10 Teams Vie for the 2023 U.S. Youth Match Racing Championship for the Rose Cup Starting June 21

The best youth match racing teams from across the U.S. will descend on Sheboygan, WI, for the U.S. Youth Match Racing Championship for the Rose Cup (“USYMRC”), hosted by Sail Sheboygan and the Sheboygan Yacht Club, June 21-25.  The USYMRC is an invitational event open to sailors who have reached their 16th birthday but not…Read More

The 2023 Clagett and U.S. Para Sailing Championships

Para Sailing teams from across North America will descend on Newport for the 2023 C. Thomas Clagett, Jr. Memorial Clinic and Regatta & US Para Sailing Championship this coming week, June 20-25, 2023. Thirty-four sailors will compete in the Martin 16 and 2.4mR classes, including some notable names like former event winners and members of…Read More

Assessing Sailing Trends of the Next Generation

US Sailing’s One Design Committee has launched a survey to assess the sailing habits and demographic information for sailors primarily between 18 and 30 years old. The survey hopes to identify trends within sailing and the wider industry including use patterns, activity levels, and attitudinal responses.   The survey will also allow US Sailing to better…Read More

Blouin; Parshall Win O’Day and Hanley Trophies

[caption id="attachment_39801" align="alignleft" width="387"] Elaine Parshall, winner of the Helen Hanley Trophy and U.S. Singlehanded Champion, women's division[/caption] [caption id="attachment_39802" align="alignleft" width="385"] Connor Blouin, winner of the George O'Day Trophy and U.S. Singlehanded Champion, men's division[/caption] The U.S. Singlehanded Championship for the George D. O’Day and Helen Hanley trophies concluded Sunday after two days of…Read More

14 Athletes Selected to Represent USA at Paris 2024 Test Event in July

The US Sailing Team has announced the slate of 14 athletes who will represent the United States at this year’s Paris 2024 Test Event taking place in Marseille, France July 7-16. The Test Event will closely mirror the Olympic Games competition, with each country sending one boat per class.

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Niantic Jeffrey Embraces Maritime Lineage

Queer— A term people often use to express a spectrum of identities and orientations that are counter to the mainstream. Queer is often used as a catch-all to include many people, including those who do not identify as exclusively straight and/or folks who have non-binary or gender-expansive identities. This term was previously used as a…Read More

There’s Never One Way: Blaire’s Sailing Story

Transgender - A broad term that can be used to describe people whose gender identity is different from the gender they were thought to be when they were born. “Trans” is often used as shorthand for transgender.” – National Center for Transgender Equality Age/Name/Years on the water/pronoun 16/Blaire/6-7/they/them What was the first boat you ever…Read More

Nothing but the Wind: Meet Alejandro Carriazo

Gay - A person who is emotionally, romantically or sexually attracted to members of the same gender. Men, women and non-binary people may use this term to describe themselves. – Human Rights Campaign Age/Name/Years on the water/ location 22/Alejandro Carriazo/My whole life What was the first boat you ever sailed? What was the experience like?…Read More

Life is not a Dress Rehearsal: A Chat with Denise

Lesbian - A woman who is emotionally, romantically, or sexually attracted to other women. Women and non-binary people may use this term to describe themselves. Age/Name/Years on the water/location 61/Denise/4/Chicago What was the first boat you ever sailed? What was the experience like? A small sunfish-style boat on a 2 square mile lake in Vermont…Read More

US Sailing Announces the Application Process for the 2023 Youth Match Racing World Championship

The 2023 Youth Match Racing World Championship will be held at the Cruising Club of Australia on Sydney Harbour, December 9-15, 2023, in Elliott 7's. To compete, sailors must be under the age of 23 in 2023. US Sailing announces that the selection process for the skipper representing the U.S. will be by resume. The…Read More