What You Should Know About the NEW Portsmouth Yardstick Online

Want to get more local one design sailors out racing? Read this interview with Nathan Titcomb, US Sailing’s Offshore Director, to learn more about the new and improved PYOnline (Portsmouth Yardstick Online).

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Training in Times of Isolation

Professional sailing coach, Mike Ingham, discusses how to stay engaged in the sport of sailing during these uncertain times when opportunities to get out on the water are limited. Learn more about Mike’s five-week training program!

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Best Practices for Growing Your Class by Attracting Younger Sailors

The Lightning Class has supported youth sailing for many years. Every year we hold a Junior North American Championship. A Youth World Championship is held every other year. Many top sailors spent a lot of time racing Lightnings when they were young: Andy Horton, Jay and Jody Lutz, Greg and Matt Fisher, Jody Starck, Tim Healy, Brad Read, Ken Read, Betsy Alison, Dave Dellenbaugh and Ted Turner to name a few. Some class members thought this was not enough.

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WATCH NOW on The Starboard Portal: Hiking Endurance Sailing Workout For Hiking Athletes

Improve your hiking strength and stamina at home with these three body-weight circuits. This workout includes variations of squats, push ups, and core endurance. Follow Lauren Kuschner at Sailing Performance Training and try and beat her times with each of these circuits!

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WATCH NOW on The Starboard Portal – SPT Workout of the Week: Pyramid Endurance Sailing Workout

Enhance your aerobic capacity and muscle endurance with this pyramid style rep scheme workout. This is a perfect workout for any sailor needing to develop both upper and lower body muscle endurance, while increasing your aerobic capacity by keeping your heart rate and breath rate high. Have fun and good luck!

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WATCH NOW on The Starboard Portal: Allison Jolly and Lynne Jewell Shore with Gary Jobson – Rolex Yachtswoman of the Year Series

Allison Jolly and Lynne Jewell Shore became the first women to win an Olympic gold medal in sailing at the 1988 Olympic Games in South Korea. Gary Jobson chats with Allison and Lynne on The Starboard Portal to reflect on this breakthrough accomplishment and discuss how they are engaging with the sport of sailing today. Click to watch on Tuesday, August. 25.

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2020 U.S. Team Racing Championship has been Canceled

Following months of collaboration and teamwork, US Sailing and the Bristol Yacht Club decided not to hold the 2020 U.S. Team Racing Championship due to ongoing circumstances caused by the COVID19 pandemic. This championship was originally planned for September 11-13, 2020. The Bristol Yacht Club has agreed to host the 2021 U.S. Team Racing Championship for the George R. Hinman Trophy next summer or fall. Specific dates for this event will be confirmed at a later time.

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WATCH NOW on The Starboard Portal: Sailing Performance Training Workout of the Week

This week’s workout features upper body muscle endurance sailing exercises for trapezing & hiking athletes. WATCH NOW!

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WATCH ON THE STARBOARD PORTAL: Jen French with Gary Jobson – Rolex Yachtswoman of the Year Interview Series

Jen French was named the 2012 Rolex Yachtswoman of the Year for her silver medal performance at the Paralympic Games in Weymouth and Portland, England. Sailing in the SKUD-18 class, with crew JP Creignou, French secured her team’s second place finish. Gary Jobson catches up with her to re-live the silver medal performance and find out how she is engaging with the sport of sailing today. Click to watch on The Starboard Portal.

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A Message from US Sailing on our Commitment to Diversity, Equity and Inclusion in Sailing

A core tenet of US Sailing’s mission is encouraging participation and engagement in the sport of sailing. Central to this is inviting sailors of all backgrounds, ethnicities and orientations to join, flourish and grow within the sailing community. Setting an inclusive course for the growth of our sport takes a dedicated and purposeful approach, requiring thoughtfulness to ensure we cultivate a diverse environment in which anyone can access, join, and enjoy sailing. Click to learn more about US Sailing’s commitment.

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