Maintain the Urgency: Reinstating Paralympic Sailing in Tokyo 2020

  (US Sailing Team Sperry paralympic athletes compete at the Disabled Sailing World Championships. Photo: Will Ricketson/US Sailing) It’s been a month since the International Paralympic Committee publicized its decision to drop sailing from the slate of sports at the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games. Since then ISAF has stepped up to lead the appeal for…Read More

Hutchinson, Roble Honored in New York as Best of 2014

After having moved to the west coast for the past three years, US Sailing’s Rolex Yachtsman & Yachtswoman of the Year Awards ceremony returned to the iconic Model Room at the New York Yacht Club in Manhattan to celebrate the sailing accomplishments of Terry Hutchinson (Annapolis, Md.) and Stephanie Roble (East Troy, Wisc.).

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US Sailing Moves Forward with Offshore Strategic Plan

US Sailing’s Board of Directors is moving forward with the implementation of the Offshore Division’s strategic plan. The Board has confirmed the authority of the Offshore Division that empowers the Offshore management team to be responsible and accountable for developing and executing a plan to improve Offshore’s capabilities.

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Roger Williams University to Host 2015 U.S. Youth Championships

Portsmouth, R.I. (February 18, 2015) – The U.S. Youth Sailing Championships, a signature US Sailing National Championship regatta, will be hosted by Roger Williams University on July 7-10 (registration date is July 6) at their new, state of the art Richard L. Bready Mount Hope Bay Sailing and Education Center in Bristol, R.I. on Narragansett Bay. Bristol Yacht Club will be providing additional support at this ISAF Youth Worlds Qualifier.

Top notch junior sailors from all over the country have used this championship as a benchmark to prepare themselves for the highest levels of international youth sailing competition.

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Paul Cayard On Project Pipeline

From Paul Cayard, AmericaOne Foundation: On Wednesday, February 4, US Sailing and AmericaOne announced a very exciting initiative, called Project Pipeline.  I want to give you a little personal perspective on the initiative and pass along the link to the press release. AmericaOne is a long time supporter of the US Olympic Sailing Team. Bob…Read More

AmericaOne Foundation Commits $5 million to US Sailing Olympic Development Program

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 4, 2015 Portsmouth, R.I.- In an effort to dramatically improve the Olympic youth development system for sailing in the United States, US Sailing and the AmericaOne Foundation are excited to announce a historic new initiative: Project Pipeline. To give the effort the strong start it needs, the AmericaOne Foundation will support…Read More

US Sailing Statement On Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Sailing IPC Decision

The following is a statement from US Sailing, the national governing body for sailing, on the recent decision by the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) to not include sailing at the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games. "Yesterday's news about Paralympic sailing being dropped from the slate of sports at the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games is highly disappointing.…Read More

US Sailing’s Reach Accepts Grant from 11th Hour Racing in Support of STEM Education

In association with USODA, and California Yacht Club the Reach initiative brought STEM and stewardship to youth through a one day event, just one small example of how Reach can be implemented near you. Visit reach.ussailing.org to host a STEM Night near you. CONTACT: Jake Fish, US Sailing Communications, jakefish@ussailing.org, 401-366-3115 PORTSMOUTH, R.I. (February 3,…Read More

US Sailing Team: Medal Race Day at ISAF Sailing World Cup Miami 2015

Pictured: Paige Railey, Laser Radial, competing in Saturday's medal race. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 31, 2015 Miami, Fla.- The US Sailing Team Sperry competed in medal races in five classes on Saturday, turning in strong performances on the final day of racing at ISAF Sailing World Cup Miami, Presented by Sunbrella. The conclusion of America's premier…Read More

US Sailing Team: Silver for US Sonar, Medal Races Set at ISAF Sailing World Cup Miami 2015

Pictured: Paige Railey, Laser Radial. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 30, 2015 Miami, Fla.- Day 5 of ISAF Sailing World Cup Miami, Presented by Sunbrella, saw the stage set for the Saturday's medal races in the Olympic classes, while on the Paralympic side US Sailing Team Sperry athletes Rick Doerr (Clifton, N.J), Brad Kendell (Tampa, Fla.) and…Read More