Hurricane Season: Resources for Sailors & Sailing Organizations

Hurricane season is especially active and dangerous this year. Here are some resources that may be useful to sailing organizations in preparation for and recovery from these damaging storms.

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An Open Letter to the Sailing Community about Safety

From: Jack Gierhart, CEO of US Sailing Dear Sailors, From all of us at US Sailing, we hope you have had an enjoyable summer sailing season. As many of you are aware, the sailing community experienced several tragic incidents on the water over the past several months that have impacted the broader boating community around…Read More

ALERT: Storm Resources from US Sailing

The hurricane season has been devastating to many communities in the United States and Caribbean. Like all marine-related organizations, we are watching closely and on high alert as life threatening conditions persist. Our thoughts and prayers are with those affected by these recent catastrophic hurricanes and flood conditions. While each individual organization’s capabilities are limited,…Read More

Bora Gulari Injured In Training Accident Prior to Nacra 17 Worlds

Portsmouth, R.I. - US Sailing Team Nacra 17 athlete and Rio 2016 U.S. Olympian Bora Gulari (Detroit, Mich.) suffered an injury during a training incident on Wednesday, as he and teammate Helena Scutt (Kirkland, Wash.) were preparing for the upcoming Nacra 17 World Championship (September 5-10, 2017) in La Grande Motte, France. Gulari lost part of…Read More

Bora Gulari Injured In Training Accident Prior to Nacra 17 Worlds

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 30, 2017 Portsmouth, R.I. - US Sailing Team Nacra 17 athlete and Rio 2016 U.S. Olympian Bora Gulari (Detroit, Mich.) suffered an injury during a training incident on Wednesday, as he and teammate Helena Scutt (Kirkland, Wash.) were preparing for the upcoming Nacra 17 World Championship (September 5-10, 2017) in La Grande…Read More

Five Athletes Added to US Sailing Team Roster

Video: The 49er team of three-time Olympian Chris Rast (Holland, Mich.) and Trevor Burd (Marblehead, Mass.) nearly came away with a medal, finishing in 4th following the skiff medal races at Aarhus 2017.   Following strong performances on the international racing circuit this summer, five athletes have been added to the 2017 US Sailing Team roster.…Read More

New US Sailing Foundation

US Sailing Foundation Home Page Our Focus is on the Horizon Revolutionary ideas and significant investment are required to create a vibrant future for our sport.  As the fundraising arm of US Sailing, the US Sailing Foundation is gathering the visionary leaders and significant investment required for US Sailing to launch the sport of sailing…Read More

Youth Sailing Today

Five Key Principles for Youth Sailing Today US Sailing is undertaking a long-term project to incorporate the five key principles outlined in the American Development Model into our strategy for growing participation in both recreational and competitive sailing. These five key principles include: Expand access to create opportunity for more youth to start sailing Developmentally…Read More

Five Athletes Added to US Sailing Team Roster

Following strong performances on the international racing circuit this summer, five athletes have been added to the 2017 US Sailing Team roster. Steph Roble and Maggie Shea have been added in the women’s 49erFX, Chris Rast and Trevor Burd have been named in the men’s 49er, and Haddon Hughes has joined the team in the women’s Laser Radial class.

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US Sailing Recognizes Candace Porter with C.R.E.W. Award

PORTSMOUTH, R.I. (August 22, 2017) – Those who have had the pleasure to work alongside Candace Porter (East Troy, Wis.) at sailing events over the years have expressed similar sentiments about her work ethic, positive attitude and efforts as an advocate for the sport of sailing. As part of a special celebration hosted by the…Read More