Eight Bells – Victoria “Vickie” Matthews

Some knew her as a daring world class skipper; some knew her as an athletically tireless road cyclist; folks in Southport knew her as Garden Club President; her friends and family knew her as Adventure Vic or when she was very young, as Blip. Sadly, Victoria Dewise Matthews left us all, Friday, February 10. She…Read More

US Sailing Announces 2024 U.S. Olympic Trials – Sailing Venue and Host

US Sailing and Miami Yacht Club have agreed to co-host the 2024 U.S. Olympic Team Trials – Sailing. The racing will be held primarily on the Atlantic Ocean with course options on Biscayne Bay. 

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A Conversation with Renae and Rhonda Mintz

Renae and Rhonda Mintz are serial entrepreneurs, professors, IT professionals, a project manager, NASM certified personal trainers, and mechanical design engineers with a proven track record of developing business solutions for Fortune 500, mid-size, and start-up organizations and instruction of the future generations. They are expert problem solvers and change agents whose have seen many…Read More

US Sailing Race Official News: St. Petersburg Yacht Club Trophy Awarded to Corpus Christi Yacht Club

This year’s winner of the St. Petersburg Yacht Club Trophy was Corpus Christi Yacht Club (Corpus Christi, TX) for hosting the 2022 J/24 World Championship. The trophy is awarded annually to a local sailing organization for exceptional race management at a single event. Comments and evaluation by participating skippers weigh heavily in the selection of…Read More

US Sailing Names One Design, Adaptive, Training, and Community Sailing Awardees

[caption id="attachment_38867" align="alignleft" width="428"] The One Design Awards. From left: Eric Bussell, Kathy Dryden, Chris Wright, Rob Bowden[/caption] [caption id="attachment_38868" align="alignleft" width="432"] The Training, Adaptive, and Community Sailing Awards. From Left: Jessica Koenig, Whitney Kent, Josh Anderson, Tim Hess, Becky Paul, Annie Longo, Liz Sistare, Peter Phillips, Spike Lobdell, Don Rotzien, and Ann “Downey” Hinrichs[/caption]…Read More

Athlete Selection Complete for Three Global Regattas, Clearwater US Open Wrapped

CLEARWATER, FL (February 6, 2023) - The Florida swing of the US Open Sailing Series culminated in Clearwater this Sunday, February 5, after four days filled with highs and lows for the 200 athletes and 30 countries and territories in attendance. Nearly all the Olympic classes – iQFOiL Women & Men, 49er, Formula Kite Women…Read More

Winners Announced for the 2022 US Sailing Association Awards 

ST. PETE BEACH, FL (February 3, 2023) - Thursday evening, winners of the 2022 US Sailing Awards were honored among family, friends, peers, and competitors at US Sailing’s Sailing Leadership Forum in St. Pete Beach, Florida.  The following awards were given during an evening ceremony:   RACE ADMINISTRATION  Harman Hawkins Trophy – awarded to Ted…Read More

Daniela Moroz, Ravi Parent Selected as US Sailing’s 2022 Rolex Yachtswoman and Yachtsman of the Year

[caption id="attachment_38828" align="alignleft" width="518"] Daniela Moroz and Ravi Parent at the 2022 Rolex Yachtsman and Yachtswoman of the Year Awards. Lexi Pline / US Sailing[/caption] ST. PETE BEACH, FL. (February 2, 2023) – On Thursday, February 2, 2023, as part of US Sailing’s Sailing Leadership Forum, the best U.S. sailor athletes of 2022 were honored…Read More

US Sailing Announces Multi-Year Partnership Extension with Gowrie Group – Risk Strategies

  BRISTOL, R.I. (February 2, 2023) – US Sailing, the national governing body of the sport of sailing, and Risk Strategies Company and its wholly owned Gowrie Group subsidiary, a leading national specialty insurance and risk management firm have announced a multi-year partnership extension to continue their support of sailors and sailing organizations in the…Read More

Pan Am Games, Worlds, and Test Event Selection Culminate in Clearwater

CLEARWATER, FLORIDA (January 31, 2023) - The final stop of the Florida US Open Sailing Series will be contested February 2 - 5, in Clearwater, Florida. Hosted by Sail Life, Clearwater Community Sailing and presented by Bay Stay Restaurant Group, the event will feature eight Olympic classes: the 49er, Men’s iQFOiL, Women’s iQFOiL, ILCA 6, ILCA…Read More