US Sailing Foundation Announces the First Ever Kevin Burnham Memorial Award —Nominations Are Now Open

[caption id="attachment_33375" align="aligncenter" width="774"] Kevin Burnham (right) with Paul Foerster at 2004 Olympic Games (Photo by Daniel Forster).[/caption]   BRISTOL, RI (November 30, 2021) — The US Sailing Foundation has announced an award to honor Athens 2004 Olympic Gold Medalist Kevin Burnham, open to sailors who compete or previously competed in Olympic classes and/or the…Read More

USA to Race at Inaugural Jr. Pan Am Games in Cali, Colombia

Four athletes from the US are racing at a brand-new event with a major incentive on the line: gold medalists at the inaugural Jr. Pan American Games will directly qualify for the Santiago 2023 Pan American Games.

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ILCA Radial Squad to Race in Oman for World Championship

The USA is competing in its second of three major events hosted in Oman. The ILCA Radial World Championship begins December 1 with 64 female athletes representing 30 countries.

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Story: US Sailing Team Integrates Garmin into their Training Program

Luke Muller wearing the Forerunner 945 while working on his boatIn training for Tokyo, and while racing on Sagami Bay this summer, the US Sailing Team used Garmin wearables and handhelds to provide both sailors and coaches meaningful insights.

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USA Wraps Skiff/Nacra Worlds with Best 49er Results in Decades

The final fleet and medal race delivered what sailing fans live for; strategy, execution, and nail-biting finishes. Ian Barrows and Hans Henken tied for third place, barely missing the bronze medal by a tiebreaker and ultimately finishing 4th in the world.  Andrew Mollerus and Ian MacDiarmid claimed sixth in the world. 

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US Sailing Accepting Nominations for 2021 Rolex Yachtsman and Yachtswoman of the Year

Recognize Sailors in Your Community for On the Water Excellence in 2021 Submit your nomination(s) today at ussailing.org/rolex. BRISTOL, R.I. (November 17, 2021) – Every major sport has their own iconic award to recognize and celebrate excellence. College football recognizes the most outstanding player of the year with the Heisman Trophy and Major League Baseball…Read More

LIVE Broadcast & Tracking: Skiff/Nacra World Championships in Oman

The pinnacle event of the annual Skiff and Nacra schedules has arrived: the 49er, 49erFX, and Nacra 17 World Championships. Stephanie Roble and Maggie Shea are on the water 3 months after Tokyo 2020, looking to stake their claim on the podium. Five additional American Teams are eager to compete against the world’s best. 

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US Sailing Board of Directors Announces New Leadership at Stakeholder’s Summit

[caption id="attachment_32783" align="aligncenter" width="640"] Rich Jepsen, new US Sailing President Photo Credit: Allison Chenard/US Sailing[/caption] BRISTOL, RI (November 15, 2021) — During the US Sailing Annual Meeting and Stakeholder’s Summit this weekend in Jamestown, Rhode Island, the US Sailing Board of Directors introduced new President Rich Jepsen, along with two re-elected Board Members, Charlie Arms…Read More

Alex Temko and Fiona Wylde named iQFoil National Champions

Alex Temko and Fiona Wylde named National Champions in Clearwater, FL. Battling a wide range of conditions, the fleet experienced both the low end [6-7 knots] and high end, [14-15 knots], of the Slalom course. Alex Temko (Palm Harbor, Fla.) takes the win in a tie break over his training partner, Noah Lyons (Clearwater, Fla.).

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Ahead: iQFoil National Championships, 14 US Squad Athletes Competing 

14 US iQFoil athletes are ready to fly in Clearwater, Florida for the 2021 US National and Gulf Coast Championships. 23 competitors from six countries will take the water November 12-14 at Clearwater Community Sailing Center. This venue is no stranger to hosting performance board events, and has welcomed the new foiling Olympic equipment with open arms. 

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