Chubb U.S. Junior Championships 2014 Preview

TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (August 5, 2014) – A talented collection of the top young sailors in the country have arrived in Northern Michigan and are eager to test themselves this week in single-, double-, and triplehanded competition on the waters of West Grand Traverse Bay. The Chubb U.S. Junior Championships is US Sailing’s most historic…Read More

USCG Empanelled Standards/Rubrics Experts Team Launches National Validation Survey

Portsmouth, RI (August 5, 2014) — A team of experts assembled with U.S. Coast Guard  (USCG) grant funding seeks national content validation of SAIL boat operation standards/rubrics that will be freely available to the boating public. This is your opportunity to impact the development of free recreational paddling and rowing (canoes, kayaks, rowboats, paddleboards, etc.)…Read More

Racing Begins at Rio Olympic Test Event

Pictured: US 49ers training in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. August 3, 2014 Rio de Janeiro, Brazil -  On Sunday August 3, racing at the Aquece Rio International Sailing Regatta (Olympic Test Event) begins with Rio de Janeiro's mountainous  skyline and scenery providing a dramatic backdrop. For US Sailing Team Sperry Top-Sider athletes, the event will provide another…Read More

US Sailing Presents the New Clever Pig

PORTSMOUTH, R.I. (July 29, 2014) - US Sailing has launched a brand new Clever Pig! This website was designed specifically for aspiring youth and young adults who want to take their competitive sailing careers to the next level. This revamped version of cleverpig.org has incorporated a new design and layout, with updated resourceful and dynamic…Read More

2014 Club 420 North Americans Final Report

LONG BEACH ISLAND, NJ —  The 2014 c420 North Americans finished here in beautiful Long Beach Island, NJ.  Today was the final day of racing for both Gold and Silver.  The fleet left the beach under cloudy skies and a dying northerly breeze.  Race 1 started in 8kts and finished in 3 kts.  The racing…Read More

Sailing through STEM Night at CYC

Opti Nationals Hosted by California Yacht Club to Run US Sailing Reach Event MARINA DEL REY, Calif. (July 23, 2014) – US Sailing has partnered with the United Sates Optimist Dinghy Association (USODA) and the California Yacht Club (CYC) in Marina del Rey to create new pathways for our youth sailors in STEM (Science, Technology,…Read More

U.S. Junior Women’s Singlehanded Championship – Day 2 Report

PORTSMOUTH, R.I. (July 19, 2014) – Sophia Reineke made a strong statement on Friday by posting a perfect score through four races to take a 12-point lead in field of 33 Laser Radial sailors at the 2014 U.S. Junior Women’s Singlehanded Championship, hosted by the Mission Bay Yacht Club in San Diego. The question for…Read More

Sophia Reineke Earns U.S. Junior Women’s Singlehanded Championship

SAN DIEGO, Calif. (July 20, 2014) – Fort Lauderdale's Sophia Reineke enjoyed a breakthrough performance this weekend at the 2014 U.S. Junior Women’s Singlehanded Championship, hosted by the Mission Bay Yacht Club in San Diego. Beginning with Friday's first set of races, Reineke asserted herself on the race course and on the leaderboard early on…Read More

U.S. Junior Women’s Singlehanded Championship – Day 1 Report

PORTSMOUTH, R.I. (July 18, 2014) –Thirty-three young sailors set sail today on Mission Bay this afternoon in the first of three days of racing in Laser Radials at the 2014 U.S. Junior Women’s Singlehanded Championship, hosted by the Mission Bay Yacht Club in San Diego. The sailors used their acquired race course knowledge and new…Read More

USA Wins Silver At ISAF Youth Worlds

July 18, 2014 Portsmouth, R.I. – Friday marked the final day of racing in Tavira, Portugal at the 2014 ISAF Youth Sailing World Championship, and American sailors capped a successful week by winning silver medals in the Laser Radial and 29er classes. In addition, US athletes finished 4th in the SL16 multihull, and 10th in…Read More