Applications Open for 2024 David Storrs Match Racing Grant Program

BRISTOL, RI (January 18, 2024) - Do you want $5,000 to travel the country with your friends to match race? Are you a US-based sailor between the ages of 19 and 29? Then consider applying to the David Storrs US sailing match racing grant program. The grant program provides reimbursement up to $5,000 per team…Read More

Poole Wins U.S. Match Racing Championship

[caption id="attachment_40380" align="alignleft" width="438"] Austin Colpaert, Andres Guerra and skipper Chris Poole celebrate after their win at the 2023 U.S. Match Racing Championship. Lexi Pline / US Sailing[/caption] ROCHESTER, NY (September 24, 2023) - Chris Poole and his team of Andres Guerra and Austin Colpaert clinched their first U.S. Match Racing Championship title on Sunday,…Read More

Ten Teams to Compete for Prince of Wales Bowl

ROCHESTER, NY (September 21, 2023) – A collection of the nation’s best match racers will square off at the 2023 U.S. Match Racing Championship, hosted by Rochester Yacht Club in Rochester, NY. The Championship features 10 talented teams comprised of both male and female skippers and crew, who will race over three days for the coveted…Read More

10 Teams Vie for the 2023 U.S. Youth Match Racing Championship for the Rose Cup Starting June 21

The best youth match racing teams from across the U.S. will descend on Sheboygan, WI, for the U.S. Youth Match Racing Championship for the Rose Cup (“USYMRC”), hosted by Sail Sheboygan and the Sheboygan Yacht Club, June 21-25.  The USYMRC is an invitational event open to sailors who have reached their 16th birthday but not…Read More

Applications Open for the 2023 David Storrs Match Racing Grant Program

[caption id="attachment_38701" align="alignleft" width="454"] David Storrs (left) at the 2017 US Match Racing Championship. Courtesy of Oakcliff Sailing Center[/caption] BRISTOL, R.I (January 18, 2023) - US Sailing and the US Match Racing Committee have opened the annual David Storrs Match Racing Grant Program, which provides monetary support to US match racers between the ages of…Read More

Blecher Wins U.S. Women’s Match Racing Championship

[caption id="attachment_37048" align="aligncenter" width="645"] Katja Sertl, Beka Schiff, Ali Blumenthal, and Allie Blecher, winners of the 2022 U.S. Women's Match Racing Championship. US Sailing / Amalia Infante[/caption] Allie Blecher and her team from California Yacht Club claimed their second U.S. Women’s Match Racing Championship this weekend, besting last year’s runner-up Janel Zarkowsky and her team…Read More

Ten Teams Take to the Water for U.S. Women’s Match Racing Championship   

  Quick Links:  Competitor list:  Results:    Ten of the most accomplished female match racing teams in the US will take to the water this weekend at Seawanhaka Corinthian Yacht Club for the annual U.S. Women’s Match Racing Championship. Attendees include former event winners, collegiate All-Americans, and accomplished match race teams vying for the…Read More

Jeffrey Petersen, Max Brennan, Samantha Hemans & Scott Mais Win 2022 Youth Match Racing World Championship

The 2022 Youth Match Racing World Championship was sailed in Pornichet, France, July 19-23, in J/80’s with asymmetrical spinnakers. Twelve teams from around the world, including Australia and New Zealand, battled for five days in all breezes. The winning US team from the Balboa YC in Newport Beach, CA, finished third in the Round Robin.…Read More

Pinckney Defeats Callahan in Spectacular Five-Race Finals to Win the 2022 US Youth Match Racing Championship

LONG BEACH, CA (June 19, 2022) – Team Pinckney (Newport Harbor YC) defeated Team Callahan (Biscayne Bay YC) in a spectacular display of high-stakes match racing to win the 2022 US Youth Match Racing Championship for the Rose Cup.  Callahan, however, did not go quietly as both teams traded wins over the five-race series, with…Read More

Youth Match Racers to Compete for Rose Cup in Long Beach, CA

Long Beach, CA (June 15, 2022) – The thrill and excitement of match racing will be on full display this weekend in Long Beach, CA, as the U.S. Youth Match Racing Championship for the Rose Cup will be hosted by the Long Beach Yacht Club. Racing begins Friday, June 17 and concludes Sunday, June 19.…Read More