Finalists Selected for US Sailing’s 2017 Rolex Yachtsman & Yachtswoman of the Year Awards

US Sailing announced the six men and eight women who have been shortlisted for the 2017 Rolex Yachtsman and Yachtswoman of the Year awards.

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Youth Worlds: USA Takes Two Gold, One Silver at Sanya 2017

Pictured: Charlotte Rose (Houston, Texas), Laser Radial. Photo: World Sailing/Sailing Energy FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE December 15, 2017 Sanya, China - The 2017 Youth World Sailing Championship in Sanya, China (December 11-16) concluded on Friday, closing the books on a successful week by the U.S. Youth Worlds Team. American sailors won three medals in nine classes, nearly added…Read More

Hanson Medals Awarded for 2016 Rescue in Chesapeake Bay

US Sailing’s Safety at Sea Committee awarded the Arthur B. Hanson Rescue Medal on December 7, 2017, to Ed Tracey, Dewey Ward and Ray Racine, the crew of Incommunicado, for their October 23, 2016 rescue of Patrick Seidel.

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Youth Worlds: USA At The Threshold, Aiming to Finish Strong

Pictured: Nacra 15 Racing at the 2017 Youth Worlds. Photo: World Sailing / Sailing Energy. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE December 14, 2017 Sanya, China -With one day remaining at the 2017 Youth World Sailing Championship in Sanya, China (December 11-16), the U.S. Youth Worlds Team is aiming to finish strong after a highly competitive week of racing by fourteen of…Read More

Youth Worlds Mid-Regatta Report: U.S. Sailors Lead Two Classes, In the Hunt For More

Pictured: Girls 420, Carmen Cowles (Larchmont, N.Y.) and Emma Cowles (Larchmont, N.Y.). FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE December 13, 2017 Sanya, China - With three days of racing complete at the 2017 Youth World Sailing Championship in Sanya, China (December 11-16), 14 Americans are in the midst of intense racing against 360 other competitors from 60 nations at the world's…Read More

U.S. Youth Sailing World Championship Team Ready to Race In Sanya, China

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE December 11, 2017 Sanya, China - Racing begins on Monday at the 2017 Youth World Sailing Championship in Sanya, China (December 11-16) and 14 American athletes will join 374 competitors from 60 nations at the world's premier junior sailing event. US Sailing comes into the regatta with a strong team comprised of both Youth…Read More

Reviving Your Regional Youth Racing

By Andrew Nelson Andrew Nelson, Youth Sailing Director at The Sailing Foundation in Redmond, Washington, has found success in revitalizing regular youth racing in the Pacific Northwest. Here he shares some lessons and practical advice for others looking to grow the sport in their area. In fall of 2014, I began managing the Northwest Youth…Read More

Northeast Sailing Association (Sail Maine) Takes U.S. Adult Championship

The action was fast and furious on Tampa Bay this week. Twelve teams in J/70s representing their respective Regional Sailing Associations (RSA) enjoyed the speedy and highly entertaining racing format, as well as the spectacular weather and racing conditions at the 2017 U.S. Adult Sailing Championship, hosted by St. Petersburg Yacht Club.

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Top Regional Teams to Race at 2017 U.S. Adult Championship in St. Pete

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (November 8, 2017) – The 2017 edition of the U.S. Adult Sailing Championship returns to the Gulf Coast for the first time since 2014, following stops in New York Harbor in 2015 and San Francisco Bay in 2016. The St. Petersburg Yacht Club will host this year’s U.S. Adult Sailing Championship. First…Read More

Reineke Takes Gold In Enoshima As US Sailing Team Embraces 2020 Olympic Venue

  Pictured: Erika Reineke, Laser Radial, US Sailing Team. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE October 30, 2017 Enoshima, Japan - US Sailing Team Laser Radial athlete Erika Reineke (Ft. Lauderdale, Fla.) won gold at the conclusion of a stormy Enoshima Olympic Week, the first large multi-class regatta to be held at the site of the Tokyo 2020…Read More