Event Recap: US Open Sailing Series – 2024 Long Beach Olympic Classes Regatta   

 The 2024 US Open Sailing Series for the Long Beach Olympic Classes Regatta at Los Alamitos Bay Yacht Club in Long Beach, California, delivered an exhilarating week of competitive racing, featuring a diverse fleet of sailors across multiple classes. This event, an integral part of the sailing calendar, showcased both seasoned competitors and promising young…Read More

Olympic Sailor Awarded Gold Medal More than 70 Years After Winning in Helsinki  

Michael Beaver Schoettle is living proof that good things come to those who wait. In impeccable timing, just days before the Paris opening ceremonies, the Olympic sailor finally received his long-awaited gold medal from the 1952 Helsinki Olympics. This special ceremony took place as the LA84 Foundation celebrated its 40th anniversary in Los Angeles on…Read More

2024 Independence Cup/U.S. Para Sailing Championship Preview 

The Independence Cup founded by the Judd Goldman Adaptive Sailing Foundation, is a premier regatta for sailors with disabilities. This year, US Sailing has partnered with the Foundation to embed the U.S. Para Sailing Championship within the Independence Cup allowing sailors the opportunity to sail for two prestigious titles within a single event.  This is…Read More

Three Bronze Medals at 2024 Youth Sailing World Championships in Lake Garda, Italy 

LAKE GARDA, ITALY (July 19, 2024) -- After five days of intense racing on Lake Garda, Italy, the United States concluded the regatta with three podium finishes and six top five finishes at the 2024 Youth Sailing World Championships. Overall, the US Youth Team achieved all top 20 finishes across nine disciplines in one of…Read More

2024 Youth Sailing World Championships Mid-Week Update  

Racing is underway at the 2024 Youth Sailing World Championships at the beautiful venue of Lake Garda, Italy with 14 US Youth Team athletes competing across 9 classes. Athletes were selected based on the US Sailing Athlete Selection System and Requirements for the Youth Sailing World Championships.  The Youth Sailing World Championships bring together over…Read More

US Sailing Offshore Office Prepares for Centennial Bayview Mackinac Race   

The 100th Bayview Mackinac Race, the world’s longest continuously run long distance freshwater yacht race, promises to be a landmark event and the US Sailing Offshore Office has been busier than ever, issuing all ratings for American boats in the race. Central to the fairness and competitiveness of the race is the ORC (Offshore Racing…Read More

14 American Athletes Set to Compete at the 2024 Youth Sailing World Championships 

Hundreds of the world’s best youth sailors are set to compete in the 2024 Youth Sailing World Championships on Lake Garda, Italy beginning on July 13, 2024, and14 of these athletes are representing the United States. The opening ceremony takes place on July 13, with racing to follow through July 19.   US Youth Team…Read More

US Sailing Adaptive Instructor Explained   

Are you a certified instructor, program director, or volunteer eager to contribute to the world of adaptive sailing? If you're interested in starting an adaptive program or helping individuals with disabilities or those needing special accommodations to sail, then the Adaptive Instructor Workshop by US Sailing is tailor-made for you.   What is the Adaptive Instructor…Read More

Youth Champs Perspective from Phil Muller

From US Sailing Youth Performance Manager, Phil Muller: The US Sailing Youth Championships is special, not only because of its history and longevity, but because it nudges us all a little closer together. To see the Nacra15, 29er, i420 and ILCA sailors rigging side by side along Roger William's University lush waterfront makes me really proud…Read More

US Sailing Announces 2024 REACH Youth Engagement Grant Recipients

[caption id="attachment_42391" align="alignright" width="448"] Photo credit: Community Boating, Bellingham Bay (WA)[/caption] BRISTOL, R.I. (July 2, 2024) – Sailing centers throughout the country have been awarded grants to grow youth sailing through STEM and environmental education with the US Sailing Reach Initiative. The Reach Initiative grants provide non-profit sailing centers with funds and resources to further…Read More