Adult Sailing

Adaptive Racing

Adaptive Racing Quick links

US Sailing strives to advance adaptive racing opportunities and resources.

The 2019 Independence Cup and U.S. Para Sailing Championship

For the Chandler Hovey Jr., Judd Goldman and Gene Hinkel Trophies

Adaptive Sailing Events Calendar

Upcoming events across the country, find one near you!

Revisit the 2016 Paralympics

Classification & Classifiers 

Classification assesses the function of disabled sailors in order to quantify their level of disability. Classifiers are the medically trained professionals who determine classifications.

Master Classification List

The Adaptive Sailing Resource Manual

A comprehensive guide for adaptive sailing.

Gay S. Lynn Memorial Trophy

Awarded to a person that is selected by the Para Sailing Committee as having made an outstanding contribution for sailors with disabilities and the sport of adaptive sailing over a sustained period of time. This award is presented at the Sailing Leadership Forum or National Sailing Programs Symposium.

Robie Pierce Award

Presented to a program that is selected by the Para Sailing Committee as having made notable contributions to promote public access sailing for people with disabilities. This award is presented at the Sailing Leadership Forum or National Sailing Programs Symposium.