A Statement from US Sailing

We have seen America One’s published statement (January 22) in response to US Sailing’s lawsuit. We don’t intend to litigate our case in the media. As the certified National Governing Body for sailing, with the responsibility to maintain the integrity of the sport and protect athletes, we were unfortunately compelled to bring this lawsuit now…Read More

Applications Open for 2024 David Storrs Match Racing Grant Program

BRISTOL, RI (January 18, 2024) - Do you want $5,000 to travel the country with your friends to match race? Are you a US-based sailor between the ages of 19 and 29? Then consider applying to the David Storrs US sailing match racing grant program. The grant program provides reimbursement up to $5,000 per team…Read More

US Sailing Continues Supporting Athletes and, Following USOPC Independent Review, Seeks Financial Damages from Those Found to Have Harmed Athletes

US Sailing Continues Supporting Athletes and, Following USOPC Independent Review, Seeks Financial Damages from Those Found to Have Harmed Athletes   US Sailing, the sport’s National Governing Body and the organization responsible for the U.S. Olympic Sailing Team, in its continued commitment to its athletes, has acted in response to the recently completed independent review…Read More

US Sailing Announces Finalists For 2023 Rolex Yachtsman and Yachtswoman of the Year Awards

  Three men and three women have been chosen as finalists for US Sailing’s 2023 Rolex Yachtsman and Yachtswoman of the Year Awards. The annual rundown of the year’s “best in the U.S.” represents a wide range of accomplished sailors from various disciplines and at different stages of their respective careers. Yachtsman and Yachtswoman finalists…Read More

Final Update: U.S. Olympic Team Trials – Sailing

After eight days of competition, US Sailing declared winners in five of the Olympic sailing disciplines at the U.S. Olympic Team Trials – Sailing. Having already secured country qualification in 2023, Women’s iQFOiL athlete Dominique Stater and 49er team Ian Barrows and Hans Henken are fully confirmed to represent Team USA at the Paris 2024 Olympic Games.  

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SILVER for Roe & Mertz at Youth Worlds, Five Top-10 Finishes for USA

After five days of racing just east of Rio de Janeiro, the US brought home a silver medal in Nacra 15 at the 2023 Youth Sailing World Championship in Búzios, Brazil. Overall, the US Youth Team saw five top-ten finishes across 10 disciplines in one of the most competitive youth regattas in the world with 61 nations represented and 400+ athletes. 

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15 USA Youth Athletes in Brazil for Youth Worlds

One of the final regattas of the year to watch takes us to Búzios, Brazil for the prestigious annual Youth Sailing World Championship where 15 athletes will hit the water to represent the USA in classes that prepare youth for transitions to full size Olympic equipment. Racing begins Monday, December 11th and continues through the 15th, 90 miles east of Rio de Janeiro.  

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Young Sailors Awarded Medal for Windsurfer Rescue

[caption id="attachment_40874" align="aligncenter" width="743"] Alex Porter (Rush Creek 2023 Commodore), Bob Cummings, Elizabeth Cleaves, Ian Park, Leon Van Os, Genevieve Young, Alex Deaton, Mercedes Porter-Via, Virginia Hannan district director for congressman Pat Fallon and Jeff Progelhof US Sailing Area F Representative.[/caption] BRISTOL, RI (December 6, 2023) – The US Sailing Safety at Sea Committee has…Read More

US Sailing Names Marcus Lynch as High Performance Director

US Sailing today announced Marcus Lynch, an accomplished professional sailor athlete, coach, and Olympic performance manager, as US Sailing's High Performance Director. Lynch will lead the US Sailing Team and all its associated high‐performance programs, including the US Olympic Sailing Team, the Pan American Sailing Team, and the Olympic Development Sailing Program, for US Sailing,…Read More

US Sailing Announces Additions to Board of Directors

US Sailing has named two new members of the US Sailing’s Board of Directors, as well as one reelection, who were officially elected on Wednesday, November 8 at US Sailing’s Annual Meeting in Los Angeles, CA. The newly elected and re-elected members of US Sailing’s Board of Directors are incumbent Tony Rey (Newport, RI) and newcomers Matt…Read More