15 USA Youth Athletes in Brazil for Youth Worlds

One of the final regattas of the year to watch takes us to Búzios, Brazil for the prestigious annual Youth Sailing World Championship where 15 athletes will hit the water to represent the USA in classes that prepare youth for transitions to full size Olympic equipment. Racing begins Monday, December 11th and continues through the 15th, 90 miles east of Rio de Janeiro.  

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Young Sailors Awarded Medal for Windsurfer Rescue

[caption id="attachment_40874" align="aligncenter" width="743"] Alex Porter (Rush Creek 2023 Commodore), Bob Cummings, Elizabeth Cleaves, Ian Park, Leon Van Os, Genevieve Young, Alex Deaton, Mercedes Porter-Via, Virginia Hannan district director for congressman Pat Fallon and Jeff Progelhof US Sailing Area F Representative.[/caption] BRISTOL, RI (December 6, 2023) – The US Sailing Safety at Sea Committee has…Read More

US Sailing Names Marcus Lynch as High Performance Director

US Sailing today announced Marcus Lynch, an accomplished professional sailor athlete, coach, and Olympic performance manager, as US Sailing's High Performance Director. Lynch will lead the US Sailing Team and all its associated high‐performance programs, including the US Olympic Sailing Team, the Pan American Sailing Team, and the Olympic Development Sailing Program, for US Sailing,…Read More

US Sailing Announces Additions to Board of Directors

US Sailing has named two new members of the US Sailing’s Board of Directors, as well as one reelection, who were officially elected on Wednesday, November 8 at US Sailing’s Annual Meeting in Los Angeles, CA. The newly elected and re-elected members of US Sailing’s Board of Directors are incumbent Tony Rey (Newport, RI) and newcomers Matt…Read More

US Sailing Youth Thanksgiving Racing Camp Recap

Special Report   A debrief from US Sailing's Youth Competition Manager, John Pearce, on the annual US Sailing Youth Thanksgiving Racing Camp that took place in Miami, Florida November 24-26. Phil Muller, US Sailing's new Youth Performance Manager, led the camp and had a great weekend on the water working with the next generation of…Read More

US Race Officials Named as International Race Officials

US Sailing is pleased to announce that the following US race officials received initial appointments as international officials at the World Sailing Annual Conference in Malaga, Spain: International Judge: Susan “Charlie” Arms (Annapolis, MD), Craig Daniels (Portland, OR), Bill Simon (Annapolis, MD), Steven Wolff (Fairfield, CT). International Measurer: Laura Donnelly (Houston, TX). International Race Officer:…Read More

Eight Bells: Judy Clagett McLennan

[caption id="attachment_40823" align="alignleft" width="316"] Judy McLennanPhoto © Dan Nerney[/caption] Juliette Clagett McLennan (Portsmouth, RI) the co-founder and president of the non-profit organization Clagett Sailing, died on November 15.  In 2003, Judy and her daughter Stephanie founded Clagett Sailing in memory of her father, C. Thomas “Tom” Clagett, Jr. The organization provides opportunities for sailors living…Read More

US Sailors Win at World Sailing Awards

Málaga, Spain (November 15, 2023) - Americans had a successful night at the World Sailing Awards yesterday, held at the World Sailing Annual Conference in Malaga, Spain. US Sailing volunteer Dick Rose was awarded the Beppe Croce Trophy, while US Ocean Race team 11thHour Racing were named Team of the Year. Long-time US Sailing and…Read More

Finding Joy and Adventure at Gold Star Sailing Camp

It’s lunch time, and Gold Star Sailing Camp counselor and founder Patrick Powers is holding up an MRE – a “meal ready to eat,” a military staple - to about 20 campers. “They may look small, but these MREs have enough calories to fuel trekking through the desert with a heavy pack! And they may…Read More

Medal Haul Continues for Team USA, Winningest Country of 2023 Pan Am Games

As the final day of the Pan Am Games sailing event comes to a close with medal races in seven classes, Team USA continues their success with four more medals. This brings the total US Sailing Team medal count to nine: four gold, three silver, and two bronze. Team USA is also leaving Algarrobo with the most medals and the most Gold medals of the 27 participating countries. 

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