U.S. Youth Sailing Championships – Day 3 Report

Thursday marked the second half of the 2015 U.S. Youth Sailing Championships and represented a prime opportunity for contenders to make a run to the top of the standings and for leaders to extend their advantage on their respective fleets.

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U.S. Youth Championships – Day 1 Report

On Tuesday, a collection of the nation’s top young sailors launched into Mount Hope Bay from Roger Williams University’s sparkling new Bready Sailing Center for the start of the 2015 U.S. Youth Sailing Championships, the pinnacle event for youth sailors under 20 in the U.S.

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U.S. Youth Sailing Championships – Day 2 Report

Bristol, R.I. (July 8, 2015) – The forecasted thunderstorms held back long enough for the five fleets to get in some racing again today on Mount Hope Bay at Day 2 of the  2015 U.S. Youth Sailing Championships. However, the larger fleets including the International 420s, Laser Standards and Laser Radials managed just one race,…Read More

Nation’s Top Young Sailors to Race in Rhode Island at U.S. Youth Championships

Bristol, R.I. (July 6, 2015) – From the Volvo Ocean Race Newport Stopover, to the ICSA College Sailing National Championships, the state of Rhode Island has featured an impressive line-up of sailing’s top racing events in 2015. Over 160 of the top young sailors in the country will embark on the Ocean State for the…Read More

US Sailing Team Sperry Takes Gold and Bronze at 470 Europeans in Denmark

  Pictured: European Champions Stu McNay and Dave Hughes (Men's 470), US Sailing Team Sperry. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 4, 2015 Portsmouth, R.I. - US Sailing Team Sperry athletes Stu McNay (Providence, R.I.) and Dave Hughes (San Diego, Calif.) have secured their second straight major international victory at the 2015 470 Class European Championships in Aarhus, Denmark.…Read More

“The Beat” – SoCal Sailing: Friends, Fun & Sun

Portsmouth, R.I. (July 2, 2015) – "The Beat" visits Southern California, as host Katy Nastro gets the low down on the Long Beach Race Week's Yacht Club Challenge. Katy also gets the scoop on youth sailing at the Summer Gold Cup as she discovers the stories that touch on the friendships created and fostered through…Read More

ODP Recap: High-Performance College Clinic at Oakcliff

By Brian Swingly, Head Sailing Coach, US Coast Guard Academy Oyster Bay, N.Y. – At the conclusion of the spring College Sailing National Championships, twenty four sailors from thirteen different collegiate programs came together at Oakcliff Sailing to participate in the first of its kind College Sailing High Performance Clinic. The clinic, which was supported…Read More

ODP Recap: St. Francis Yacht Club High Performance Clinic

June 13-16, 2015 St. Francis Yacht Club San Francisco, California By Richard Feeny, US Sailing Olympic Development Program Manager In an unprecedented gathering of US youth talent and world-class coaches, forty-three of the top young sailors in the country enjoyed four days of heavy air training and on-shore sessions supported by the St. Francis Sailing Foundation and US…Read More

US Sailing Seeks Recommendations for Safety Equipment Requirements

Portsmouth, R.I. (July 1, 2015) - When US Sailing introduced the sailor-friendly Safety Equipment Requirements (SER) in early 2015, we wanted to make it as simple as possible to prepare boats for offshore sailing. Updated with revised language and re-organized into three categories, the SERs have been widely adopted by organizing authorities across the country.…Read More

Houck, White Take U.S. Junior Women’s Doublehanded Championship

After five days of quality coaching and instruction, racing, and good ole’ fun on and off the water with friends, we have winning team to crown today at the Columbia Sailing Club.

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