World Sailing Announces Cancellation of 2020 Offshore Worlds

On Wednesday, May 20, World Sailing announced the cancellation of the 2020 Offshore Sailing World Championship.

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US Sailing Weekly Update with Jack Gierhart – May 18, 2020

Jack Gierhart, CEO of US Sailing, offers an outlook on the sailing season and how some areas around the country are returning to the water with safety protocols in place.

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World Sailing Announces Cancellation of 2020 Youth Sailing World Championships

On Wednesday, May 13, World Sailing announced the cancellation of the 2020 Youth Sailing World Championships that was scheduled to be held in Salvador, Brazil on December 12-19, 2020.

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Former NAYRU Executive Director Henry H. Anderson, Jr. Passes Away at 98

The sailing community lost a leader and a pioneer when Henry H. Anderson, Jr. passed away at the age of 98 on Monday, May 11, 2020.

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US Sailing Weekly Update with Jack Gierhart – May 10, 2020

Jack Gierhart, CEO of US Sailing, discusses the online session of US Sailing’s Leadership Forum, focused on return to water guidance and the important takeaways from this knowledge-share opportunity. Jack also tells inspiring stories about our US Sailing Team athletes and all the good community service work they are doing to stay engaged and inspire other

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Learn More About 2020 National Safe Boating Week

It’s spring time and National Safe Boating Week is right around the corner. You can celebrate and recognize National Safe Boating Week beginning this Saturday, May 16 through Friday, May 22, 2020. Although you may not be allowed out on the water by this weekend, there are many ways you can support this great cause for boating safety. We discussed this year’s activation with Yvonne Pentz, Communications Director of the National Safe Boating Council. Read the short Q&A below to learn more about this year’s plan and new challenges in 2020.

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Youth Sailing: Rules with Rocky! The Rule-Following Fish

Every month I will share new information about how to act when boats meet! The rules on the water are a little different from the rules on land. Being a friendly boater and fair competitor while on the water is easy when you take a little time to read up on the rules.

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US Sailing Confirms Nomination of Eight Athletes to the 2020 U.S. Olympic Sailing Team

The United States Olympic & Paralympic Committee (USOPC) released Guiding Principles for Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic Selection Procedures. In accordance with the guidance, US Sailing confirms the nomination of the eight athletes.

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Sailing Community Mourns the Loss of Virginia “Ginny” Long

US Sailing is deeply saddened by the loss of Virginia “Ginny” Long who passed away on Sunday, May 3 after a lengthy and courageous battle with Parkinson’s Disease.

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US Sailing Championships for Youth Cancelled in 2020

The US Sailing Championship Committee Chairs made the decision to officially cancel the US Sailing Championships for youth scheduled in 2020 following weeks of collaboration and consultation with championship host clubs around the country.

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