2014 U.S. Junior Women’s Doublehanded Championship Preview

RYE, N.Y. (June 17, 2014) – The American Yacht Club welcomes 41 talented teams to Western Long Island Sound for the U.S. Junior Women’s Doublehanded Championship. This week’s regatta marks the first US Sailing Youth National Championship event of the 2014 season. Teams will race for the Ida Lewis Trophy in the Club 420 this…Read More

US Sailing Remembers Pat Seidenspinner

A Note from Tom Farquhar, Past Chairman of the US Sailing Race Management Committee Our dear friend, Pat Seidenspinner, died last week, after a long series of illnesses. I met Pat in the summer of 1993 in Savannah, at an ISAF seminar in preparation to become International Race Officers. When I was later asked to…Read More

Railey, Buckingham Sweep Titles in Long Beach

By Rich Roberts Charlie Buckingham and Paige Railey have been collecting trophies since they were kids, but Sunday they won some of the more precious hardware: the George D. O’Day trophy for men and Helen Willis Hanley trophy for women in the U.S. Sailing Singlehanded Championships. The competition hosted by Alamitos Bay Yacht Club was…Read More

Laser NAs / U.S. Singlehanded Championships Day 3 Report

Saturday's weather: Wind 7-13k S-SW; sunny, high temp. 70F. Sunday's forecast: Wind 11k SSW; sunny, high temp. 68F. By Rich Roberts LONG BEACH, Calif. (June 14, 2014) - It's not exactly match racing, but out of 74 entries the Laser class North American Championships hosted by Alamitos Bay Yacht Club comes down to a two-man…Read More

U.S. Singlehanded Championship/Laser NA Day 1 Report

Thursday's weather: Wind 11-19k SW; sunny, high temp. 70F. Friday's forecast: Wind 11k SW; sunny, high temp. 73F. Day 1 Results LONG BEACH, Calif. (June 12, 2014) - When some of the world's best Laser sailors launched their 13-foot, 9-inch singlehanded dinghies for the first of four days of the 2014 North American and U.S.…Read More

U.S. Singlehanded Championships on the Line at Laser North Americans

LONG BEACH, Calif. (June 11, 2014) - Up to 200 of the best singlehanded sailors in the Western Hemisphere will descend on Long Beach, Calif. for the 2014 Laser North American Championships and U.S. Singlehanded Championship in a combined regatta this week. The top eligible male Laser and female Radial sailor will be named U.S.…Read More

US Sailing, Gowrie/Chubb Announce Multi-Year Sponsorship Extension

PORTSMOUTH, R.I. (June 11, 2014) – US Sailing, the National Governing Body of the sport, announces a new multi-year sponsorship extension with Gowrie Group and Chubb Insurance. US Sailing Executive Director Jack Gierhart commented, “For years US Sailing has taken great pride in working with Gowrie Group and Chubb to offer sailors the best marine…Read More

US Sailing Introduces New PHRF Support Service

PORTSMOUTH, R.I. (June 4, 2014) - US Sailing, the National Governing Body of the sport, now offers a PHRF Support Service designed to manage sailboat data and rating information for fleets. This new service is designed to collect, store and manage important fleet data, provide fleet handicappers with easy access, and create, modify and issue…Read More

Looking Ahead to the 2015 U.S. Youth Championships

PORTSMOUTH, R.I. (June 4, 2014) – While many young and talented sailors are focused on participating at the 2014 U.S. Youth Championships, hosted by the Grosse Pointe Yacht Club (Mich.) on August 10-14, US Sailing is announcing significant changes to the 2015 U.S. Youth Championships and encouraging sailors to begin planning to race at this…Read More

Takeaways from the Sailing Leadership Forum

by US Sailing Executive Director Jack Gierhart Dear Sailors, On behalf of the US Sailing staff, board of directors, and our volunteers we extend a great deal of gratitude to the over 600 sailors who attended the first-ever Sailing Leadership Forum last month at the Hilton San Diego Resort. It was truly a remarkable experience…Read More