Championship Round Set for Friday at IWKC 2017

Friday morning update from the 2017 International Women’s Keelboat Championship – Friday is the Championship Round featuring the top six teams in competition over six scheduled races.

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Megan Ploch and Crew Earn Win at International Women’s Keelboat Championship

In a climactic conclusion Friday afternoon in J/70s on Lake Avándaro, the team representing the American Yacht Club, led by skipper Megan Ploch, edged the competition in a closely contested Championship Round. They began the day in third place. With the win, they earned the right to compete at the 2018 Sailing Championship League World qualifier.

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Three Medals for US Sailing Team at Aarhus Sailing Week

Pictured: Erika Reineke, Laser Radial. Photo: Sailing Energy / Jesús Renedo. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 13, 2017 Aarhus, Denmark - The US Sailing Team secured medals in three classes at this week's Aarhus Sailing Week 2017 in Denmark, the test event for the 2018 Sailing World Championships. Aarhus 2018 will be a multi-class Worlds, and the premier…Read More

Three Titlists Crowned on Barnegat Bay at 2017 Chubb U.S. Junior Sailing Championships

August 11, 2017 – Thousands of youth sailing enthusiasts tuned in to Facebook Live coverage this week of the 2017 Chubb U.S. Junior Sailing Championships, hosted by Toms River Yacht Club. Friday marked the conclusion of this highly competitive US Sailing National Championship.

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Sears Cup, Bemis Trophy and Smythe Trophy are on the Line in Toms River

Barnegat Bay is the place to be for youth sailing this week as the 2017 Chubb U.S. Junior Sailing Championships will feature three days of racing for the historic Sears Cup, Bemis Trophy and Smythe Trophy.

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New US Sailing Headquarters

The Change is Building We are excited to announce that US Sailing will relocate its headquarters on September 15, 2017 to the campus of Roger Williams University (RWU) in Bristol, Rhode Island. The new office space provides us with the opportunity to drive innovation and creativity in our core areas of focus – access, education…Read More

2017 Youth Match Racing Worlds

2017 Youth Match Racing World Championship The 4th annual Youth Match Racing World Championship is being held at the Balboa Yacht Club in Cornona del Mar, CA, from August 1-5. This event is for sailors who will not turn 23 in 2017. Nine countries will be represented, and will race in Governor’s Cup 22’s which…Read More

A Message from Jack Gierhart

The Focus is You   US Sailing is committed to uniting this fractured amalgamation of sports and building a cohesive community bound by a shared love for sailing. What we have in common as sailors is far greater than differences in boat design, sailing discipline or the kind of experiences we prefer. Last year at…Read More

The Change is Building – Fall, 2017

An Outward Expression of Inward Change US Sailing Headquarters is moving. Roger Williams University, top ranked in college sailing, is welcoming US Sailing to their beautiful 140 acre waterfront campus in Bristol, RI and have renovated a stand-alone building for use as our new headquarters.  Our favorable 21-year lease, with options to renew, means we’ll…Read More

Youth Sailing Today

The American Development Model The growing focus on intense competition in youth sailing has parents, sailing instructors and program directors looking to US Sailing for guidance and a different approach. They’ve seen too many kids burn out and drop out, and they are not alone. This concern exists in almost every youth sport, as well…Read More