Ten Teams to Compete for Prince of Wales Bowl

ROCHESTER, NY (September 21, 2023) – A collection of the nation’s best match racers will square off at the 2023 U.S. Match Racing Championship, hosted by Rochester Yacht Club in Rochester, NY. The Championship features 10 talented teams comprised of both male and female skippers and crew, who will race over three days for the coveted…Read More

Phil Muller Joins US Sailing Staff as Youth Performance Manager

BRISTOL, RI (September 18, 2023) – US Sailing has announced the addition of Phil Muller as Youth Performance Manager, bolstering the organization’s capabilities in this important area of growth. The position is a new role at US Sailing, deepening US Sailing’s expansion in coaching and youth performance. “I am thrilled to welcome Phil to the…Read More

Chip Schaffner Wins First U.S. Offshore Championship

ANNAPOLIS, MD (September 17, 2023) - Eight teams representing their respective US Sailing Areas from regions around the country vied for the Lloyd Phoenix Trophy this week at the 2023 U.S. Offshore Sailing Championship. Skipper Chip Schaffner and his crew from Edgewater Yacht Club (Ohio) emerged as the winners after three days of challenging racing…Read More

U.S. Offshore Championship Returns to The Naval Academy

ANNAPOLIS, MD (September 14, 2023) - Eight teams from US Sailing Areas across the country will compete for the Lloyd Pheonix Trophy September 14-17. This US Sailing Championship routinely offers a unique offshore racing challenge for participants at one of sailing’s most historic and prominent venues.  Held every other year, the U.S. Offshore Championship pits…Read More

US Sailing Invites Members for the Next “Crew Meeting” for Member and Staff Engagement

Quarterly, Virtual Office Hours facilitate discussion and Encourage Sharing of Best Practices  BRISTOL, RI. (September 11, 2023) – US Sailing, the sport’s national governing body, is proud to return with another quarterly, virtual office hours session called Crew Meetings, inviting US Sailing members and staff leaders to meet and discuss the latest topics in sailing.…Read More

Los Huevos Win 2023 AeroVanti U.S. Team Racing Championship

SAN DIEGO, Calif. (September 11, 2023) - After three days of racing in Mission Bay, California, team Los Huevos cinched their first Hinman Trophy win. The team remained dominant throughout the competition, coming into the quarterfinals on top of the fleet and winning three straight matches in the finals to claim the George R. Hinman…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_38742" align="alignleft" width="386"] © Daniel Forster[/caption] BRISTOL, RI (September 7, 2023) —The US Sailing Foundation is accepting applications for the Kevin Burnham Memorial Grant, as well as receiving nominations for the Kevin Burnham Memorial Award. These two separate honors were established in loving memory of Kevin Burnham, 2004 Olympic Gold Medalist and 1992 Olympic…Read More

Eight Bells: Kenneth Morrison

Obituary from the Hiers-Baxley Funeral Home. Edited for clarity. COL (Ret) Kenneth L Morrison, 90, passed away June 18, 2023. Ken was born on December 22, 1932 in Phoenix, AZ to Richard H Morrison and Ernestlee (Rainville) Morrison. He graduated from San Rafael Military Academy in San Rafael, CA in June 1950. He received a…Read More

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

After three days of racing marked by variable breeze, Team BAAM (Allie Blecher, Katja Sertl, Beka Schiff, Ali Blumenthal) overtook Bow Down Racing (Bridget Groble, Maddie Bashaw, Lucy Klempen, Samantha Foulston) with two straight wins in the finals to claim their third U.S. Women’s Match Racing Championship title. “It feels great to be back-to-back champions,”…Read More

Eight Teams Vie for US Women’s Match Racing Championship

[caption id="attachment_40172" align="alignleft" width="417"] The 2022 US Women's Match Racing Championship.[/caption] ANNAPOLIS, MD (August 17, 2023) - The top women’s match racing teams in the US will battle for the US Women’s Match Racing Championship August 18-20 at Annapolis Yacht Club. The Championship, held in J/22s, gets underway with a clinic for competitors organized by…Read More