WATCH THE REPLAY on The Starboard Portal – Increasing Diversity, Equity and Inclusion in the Sport of Sailing

The panel discussed ways sailors and sailing organizations can implement strategies now to increase awareness and opportunities within their sailing organizations and programs for individuals from diverse backgrounds and people of color. The panelists provided practical guidance for conducting outreach in your local communities and best practices on fostering relationships with community leaders and influencers to help you achieve your diversity, equity and inclusion goals. Watch the replay!

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WATCH THE REPLAY: Introducing One Design Central with Betsy Alison

US Sailing is excited to launch a new online resource specifically for one design sailors! If you are looking for information on where to sail, stories on best practices, resources for classes and sailors, or details on what kinds of one design boats are out there for you, please visit One Design Central – your new “go to” for everything one design! US Sailing Adult Director, Betsy Alison, will walk you through the new One Design Central and answer any of your questions. Watch the replay!

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WATCH THE REPLAY: The New Portsmouth Yardstick with Nathan Titcomb

The new Portsmouth Yardstick racing platform has launched! As a new benefit for member organizations, US Sailing has partnered with the Royal Yachting Association to create a more robust platform for Portsmouth Yardstick Racing using the PYOnline platform. Click to watch the replay!

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Fun, Fast, and Fair – the J/80 at its Best!

This article is from an interview with Ramzi Bannura, President of the J/80 North American Class Association – www.j80na.org. US Sailing: What is the appeal of the J-80 class? Ramzi Bannura: The allure is that the J/80 is a competitive one design class that has pockets of established fleets and boats across the US and…Read More

Introducing Youth Racing Central!

In collaboration with the leading voices in our sport, US Sailing brings you Youth Racing Central created to support you and your sailing goals. Youth Racing Central provides unlimited access to videos featuring racing tips and development strategies from sailing experts.

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Join us LIVE for an Online Session of the US Sailing Leadership Forum

Please join us for a live session of the US Sailing Leadership Forum streamed on The Starboard Portal on Thursday, May 7 at 5:30 pm EDT/2:30 pm PDT.

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Staying Engaged with Sailors: Lake Minnetonka Sailing School with Jessica Haverstock

Lake Minnetonka Sailing School stays engaged with their members and sailing community through creative remote control sailboat racing.

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How to Hydrate Your Athlete If They Don’t Like Water

This article is brought to by US Sailing in partnership with TrueSport If you have a picky athlete who doesn’t love the taste of water, or just one who’s constantly on the go and bad at remembering to regularly sip from a water bottle, it can be tricky to make sure that he or she…Read More

Capturing Sailors using Social Media

By Jess Haverstock and Cindy Moen of Lake Minnetonka Sailing School Social media platforms are powerful promotional tools for sailing schools, yacht clubs and sailing organizations to reach the sailing audience. Sure, you have a Facebook page. Okay, you are on Instagram. Now how do you positively and meaningfully engage with your audiences to reinforce…Read More

Ask Kids What They Want

By John Pearce and Ariana Smaldone On Saturday, February 2nd youth sailors Will Levy, Mallory Edwards, and Sydney Monahan, ages 16, 17, and 18 respectively, took command of a room full of sailing leaders at the National Sailing Program Symposium (NSPS) in Jacksonville, Florida. Their panel discussion, titled “Ask Kids What They Want,” took place…Read More