Noe Velasco: Building a Legacy on the Water

When you think of Polynesian sailors, you may think of outrigger canoes and voyages made thousands of years ago, led by the stars. But Asian American and Polynesian sailors are also at the cutting edge of modern sailing scene.    Both connected to that legacy and forging her own, 16-year-old Noe Velasco is defining what it…Read More

US Sailing Awards Arthur B. Hanson Rescue Medal For Rescue at Bay Week Regatta

[caption id="attachment_35550" align="alignright" width="511"] From left to right: Nancy Zangerle representing US Sailing, David Branson, Hanson Award recipient, I-LYA Past Commodore Duane Burgoyne, and I-LYA Past Commodore Steve Harris.[/caption] WESTLAKE, OHIO (April 28, 2022) – US Sailing has awarded David Branson, a Melges 24 sailor from Toledo, Ohio with the Arthur B. Hanson Rescue Medal for…Read More

A day with the Kites

A day with the Formula Kite fleet at the 2022 French Olympic Week as experienced by the US Sailing Team’s on-site media staff. Read for a play-by-play of day three in Hyères, France.

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1 Gold, 2 Silver for USA at French Olympic Week 2022

The medal race and finals series concluded today on Mediterranean waters for the 53rd French Olympic Week and the US Sailing Team is bringing home a gold (Daniela Moroz) and two silvers (Roble/Shea, Snow/Agnese).

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US Sailing Announces 2022 US Youth Worlds Team to Compete in The Hague, The Netherlands This July 

US Sailing has named the 15 athletes that will be representing the US at the 2022 Allianz Youth Sailing World Championships. The 51st edition of the premier event in international youth sailing will take place July 8-15 in The Hague, The Netherlands and is open to athletes under age 19.

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Sailing in the Special Olympics: A Conversation with David Camilo

David Camilo, 36, began sailing at the age of 24 at Lake Norman Yacht Club in the Club 420. Camilo, who is autistic, began swimming and playing basketball and bowling with the Special Olympics in New York before moving to North Carolina. In his new hometown, Camilo got involved with the local Lake Norman High School…Read More

Seeking Para Sailors with Racing Experience to Represent USA at U25 Para World Championship

US Sailing has announced a call to competitors for the inaugural 25U Para Sailing World Championship in the Netherlands, July 18-22. This event provides a unique opportunity for young, aspiring sailors with a disability to represent the United States on the world stage and nurture their Paralympic dreams. It also establishes a starting point for…Read More

2022 USA Junior Olympic Sailing Festival Schedule Released

New Festival Format featuring On-Water Boat Demos and On-Shore Festival Activities    BRISTOL, Rhode Island (April 5, 2022) - The USA Junior Olympic Sailing Festivals are NEW for 2022 with an updated format, returning to the original mission to capture the Olympic spirit and introduce youth sailors to their next steps in the sport. Each festival…Read More

US Sailing Issues Further Guidance on Athletes from Russia and Belarus

The US Sailing Board of Directors last week approved an amendment to the US Sailing Prescription to RRS 76.1 – Exclusion of Boats or Competitors, providing a framework for organizing authorities to exclude sailors from Russia and Belarus, in accordance with World Sailing policy, should they choose to do so.  Under the new policy, countries…Read More

Gold and Silver for USA at the 51st Trofeo S.A.R. Princesa Sofía in Palma de Mallorca

The 51st Princesa Sofía regatta wrapped in Palma de Mallorca with an exciting set of medal races and finals. Formula Kite athlete Daniela Moroz secured the gold and USST 49er team Barrows / Henken took home the silver at the Hempel World Cup Series event. 

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