From Then ‘Till Now: Gear Through the Years

Imagine you’re getting ready for a day on the water. As you’re going to pack your day bag, what do you reach for? Your new wetsuit, your waterproof offshore shell and spray pants, or your water-resistant deck shorts?   These days, we have a plethora of comfortable apparel choices for all kinds of sailing. Sailors 125…Read More

Diego Escobar: From Summer Camp to College Sailing Success

  US Sailing is celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month, from September 15 to October 15. The observation started in 1968 as Hispanic Heritage Week under President Lyndon Johnson and was expanded by President Ronald Reagan in 1988 to cover a 30-day period starting on September 15 and ending on October 15. It was enacted into law…Read More

Father and Son Duo Win U.S. Multihull Championship

[caption id="attachment_37169" align="aligncenter" width="586"] Lars and Olin Guck captured the 2022 U.S. Multihull Championship title. US Sailing / Lexi Pline[/caption] Rhode Island local Lars Guck sailed a consistent event to claim his second U.S Multihull Championship title this weekend, after four days of challenging racing in Newport, Rhode Island.   Sailing with his son Olin, Guck…Read More

19 Teams Entered for U.S. Multihull Championship

Quick Links:  See who’s competing: https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1mi88Fmr_oLHq84Gc-9P1XBPdftoKzfVWj9R_Q_d5Zvk/edit#gid=0   Championship info: https://www.ussailing.org/competition/championships/2022-u-s-multihull-championship/   Follow US Sailing on Instagram and Facebook for event coverage Competitors from across the country will descend on Newport, Rhode Island for the U.S. Multihull Championship, held by Sail Newport August 25-28. The championship will be raced in Formula 18 (F18) catamarans, guaranteed to bring lots…Read More

From Then ‘Till Now: Sailing in the Olympics

Sailing has been a part of the Olympics since the dawn of the modern Olympiad in 1896 – only one year before the founding of the NAYRU, which later became US Sailing. The pathway of sailing in the Olympics and the evolution of US Sailing run (or sail?) a parallel course – as the sport…Read More

Apply Now for US Sailing Foundation’s Kevin Burnham Memorial Grants & Nominate an Athlete for the Kevin Burnham Memorial Award

[caption id="attachment_37088" align="aligncenter" width="742"] © DanielForster.com[/caption] BRISTOL, RI (August 23, 2022) —The US Sailing Foundation is accepting applications for the newly-established Kevin Burnham Memorial Grant, as well as receiving nominations for the Kevin Burnham Memorial Award. These two separate honors were established in memory of Kevin Burnham, 2004 Olympic Gold Medalist and 1992 Olympic Silver…Read More

Sailing is a Lifelong Sport

There are not many sports that one can enter and continue to stay active in throughout their entire life.  Sailing, however, is one sport that can grow and evolve with us from a very young age and well into the retirement years. Whether you are on the racing team, the coaching team or the race…Read More

Blecher Wins U.S. Women’s Match Racing Championship

[caption id="attachment_37048" align="aligncenter" width="645"] Katja Sertl, Beka Schiff, Ali Blumenthal, and Allie Blecher, winners of the 2022 U.S. Women's Match Racing Championship. US Sailing / Amalia Infante[/caption] Allie Blecher and her team from California Yacht Club claimed their second U.S. Women’s Match Racing Championship this weekend, besting last year’s runner-up Janel Zarkowsky and her team…Read More

Ten Teams Take to the Water for U.S. Women’s Match Racing Championship   

  Quick Links:  Competitor list: https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/e/2PACX-1vQFBt6_MfLQdx7O1mnSdemV4vF81gUsk4Fx4b1RFKDM1gRrMIc_xq9ARj2TElELEmO4z8Sr-7aWQJbg/pubhtml?gid=0&single=true  Results: https://www.matchracingresults.com/2022/us-womens-championship/    Ten of the most accomplished female match racing teams in the US will take to the water this weekend at Seawanhaka Corinthian Yacht Club for the annual U.S. Women’s Match Racing Championship. Attendees include former event winners, collegiate All-Americans, and accomplished match race teams vying for the…Read More

2022 West Marine US Open Sailing Series Wraps in San Francisco

Quick Links: Photos (Password: westmarine): https://usst.photoshelter.com/galleries/C0000KTQlI5IpeVY/West-Marine-US-Open-San-Francisco Board & Kite Results: https://raceoffice.usopen.ussailing.org/en/default/races/race-resultsall/text/2022-us-open-sailing-series-st-francis-yacht-club-en/menuaction/race ILCA & 470 Results: https://raceoffice.usopen.ussailing.org/en/default/races/race-resultsall/text/2022USOpenSailingSeriesSanFranciscoYachtClub-en/menuaction/race SAN FRANCISCO, CA (August 15, 2022) - After three days of spectacular heavy-air racing, the last stop on the West Marine US Open Sailing Series concluded in San Francisco. The regatta included two race circles featuring the iQFoil and Formula…Read More