Black History Month: Meeting with A Long Talk

US Sailing is celebrating Black History Month throughout February. In observation of the month, US Sailing spoke with Kamal Carter, who is President of “A Long Talk about the Uncomfortable Truth.” A Long Talk is an anti-racism activation experience. They travel all around the country to different schools, communities, and organizations educating and spreading awareness.…Read More

Reineke & F. McCann WIN U.S. Olympic Team Trials – Sailing

The final day brought both elation and frustration as the winners were decided in the ILCA 6 and ILCA 7 fleets. Erika Reineke punched her ticket to the Paris 2024 Olympics in the ILCA 6 after seven days of intense racing, while Ford McCann achieved athlete selection and will represent Team USA pending country qualification in the ILCA 7.

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US Sailing Releases 2023 Reach Impact Report

BRISTOL, R.I. (February 7, 2024) – US Sailing has released the 2023 Reach Initiative Impact Report. Since its inception in 2012, Reach, US Sailing’s STEM Education Initiative, has had an immeasurable impact on youth across the country. Reach participants learn Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) concepts using sailing as an educational platform. As the Reach Initiative enters its 12th year…Read More

Emily Verdoia: Inspiring Girls Through Coaching

When Emily Verdoia joined the University of Texas at Austin’s sailing team, she didn’t expect to end up as the Youth Sailing Lead Instructor and Office Manager at the St. Thomas Sailing Center in the Virgin Islands. Her love for sailing was reignited after a childhood as a competitive snowboarder when she joined the UT…Read More

US Sailing Names One Design and Adaptive Sailing Awardees

US Sailing awarded the annual One Design and Adaptive Awards this past week at the National Sailing Programs Symposium in Savannah, GA. Awardees were nominated by their peers in the sailing community through a public nomination form.   One Design Presented by Chris Snow, One Design Committee Chair   The One Design Club Award – Pentwater Yacht Club…Read More

Winners Announced for the 2023 US Sailing Community Sailing Awards

US Sailing celebrated individuals and organizations who have made significant contributions to the sailing community in 2023 this past week at the National Sailing Programs Symposium in Savannah, GA. The Community Sailing Awards were presented during a luncheon on February 1st. Recipients were nominated by their peers in the sailing community through a public nomination…Read More

Winners Announced for the 2023 US Sailing Association Awards

Thursday evening, winners of the 2023 US Sailing Association Awards were honored among family, friends, peers, and competitors at US Sailing’s National Sailing Programs Symposium in Savannah, GA. The following awards were given during an evening ceremony:    RACE ADMINISTRATION   Harman Hawkins Trophy – awarded to Rob Overton (Alameda, CA)   St. Petersburg Yacht Club Trophy –…Read More

Charlie Enright, Christina Wolfe Awarded US Sailing’s 2023 Rolex Yachtsman and Yachtswoman of the Year Awards

On Thursday, February 1, 2024, as part of US Sailing’s National Sailing Programs Symposium, the best U.S. sailor athletes of 2023 were honored among family, friends, peers, competitors, and contributors to the sport of sailing.  Charlie Enright (Barrington, RI) and Christina Wolfe (Orcas, WA) were awarded the 2023 Rolex Yachtsman and Yachtswoman of the Year…Read More

US Sailing Announces Polar Beverages as Official Seltzer Partner

Today, US Sailing, the national governing body of the sport of sailing, and Polar Beverages, America's largest independent soft drink company, announced a three-year partnership through the 2026 season. Polar Beverages will serve as the Official Seltzer partner of US Sailing.  Polar Beverages, established in 1882, is now the largest independent bottling company in the…Read More

A Statement from US Sailing

We have seen America One’s published statement (January 22) in response to US Sailing’s lawsuit. We don’t intend to litigate our case in the media. As the certified National Governing Body for sailing, with the responsibility to maintain the integrity of the sport and protect athletes, we were unfortunately compelled to bring this lawsuit now…Read More