Pascual Finishes 5th at Allianz Regatta

Pedro Pascual (Miami, Fla.) finished fifth at the 2021 Allianz regatta in a fleet of 21. Pascual entered the medal race in tenth and moved up to fifth on the final race, capping off his best regatta of 2021. He will represent the United States at the Tokyo Olympics this summer in the Men’s RS:X fleet and is wrapping up final preparations.

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TOKYO 2020 U.S. OLYMPIC SAILING TEAM ROSTER FINALIZED

US Sailing has confirmed the names of the 13 sailors who will represent the United States at the Olympic Games this coming July and August near Tokyo, Japan. The team hails from nine U.S. states and territories including California, Florida, Illinois, Maryland, Minnesota, New York, Rhode Island, the U.S. Virgin Islands, and Wisconsin. The finalization of the team roster comes after nearly five years campaigning by not only the 13 Olympic Team nominees, but dozens of additional American sailors who were part of U.S. Sailing’s Olympic Team selection process.

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WATCH NOW! DEI in Sailing – Where we are & Where we are going

The panel discussed ways their affiliated sailing organizations have implemented strategies to increase awareness and opportunities in sailing for more diverse populations. Panelists represented organizations from different focus areas of the sport, including college sailing, professional racing, grassroots DEI program, and the US Sailing DEI Committee. You will learn about the current state of these efforts and what is needed in the future to advance our goals. Click to Watch!

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A Message from Alan Ostfield, CEO of US Sailing

I write to you today with incredible excitement, having just joined US Sailing as its new Chief Executive Officer. Given your important place in the sailing community, I wanted to connect initially to introduce myself in this manner for now at the very start of my time with US Sailing.

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Register to Compete at 2021 West Marine US Open Sailing Series Events in San Diego and Long Beach

US Sailing launched the debut of the West Marine US Open Sailing Series at the beginning of the year with host yacht clubs in Florida including three events in Fort Lauderdale, Miami, and Clearwater that took place January and February. The second half of the 2021 West Marine US Open Sailing Series in California gets underway this summer at major sailing venues including San Diego, Long Beach, and San Francisco. Registration is now open for San Diego and Long Beach. 

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Finn Fleet Revival

Mike Dorgan is the founder and current captain of the San Diego Finn Fleet. He is a lifelong sailor and has a strong background of successfully sailing many types of boats most notably the Star. Chis Snow sat down with Mike to find out how he accomplished this and what advice he might have for anyone wanting to start a new fleet or grow an existing one.

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Family Sailing 101

Let’s face it, when it comes to family dynamics, everyone has their strengths and weaknesses. Whether it be helping kids with math homework, school projects, home improvements, or preparing meals, someone excels over all others at some tasks. Well, it’s no different when it comes to family sailing. Recognizing who possesses what talent or skill is critical for long term success and, more importantly, family happiness on (and off) the water.

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What Your Daughter Learns From Sailing

Lea Maxwell discusses the life skills that young girls learn by participating in sailing. From confidence to coping with adversity and everything in-between, learn more in this introspective article.

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Thankful for Crew

If 2020 was a tough year to find crew, maybe we just weren’t looking at who was hiding in plain sight. At the Treasure Island Sailing Center this past Thanksgiving, a community of youth racers made lemonade from a season of lemons with the only crew we could find: their families.

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US Sailing Reach Initiative Publishes 2020 Impact Report 

The US Sailing Reach Initiative has released its 2020 Impact Report. Launched in 2012, Reach is US Sailing’s STEM education initiative. Since its inception, Reach has had an immeasurable impact on youth across the country who are learning Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) concepts using sailing as an educational platform. 

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