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Sailing must change faster because the world is changing faster.
In recent years, US Sailing has focused on developing channels that expand access and raise the bar in training and competitive standards; but it’s not enough because it was created for a framework that doesn’t fully represent the way many people want to sail, doesn’t prepare sailors with the advanced skills to master technically advanced equipment, and doesn’t align with the way we all consume information and connect to each other.
For sailing to thrive, we need change. As the National Governing Body for the sport, US Sailing is in the singular position to drive change by redefining standards in education, upgrading skill development models and providing a breadth of sailing experiences to produce skilled, well-rounded and adaptable sailors. We can leverage technology to connect these sailors with the resources, information and experiences that align with their interest.
Revolutionary ideas and signficant investment are required to create this vibrant future for our sport. Over the coming years, we will be inviting new members to the US Sailing Foundation Board of Directors and Board of Trustees. We’re identifying people within our sport who are innovators within their own lives. People who have achieved high levels of success by exercising the courage to think differently, who bring a disruptive energy and know how to channel it effectively, who have successfully conceived and implemented change within their own lives and can bring that experience to our sport.
The US Sailing Foundation is the fundraising entity supporting US Sailing programs, initiatiaves and services through donor investment. As a separate but related 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, contributions are 100% tax deductible.