Gibbs and Weis Bring Home Bronze from Santander, Spain

Riley Gibbs (Long Beach, Calif.) and Anna Weis (Fort Lauderdale, Fla.) are bringing bronze medals back to the US after a successful week of racing in their first large-fleet international regatta since February of 2020.

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Cayard Discusses U.S. Olympic Sailing Program in St. Francis YC Interview

In March of 2021, Paul Cayard was selected as Executive Director of the U.S. Olympic Sailing Program, four months before the Tokyo Olympic Games begin in July. Cayard recently sat down with Ron Young of the St. Francis Yacht Club to discuss this new role and the future of the U.S. Olympic Sailing Team.

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Muller Takes 6th at 2021 Finn Gold Cup

Team USA Tokyo 2020 Finn Class Representative Luke Muller (Fort Pierce, Fla.) placed 6th out of 59 boats at the 2021 Finn Gold Cup, the class’s World Championship event. The 2021 Gold Cup was the final major test for all medal hopefuls in the men’s heavyweight dinghy before the Olympic regatta begins in late July in Enoshima, Japan. 

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The Starboard Portal: Share Smiles with AdventureSail

Expert panelists from Tall Ships America, The National Women’s Sailing Association / Women’s Sailing Foundation and AdventureSail will discuss how you and your organization can host an AdventureSail experience. This program is an opportunity to introduce sailing to girls ages 9-14 using qualified volunteer instructors.

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Nordstrom and Bornarth: A Mixed 470 Team to Watch

It was a monumental week for Louisa Nordstrom and Trevor Bornarth, two of the first sailors in the United States to set their sights and efforts in the brand-new Mixed 470 class, at the 2021 470 European Championships in Vilamoura, Portugal.

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C. Thomas Clagett, Jr. Memorial Clinic and Regatta to host 2021 U.S. Para Sailing Championships

The C. Thomas Clagett, Jr. Memorial Clinic and Regatta and US Sailing are excited to announce that the 2021 U.S. Para Sailing Championships will be hosted by The Clagett Regatta at Sail Newport in Newport, R.I. on August, 24-29, 2021.

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US Sailing Names Alan Ostfield Chief Executive Officer for the Association

US Sailing today announced Alan Ostfield, an accomplished sports and entertainment industry leader, as the Association’s new Chief Executive Officer. Ostfield will take the helm of US Sailing, the sport’s National Governing Body, following an extensive national executive search.

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Railey & Buckingham Place Top 10 at 2021 ILCA European Event in Portugal

The 2021 ILCA European Continental Qualifiers ended on Saturday, April 24 following a week of varying breeze and swell in Vilamoura. USA Tokyo 2020 representatives Paige Railey (Clearwater, Fla.) and Charlie Buckingham (Newport Beach, Calif.) finished in the top 10 among fleets of 89 and 139, respectively.

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49er, 49er FX, and Nacra 17 World Championships Come to North America in 2022 & 2025

U.S. Olympic Head Coach, Luther Carpenter, expresses his enthusiasm for the great opportunities ahead for aspiring young competitive sailors in the United States. The 49er, 49er FX, and Nacra 17 World Championships will be held twice in North America over the next five years.

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WATCH NOW: Sustainability at Your Sailing Programs

Looking for more ways to improve your sailing organization’s operations to be more eco-friendly? Sustainability experts Emily Penn, Dan Reading, Elizabeth Kratzig and Jen Guimaraes went LIVE on The Starboard Portal to discuss these important topics.

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