Chubb U.S. Junior Championships – Final Report

TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (August 8, 2014) – It was a memorable experience for the 93 sailors racing this week in Northern Michigan. These sailors from all over the country had a blast in competition and in practice. Sailors were surrounded by outstanding coaches, an incredible race committee, and supported by loyal volunteers from the Grand…Read More

Rio de Janeiro Olympic Test Event: Mid-Regatta Report

Pictured: Charlie Buckingham (Newport Beach, Calif.), Laser August 6, 2014 Rio de Janeiro, Brazil - As Day 4 of the Aquece Rio International Sailing Regatta (Olympic Test Event) concludes, US Sailing Team Sperry Top-Sider athletes remain focused on absorbing as much knowledge as possible about the 2016 Olympic Games venue during their time in Brazil. Good weather conditions…Read More

Chubb U.S. Junior Championships – Day 2 Report

TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (August 7, 2014) – The light breeze on West Grand Traverse Bay may have forced another early postponement this morning, but it did not slow down the 93 sailors competing on day two of the 2014 Chubb U.S. Junior Championships, hosted by Grand Traverse Yacht Club (GTYC) and Traverse Bay Community Sailing (TBCS).…Read More

Chubb U.S. Junior Championships – Day 1 Report

TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (August 6, 2014) – Ninety-three confident young racers set sail on West Grand Traverse Bay in the first of three days of racing at the 2014 Chubb U.S. Junior Championships, hosted by Grand Traverse Yacht Club (GTYC) and Traverse Bay Community Sailing (TBCS). Tuesday's racing clinics and practice races with five of…Read More

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