Young Sailors Awarded Medal for Windsurfer Rescue

[caption id="attachment_40874" align="aligncenter" width="743"] Alex Porter (Rush Creek 2023 Commodore), Bob Cummings, Elizabeth Cleaves, Ian Park, Leon Van Os, Genevieve Young, Alex Deaton, Mercedes Porter-Via, Virginia Hannan district director for congressman Pat Fallon and Jeff Progelhof US Sailing Area F Representative.[/caption] BRISTOL, RI (December 6, 2023) – The US Sailing Safety at Sea Committee has…Read More

US Race Officials Named as International Race Officials

US Sailing is pleased to announce that the following US race officials received initial appointments as international officials at the World Sailing Annual Conference in Malaga, Spain: International Judge: Susan “Charlie” Arms (Annapolis, MD), Craig Daniels (Portland, OR), Bill Simon (Annapolis, MD), Steven Wolff (Fairfield, CT). International Measurer: Laura Donnelly (Houston, TX). International Race Officer:…Read More

Eight Bells: Judy Clagett McLennan

[caption id="attachment_40823" align="alignleft" width="316"] Judy McLennanPhoto © Dan Nerney[/caption] Juliette Clagett McLennan (Portsmouth, RI) the co-founder and president of the non-profit organization Clagett Sailing, died on November 15.  In 2003, Judy and her daughter Stephanie founded Clagett Sailing in memory of her father, C. Thomas “Tom” Clagett, Jr. The organization provides opportunities for sailors living…Read More

US Sailors Win at World Sailing Awards

Málaga, Spain (November 15, 2023) - Americans had a successful night at the World Sailing Awards yesterday, held at the World Sailing Annual Conference in Malaga, Spain. US Sailing volunteer Dick Rose was awarded the Beppe Croce Trophy, while US Ocean Race team 11thHour Racing were named Team of the Year. Long-time US Sailing and…Read More

Finding Joy and Adventure at Gold Star Sailing Camp

It’s lunch time, and Gold Star Sailing Camp counselor and founder Patrick Powers is holding up an MRE – a “meal ready to eat,” a military staple - to about 20 campers. “They may look small, but these MREs have enough calories to fuel trekking through the desert with a heavy pack! And they may…Read More

Glenn Lattimore Grants Awarded by US Sailing Foundation

[caption id="attachment_40574" align="alignleft" width="387"] Two-time grant recipient Noelani Velasco at the 2022 Youth Championship. Lexi Pline / US Sailing[/caption] BRISTOL, RI (October 26, 2023) —The US Sailing Foundation recently awarded its annual Glenn Lattimore Memorial Grants to female sailors around the country. A record-setting number of women applied for grants this year, resulting in the…Read More

US Sailing Opens Nominations for 2023 Rolex Yachtsman and Yachtswoman of the Year

BRISTOL, R.I. (October 25, 2023) – US Sailing has opened nominations for the 2023 US Sailing Rolex Yachtsman and Yachtswoman of the Year, widely acknowledged as the premier individual sailing honors in the nation.  Established in 1961 by US Sailing and in partnership with Rolex since 1980, US Sailing’s Rolex Yachtsman and Yachtswoman of the…Read More

Peter Feldman Captures 2023 Championship of Champions Title

[caption id="attachment_40536" align="alignleft" width="480"] From left: Steve Landeau, Peter Feldman, and Gary Boell at the Championship of Champions awards ceremony. Chuck LeMahieu / US Sailing[/caption] DALLAS, TX (October 22, 2023) - After two days of light-air racing, the 48th Championship of Champions presented by Risk Strategies was won by Peter Feldman, a national champion in…Read More

One Design Class Champions Gather at Corinthian Sailing Club Dallas for Championship of Champions

DALLAS, TEXAS (October 17, 2023) - One design class National and North American Champions will race for the Jack Brown Trophy at the 48th annual Championship of Champions, hosted by the Corinthian Sailing Club in Dallas, Texas and presented by Gowrie Group, a division of Risk Strategies. Racing takes place on October 21-22. Learn more…Read More

Mahoney Wins 2023 U.S. Multihull Championship  

[caption id="attachment_40458" align="alignleft" width="459"] Photo: Tim Ludvigsen[/caption] PENSACOLA, FLORIDA (October 8, 2023) - Bruce Mahoney claimed the 2023 U.S. Multihull Championship, sailed from October 4-8 in the A Class Classic catamaran at Pensacola Yacht Club. Mahoney was at the top of the fleet out of the gate, winning the first four races of the event,…Read More