WATCH THE REPLAY: The New Portsmouth Yardstick with Nathan Titcomb

The new Portsmouth Yardstick racing platform has launched! As a new benefit for member organizations, US Sailing has partnered with the Royal Yachting Association to create a more robust platform for Portsmouth Yardstick Racing using the PYOnline platform. Click to watch the replay!

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US Sailing Reach Hub Grants Awarded to Centers in Southern California and Midwest

Sailing centers in the Southern California and Midwest regions have been awarded Reach Hub grants to grow youth sailing through STEM and environmental education as part of the US Sailing Reach Initiative. Congratulations to the Mission Bay Aquatic Center, US Sailing Center Long Beach, Newport Sea Base, Orange Coast College School of Sailing & Seamanship, Westwind Sailing, and Columbia Sailing School.

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Fun is the Key

The lessons of the past are still relevant today! This article excerpt was originally published in the July/August 1996 edition of the American Sailor. With current anecdotal information showing that participation in sailing is in decline and people are making choices based on limited leisure time, we as sailors need to do everything we can…Read More

Fun, Fast, and Fair – the J/80 at its Best!

This article is from an interview with Ramzi Bannura, President of the J/80 North American Class Association – www.j80na.org. US Sailing: What is the appeal of the J-80 class? Ramzi Bannura: The allure is that the J/80 is a competitive one design class that has pockets of established fleets and boats across the US and…Read More

Tuning for Performance

Get a good understanding of the importance and methods of tuning your one design and your results will surely improve. By Chris Snow “You must always be faster and better than the others.” ~ Niki Lauda I like watching F1 (Formula 1) auto racing on TV. The exotic locations and the technology of the cars…Read More

WATCH THE REPLAY on The Starboard Portal: US Sailing Team Discussion with Leadership – Luther Carpenter, Meredith Brody, Sally Barkow

Tune-in on Tuesday, July 28 at 4pm EDT to get an inside look at how the US Sailing Team is preparing for the 2020 Olympics! The team’s leadership will discuss the year ahead as our athletes train and prepare for next summer’s Olympic Regatta in Tokyo. Click to watch on The Starboard Portal.

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WATCH THE REPLAY: Opportunities for Fall Sailing Programs on The Starboard Portal

COVID-19 has impacted everything, including the opportunities your sailing organization can offer for creative programming this fall. Tune in for ideas from industry leaders and US Sailing staff to help your program teach more sailors and add new options to your programming, including afterschool sailing, STEM education, race training, and more.

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WATCH THE REPLAY: US Sailing Team Celebrates One Year from Olympic Games Tokyo 2020 on The Starboard Portal

The athletes who have been nominated to Team USA for the Tokyo 2020 Olympics went LIVE on The Starboard Portal on Thursday, July 23 with Olympian, Briana Provancha to discuss their preparations for Tokyo. Watch the replay!

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Luke Muller Earns Selection to 2020 U.S. Olympic Sailing Team

On Thursday, June 9, US Sailing announced the conclusion of the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020 Athlete Trials in the Finn class. As a result, the leading U.S. athlete, Luke Muller, has earned selection to the 2020 U.S. Olympic Sailing Team and is nominated to Team USA. Muller earned selection thanks to his performances at the 2019 Finn World Championship and 2020 Hempel World Cup Series Miami, where he placed 17th and 3rd, respectively.

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U.S. Olympic Trials Conclude for Finns and Continue with 2021 Worlds for Women’s 470

On Thursday, July 9, US Sailing’s Olympic Sailing Committee voted that participation at the 2020 Finn and 470 World Championships is not in the best interest of U.S. athletes. Upon review of current State Department and Travel Advisories and at the recommendation of US Sailing’s Selection Committee, the OSC determined that these regattas will not be used as the third 2020 U.S. Olympic Sailing Team selection event for the Women’s 470 or Finn classes.

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