sailing Safety at Sea Committee will award the Arthur B. Hanson Rescue Medals to a sailboat’s crew and to a skipper of another capsized sailboat for their heroic efforts displayed during a
Portsmouth, R.I. (July 1, 2015) – When US Sailing introduced the sailor-friendly Safety Equipment Requirements (SER) in early 2015, we wanted to make it as simple as possible to prepare boats for offshore sailing. Updated with revised language and re-organized into three categories, the SERs have been widely adopted by organizing authorities across the country.
Inspired by efforts to make Safety at Sea training and certification more interactive and accessible, US Sailing has partnered with The Storm Trysail Club (STC) to offer a Safety at Sea Seminar featuring hands-on practice with new interactive online learning modules and videos. The seminar will take place April 18, 2015 at SUNY Maritime College
Dear Sailors, We hope that 2014 brought you and your family much happiness and that you had opportunities to remain active in your respective sailing communities with family and friends. The year 2014 has been another year of growth and expansion of programs for US Sailing, aimed at better serving all types of sailors at