U.S. Olympic Sailing Team – Follow the Team at the Tokyo Games

The Sailing events of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games will be broadcast daily on NBC’s Olympics website, with additional highlights being distributed on NBC and US Sailing Team social media channels. Click here to follow the U.S. Olympic Sailing Team at the Tokyo Games.

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Boucher and Rose Qualify for 2021 U.S. Junior Pan American Team at ILCA North American Championships

Over the past four days, St. Francis Yacht Club played host to the 2021 ILCA North American Championship, sponsored by West Coast Sailing. With 124 competitors racing in three different fleets, the scene on San Francisco Bay’s city front was action-packed and lively across ten races. The Championship also served as a qualifier for the 2021 US Junior Pan American Team, with the top eligible finisher from the ILCA 7 fleet (Leo Boucher) and ILCA 6 fleet (Charlotte Rose) qualifying.

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WATCH NOW – Women in Sailing: Where We Are & Where We Are Going

The next topic for US Sailing’s Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) panel on the Starboard Portal is Women in Sailing. The panelists will discuss how women are playing a major role in coaching and mentoring, program director leadership, high-performance and Olympic sailing, and much more.

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What does being WELCOME TO ALL really mean for sailing programs?

Blair Overman explores how her approach to increasing diversity in the sport of sailing has shifted after a year and a half of managing the Siebel Sailors Program. Read to find out how shifting your mindset from “what can sailing do for you?” to “what do you need?” may make the impacts of your efforts to increase diversity in your programming more meaningful.

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Long Time Sailing Supporter Means Davis Passes Away

US Sailing marks with deep regret the passing of Means Davis (Acworth, Ga.), whose contributions to the sport of sailing and to US Sailing spanned more than 45 years.

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Final Recap: 2021 West Marine US Open Sailing Series – Long Beach

It was a lighter and tricky day for the 124 sailors competing at the West Marine US Open Sailing Series in Long Beach on Sunday, hosted in collaboration by Alamitos Bay Yacht Club, Long Beach Yacht Club, and The US Sailing Center Long Beach. The third and final day of the regatta was a day to remember for the eight classes in competition on San Pedro Bay off Long Beach.

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US Sailing Announces 2021 Reach Grant Recipients  

Sailing centers throughout the country have been awarded grants to grow youth sailing utilizing STEM and environmental education through the US Sailing Reach Initiative. The grants provide non-profit sailing centers with funds and resources to further their Reach program goals and provide more opportunities for students in their community. 

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US Sailing to Select Two Athletes for 2021 Formula Kite World Championships

US Sailing’s International Selection Committee (ISC) will select the top female and the top two male athletes competing at West Marine US Open Sailing – San Francisco to race at the 2021 Formula Kite World Championships on October 11 – 17, 2021 in Torre Grande, Italy.

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US Sailing to Select Two Teams for 2021 Double Mixed Offshore World Championship

US Sailing has been invited by World Sailing and event host, Nostra Rosa Regatta, to select two mixed offshore doubles teams for the 2021 HEMPEL Offshore World Championships on September 16 – 26 in Italy.

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WATCH NOW: Where We Are & Where We’re Going: LGBTQ+ Community Perspective

This Starboard Portal session will focus on challenges and positive progress made by the LGBTQ+ community in sailing. We will discuss how to create a welcoming environment for LGBTQ+ adults and youth in your programming.

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