Doublehanded Offshore Event to Run in Conjunction with 2020 Hempel World Cup Series Miami

The 2020 Hempel World Cup Series Miami is partnering with the Fort Lauderdale to Key West Race to host a doublehanded offshore event. The racing format for this class will simulate the Mixed Two-Person Offshore Keelboat event planned for the 2024 Games. Racing is open to ocean racing and cruising monohull boats who comply with the requirements of the ORC.

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US Sailing to Partner with Leukemia Cup Regatta to Support Cancer Cures Research

US Sailing is honored to announce a partnership with the Leukemia Cup Regatta, a series of 45 sailing events taking place throughout North America benefiting The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS). Through this new partnership, US Sailing aims to support The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society’s mission to cure all forms of blood cancer by inspiring its members to support and participate in Leukemia Cup Regattas around the country.

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US Sailing Foundation Makes Strategic Plans, Appoints New Leadership

New leadership has been elected for the US Sailing Foundation. William J. Ruh (Del Mar, Calif.) was elected to serve as Chair of the Foundation and also elected to the Association’s Board of Directors at US Sailing’s Annual Meeting on November 15.

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Updates from the 2019 49er, 49erFX and Nacra 17 Worlds

On Sunday, December 8, 2019, the Hyundai 49er, 49erFX and Nacra 17 World Championships in Auckland New Zealand wrapped, marking the end of the 2019 year for the U.S. in these classes. The event seemed to be a turning point for the US Sailing Team after each of the American representatives demonstrated significant improvement throughout the event.

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Roble and Shea Win Bronze at Pre-Worlds – US Sailing Team Looks Strong Heading into Worlds

The US Sailing Team is looking solid heading into the 2019 Hyundai 49er, 49erFX and Nacra 17 World Championships. On Wednesday, November 27, the team finished the 2019 Oceania Championships with two boats in the top 10, one of which will take home a medal.

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US Sailing Team and Kilroy Realty Bring Innovation to Life and the Streets of San Francisco

Innovation is a team effort.  Kilroy Realty and US Sailing showcase their innovative partnership through a progressive video in San Francisco at Kilroy’s 100 First Street offices. Featuring up-close, extremely high definition footage of US Sailing Team members Stephanie Roble and Maggie Shea, the result is as close as you can get to world-class sailing without getting wet.

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US Sailing Announces New Board of Directors at Annual Meeting

The US Sailing Nominating Committee named new members of the US Sailing’s Board of Directors who were officially elected on Friday, November 15, 2019 at US Sailing’s Annual Meeting in Chicago, hosted by the Chicago Yacht Club.

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ORA/US Sailing Data-Quality Initiative to Improve Rating Accuracy

The Offshore Racing Association (ORA), owner of the ORR rating rule, and US Sailing have launched a new initiative to significantly improve data collection, input processes and quality control measures of boat measurement data in US Sailing’s sailboat-measurement database.

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US Sailing Approves Background Check Policy for Certified Race Officials

The US Sailing Board of Directors on November 14, 2019, approved a background check policy for race officials whose purpose is to further ensure a safe environment for all participants in our sport and protect persons at risk, including minors and vulnerable adults.

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Briana Provancha Elected to US Sailing’s Board as Sailor Athlete Director

Champion sailor Briana Provancha (Fort Myers, Fla.) has been elected to serve as an elected Sailor Athlete Director on US Sailing’s Board of Directors by the association’s Sailor Athletes.

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