Youth Match Racers to Compete for Rose Cup in Fort Worth

FORT WORTH, Texas (June 14, 2017) – The thrill and excitement of match racing will be on full display this Father’s Day Weekend in the Lone Star State as the 2017 U.S. Youth Match Racing Championship for the Rose Cup will be hosted by the Fort Worth Boat Club for three days of racing on…Read More

National Standard now Available for Course Designers and Instructors of Sailing Programs

WASHINGTON, D.C. (June 13, 2017) — After six years of intense work involving national surveys and country-wide field-testing validation programs, the U.S. Coast Guard’s National On-Water Standards (NOWS) Program grant management team and American Boat and Yacht Council (ABYC) are pleased to announce the publication of an American National Standard (ANS) for recreational sailboat operation. …Read More

US Sailing Awards Hanson Rescue Medals to Three Boats at 2016 Ford Yacht Club Lightning Regatta

[caption id="attachment_35551" align="aligncenter" width="592"] From left to right: Duane Rose, David Corcoran (green shirt), Trey Rose and US Sailing Treasurer Steven Freitas... Photo credit to Marcin Chumiecki / Bayview Yacht Club photographer.[/caption] PORTSMOUTH, R.I. (June 13, 2017) – The US Sailing Safety at Sea Committee awarded the Arthur B. Hanson Rescue Medals to a competing…Read More

A Medal and A Near Miss for the US Sailing Team At World Cup Final

Watch: The Men's Laser Medal Race in Santander (replay).  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 11, 2017 Portsmouth, R.I. - The US Sailing Team's Charlie Buckingham (Newport Beach, Calif.) took home bronze at the Sailing World Cup Final (June 4-11, 2017) in Santander, Spain. Narrowly missing out on the podium were Men's 470 duo Stu McNay (Providence,…Read More

World’s Best Scotch Whisky Old Pulteney Wants to Come to Your Club!

Host an Old Pulteney Scotch Whisky Tasting Event at your Organization [caption id="attachment_35662" align="alignright" width="480"] September 2013: Old Pulteney, the maritime malt whisky, launch their new blend Navigator. (Photograph: MAVERICK PHOTO AGENCY)[/caption] For the past six years, Old Pulteney has been a great partner of US Sailing and has shown their dedication to the sport…Read More

US Sailing’s Reach Initiative to Partner with America’s Cup Endeavour Program

As the racing action heats up in Bermuda at the 35th America’s Cup, the US Sailing Reach Initiative is thrilled to have a unique opportunity to participate in activities hosted by the 2017 America’s Cup Endeavour Education Station, presented by Orbis, at the America’s Cup Village through Sunday, June 25. US Sailing’s Reach Initiative is an official “Educational Partner” of the America’s Cup Endeavour Program.

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Preparing Your Staff for the Start of the Season

A Q&A with Kevin Broome and Katie Tinder In a pair of discussions with Kevin Broome, sailing director of American Yacht Club (N.Y.), and Katie Tinder, sailing program manager of Columbia Sailing School (Ill.), we learn more about the importance of getting off to a great start to your sail education season and how setting…Read More

Emergency Action Plans and Safety Resources

The summer sailing season is upon us, and perhaps no other topic is more vital to sailing organizations than safety. Most community sailing centers, yacht clubs and sailing schools have their own on-water Emergency Action Plan (EAP) unique to their own venue, facility, sailing area and environment. A carefully drafted and vetted EAP is a…Read More

US Sailing Extends Partnership with Rolex Watch U.S.A.

PORTSMOUTH, R.I. (July 11, 2017) – US Sailing announced today the continuation of their partnership with iconic watch brand, Rolex Watch U.S.A.

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Buckingham (USA) Takes Laser Silver at Delta Lloyd Regatta

  Pictured: Buckingham (left), celebrates with fellow medalists Elliot Hanson of Great Britain and Matthew Wearn of Australia. Credit Klaas Wiersma Media. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 28, 2017 Portsmouth, R.I. - The US Sailing Team's Charlie Buckingham (Newport Beach, Calif.) earned a silver medal in the men's one-person Laser event at the 2017 Delta Lloyd Regatta, a top-level…Read More