COVID-19 Resources

At US Sailing, we are looking for new ways to help our member organizations navigate the challenges ahead. We will be updating this page regularly with new resources to support your organization and your members.

Please click on the topics below to find additional resources, information and materials. We encourage you to reach out to us directly with specific questions or to share ways we can support sailing in your local community by emailing us at

US Sailing COVID Guidelines, Waiver and Screening Tool

For the purposes of these documents, any US Sailing course, seminar, regatta, or program is referred to as an “event,” anyone who is teaching or running a US Sailing event is referred to as an “Event Leader,” and anyone attending a Event is referred to as a “Participant.”


US Sailing Event Leader Guidelines


covid screening tool

These guidelines are based on guidance as of May, 23, 2021. US Sailing makes no guarantee as to the legal sufficiency of these guidelines and the Waiver and Release of Liability when used by other organizations. Be aware that COVID-19 regulations applicable to your event may vary by state and local law. Always consult your organization's legal counsel to ensure your event is in compliance with all applicable rules and regulations.

Effective Dates

New guidelines go into effect on the following dates. Until the listed dates, existing protocols and guidelines will remain in effect.

June 1, 2021: All Powerboat Instructor and Keelboat Instructor courses and championships.

July 1, 2021 All Safety at Sea courses, Smallboat Instructor courses, Reach Educator courses,and Race Administration Seminars

Thank You to Our Member Organizations!

US Sailing is working hard to develop new resources to support sailing organizations through the COVID-19 outbreak. These resources and materials are created thanks to support from our member organizations. If you haven't renewed your annual organizational membership, please consider doing so today. This support will go a long way as we work to help the sailing community navigate the challenges ahead. If you have questions about your membership, please send us an email - we're here to help!

Please Join/renew your membership today