US Sailing Accepting Nominations for 2021 Rolex Yachtsman and Yachtswoman of the Year

Recognize Sailors in Your Community for On the Water Excellence in 2021 Submit your nomination(s) today at ussailing.org/rolex. BRISTOL, R.I. (November 17, 2021) – Every major sport has their own iconic award to recognize and celebrate excellence. College football recognizes the most outstanding player of the year with the Heisman Trophy and Major League Baseball…Read More

US Sailing Board of Directors Announces New Leadership at Stakeholder’s Summit

[caption id="attachment_32783" align="aligncenter" width="640"] Rich Jepsen, new US Sailing President Photo Credit: Allison Chenard/US Sailing[/caption] BRISTOL, RI (November 15, 2021) — During the US Sailing Annual Meeting and Stakeholder’s Summit this weekend in Jamestown, Rhode Island, the US Sailing Board of Directors introduced new President Rich Jepsen, along with two re-elected Board Members, Charlie Arms…Read More

US Sailing Fills Out Leadership Team

Left: Andrew Clouston    Right: Jon Persch BRISTOL, RI (November 11, 2021) — US Sailing has announced two additions to its leadership team heading into the end of 2021. Jon Persch (Bristol, R.I.) will be joining US Sailing as Chief Marketing Officer and Andrew Clouston (Newport, R.I.) will be joining as the Senior Vice President,…Read More

Gulf Yachting Association Team Takes Top Spot at 2021 U.S. Adult Sailing Championship

KEMAH, TX. (October 24, 2021) — After four days of racing on Gavelston Bay, Max Albert (Pontchartrain YC) and his crew representing the Gulf Yachting Association won the U.S. Adult Sailing Championship and the Clifford D. Mallory Trophy. Albert sailed with Andrew Brennan, Matthew Dupuy, and Eddie Adams. The 2021 U.S. Adult Sailing Championship was…Read More

Texas Corinthian Yacht Club to Host U.S. Adult Sailing Championship This Weekend

KEMAH, TX. (October 20, 2021) —From Hawaii to Rhode Island, some of the country’s best adult sailors will head to Texas for a weekend of competition and camaraderie at the 2021 U.S. Adult Sailing Championship. The event is sailed in Sonars, and practice will start on Wednesday, October 20, with racing Thursday through Sunday. Nine…Read More

Five Fleet Champions Crowned at 2021 U.S. Youth Sailing Championship

[caption id="attachment_32293" align="alignright" width="640"] Photo: Santiago Guerrero[/caption] ARAPAHOE, N.C. (October 11, 2021) — While there was plenty of entertainment to be had during the social events and on-land activities at the 2021 U.S. Youth Sailing Championships, the real fun of the weekend happened on the waters of the Neuse River. There, more than 150 athletes,…Read More

2021 U.S. Youth Sailing Championship, Day 2 Wrap-Up

ARAPAHOE, N.C. (October 10, 2021) —With two of three full days of racing under their belts, the 156 young sailors competing at the U.S. Youth Sailing Championship are making their positions known within their respective fleets. Hosted at YMCA Camp Sea Gull and Camp Seafarer, the regatta saw its second day of strong breeze and…Read More

2021 U.S. Youth Sailing Championship, Day 1 Wrap-Up

[caption id="attachment_32268" align="alignright" width="640"] Photo: Matt Flanagan McCotter[/caption] ARAPAHOE, N.C. (October 9, 2021) — A rainy start did nothing to deter the excitement of the 156 young sailors competing in the 2021 U.S. Youth Sailing Championship at YMCA Camp Sea Gull and Camp Seafarer. All 19 years old and younger, the sailors raced across five…Read More

Top Young American Sailors Prepare for 2021 U.S. Youth Sailing Championships

ARAPAHOE, N.C. (October 6, 2021) — For more than forty years, the U.S. Youth Championship has been US Sailing’s pinnacle youth regatta, featuringthe nation’s top young competitors racing in high-performance classes. In 2021, 156 sailors, 19-years-old and younger, will contest the regatta in the 29er, International 420, ILCA 7 (Standard), ILCA 6 (Radial), and Nacra…Read More

Peter Holz Takes Top Honors at 2021 U.S. Match Racing Championship

[caption id="attachment_32202" align="alignright" width="500"] Photo: Camille Daniels[/caption] LONG BEACH, CA (October 3, 2021) – Chicago Yacht Club’s Peter Holz and his crew won the 2021 U.S. Match Racing Championship this weekend, sailing on Catalina 37s at Long Beach Yacht Club in Long Beach, California. After three days of racing, Holz faced off against Pearson Potts…Read More