US Sailing Announces Registration Open for Junior Women’s Championships

Registration is now open for the U.S. Junior Women’s Singlehanded Championship and U.S. Junior Women’s Doublehanded Championship. The U.S. Junior Women’s Singlehanded Championship for the Leiter Trophy is scheduled for July 8 – 13, 2019, at Richmond Yacht Club (Richmond, Calif.). The U.S. Junior Women’s Doublehanded Championship for the Ida Lewis Trophy is July 19 – 24, 2019 at the San Diego Yacht Club (San Diego, Calif.). Both of the championships will feature two days of clinic instruction led by US Sailing endorsed high-performance coaches and three days of competitive racing.

New fleet additions for the 2019 Championships include a Laser 4.7 fleet for the Leiter and a 29er fleet for the Ida Lewis. Other fleets represented at the regattas are Club 420s and Laser Radials.

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Jud Smith, Carmen and Emma Cowles Selected US Sailing’s 2018 Rolex Yachtsman and Yachtswomen of the Year

J/70 World Champion, Jud Smith, and Girl’s International 420 Youth Sailing World Champions, Carmen and Emma Cowles, were selected as Rolex Yachtsman and Yachtswomen of the Year for their remarkable sailing performances in 2018.

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US Sailing and NBC Sports Group Partner to Present World Sailing’s Hempel World Cup Series in the United States

US Sailing and the NBC Sports Group are partnering to present World Sailing’s prestigious Hempel World Cup Series to U.S. viewers on the Olympic Channel: Home of Team USA, OlympicChannel.com, the Olympic Channel app, NBCSports.com and the NBC Sports app.

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Two U.S. Athletes Stand on the Podium at the 2019 Hempel World Cup Series Miami

The 2019 Hempel World Cup Series Miami came to a close this afternoon as the final medal races concluded. Representing the U.S., athletes Luke Muller (Fort Pierce, Fla.) and Paige Railey (Clearwater, Fla.) clinched bronze and silver medals respectively during their medal races at the 2019 Hempel World Cup Series Miami.

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Nine More U.S. Sailors Qualify for the 2019 US Sailing Team at Hempel World Cup Series Miami

As nearly all of the racing at the Hempel World Cup Series Miami has been completed, more athletes have qualified for selection to the 2019 US Sailing Team. The national team is selected annually and consists of the top sailors competing in the events selected for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games. Athletes had the opportunity to qualify at the Hempel World Championships Aarhus 2018 and the 2019 Hempel World Cup Series Miami.

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Community Sailing, National One-Design Award Winners Recognized at NSPS

US Sailing is proud to announce the 2018 Community Sailing and National One-Design Award winners for their contributions to the sport of sailing in the United States. To celebrate the accomplishments of these individuals and organizations responsible for advancing sailing forward in their respective areas of focus and within their communities, US Sailing recognized these contributors on Thursday night, January 31, 2019, during an awards ceremony held at the 2019 National Sailing Programs Symposium (NSPS), hosted by the Florida Yacht Club.

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US Sailing Honors Association Award Winners at NSPS for Contributions to the Sport

The US Sailing Association Award winners for 2018 were recognized Thursday afternoon for their contributions to the sport of sailing in the United States. To celebrate the accomplishments of these individuals and organizations, US Sailing recognized them at the 2019 National Sailing Programs Symposium (NSPS) in Jacksonville, Florida, hosted by the TradeWinds Island Grand Resort.

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Jeanneau America and Beneteau America Extend Partnership with US Sailing Team and Sponsors 2019 Hempel World Cup Series Miami

Jeanneau and Beneteau announce their continued partnership with the US Sailing Team and sponsorship of the 2019 Hempel World Cup Series Miami. The leading boat builders have been sponsors of the team since 2014 and will continue to have a strong presence in high-performance sailing as Official Partners of the US Sailing Team and as the Exclusive Powerboat Partners of the US Sailing Team.

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Preview: What’s on the Line at Hempel World Cup Series Miami

MIAMI, Fla. (January 24th, 2019) – In five days, racing will begin at the 2019 Hempel World Cup Series Miami (HWCSM). The United States has a large and talented collection of sailors competing at the second World Cup event of the 2019 series, including 57 entries and 85 total sailors. The top eligible U.S. athlete(s) who finish in 10th place or higher in their class at the HWCSM will also qualify for selection to the 2019 US Sailing Team. The event is also a country and athlete* qualifier for the Pan American Games.

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US Sailing Team Training Camp Kicks-Off with Sustainability Initiatives

On Sunday, January 14th, the USST and Olympic Development Program athletes were joined by local and foreign sailors and volunteers who participated in the US Sailing Coconut Grove Coastal Clean-Up. The event was organized by US Sailing in partnership with VolunteerCleanup.Org and was sponsored by World Sailing. Upwards of 100 individuals collected over 850 pounds of trash from the mangroves lining Kennedy Park and Prime Point Marina. The USST athletes also took part in a workshop specifically designed to help identify how to become ‘change makers’ and reduce plastic pollution.

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