Nicole Breault Wins Third U.S. Women’s Match Racing Championship

Nicole Breault ran the table at the 2018 U.S. Women’s Match Racing Championship, hosted by St. Francis Yacht Club, August 24-26. Without a single loss, Breault and her St. Francis Yacht Club crew of Molly Carapiet, Hannah Burroughs and Karen Loutzenheiser successfully defended their 2016 title.

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High Stakes at 2018 U.S. Women’s Match Racing Championship in San Francisco

Talented and accomplished sailors, a spectacular picturesque venue, skill development and coaching, networking, music, food and fun – all represent the positive attributes associated with the 2018 U.S. Women’s Match Racing Championship, hosted by the St. Francis Yacht Club in San Francisco on August 23-26, 2018.

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Moroz Takes Third World Championship Title at Hempel Sailing Worlds in Aarhus

The US Sailing Team has completed racing at the highly anticipated 2018 Hempel Sailing World Championships, which concluded in Denmark’s second largest city on Sunday. The U.S. walked away with three country qualification spots and a much deserved Gold Medal for kiteboarder Daniela Moroz who captured first place honors in the Women’s Formula Kiteboard competition.

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Chubb U.S. Junior Championships: New Titlists Decided for Sears, Bemis, and Smythe

On Friday, over 90 sailors wrapped up a big week on Lake Erie and thanks to the countless volunteers from the North Cape Yacht Club these sailors enjoyed a fun and competitive week on the water with their peers. Friday’s racing produced three new champions at the 2018 Chubb U.S. Junior Sailing Championships, a US Sailing National Championship event.

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Hempel World Championships: Team USA Embraces the Challenge

The 2018 Hempel Sailing World Championships has hit the city of Aarhus with full force. Opening ceremonies took place on August 2 featuring 1,400 sailors, representing 85 nations to the city center with live performances and country presentations.

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US Sailing Team Takes on Olympic Qualifier at World Championships in Aarhus, Denmark

The official start of the 2018 Hempel Sailing World Championships is Thursday, (August 2) in beautiful Aarhus, Denmark. Over the course of 11 days of racing, 10 Olympic classes and kites will coexist on the waters outside of Denmark’s second largest city. The U.S. makes an impressive representation with 62 athletes in total. The US Sailing Team members account for approximately one third of those athletes.

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Hawkins, Yoshiyasu Win Ida Lewis Trophy on Lake Erie

Another great week of junior women’s sailing came to an exciting conclusion Sunday on Lake Erie. It was an especially exceptional weekend for the team of Maddie Hawkins and Yumi Yoshiyasu who claimed the Ida Lewis Trophy at the 2018 U.S. Junior Women’s Doublehanded Championship, hosted by Mentor Harbor Yachting Club.

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Team USA Continues Strong Showing at Youth Worlds

Carraway climbs ranks of Boys’ Laser Radial Class as US leads four other classes.

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Team USA Commands Four Classes at Youth Worlds

Mix of team veterans and newcomers lead the way.

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Nores, Hermus and Henry and the Cowles Lead Team USA at Youth Worlds

American sailors lead three classes and hold second in a fourth.

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US Youth Team Looking For Medal Haul At Worlds

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas (July 15, 2018) – The 14 sailors who comprise the US Sailing Team at the Youth Sailing World Championships begin their quest for gold medals tomorrow. The 48th annual Youth Sailing World Championships is being hosted by the Corpus Christi Yacht Club with racing slated for Corpus Christi Bay. The regatta features…Read More

US Sailing Announces Youth Olympic Games Roster for Buenos Aires 2018

US Sailing has announced roster names and details for the 2018 U.S. Youth Olympic Sailing Team to compete at the Youth Olympic Games Buenos Aires 2018 on October 6-18, 2018.

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Sailors Race to the Finish at U.S. Youth Championships in Wrightsville Beach

Boat speed mixed with patience and finesse proved to be the key ingredients to victory for this year’s newly crowned and celebrated Youth Champs. The 2018 U.S. Youth Sailing Championships, hosted by the Carolina Yacht Club, came to a conclusion on Wednesday following three days of racing from Wrightsville Beach, N.C.

