About

Leadership for the Sport of Sailing

As the National Governing Body for the sport of sailing, US Sailing’s mission is to provide leadership for the sport of sailing in the United States.

The organization works to achieve this mission through a wide range of programs and events, geared towards providing an equal level playing field for all sailors. US Sailing sets the course enabling sailors to enjoy the sport for a lifetime.

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Membership

Membership Matters

US Sailing has set the standard for excellence in the sport for over 120 years, and it is the collective power of the US Sailing membership that makes it happen. Membership matters.

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Foundation

Our focus is on the horizon

To thrive, the sport of sailing must inspire new sailors and grow participation in all types and at all levels of sailing, while upholding the highest standards of excellence and fairness. The US Sailing Foundation secures financial resources required for US Sailing to innovate solutions and revitalize sailing by developing active, adaptable lifelong sailors.

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Our People

Our staff, committees, volunteers and board of directors are here for you

We are busy working on programs and services that align the sailing community and drive innovation within three key areas: access, education, and competitive excellence.

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Get Involved

We are a volunteer-driven organization

US Sailing is guided by more than 50 committees and 300+ active volunteers who serve on those committees. All areas of the sport are represented, from training and education to offshore big boat racing. We are always looking for new volunteers to join the various committees and bring new ideas and energy.

Consider the Sailor Athlete Council (SAC) works to maintain an avenue for sailor athletes in the U.S. to voice their opinions, and to provide a forum and opportunity to have a meaningful impact on the future and direction of our sport.

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Awards

Recognizing Excellence

US Sailing provides recognition to individuals and organizations for excellence in variety of areas. Select from below to learn about our area specific awards and nominate a sailor today

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