ICSA Hosted Starboard Portal Session on DEI in College Sailing – Watch the Playback

The final Diversity, Equity and Inclusion special session on The Starboard Portal of 2020 focused on college sailing. Panelists representing the Intercollegiate Sailing Association (ICSA) discussed the Inclusivity, Diversity and Equity (TIDE) Task Force they developed and how they are committed to making college sailing a more inclusive and diverse community that respects and supports sailors of all backgrounds, identities, and experiences. Watch NOW!

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US Sailing Mourns the Passing of Past President Dave Irish

US Sailing mourns the loss of Dave Irish who passed away on November 30 at the age of 83. Irish served US Sailing for over 25 years, including a run as president from 1995 to 1997.

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The Secret Is Out! Keeping the Thistle Alive in a Changing World

Tom Hubbell, Thistle Class President and Past President of US Sailing, discusses how the Thistle class has adapted to offer quality programming in a changing environment. He are 10 things the Thistle class is doing right!

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Crewing: Raising Your Game with Soft Skills

Dan Fien offers crewing tips on how to streamline the learning process and the development of effective communication skills.

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The 29er and the Skiff Generation Scene

Philip Muller, Head Coach & Founder of 2NINER / Skiff Generation, discusses skiff sailing and why youth are attracted to this form of sailing. Learn more about what skiff sailing has to offer youth.

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Start Small with Big Ideas – Starting a New Sailing Club

Jim Crabtree discusses how a small group of one design sailors started a successful local club in Jefferson City, Missouri.

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Olympic Champion Kevin Burnham Passes Away

On the morning of Friday, November 27, 2020, U.S. Olympic champion sailor Kevin Burnham (born – 1956; Queens, N.Y.) passed away after a long, courageous battle with pulmonary disease. Burnham is a three-time Olympic sailor and a two-time Olympic medalist for Team USA.

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2020 National Coaching Symposium: Event Wraps-up Wednesday, Dec. 9

You are invited to participate in US Sailing’s 2020 National Coaching Symposium, presented by Regatta Craft Mixers. This year’s symposium will be hosted online – December 7-9, 2020. The fourth annual National Coaching Symposium features three days of presentations with a collection of leading sailing coaches and experts from around the country. Registration is FREE for US Sailing members!

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US Sailing Mourns Tragic Loss of Youth Sailor in Sarasota, Florida

All of us at US Sailing are deeply saddened to learn that a young sailing student tragically died as a result of an accident on the water during a youth sailing practice in Sarasota Bay on Saturday, November 21, 2020. We send our deepest condolences to the sailor’s family, the youth involved in the accident, and to the instructors, staff and volunteers of Sarasota Youth Sailing. The sailing community is united in support and sympathy during this time.

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Pedro Pascual Competing This Week at RS:X European Championships in Portugal

2020 U.S. Olympic Sailing Team RS:X athlete Pedro Pascual (Miami, Fla.) will race this week at the RS:X European Championships in Vilamoura, Portugal. Racing started on Tuesday.

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