US Sailing Announces First Round of Siebel Centers

Treasure Island Sailing Center, DC Sail, and Columbia Sailing School have been selected as Primary Siebel Centers. In April, US Sailing announced a new community sailing program made possible by a major donation from the Thomas and Stacey Siebel Foundation. The purpose of this ground-breaking Siebel Sailors Program is to increase diversity and opportunity in the sport of sailing by providing resources and support to youth sailors at public access sailing centers across the country.

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What Makes Sailing So Special – Josh Toso’s Reflections from J/24 Nationals

[caption id="attachment_19692" align="aligncenter" width="512"] Josh Toso, Marty Gallagher, Elisa Schneider, Beau DeLapouyade, Valerie Bucholtz[/caption] By Josh Toso A week before the start of J/24 Nationals I was presented with the opportunity to hop on a crew for the regatta. A buddy of mine, whom I have sailed against for many years and a couple times…Read More

Chesapeake Bay Yacht Racing Association Wins 2019 Mallory Trophy

The 13 teams representing their Regional Sailing Associations were challenged by the fast-paced action with varying conditions on Buzzards Bay over four days at the 2019 U.S. Adult Sailing Championship for the Mallory Trophy, hosted by the Beverly Yacht Club. John Loe and his team representing the Chesapeake Bay Yacht Racing Association and the Annapolis Yacht Club earned the win on Sunday in a closely contested final round. The winning crew includes Jake Doyle, Jamie Gilman, and Robbie Deane.

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US Sailing Team’s Summer in Japan Comes to a Close

The 2020 Hempel World Cup Series Enoshima came to a quiet close on Sunday, September 1. Thanks to light winds, only two of the five Medal Races scheduled for the last day of sailing were completed. The Men’s and Women’s 470 classes enjoyed Medal Races while the Finn, Laser, and Laser Radial podiums were decided based on the cumulative standings of the first ten races.

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What it Means to Wear the Stars and Stripes, Representing Team USA Across the Decades

Recently, at the Pan American Games, US Sailing’s President, Cory Sertl, joined Team USA at the sailing venue in Paracas, Peru. Cory is a decorated sailor in her own right and has even collected a few medals with one of our 2019 U.S. Pan Am Games Team athletes, Jody Starck. During the event, we took a few moments away from racing to catch up with Cory and Jody and hear about their history and experiences at the Lima 2019 Games.

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US Sailing and the Sperry Local Ambassador Program – Michael Ramming

US Sailing and Sperry have partnered to recognize local sailors for contributions made to their respective sailing communities. Sperry Local Ambassadors have a passion for sailing and they share that passion with others to get out on the water and support the growth of our sport. The Sperry Local Ambassador for the 2019 U.S. Team…Read More

2019 U.S. Team Racing Championship Wraps in Newport Beach

The 2019 U.S. Team Racing Championship for the historic George R. Hinman Trophy is coming to spectacular Newport Beach, Calif. this week. This US Sailing National Championship, hosted by Newport Harbor Yacht Club, features three days of racing beginning Friday, August 16 through Sunday, August 18. The 2019 U.S. Team Racing Championship is sponsored by Hobie Polarized and Sperry.

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Blecher Wins First U.S. Women’s Match Racing Championship

Allie Blecher (Long Beach, Calif.) won the 17th U.S. Women’s Match Racing Championship with a 2-0 victory over Giselle Camet Nyenhuis (San Diego, Calif.).

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Three Top-Ten Finishes for the USA at Ready Steady Tokyo – Sailing

After a long day spent waiting for wind under postponement, only one of the five scheduled Medal Races was completed on the final day of the Ready Steady Tokyo – Sailing, Olympic Test Event. With the exception of the Women’s 470 fleet, yesterday’s standings will determine the final results for the classes who had Medal Races scheduled for today.

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Report Released on March 2019 Monterey Bay Fatality Incident

Through a collaborative effort between US Sailing and the Monterey Peninsula Yacht Club (MPYC) and support from the U.S. Coast Guard, a US Sailing independent working party has released a report on the crew overboard and fatality incident March 13, 2019 on Monterey Bay.

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