US Sailing Announces 2023 Youth Champs Winners

BRISTOL, RI (June 30, 2023) – Winners were announced during an afternoon award ceremony at the 2023 U.S. Youth Championship presented by SouthCoast Wind after four days of sailing on Mount Hope Bay. Over 230 sailors from nine countries descended on the Roger Williams University Campus in Bristol, RI this week at the US Sailing…Read More

Youth Sailors Gather for U.S. Youth Championship presented by SouthCoast Wind

Over 270 sailors from nine countries will descend on the Roger Williams University Campus in Bristol, RI this week for the U.S. Youth Championship presented by SouthCoast Wind, hosted at the US Sailing headquarters June 26-30. For 147 of the 270 competitors, 2023 will be their first appearance at the U.S. Youth Championship.   The…Read More

US Sailing and Goslings are on the hunt for the best house drink made with Goslings Rum!

US Sailing and Goslings are on the hunt for the best house drink made with Goslings Rum! Enter your recipe and photo or video for your club’s drink at our link in bio, then vote here on Instagram starting in August. The two finalist cocktails will be served at US Sailing’s Team Racing Championship, where sailors will crown…Read More

There’s Never One Way: Blaire’s Sailing Story

Transgender - A broad term that can be used to describe people whose gender identity is different from the gender they were thought to be when they were born. “Trans” is often used as shorthand for transgender.” – National Center for Transgender Equality Age/Name/Years on the water/pronoun 16/Blaire/6-7/they/them What was the first boat you ever…Read More

Nothing but the Wind: Meet Alejandro Carriazo

Gay - A person who is emotionally, romantically or sexually attracted to members of the same gender. Men, women and non-binary people may use this term to describe themselves. – Human Rights Campaign Age/Name/Years on the water/ location 22/Alejandro Carriazo/My whole life What was the first boat you ever sailed? What was the experience like?…Read More

Life is not a Dress Rehearsal: A Chat with Denise

Lesbian - A woman who is emotionally, romantically, or sexually attracted to other women. Women and non-binary people may use this term to describe themselves. Age/Name/Years on the water/location 61/Denise/4/Chicago What was the first boat you ever sailed? What was the experience like? A small sunfish-style boat on a 2 square mile lake in Vermont…Read More

US Sailing Announces the Application Process for the 2023 Youth Match Racing World Championship

The 2023 Youth Match Racing World Championship will be held at the Cruising Club of Australia on Sydney Harbour, December 9-15, 2023, in Elliott 7's. To compete, sailors must be under the age of 23 in 2023. US Sailing announces that the selection process for the skipper representing the U.S. will be by resume. The…Read More

Setting a Course for Freedom: Brooke McFarlane’s Story

Bisexual - A person emotionally, romantically or sexually attracted to more than one sex, gender or gender identity though not necessarily simultaneously, in the same way or to the same degree. Sometimes used interchangeably with pansexual. - Human Rights Campaign Age/name/years on the water/location 31, Brooke McFarlane, 14 years, wherever the hook drops! What was…Read More

McKayla Bower Pursues Adventure

Throughout her life, McKayla Bower has been in pursuit of adventure. At a young age, she could be found playing in the forest, climbing the rocks in the front yard, or 40ft up an oak tree. So, it was only natural that when she was offered a boat in 2020, she dove head-first into sailing.…Read More

US Sailing Introduces “Crew Meetings” for Additional Member and Staff Engagement with Quarterly, Virtual Office Hours

US Sailing, the sport’s national governing body, is proud to introduce quarterly, virtual office hours called Crew Meetings, inviting US Sailing members and staff leaders to meet and discuss the latest topics in sailing. On Tuesday, June 6 from 5-7pm EDT, the first Crew Meeting will invite all US Sailing members to bring their own…Read More