US Sailing Announces Shortlist for 2021 Rolex Yachtsman and Yachtswoman of the Year Awards

Yachtswoman Finalists – Daniela Moroz, Laura Grondin, Nicole Breault, Anna Weis Yachtsman Finalists – Conner Blouin, Taylor Canfield, Erik Shampain, Harry Melges IV, Dave Hughes BRISTOL, R.I. (February 4, 2022) – Five men and four women have been shortlisted for US Sailing’s 2021 Rolex Yachtsman and Yachtswoman of the Year awards. Once again, the annual…Read More

Captain Donald N. Lawson and the Power of Opportunity

From the moment he stepped behind the wheel of a sailboat, Donald Lawson knew he was destined to make sailing his career. Lawson doesn’t come from a “sailing family” – his parents were middle class Baltimoreans, great athletes in other sports like basketball and lacrosse. But at age nine, he got the chance to attend and…Read More

Call for Siebel Center and Siebel Coach Applications

Thanks to a generous matching gift from the Tom and Stacey Siebel Foundation, The Siebel Sailors Program is deepening its focus and expanding its impact, with the goal of doubling the number of centers, regions, and coaches.   Applications are now open for sailing centers and coaches to get involved with this innovative program. They can…Read More

Gill Marine Joins the US Sailing Team and US Sailing as Official Technical Apparel Partner

US Sailing today unveiled a new multi-year partnership with Gill Marine, the world’s leading international performance sailing gear company.  Gill also joins the US Sailing Team as their Official Technical Apparel Partner for their Olympic and Team athletes.

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US Sailing Releases 2022 Safety Equipment Requirements for Nearshore, Coastal and Ocean Racing

Each year the US Sailing Safety Equipment Requirements committee, comprising sailors from across the US, considers possible changes to the Requirements and proposes appropriate changes for final approval by the Safety at Sea Committee, the Offshore Committee, and the US Sailing Board of Directors. The 2022 changes are now available to the US Sailing community.  …Read More

Honoring Don Glasell

Long time US Sailing volunteer Don Glasell passed away last week at the age of 94. A former member of the US Sailing Training Committee, Glasell was a US Sailing Race Officer and Judge who spearheaded the development of the Junior Big Boat Sailing (JBBS) program. Don also served as chairman of the committee that developed…Read More

West Marine Returns as US Open Series Title Sponsor

US Sailing is excited to announce West Marine will return as title sponsor for the 2022 US Open Sailing Series.    The West Marine US Open Sailing Series debuted in 2021 to fill demand for a high-level domestic training platform geared towards prospective Olympic hopefuls. The series brings six regattas to popular sailing venues across Florida…Read More

Two California Crews Awarded US Sailing Rescue Medal

The US Sailing Safety at Sea Committee awarded the prestigious Arthur B. Hanson Rescue Medal to two California crews who performed man-overboard rescues during offshore races in 2020 and 2021.  The Arthur B. Hanson Rescue Medal is an award given to skippers and/or crews of pleasure boats or race support vessels who effect rescues of…Read More

Season’s Greetings from US Sailing!

  SEASON’S GREETINGS FROM US SAILING! This holiday season, I would like to extend my personal well wishes and gratitude to all members of the US Sailing community. As we approach the new year, US Sailing is proud to be the stewards of our sport and look forward to continuing to serve the American sailing…Read More

NSPS 2022 Postponed Due to Covid-19

It is with great disappointment that US Sailing has made the difficult decision to postpone the 2022 National Sailing Programs Symposium (NSPS) in Savannah, GA. FAQs included.

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