Rolex, the leading brand of the Swiss watch industry, is headquartered in Geneva and enjoys an unrivalled reputation for quality and expertise the world over. Rolex is also actively involved in supporting the arts, sports, exploration, the spirit of enterprise, and the environment through a broad palette of sponsoring activities as well as philanthropic programs.
Established in 1961 by US Sailing and sponsored by Rolex Watch, U.S.A. since 1980, the annual presentation of US Sailing’s Rolex Yachtsman and Yachtswoman of the Year award recognizes the individual male and female U.S. sailors who have demonstrated on-the-water excellence at international and national events to earn their place in the history of the sport. These prestigious awards are widely viewed by the sail-racing industry as the foremost individual competitive sailing honors in the nation.
Member insurers of the Chubb Group of Insurance Companies form a multi-billion-dollar organization providing property and casualty insurance for personal and commercial customers through 4,000 independent agents and brokers worldwide. Since its founding in the seaport district of New York City in 1882, Chubb has been a leading insurer of marine-related operations. Chubb provides comprehensive insurance and loss control services to private yacht clubs, marina operators and yacht owners.
Chubb Insurance has played a central role in supporting US Sailing for over a decade. They are the title sponsor for the widely popular Chubb U.S. Junior Sailing Championships, for youth sailors from each area around the country competing in singlehanded, doublehanded, and triple handed boats.
As one of the nation’s Top 100 independent insurance agencies and the largest independent marine insurance group in the U.S., Gowrie Group provides total risk management services to individuals and organizations with complex insurance needs.
Gowrie Group, the nation’s leading marine insurance provider, has been offering custom marine insurance programs to all US Sailing members for over 15 years as part of this partnership. Gowrie’s insurance programs meet the needs of all types of sailors and sailing organizations, including racers, cruisers, yacht clubs, community programs, and more.
Gowrie’s primary offerings for US Sailing members include The Burgee Program, One-Design Insurance, and Crew Medical and Health Insurance.
US Sailing members are eligible for insurance discounts through Gowrie Group.
As market leader in enterprise application software, SAP (NYSE: SAP) helps companies of all sizes and industries run better. SAP empowers people and organizations to work together more efficiently and use business insight more effectively to stay ahead of the competition. SAP applications and services enable approximately 300,000 customers to operate profitably, adapt continuously, and grow sustainably.
SAP helps US Sailing simplify their processes around ratings certificate applications, management for sailors, and the creation of a live-tracking and analytics mobile app, SAP Sail InSight that provides sailors and teams with valuable data for post-race analysis. Additional benefits of the UCS (Universal Certification System) include the simplification of the processes for handicap sailboat ratings and boats that race under multiple rules, as well as more visibility into the overall measurement and ratings process for all boat owners, measurers, race organizers, sail lofts and crews.
From the world's first boat shoe to today's contemporary styles that remain true to our heritage, Sperry exists for those drawn to the sun, surf and soul of the ocean. For over eighty years, Sperry has built a legacy of effortless, heritage products. Inspired by founder Paul Sperry’s uninhibited spirit, the timeless styles are designed to be functional without sacrificing style. Today, Paul’s inventive outlook and optimistic spirit continues to permeate everything they do, from beach clean-ups with the team to Ambassador outings at sea.
Sperry has been a longtime partner of US Sailing, committed to supporting the sustainability, growth, and passion for sailing and the sea. Sperry has been heavily involved in many aspects of the sport, from the promotion of getting first time sailors on the water all the way up to supporting the elite athletes on the US Sailing Team.
Sperry offers US Sailing members 25% off.
Filled with sailing and safety tips, Cruising World is the premier resource for cruising enthusiasts worldwide. The monthly publication is filled with relevant articles and advice that both newcomers and seasoned pros will appreciate.
Sailing World is your go-to site and magazine for the best sailboat reviews, sail racing news, regatta schedules, sailing gear reviews and more.
Because of our strong partnership with Sailing World and Cruising World, US Sailing has secured the lowest subscription rate offered anywhere. US Sailing members pay only $15.00 for a year-long subscription to either publication. Take advantage of this discount when renewing your membership.
For over 40 years Sunsail has led the way in sailing adventures. Sunsail operates in 25 exotic and diverse destinations throughout the globe on a fleet of over 800 yachts and catamarans. Sunsail brands include Sailing Vacations by Bareboat Charter, Flotillas, Sailing Schools, Events and Yacht Ownership.
Sunsail offers year-round opportunities for sailors to enjoy their favorite sport. The range of products and destinations allow US Sailing members no shortage of exciting options staying on the water throughout the year.
US Sailing members save 5% on Sunsail charters.
The Moorings is the world’s premier yacht charter company that has delivered unmatched quality, service and attention to detail since 1969. Sail-it-yourself bareboat yachts, crewed yachts with captain and chef, and power yacht charters are available.
The Moorings is committed to helping sailors learn to sail and cruise so that they are comfortable commanding their own vessel. Through a range of partnerships with certified US Sailing schools, The Moorings supports sailors learning to sail and earn certifications on day sailors, keelboats, bareboat sailing and cruising.
US Sailing members save 5% on The Moorings charters.
Regatta is a brand of premium mixers and sodas, all finely crafted in small batches. The company uses the highest quality ingredients and creates distinctive flavors that appeal to the most discerning customers. Our flagship product – Regatta Ginger Beer – has become widely recognized as the industry standard and truly is A Decidedly Different Mixer™.
Regatta has become a staple at sailing social events and tent parties around the country. Keep an eye out for them at your favorite regatta, or let us know if you’d like to see them there.
The mission at Hobie Polarized is to build high quality, high functioning polarized sunglasses that will make getting on the water more fun. With their range of collections, Hobie Polarized is committed to high performance products for people who love being on the water.
Hobie Polarized is a sponsor of some of US Sailing’s national championships.
US Sailing member’s receive 25% off Hobie Polarized products, with a portion of sales going back to supporting US Sailing programs.
Zim Sailing, based in Rhode Island, provides one-design sailboats, parts, accessories, and services to the North American market. The principals of the company are lifelong sailing enthusiasts with boat building experience spanning over 40 years. Zim engages in grass roots youth development of yacht club junior sailing programs, community sailing programs, and high school and collegiate sailing programs. Zim Sailing can be found at regattas around the country, providing support with charter boats and onsite sales and service.
Zim supports some of US Sailing’s championships, the National Sailing Program Symposium, the Sailing Leadership Forum, and US Sailing’s Regional Symposiums.
TropicSport is a complete suncare and skincare line that protects, cleanses and replenishes the skin. Created to work in the harsh sun of the tropics, it’s made from the most effective natural ingredients on earth.
TropicSport will sponsor at several US Sailing events and enlighten the public on eliminating harmful materials to protect athletes, families, and environment.