Accomplished Race Official Mark Murphy Passes Away

US Sailing notes with deep sorrow the passing of Mark Murphy (Annapolis, Md.) on June 10, 2020. Mark’s accomplishments as a race official, yacht club leader and great friend were many.

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SafeSport Updates for the Sailing Community

As part of US Sailing’s continuing effort to ensure safe environments for young sailors, we have an important update for our member organizations regarding the SafeSport program that will enhance the sailing community’s ability to proactively address instances of abuse and misconduct in our sport.

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US Sailing Update with Jack Gierhart

Jack Gierhart, CEO of US Sailing, provides an update on the state of sailing here in the U.S. as we look ahead to summer sailing activities around the country.

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U.S. Women’s Match Racing Championship Postponed to 2021 in San Diego

Following weeks of collaboration and consultation, US Sailing and the San Diego Yacht Club have officially decided to reschedule the 2020 U.S. Women’s Match Racing Championship to the summer of 2021.

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Rules with Rocky: Starting Line Strategies

This month we will learn about two starting line strategies: STARBOARD APPROACH and PORT APPROACH to the starting line.

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2020 U.S. Para Sailing Championships and Doolin Cup Cancelled

The 2020 U.S. Para Sailing Championships was originally scheduled to take place in conjunction with the Doolin Cup and the Special Olympics North and South American Championships at Sea Star Base Galveston (Texas) on September 25-27, 2020. Unfortunately, due to safety concerns caused by COVID-19, these combined events will be cancelled in 2020.

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Captain Lawson Sets His Sight on Breaking Records

From an athletic family, Donald Lawson was looking to excel in a sport of his own, just as his siblings had. When his mother organized a summer camp trip on the topsail schooner Lady Maryland, the 9-year-old’s passion for sailing was kindled.

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US Sailing Selects Siebel Centers in Florida

US Sailing’s new and growing youth development program is expanding to include the state of Florida. US Sailing is excited to announce the following Primary and Supporting Siebel Centers. These community sailing organizations play a large role in the development of youth sailing in the state of Florida and around the nation.

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WATCH REPLAY: Starboard Portal Hosted Sailing Programs FAQs on Thursday

The Starboard Portal will hosted a US Sailing Leadership Forum for Sailing Programs on Thursday, June 4. This panel of experts discusses considerations for sailing programs opening up and returning to the water.

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US Sailing Weekly Update with Jack Gierhart – June 1, 2020

Jack Gierhart, CEO of US Sailing, provides an update on the state of sailing here in the U.S. as we look ahead to the summer. 

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