Olympian Paige Railey (USA) Takes Bronze At World Cup Series Hyères (France)

Pictured: Laser Radial Medalists, World Cup Series Hyères 2018. From left: Monika Mikkola (FIN), Marit Bouwmeester (NED), Paige Railey (USA). Photo: World Sailing. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 29, 2018 Hyères, France – US Sailing Team athlete and two-time Olympian Paige Railey (Clearwater, Fla.) took home the bronze medal in the Laser Radial at World Cup Series Hyères 2018. Railey recently…Read More

Randy Smyth Wins Fifth Career U.S. Multihull Championship Title

FORT WALTON BEACH, Fla. (April 22, 2018) – Legendary multihull sailor, Randy Smyth (Fort Walton Beach, Fla.), won his record-setting fifth career Hobie Alter Trophy for the U.S. Multihull Championship this weekend in his hometown of Fort Walton Beach, Fla. The 2018 U.S. Multihull Championship was hosted by the Fort Walton Yacht Club in conjunction with…Read More

Florida’s Emerald Coast Welcomes 2018 U.S. Multihull Championship

FORT WALTON BEACH, Fla. (April 18, 2018) – The Spring sailing season has arrived and the US Sailing National Championship season gets underway this week on Florida’s Emerald Coast in Fort Walton Beach. The 2018 U.S. Multihull Championship, hosted by the Fort Walton Yacht Club, takes place over four days of racing on Choctawhatchee Bay…Read More

US Sailing Names Qualifying Regattas for 2018 U.S. Team Racing Championship

2018 Hinman to be Hosted by The Foundry in Cleveland, Ohio BRISTOL, RI (April 17, 2018) – US Sailing and the U.S. Team Racing Championship committee has instituted a series of qualifying regattas for the 2018 U.S. Team Racing Championship, hosted by The Foundry in Cleveland, Ohio on September 27-30. These qualifying events will be…Read More

US Sailing Hanson Medal to be Awarded at Pacific Sail and Power Boat Show for 2017 Rescue in San Francisco Bay

Sailors Rescue Swimmer from Sea Lion BRISTOL, RI (April 13, 2018) – The US Sailing Safety at Sea Committee will award the Arthur B. Hanson Rescue Medal to a sailboat’s crew for their rescue of a swimmer injured by an attacking sea lion in San Francisco Bay. The rescuing sailors aboard Grey Goose conducted the…Read More

Chapman, Keen Honored as US Sailing 2017 Coaches of the Year

Pictured from left: U.S. Youth World Team Leader Leandro Spina, Emma Cowles, Steve Keen, Carmen Cowles, and Rosie Chapman. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 12, 2018 Portsmouth, R.I.- After receiving nominations from the public in early 2018, US Sailing’s Olympic Sailing Committee (OSC) today announced two winners of 2017 national coaching awards. Rosie Chapman (Houston, Texas) has been…Read More

Cutting-Edge Facility for US Sailing Team and Bay-Area Community to Open At Treasure Island Sailing Center

Pictured: Rio 2016 Olympic sailing bronze medalist and Bay Area resident Caleb Paine (Richmond, Calif.) will make use of the FAST USA facility along with the rest of the US Sailing Team and local sailors of all levels of experience. Photo: US Sailing --- FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE New FAST USA facility and program to include…Read More

Roster Announced: 2018 US Sailing Team

[embed]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qizzhP0L1xc[/embed] VIDEO: Hear from the American sailors who pursue their sport's highest prize; each day spent chasing an Olympic dream is a journey of self-discovery. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 20, 2018 Bristol, R.I. - US Sailing, the national governing body for the sport, has named 20 Olympic-class athletes to the 2018 US Sailing Team. The national…Read More

2018 Student STEMcation – Apply Now

Sail Through STEM with a US Sailing STEMcation in Newport, RI (5/10 -5/15) US Sailing’s Reach Initiative is excited to provide two Reach students with an experience at the Volvo Ocean Race Newport Stopover. Two US Sailing Reach Initiative students ages 13-16 will be selected to travel to Newport, RI Thursday, May 10th, 2018 through, Tuesday…Read More

New National Standard and Resource Guide Available for Recreational Boating Skills Instructors

WASHINGTON, D.C. (March 8, 2018) - 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 for the on-the-water instruction for beginner-level recreational boating operators.  The new Instructional Approach Standard (formally titled EDU-4 On-Water Instruction…Read More