Championship of Champions Day 2 Report

CLEVELAND, Ohio (October 11, 2014) - An exciting, full day of racing at the 2014 Championship of Champions, hosted by the Edgewater Yacht Club, has set the stage for a down-to-the-wire finale on Sunday. The Jack Brown Trophy is up for grabs after six more races were completed on Saturday. Interesting scenarios are emerging that…Read More

Championship of Champions Day 1 Report

CLEVELAND, Ohio (October 10, 2014) - The Edgewater Yacht Club launched a successful start to the 2014 Championship of Champions on Friday. Lake Erie greeted the 20 teams with light breeze and a chill in the air. The sailors and race committee waited patiently for sufficient wind this morning. Shortly after 2 pm EDT, Race…Read More

Clearwater to Host Olympic Class Nacra 17, 49er and 49erFX Worlds in 2016

Pictured: US Sailing Team Sperry Top Sider 49er class high-performance Olympic racing sailboat, with athletes Fred Strammer (Nokomis, Fla.) and Zach Brown (San Diego, Calif.). Photo: Mick Anderson/US Sailing FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE October 9, 2014 Portsmouth, R.I. - In an unprecedented move, the 49er, 49erFX and Nacra 17 Olympic sailing classes have selected Clearwater, Florida…Read More

Edgewater YC to Host Championship of Champions for One-Design Titlists

CLEVELAND, Ohio (October 9, 2014) - US Sailing’s Championship of Champions is recognized as one of the more unique adult racing events in the country. All helmsmen have qualified for this event by winning a 2013 or 2014 one-design class National, North American, or World Championship. Helmsmen and their crew will be tested in Thistles…Read More

Winter Sailing 2015 – Olympic and Paralympic Classes

If you compete in an Olympic or Paralympic class, Florida is the best place for world-class sailing in the coming months! A jam-packed schedule of events in January and February will see the best international sailing talent come to sunny Miami, Ft. Lauderdale and Clearwater to race, with the centerpiece event being ISAF Sailing World Cup Miami (January 24-31,…Read More

Nominations Being Accepted for Rolex 2014 Yachtsman, Yachtswoman of the Year

US Sailing’s 2014 Rolex Yachtsman and Yachtswoman of the Year Awards PORTSMOUTH, R.I. (October 6, 2014) – US Sailing has announced that it is now accepting nominations for its 2014 Rolex Yachtsman and Yachtswoman of the Year Awards, widely acknowledged as the foremost individual sailing honors in the nation. Through November 30, 2014, each member…Read More

Hollerbach Edges Dellenbaugh for U.S. Match Racing Championship

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. (October 5, 2014) – Taking a deep breath after winning his second U.S. Match Racing Championship, Nathan Hollerbach allowed, "Going five races deep against Dave Dellenbaugh in the Final was stressful, I won't kid you. This was the most competitive match racing I've ever had." With courses set along the San Francisco…Read More

U.S. Match Racing Championship Day 2 Report

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. (October 4, 2014) – Turnabout being fair play, match racing world champion Taylor Canfield is crewing for his sometime crew, Nathan Hollerbach, in the U.S. Match Racing Championship on San Francisco Bay, and so far, it's working. From straight wins in Round Robin One to 4 out of 7 in Round Robin…Read More

U.S. Match Racing Championship Day 1 Report

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. (October 3, 2014) – With high pressure blocking the early seabreeze, the race committee staged the first three races of Round Robin One in light easterlies against an ebb tide current that the boats could barely overcome. As expected, a seabreeze eventually gathered steam in that ultimate Venturi tube, the Golden Gate,…Read More

U.S. Match Racing Championship to be Settled on San Francisco Bay

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. (October 2, 2014) – Match Racing takes center stage on one of America’s most exciting and challenging sailing venues on San Francisco Bay. Eight talented teams have qualified to represent their home sailing organization this week as they go one-on-one for the Prince of Wales Bowl at the U.S. Match Racing Championship,…Read More