Wilmot Sisters Win US Sailing’s First Youth Championship of 2014

RYE, N.Y. (June 20, 2014) - The final day of racing at the U.S. Junior Women’s Doublehanded Championship shaped up to be an exciting conclusion, as Thursday’s leaders, Lucy and Sally Wilmot (Orinda, Calif.), had a one point lead heading into Friday. The regatta’s most consistent duo pulled away from a competitive field of 41…Read More

U.S. Jr Women’s DH Championship Coming Down to the Wire

RYE, N.Y. (June 19, 2014) - Thursday’s conditions on Western Long Island Sound presented new challenges for the 41 competing teams racing at the U.S. Junior Women’s Doublehanded Championship. Teams are racing for the Ida Lewis Trophy this week at this US Sailing National Championship hosted by the American Yacht Club in Rye, N.Y. Light…Read More

Golden Spinnaker Regatta and Gala: September 27th

  THE EVENT IS SOLD OUT!  THANK YOU TO EVERYONE WHO HAS PURCHASED TICKETS!   If you are still interested in making a donation, you can use the Donation link below. ******************************* Come sail with the US Sailing Team Sperry Top-Sider, and enjoy cocktails, dinner and an auction for items such as a VIP trip…Read More

U.S. Junior Women’s Doublehanded Championship: Day 1 Report

RYE, N.Y. (June 17, 2014) - The 41 teams racing at the U.S. Junior Women's Doublehanded Championship were welcomed on day one with howling winds on Western Long Island Sound. Teams are racing for the Ida Lewis Trophy in the Club 420 through Friday, June 19. This US Sailing National Championship is hosted by the…Read More

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