US Sailing Announces New Hires

As part of US Sailing’s ongoing implementation of the Strategic Plan for 2021-2024, the organization announces the hiring of a new Chief Development Officer and Chief Financial Officer to the staff. Jill Nosach (North Kingstown, R.I.) will serve as Chief Development Officer and Heather Monoson (Somerset, Mass.) was hired to serve as Chief Financial Officer.

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Stephanie Roble Earns New York Yacht Club’s Top Sailing Honor

This year’s winner of the Mosbacher Trophy is 49erFX sailor Stephanie Roble. Since 2008, the New York Yacht Club has annually presented the Mosbacher Trophy to the Club’s sailor of the year.

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WATCH Adaptive Sailing Panel on The Starboard Portal

The next topic in the Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Series focuses on Adaptive Sailing. The Starboard Portal panelists will share their personal and professional perspectives on the Adaptive Sailing, how we can support growth in this important area of our sport, and provide practical recommendations for sailing organizations looking to expand their adaptive programming. Tune in LIVE on Tuesday, November 24 at 7pm EST/4pm PST.

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US Sailing Team Athletes Race Skiff Generation Series Event in Miami

It was a skiff family reunion down in Miami, Florida last weekend at the Skiff Generation Grand Prix, a brand new training platform for U.S. high-performance sailing development featuring three skiff classes in one regatta: the 49er, 49er FX, and the 29er. Seven US Sailing Team athletes hit the water on Biscayne Bay for eight races over two days and swept the podium as they started their first real racing in months.

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US Sailing to Make Leadership Change

In line with the implementation of the new Strategic Plan and focus on the future, the Board of US Sailing announced today the departure of Chief Executive Officer, Jack Gierhart. US Sailing will immediately embark on a nationwide search for a new CEO.

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US Sailing Foundation Nominates New Board Members

The US Sailing Foundation has announced the nomination of three new members to its Board of Directors. As part of US Sailing’s plan to recruit leaders from the business, philanthropic and sailing communities, the National Governing Body today names Brian Keane, Linda Lindquist-Bishop, and Tom Whidden to the US Sailing Foundation Board of Directors.

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US Sailing Introduces Board Members; Presents Strategic Plan

The US Sailing Nominating Committee introduced new members of US Sailing’s Board of Directors who were officially elected on Saturday, November 7 at US Sailing’s Annual Meeting held virtually among US Sailing Board members, staff, volunteers, and members of US Sailing. The Annual Meeting was followed by an open virtual Town Hall meeting organized by US Sailing Board members and staff.

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WATCH on The Starboard Portal: US Sailing’s Virtual Annual Meeting & Town Hall

We welcomed new US Sailing Board members and Sailor Athlete Council representatives, followed by a presentation and open discussion about US Sailing’s new Strategic Plan for 2021-2024. Watch the sessions from Saturday, Nov. 7, 2020.

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Strong Team Culture is the Keystone of a Successful Team

How do you attract the right sailors to build a successful team? Create a team culture that will compel your sailors to take time out of their lives to join you onboard.

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Collegiate Offshore Sailing in the Figaro 2

Learn more about the Collegiate Offshore Sailing Circuit and their mission to teach fundamental offshore seamanship skills to college sailors.

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