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WATCH ON THE STARBOARD PORTAL: Jen French with Gary Jobson – Rolex Yachtswoman of the Year Interview Series

Jen French was named the 2012 Rolex Yachtswoman of the Year for her silver medal performance at the Paralympic Games in Weymouth and Portland, England. Sailing in the SKUD-18 class, with crew JP Creignou, French secured her team’s second place finish. Gary Jobson catches up with her to re-live the silver medal performance and find out how she is engaging with the sport of sailing today. Click to watch on The Starboard Portal.

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A Message from US Sailing on our Commitment to Diversity, Equity and Inclusion in Sailing

A core tenet of US Sailing’s mission is encouraging participation and engagement in the sport of sailing. Central to this is inviting sailors of all backgrounds, ethnicities and orientations to join, flourish and grow within the sailing community. Setting an inclusive course for the growth of our sport takes a dedicated and purposeful approach, requiring thoughtfulness to ensure we cultivate a diverse environment in which anyone can access, join, and enjoy sailing. Click to learn more about US Sailing’s commitment.

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Rules with Rocky: Understanding Leverage on the Racecourse

Hello, my name is Rocky the Rule-Following Fish! Although I live under the water, I love knowing everything about rules for boats on top of the water. My glasses help me see a lot from down here. Every month I will share new information about how to act when boats meet. The rules on the…Read More

Sailing Foundation of New York Supports Tokyo-Bound US Sailing Team Athletes

US Sailing is very pleased to share that The Sailing Foundation of New York (SFNY) has voted to provide direct athlete support to the sailors who have been selected to compete as part of Team USA next summer at the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020. SFNY is one of the longest-standing supporters of both Olympic-class athletes…Read More

US Sailing Announces Reach Youth Engagement Grants for Programs in Midwest, Pacific Northwest

Sailing centers in the Midwest and Pacific Northwest have been awarded Youth Engagement Grants by US Sailing’s Reach Initiative. Congratulations to Green Bay Sail & Paddle, Milwaukee Community Sailing Center, The Foundry Sailing Association, and the Oregon Youth Sailing Foundation for being awarded Youth Engagement Grants in 2020 from US Sailing.

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WATCH THE REPLAY: Paul Foerster & Kevin Burnham with Gary Jobson: Rolex Yachtsman of the Year Series

Sixteen years ago, Paul Foerster and Kevin Burnham of the U.S. Olympic Sailing Team captured the gold medal in the Men’s 470 at the 2004 Olympic Games in Athens. Foerster and Burnham were named Rolex Yachtsman of the Year for their gold medal performance. Gary Jobson catches up with these Olympic champions to reflect on their historic win and learn more about how they are engaging with the sport of sailing today. Watch the replay on The Starboard Portal.

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WATCH THE REPLAY on The Starboard Portal – Increasing Diversity, Equity and Inclusion in the Sport of Sailing

The panel discussed ways sailors and sailing organizations can implement strategies now to increase awareness and opportunities within their sailing organizations and programs for individuals from diverse backgrounds and people of color. The panelists provided practical guidance for conducting outreach in your local communities and best practices on fostering relationships with community leaders and influencers to help you achieve your diversity, equity and inclusion goals. Watch the replay!

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WATCH THE REPLAY: Introducing One Design Central with Betsy Alison

US Sailing is excited to launch a new online resource specifically for one design sailors! If you are looking for information on where to sail, stories on best practices, resources for classes and sailors, or details on what kinds of one design boats are out there for you, please visit One Design Central – your new “go to” for everything one design! US Sailing Adult Director, Betsy Alison, will walk you through the new One Design Central and answer any of your questions. Watch the replay!

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WATCH THE REPLAY: The New Portsmouth Yardstick with Nathan Titcomb

The new Portsmouth Yardstick racing platform has launched! As a new benefit for member organizations, US Sailing has partnered with the Royal Yachting Association to create a more robust platform for Portsmouth Yardstick Racing using the PYOnline platform. Click to watch the replay!

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US Sailing Reach Hub Grants Awarded to Centers in Southern California and Midwest

Sailing centers in the Southern California and Midwest regions have been awarded Reach Hub grants to grow youth sailing through STEM and environmental education as part of the US Sailing Reach Initiative. Congratulations to the Mission Bay Aquatic Center, US Sailing Center Long Beach, Newport Sea Base, Orange Coast College School of Sailing & Seamanship, Westwind Sailing, and Columbia Sailing School.

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