Winners Announced for the 2022 US Sailing Association Awards 

ST. PETE BEACH, FL (February 3, 2023) - Thursday evening, winners of the 2022 US Sailing Awards were honored among family, friends, peers, and competitors at US Sailing’s Sailing Leadership Forum in St. Pete Beach, Florida.  The following awards were given during an evening ceremony:   RACE ADMINISTRATION  Harman Hawkins Trophy – awarded to Ted…Read More

Daniela Moroz, Ravi Parent Selected as US Sailing’s 2022 Rolex Yachtswoman and Yachtsman of the Year

[caption id="attachment_38828" align="alignleft" width="518"] Daniela Moroz and Ravi Parent at the 2022 Rolex Yachtsman and Yachtswoman of the Year Awards. Lexi Pline / US Sailing[/caption] ST. PETE BEACH, FL. (February 2, 2022) – On Thursday, February 2, 2023, as part of US Sailing’s Sailing Leadership Forum, the best U.S. sailor athletes of 2022 were honored…Read More

US Sailing Announces Multi-Year Partnership Extension with Gowrie Group – Risk Strategies

  BRISTOL, R.I. (February 2, 2023) – US Sailing, the national governing body of the sport of sailing, and Risk Strategies Company and its wholly owned Gowrie Group subsidiary, a leading national specialty insurance and risk management firm have announced a multi-year partnership extension to continue their support of sailors and sailing organizations in the…Read More

Pan Am Games, Worlds, and Test Event Selection Culminate in Clearwater

CLEARWATER, FLORIDA (January 31, 2023) - The final stop of the Florida US Open Sailing Series will be contested February 2 - 5, in Clearwater, Florida. Hosted by Sail Life, Clearwater Community Sailing and presented by Bay Stay Restaurant Group, the event will feature eight Olympic classes: the 49er, Men’s iQFOiL, Women’s iQFOiL, ILCA 6, ILCA…Read More

Paul Cayard: Open Letter on the IPC Verdict

On January 30, 2023, the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) announced their decision that Para Sailing will not be reinstated for Los Angeles 2028 after a valiant worldwide campaign led by World Sailing to boost involvement in the sport and support of Para athletes. 

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Selection Procedures Announced for Para Classes at 2023 Sailing World Championships

In addition to the Olympic classes, the 2023 Sailing World Championship will also hold events in four Para Sailing classes for the first time ever: Men’s Hansa 303, Women’s Hansa 303, 2.4mR OD, and RS Venture Connect.

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US Sailing Foundation Announces the First Kevin Burnham Memorial Grant Recipients

[caption id="attachment_38742" align="alignleft" width="416"] © Daniel Forster[/caption] BRISTOL, RI (January 25, 2023) — The US Sailing Foundation awarded the inaugural Kevin Burnham Memorial Grants to three promising young sailors in December. Created in honor of Athens 2004 Olympic Gold Medalist Kevin Burnham, the grants assist young sailors not yet on the US Sailing Team as they…Read More

Read the 2022 Reach Impact Report

BRISTOL, R.I. (January 24, 2023) – US Sailing has released the 2022 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 11th year…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

Miami & Ft. Lauderdale US Open Sailing Series Bring the Action

[caption id="attachment_38685" align="alignleft" width="509"] US Sailing / Lexi Pline[/caption] BRISTOL, R.I. (January 17, 2023) - The first stops on the US Open Sailing Series wrapped January 16 in Fort Lauderdale and Miami, FL. Competitors saw a wide range of conditions – from zero knots to gusts over 20 knots – on the ocean and in Biscayne…Read More