A Conversation With Lou Sandoval

US Sailing is celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month, from September 15 to October 15. The observation started in 1968 as Hispanic Heritage Week under President Lyndon Johnson and was expanded by President Ronald Reagan in 1988 to cover a 30-day period starting on September 15 and ending on October 15. It was enacted into law on…Read More

From Then ‘Till Now: Gear Through the Years

Imagine you’re getting ready for a day on the water. As you’re going to pack your day bag, what do you reach for? Your new wetsuit, your waterproof offshore shell and spray pants, or your water-resistant deck shorts?   These days, we have a plethora of comfortable apparel choices for all kinds of sailing. Sailors 125…Read More

US Sailing Team’s Olympic Development Program Launches Mixed 470 Program, Opens Applications

With sights set on Paris 2024 & Los Angeles 2028, the US Sailing Team is proud to announce the opening of applications for its new Mixed 470 Program. The Mixed 470 Program is a collaboration between the US Sailing Team’s Olympic Development Program (ODP) and the Windmark Sailing Foundation.

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Great Moments and Lessons Learned for USA at Skiff & Nacra 17 World Championships

US Sailing Team’s month in Canada has come to a close. The Team entered the World Championship event with a variety of goals across the 49er, 49er FX, and Nacra 17 classes and made headlines for showcasing expert tactics and skill on St. Margarets Bay.

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12 US Sailing Team Athletes Ready for Action in Canada for World Championships

For athletes pursuing the Olympics, World Championships are a critical piece of the journey: it’s the annual opportunity to qualify for the US Sailing Team, an important check-in with the international fleets on the way to Paris 2024, and the time for a fresh reset of world rankings.

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Father and Son Duo Win U.S. Multihull Championship

[caption id="attachment_37169" align="aligncenter" width="586"] Lars and Olin Guck captured the 2022 U.S. Multihull Championship title. US Sailing / Lexi Pline[/caption] Rhode Island local Lars Guck sailed a consistent event to claim his second U.S Multihull Championship title this weekend, after four days of challenging racing in Newport, Rhode Island.   Sailing with his son Olin, Guck…Read More

19 Teams Entered for U.S. Multihull Championship

Quick Links:  See who’s competing: https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1mi88Fmr_oLHq84Gc-9P1XBPdftoKzfVWj9R_Q_d5Zvk/edit#gid=0   Championship info: https://www.ussailing.org/competition/championships/2022-u-s-multihull-championship/   Follow US Sailing on Instagram and Facebook for event coverage Competitors from across the country will descend on Newport, Rhode Island for the U.S. Multihull Championship, held by Sail Newport August 25-28. The championship will be raced in Formula 18 (F18) catamarans, guaranteed to bring lots…Read More

From Then ‘Till Now: Sailing in the Olympics

Sailing has been a part of the Olympics since the dawn of the modern Olympiad in 1896 – only one year before the founding of the NAYRU, which later became US Sailing. The pathway of sailing in the Olympics and the evolution of US Sailing run (or sail?) a parallel course – as the sport…Read More

Apply Now for US Sailing Foundation’s Kevin Burnham Memorial Grants & Nominate an Athlete for the Kevin Burnham Memorial Award

[caption id="attachment_37088" align="aligncenter" width="742"] © DanielForster.com[/caption] BRISTOL, RI (August 23, 2022) —The US Sailing Foundation is accepting applications for the newly-established Kevin Burnham Memorial Grant, as well as receiving nominations for the Kevin Burnham Memorial Award. These two separate honors were established in memory of Kevin Burnham, 2004 Olympic Gold Medalist and 1992 Olympic Silver…Read More

Sailing is a Lifelong Sport

There are not many sports that one can enter and continue to stay active in throughout their entire life.  Sailing, however, is one sport that can grow and evolve with us from a very young age and well into the retirement years. Whether you are on the racing team, the coaching team or the race…Read More