Reineke, Duncan Reflect on Storied 2017 at Rolex Yachtsman & Yachtswoman of the Year Awards Ceremony

Erika Reineke, Peter Duncan Reflect on Storied 2017 at Rolex Yachtsman & Yachtswoman of the Year Awards Ceremony NEW YORK, NY (February 28, 2018) - The sport of sailing in the U.S. took center stage in New York on Wednesday as the two most accomplished competitive American sailors of 2017 were celebrated as Rolex Yachtsman…Read More

US Sailing Releases NOR, Application Process for 2018 U.S. Youth Sailing Championship

US Sailing Releases NOR and Application Process Details for 2018 U.S. Youth Sailing Championship Event Website Host, Location, Dates Carolina Yacht Club Wrightsville Beach, NC June 23-27, 2018 Important Information about the 2018 U.S. Youth Sailing Championship The selection and entry process has been updated and simplified. Interested sailors should review the process and frequently…Read More

The Clagett Memorial Clinic and Regatta to Host 2018 U.S. Para Sailing Championship

Registration is Open for The 2018 Clagett and U.S. Para Sailing Championships NEWPORT, R.I. (February 15, 2018) –  The C. Thomas Clagett, Jr. Memorial Clinic and Regatta and US Sailing are excited to announce that the 2018 U.S. Para Sailing Championships, formerly known as the U.S. Disabled Sailing Championships, will be hosted at Sail Newport…Read More

2017 Reach Impact Report

The mission of US Sailing's Reach Initiative is to engage youth and enhance career opportunities in the fields of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics while fostering Environmental Stewardship through hands-on learning experiences. Check out our 2017 report. Loading...Read More

2017 US Sailing Reach Grantees

Pleasant Bay Community Boating Pleasant Bay Community Boating’s (PBCB) mission is to make boating, marine education, and environmental stewardship affordable and accessible to all. They are dedicated to serving all members of the community including those with physical, developmental and cognitive disabilities, as well as under-served families and at-risk youth. PBCB offers youth and adult sailing,…Read More

The Trip of a Lifetime to the 35th America’s Cup

In May of 2017, McKenna Wherry and Abigail Clinger, two inspiring you women were selected through an application process to attend the 35th America’s Cup in Bermuda and explore the best of what Bermuda has to offer in STEM education and sailing. Over six days and five nights the girls enjoyed a once in a…Read More

A Summer with Tall Ships and Simple Machines!

It was another great year of young sailors participating in the Reach Simple Machine Scavenger Hunt at TALL SHIPS CHALLENGE Atlantic Coast 2017 sponsored by Harken. Hundreds of kids came through festivals along the Atlantic Coast and had the opportunity to check out ships which have traveled around the world and talk with experienced ship…Read More

Youth Sailors STEM Education Trip to Bermuda to watch the America’s Cup

The US Sailing Reach Initiative has partnered with the America’s Cup Endeavour Program to create an educational student exchange program for sailors. Two US Sailing Reach Initiative students ages 13-18 will be selected to travel to Bermuda on Friday, June 16, 2017 through Wednesday, June 21st, 2017 for a six day STEM/sailing experience of a…Read More

A Youth’s Passion for sailing, STEM, and leadership leads to St. Mary’s

Five years ago, Troy Moss had never stepped foot on a sailboat, today she helps lead the STEM Summer Sailing Camp at Downtown Sailing Center in Baltimore, MD. All her life Troy had been surrounded by water and had fallen in love with everything it had to offer. When she turned fourteen she went to…Read More

Sailing & Science: Baltimore Students Join Expedition Through the North Pacific Gyre Aboard the RV FALKOR

By Amanda Payton, STEM Coordinator, DSC & Stuart Proctor, Programs and Education Manager, DSC On January 9, 2017, fifteen students from Wolfe Street Academy’s STEM Sailing After-school program and 4 students from the You Make a Difference STEMMA program in Baltimore took part in a Ship-to-Shore Experience, connecting with the crew of the R/V Falkor…Read More