US Sailing Announces Finalists For 2023 Rolex Yachtsman and Yachtswoman of the Year Awards

  Three men and three women have been chosen as finalists for US Sailing’s 2023 Rolex Yachtsman and Yachtswoman of the Year Awards. The annual rundown of the year’s “best in the U.S.” represents a wide range of accomplished sailors from various disciplines and at different stages of their respective careers. Yachtsman and Yachtswoman finalists…Read More

US Sailing Names Marcus Lynch as High Performance Director

US Sailing today announced Marcus Lynch, an accomplished professional sailor athlete, coach, and Olympic performance manager, as US Sailing's High Performance Director. Lynch will lead the US Sailing Team and all its associated high‐performance programs, including the US Olympic Sailing Team, the Pan American Sailing Team, and the Olympic Development Sailing Program, for US Sailing,…Read More

US Sailing Announces Additions to Board of Directors

US Sailing has named two new members of the US Sailing’s Board of Directors, as well as one reelection, who were officially elected on Wednesday, November 8 at US Sailing’s Annual Meeting in Los Angeles, CA. The newly elected and re-elected members of US Sailing’s Board of Directors are incumbent Tony Rey (Newport, RI) and newcomers Matt…Read More

USOPC Issues Report on Investigation and Assessment of US Sailing’s Olympic Operations 

For the past six months, following reports from across the elite athlete community of fears of retaliation for reporting concerns to US Sailing or the United States Olympic & Paralympic Committee (USOPC), the USOPC conducted an independent compliance investigation and assessment of US Sailing’s Olympic operations to determine whether they support and promote a culture…Read More

Hispanic History Month: A Conversation with Mac Agnese

[caption id="attachment_40466" align="alignleft" width="474"] © Sailing Energy / FFVOILE[/caption] This Hispanic Heritage Month, US Sailing spoke with Mac Agnese, a sailor in the 49er class. Agnese is Argentinian, but grew up sailing mainly in the US, and has been sailing for most of his life. His sailing career is full of successes - Agnese won…Read More

24 Teams Face Off for US Team Racing Championship

On September 8-10, 144 of the top team racers in the US will descend on Mission Bay Yacht Club for the 2023 AeroVanti Yacht Club U.S. Team Racing Championship. Past event winners, ICSA Team Racing national champions, ICSA All Americans, and other accomplished team racers will battle for the George R. Hinman Trophy at US…Read More

US Sailing Names New Major Gifts Officer, Youth Performance Manager

Jessica Haverstock and Phil Muller Join US Sailing Staff in New Roles    BRISTOL, RI (September 6, 2023) – US Sailing announced today the addition of Jessica Haverstock as Major Gifts Officer and Phil Muller as Youth Performance Manager, bolstering the organization’s capabilities in two important areas of growth. The two positions are new roles…Read More

Arthur B. Hanson Rescue Medal Awarded to Andre Patin

[caption id="attachment_40223" align="alignleft" width="491"] The 2023 Sunfish North American Championship.[/caption] BRISTOL, RI (August 23, 2023) – The US Sailing Safety at Sea Committee will award the Arthur B. Hanson Rescue Medal to Andre Patin for saving the life of a fellow competitor during the 2023 Sunfish North American Championship at Island Bay Yacht Club in…Read More

Five US Athletes to Compete at the 2023 Para Sailing World Championship

Five US Para Sailing athletes across four classes will be headed to The Hague, The Netherlands August 11 – 16 for the 2023 Allianz Sailing World Championships. This year is the first edition of the combined World Championships to include Para World Sailing events with the Hansa 303, 2.4mR and RS Venture classes featured.  The…Read More

Winners Crowned at Long Beach US Open Sailing Series

BRISTOL, R.I. (July 19, 2023) – After three days of light air racing, winners were crowned in 11 classes this weekend at the US Open Sailing Series hosted by Alamitos Bay Yacht Club, Long Beach Yacht Club, and the US Sailing Center Long Beach. This event was hosted concurrently with the ILCA North American Championship. Established in 2019, the…Read More