US SAILING OPENS NOMINATIONS FOR 2024 ROLEX YACHTSMAN AND YACHTSWOMAN OF THE YEAR   BRISTOL, R.I. (June 18, 2024) – US Sailing today announced that it has opened nominations for the 2024 US Sailing Rolex Yachtsman and Yachtswoman of the Year, widely acknowledged as the premier individual sailing honors in the nation.   Established in 1961…Read More

US Sailing in the News: Team USA’s new Olympic Uniforms Revealed (CNN)

Since 2008, Ralph Lauren has outfitted Team USA at nine consecutive Olympics and Paralympics, designing uniforms for athletes to wear at opening and closing ceremonies as well as a broader capsule wardrobe for their use during and after the Games. This year, US Sailing's Kiteboarder Daniela Moroz, will be making her Team USA debut at the…Read More

Two American Teams Invited to Inaugural Offshore Double Handed World Championship in Lorient, France

Following the event announcement from World Sailing, US Sailing requested and received two invitations to compete in the first ever Offshore Double Handed World Championship in Lorient, France this fall.   US Sailing opened applications for US Nationals who submitted resumes for consideration to US Sailing’s International Selection Committee. As the Member National Authority (MNA)…Read More

Event Preview: 2024 U.S. Youth Championship Presented by SouthCoast Wind

Date: June 22-25, 2024  Location: Roger Williams University, Bristol, Rhode Island  Organized by: US Sailing  The 2024 U.S. Youth Championship, presented by SouthCoast Wind, is set to take place from June 22 to June 25 at Roger Williams University in the picturesque coastal town of Bristol, Rhode Island. As the pinnacle event for youth sailing…Read More

Applications Open for the 2024 Youth Match Racing World Championship

Youth Match Racers under 23 - apply to represent the U.S. in the 2024 Youth Match Racing World Championship! The 2024 Championship will be held in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, November 27-December 2, 2024. Sailors must be under the age of 23 in 2024 to complete. The selection process for the skipper representing the US will…Read More

US Sailing in the News: From 5-time Olympian to New Classes, U.S. Sailing Team Looks for a Comeback at Paris Games

U.S. sailors are gearing up for a major comeback at the Paris Olympics, especially veteran Stu McNay, competing in his fifth Olympics in a new mixed-gender category. McNay, alongside Lara Dallman-Weiss talk about how their journey is marked by grit, determination, and a commitment to excellence in the face of tough competition and personal sacrifices.…Read More

US Sailing Announces Inaugural US WingFoil Championship

US Sailing Announces Inaugural US WingFoil Championship  Championship set to take place at iconic St. Francis Yacht Club this August  BRISTOL, RI (June 13, 2024) -- US Sailing and St. Francis Yacht Club (StFYC) in San Francisco, California, have joined together to announce the first-ever US WingFoil Championship being held August 9-11, 2024, in San…Read More

Betsy Alison Inducted into Tufts University Athletics Hall of Fame

US Sailing’s very own Adult Director, Betsy Alison, was inducted into the Tufts University Athletics Hall of Fame this year. The ceremony took place at Gilette Stadium in Foxborough, Massachusetts on Friday, June 7.   In 1981, Alison broke barriers as Tufts University's first female All-American in sailing, distinguishing herself as a formidable collegiate skipper…Read More

Event Recap: Women’s 49erFX Camp in Miami, FL

From Phil Muller, US Sailing’s Youth Performance Manager:   We’ve just wrapped a four-day women’s 49erFX camp in Miami led by Paris Henken and Rosie Chapman. The vision behind the camp is to expand our programming for women in high performance sailing. It’s a core value of the organization and we at US Sailing are grateful…Read More

Behind the Sails: The Making of the US Sailing Multihull Championship

Organizing a US Sailing Championship is no small feat. It requires meticulous planning, seamless coordination, and an unwavering passion for sailing. This year, the US Multihull Championship, held at the Dallas Corinthian Yacht Club (DCYC) in Oak Point, Texas, showcased the combined efforts of Shiela Holmes, the Event Organizer, and John Nekus, the Committee Chair…Read More