Mike Ingham Looks to Capture Third Title at Championship of Champions

Two-time event champion Mike Ingham (Rochester, N.Y.) and International Women’s Keelboat Champion Megan Ploch (Pelham, N.Y.) headline the 44th Championship of Champions regatta. Best described as a melting pot for one-design class champions, the regatta begins Friday, Oct. 19, at the Atlanta Yacht Club (Acworth, Ga.) with 17 crews set to battle for the Jack Brown Trophy.

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Sailing Foundation of New York and New York Yacht Club Renew Support for US Sailing Team

The Sailing Foundation of New York raised over $300,000 for the US Sailing Team at the 2018 Golden Spinnaker Benefit Dinner, held on Friday, Sept. 28 at the iconic New York Yacht Club Harbour Court in Newport, RI. The special evening highlighted the incredible support of the sailing community to come together and bolster the hard working efforts of these athletes aspiring to compete at the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games.

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US Sailing Education Zone at Extreme Sailing Series San Diego

The Extreme Sailing Series™ will return to San Diego for the second consecutive year on October 18-21 and the US Sailing Education Zone will be a featured attraction for attendees again. The US Sailing Education Zone will provide fun learning activities for people of all ages as part of the US Sailing Reach Initiative for STEM education and sport outreach. Through interactive and hands-on activities, event attendees will have the opportunity to learn about science, technology, engineering and mathematics through the sport of sailing and sustainability.

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2018 U.S. Youth Olympic Sailing Team Ready for Buenos Aires 2018

The U.S. Youth Olympic Sailing Team has touched-down in Argentina for the Youth Olympic Games Buenos Aires 2018 from October 6-18, 2018. Held every four years, 2018 will mark the third edition of the Summer Youth Olympic Games, which are expected to include nearly 4,000 athletes from over 200 nations. The sailing events will welcome over 100 athletes aged 15-18 from 44 countries. Five sailing events will take place at Club Náutico San Isidro in the Argentine capital.

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Hinman Trophy Decided on Final Match in Cleveland

Cleveland’s revamped and re-energized waterfront was fully realized this weekend, and the sport of sailing, team racing to be specific, was the featured attraction. The winning team, Boss, composed of mostly Hobart and William Smith Colleges alumni sailors stole the show on Sunday to capture the elusive Hinman Trophy.

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Hanson, ILYA Crew Dominate U.S. Adult Sailing Championship

Michael Hanson (Wayzata, Minn.) and crew turned a 56-year drought on its ear this weekend when they won the 63rd U.S. Adult Sailing Championship. They didn’t just turn it on its ear, they ran it over, back and forth. Hanson, Tim Siemers (Maple Grove, Minn.) and Mark Swift (St. Paul, Minn.) dominated the regatta, posting the low score of 53 points to win the coveted Mallory Trophy.

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US Sailing to Stream 2018 U.S. Team Racing Championship on Facebook Live

Fans can watch the action in real-time this week from Cleveland, Ohio at the 2018 U.S. Team Racing Championship for the historic George R. Hinman Trophy. This US Sailing National Championship is hosted by The Foundry, Cleveland’s Community Rowing and Sailing Center, featuring three days of racing from September 28-30. US Sailing’s Facebook Live coverage will take place on Saturday, September 29 and Sunday, September 30. Follow US Sailing on Facebook for live streaming alerts.

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Dee Smith Earns Bronze Medal at Para Sailing World Championships

Congratulations to Dee Smith for winning a Bronze Medal in the 2.4mR event at the Para World Sailing Championships 2018 in Sheboygan, Wisconsin, hosted by Sail Sheboygan and SEAS.

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Benz Faget Takes Aim at 4th U.S. Adult Sailing Championships

The 63rd U.S. Adult Sailing Championship begins Wednesday at the Wayzata Yacht Club with three-time winner Benz Faget (Metairie, La.) looking to tie the record for most victories in the legendary, US Sailing championship.

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World Cup Series Event in Enoshima, Japan Comes to a Close

The first event of the 2018-19 World Cup Series came to a conclusion in Enoshima, Japan on Sunday, the second of two medal days to determine the final standings for this six-day World Sailing international regatta. US Sailing Team Men’s 470 team Stu McNay and Dave Hughes led the US Sailing Team with a fifth place finish.

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