From Then ‘Till Now: America’s Early Sailing Legends 

What does it take to become a Sailing Legend? These days, the criteria may seem obvious – an Olympic gold medalist, America’s Cup winner, or venerated ocean racer. But, like many things, the word “legend” has changed over time. One of America’s first venerated “sailing legends” was not revered for his racing abilities but rather…Read More

Racing Underway for 22 USA Youth Athletes at the 29er World Championship

245 boats seeking the 2022 29er World Champion title have gathered in Barcelona for racing August 1-6. 22 USA Youth Athletes will take to the water for 6 days of competition.

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Save the Date: Los Angeles 2028 Dates ANNOUNCED

From LA28.org: The LA28 Olympic and Paralympic Games will be here in six short years. The LA28 Olympic Games Opening Ceremony is set for July 14, 2028, with the Games running through July 30, 2028, and the LA28 Paralympic Games will kick off August 15, 2028, and close August 27, 2028.

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Celebrating Disability Independence Day

July 26, 2022 marks the 32nd anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), a civil rights law that promotes the inclusion of people with disabilities in every aspect of life. The ADA prohibits discrimination on the basis of disability just as other civil rights laws prohibit discrimination on the basis of race, color, sex,…Read More

Jeffrey Petersen, Max Brennan, Samantha Hemans & Scott Mais Win 2022 Youth Match Racing World Championship

The 2022 Youth Match Racing World Championship was sailed in Pornichet, France, July 19-23, in J/80’s with asymmetrical spinnakers. Twelve teams from around the world, including Australia and New Zealand, battled for five days in all breezes. The winning US team from the Balboa YC in Newport Beach, CA, finished third in the Round Robin.…Read More

Racing & Learning at US Sailing Junior Women’s Championship

After two days of clinic and two days of racing, Sophia Devling and Piper Blackband win the Ida Lewis Trophy, Talia Hamlin wins the Leiter Trophy at the US Sailing Junior Women’s Championship in Marina del Rey, California.

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Long Beach Shines for West Marine US Open

LONG BEACH, CA (July 17, 2022) - 114 athletes took to the water in the LA 2028 sailing venue this past weekend for the West Marine US Open Sailing Series Long Beach. Each day, mornings of fog gave way to beautiful ocean breeze, with race committee running a total of 64 races across seven fleets.…Read More

GOLD for Parkin & Beck at Youth Worlds, Seven Top-10 Finishes for Team USA

[caption id="attachment_36652" align="aligncenter" width="429"] © Sailing Energy[/caption] The Hague, The Netherlands (July 14, 2022) - Racing wrapped on the North Sea for the 450+ athletes representing 69 countries, and the USA is coming home with a shiny gold medal in the i420 by Freddie Parkin and Asher Beck. Team USA posted seven top-10 finishes.  Final…Read More

LA 2028 Sailing Venue Hosts West Marine US Open Sailing Series

LONG BEACH, CA (July 12, 2022) - The West Marine US Open Sailing Series continues the West Coast swing with a stop in Long Beach, CA, the sailing venue for the 2028 Olympic games. A joint effort between Alamitos Bay Yacht Club, Long Beach Yacht Club, and the US Sailing Center Long Beach, the site…Read More

Selection Procedures Announced for Paris 2024, Pan Am Games 2023, and More

Selection procedures for all four events have been prepared and approved by the International Selection Committee (ISC) of US Sailing.

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