US Sailing and the Sperry Local Ambassador Program – Kim Hapgood

  Meet Kim Hapgood of Sail Newport US Sailing and Sperry have partnered to recognize local sailors for contributions made to their respective sailing communities. Sperry Local Ambassadors have a passion for sailing and they share that passion with others to get out on the water and support the growth of our sport. Kim Hapgood…Read More

US Sailing and Regatta Craft Mixers Align on New Multi-Year Sponsorship

US Sailing and Regatta Craft Mixers, a producer of premium craft mixers, have entered a new multi-year sponsorship agreement. Regatta Craft Mixers is now the Official Craft Mixer and Ginger Beer of US Sailing.

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Live Blog: Laser Senior European Championships

Tomorrow, the last of the Olympic class European Championships begin. Laser and Laser Radial athletes will begin racing tomorrow in Porto, Portugal at the 2019 Laser Senior European Championships.

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US Sailing Awards Hanson Medal to Crew for Rescue in Buzzards Bay

The US Sailing Safety at Sea Committee will award the Arthur B. Hanson Rescue Medal to six crew for their rescue of nine people separated from their capsized powerboat in Buzzards Bay (Mass.).

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Recap: 49er, 49erFX, and Nacra 17 European Championships

Racing will be taking place from May 13 to 19 at the Weymouth and Portland National Sailing Academy for the 2019 Volvo 49er, 49erFX and Nacra 17 European Championships. 

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U.S. Qualifies for Country Selection to Tokyo 2020 Olympics at Finn European Championships

Upon completion of racing at the 2019 Finn European Championships, Caleb Paine finished in 12th place overall, earning the U.S. country selection to the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020 in the Finn class.

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Recap: 470 European Championships

Tomorrow, racing at the 2019 470 European Championships will begin on Italy’s Ligurian Riviera. Organized by Yacht Club Sanremo in co-operation with Yacht Club degli Aregai, the Italian and International 470 class, the championship will boast a truly world class line-up. The championship is open to non-Europeans crews; several teams from countries outside of Europe will be competing this week, some are coming from as far away as China, Japan, New Zealand, Australia, the USA, Argentina or Brazil, Malaysia, and India.

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Sailing Offers New Life Choices for Youth at Rocking the Boat

For the past 12 years, community programs like Rocking the Boat (Bronx, N.Y.), a US Sailing accredited community sailing center, have proven the power of sailing to lift kids onto a new track with the skills and confidence to build fulfilling lives. The outcomes achieved at Rocking the Boat are inspiring. For their student, Kinney Glass, sailing has delivered a new life and purpose.

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Recap: French Olympic Week

From April 27 to May 4, Hyères, the historic jewel of the French Riviera will once again vibrate with sails on the water and the rhythms of concerts on land for the Semaine Olympique Française (French Olympic Sailing Week). Olympic champions and 2020 contenders will be vying for their place in the sun in the 51st edition of the competition.

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US Sailing to Launch Siebel Sailors Program for Youth

US Sailing is set to launch the Siebel Sailors Program, a landmark community sailing program made possible by a ground-breaking donation from the Thomas and Stacey Siebel Foundation, led by successful tech industry businessman, sailor, and philanthropist, Tom Siebel. The Program’s purpose is to increase opportunity and diversity in the sport of sailing by providing resources and support to youth sailors at public access sailing centers across the country.

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