Tuning for Performance

Get a good understanding of the importance and methods of tuning your one design and your results will surely improve. By Chris Snow “You must always be faster and better than the others.” ~ Niki Lauda I like watching F1 (Formula 1) auto racing on TV. The exotic locations and the technology of the cars…Read More

WATCH THE REPLAY on The Starboard Portal: US Sailing Team Discussion with Leadership – Luther Carpenter, Meredith Brody, Sally Barkow

Tune-in on Tuesday, July 28 at 4pm EDT to get an inside look at how the US Sailing Team is preparing for the 2020 Olympics! The team’s leadership will discuss the year ahead as our athletes train and prepare for next summer’s Olympic Regatta in Tokyo. Click to watch on The Starboard Portal.

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WATCH THE REPLAY: Opportunities for Fall Sailing Programs on The Starboard Portal

COVID-19 has impacted everything, including the opportunities your sailing organization can offer for creative programming this fall. Tune in for ideas from industry leaders and US Sailing staff to help your program teach more sailors and add new options to your programming, including afterschool sailing, STEM education, race training, and more.

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WATCH THE REPLAY: US Sailing Team Celebrates One Year from Olympic Games Tokyo 2020 on The Starboard Portal

The athletes who have been nominated to Team USA for the Tokyo 2020 Olympics went LIVE on The Starboard Portal on Thursday, July 23 with Olympian, Briana Provancha to discuss their preparations for Tokyo. Watch the replay!

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Luke Muller Earns Selection to 2020 U.S. Olympic Sailing Team

On Thursday, June 9, US Sailing announced the conclusion of the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020 Athlete Trials in the Finn class. As a result, the leading U.S. athlete, Luke Muller, has earned selection to the 2020 U.S. Olympic Sailing Team and is nominated to Team USA. Muller earned selection thanks to his performances at the 2019 Finn World Championship and 2020 Hempel World Cup Series Miami, where he placed 17th and 3rd, respectively.

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U.S. Olympic Trials Conclude for Finns and Continue with 2021 Worlds for Women’s 470

On Thursday, July 9, US Sailing’s Olympic Sailing Committee voted that participation at the 2020 Finn and 470 World Championships is not in the best interest of U.S. athletes. Upon review of current State Department and Travel Advisories and at the recommendation of US Sailing’s Selection Committee, the OSC determined that these regattas will not be used as the third 2020 U.S. Olympic Sailing Team selection event for the Women’s 470 or Finn classes.

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Debora Abrams-Wright is Leading Comrades-in-Arms and More

As the Chairman of the US Sailing Diversity and Inclusion Committee and as a recent addition to the Board of Directors at Hudson River Community Sailing (HRCS), Sergeant Debora Abrams-Wright has come a long way in a relatively short time.

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Two U.S. Multihull Championships Planned for 2021

The United States Formula 18 Association and US Sailing have made the difficult decision to postpone the 2020 F18 Americas and U.S. Multihull Championship, originally scheduled for September 26 to October 2, 2020, hosted by San Diego Yacht Club and Mission Bay Yacht Club. Race organizers from USF18, US Sailing, Mission Bay Yacht Club and San Diego Yacht Club are exploring dates to reschedule this combined championship in 2021.

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Rules with Rocky: Sportsmanship & The Racing Rules of Sailing

Hello, my name is Rocky the Rule-Following Fish! Although I live under the water, I love knowing everything about rules for boats on top of the water. My glasses help me see a lot from down here. Every month I will share new information about how to act when boats meet. The rules on the…Read More

2020 U.S. Match Racing Championship Cancelled – Look Ahead to 2021 in Long Beach

[caption id="attachment_20147" align="aligncenter" width="561"] Action from the 2019 U.S. Match Racing Championship, hosted by the St. Francis Yacht Club in San Francisco.[/caption] BRISTOL, R.I. (July 2, 2020) - US Sailing and the U.S. Match Racing Championships Committee have announced the cancellation of the 2020 U.S. Match Racing Championship, originally scheduled to be hosted by the…Read More