Recap: 49er, 49erFX, and Nacra 17 European Championships

Racing will be taking place from May 13 to 19 at the Weymouth and Portland National Sailing Academy for the 2019 Volvo 49er, 49erFX and Nacra 17 European Championships. 

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U.S. Qualifies for Country Selection to Tokyo 2020 Olympics at Finn European Championships

Upon completion of racing at the 2019 Finn European Championships, Caleb Paine finished in 12th place overall, earning the U.S. country selection to the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020 in the Finn class.

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Recap: 470 European Championships

Tomorrow, racing at the 2019 470 European Championships will begin on Italy’s Ligurian Riviera. Organized by Yacht Club Sanremo in co-operation with Yacht Club degli Aregai, the Italian and International 470 class, the championship will boast a truly world class line-up. The championship is open to non-Europeans crews; several teams from countries outside of Europe will be competing this week, some are coming from as far away as China, Japan, New Zealand, Australia, the USA, Argentina or Brazil, Malaysia, and India.

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Sailing Offers New Life Choices for Youth at Rocking the Boat

For the past 12 years, community programs like Rocking the Boat (Bronx, N.Y.), a US Sailing accredited community sailing center, have proven the power of sailing to lift kids onto a new track with the skills and confidence to build fulfilling lives. The outcomes achieved at Rocking the Boat are inspiring. For their student, Kinney Glass, sailing has delivered a new life and purpose.

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Recap: French Olympic Week

From April 27 to May 4, Hyères, the historic jewel of the French Riviera will once again vibrate with sails on the water and the rhythms of concerts on land for the Semaine Olympique Française (French Olympic Sailing Week). Olympic champions and 2020 contenders will be vying for their place in the sun in the 51st edition of the competition.

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US Sailing to Launch Siebel Sailors Program for Youth

US Sailing is set to launch the Siebel Sailors Program, a landmark community sailing program made possible by a ground-breaking donation from the Thomas and Stacey Siebel Foundation, led by successful tech industry businessman, sailor, and philanthropist, Tom Siebel. The Program’s purpose is to increase opportunity and diversity 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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US Sailing Statement on USCG Report on 2015 Dauphin Island Sailing Race

US Sailing will work with race organizers to review the U.S. Coast Guard’s Incident Investigative Report and safety recommendations from the 2015 Dauphin Island Sailing Race as part of our ongoing efforts to maintain a safe and competitive sport. We will consider these recommendations in the context of what is already in place, what is possible to implement, and what will have a positive impact on safety.

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Roble and Shea Take Bronze at 2019 Hempel World Cup Series Genoa

For the first time in history, Italy will be hosting a World Cup Series regatta. The Italian city of Genoa is preparing to host over 700 sailors between April 15-21 at the 2019 Hempel World Cup Series. Visit this page throughout the week for daily updates on the U.S. athletes.

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US Sailing Announces 2019 U.S. Pan American Games Sailing Team

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  BRISTOL, R.I. (April 10, 2019) – US Sailing has named the 17 sailors that will be representing the United States at the XVIII Pan American Games.   The Pan American Games (Pan Am Games) take place every four years, in the year preceding the Olympic Games. The Pan Am Games is the third-largest multi-sport event in the world…Read More

US Sailing and the Sperry Local Ambassador Program

Meet David Loring from Charleston, S.C. US Sailing and Sperry have partnered in a joint effort 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 the…Read More