Sailors Honored for Distinguished Service at US Sailing Awards Dinner

MILWAUKEE, Wis. (October 25, 2014) - A remarkable list of contributors to sailing in the U.S. were presented with US Sailing’s highest honors during Friday night’s Awards Dinner, presented by Rolex, at the Hilton Milwaukee City Center. US Sailing recognized these esteemed award winners for their extraordinary achievements in the areas of sailing education, race…Read More

Groupe Beneteau Named Sponsor of the US Sailing Team and ISAF Sailing World Cup Miami

 Pictured: US Sailing Team Sperry Top-Sider athletes training in Rio de Janeiro, site of the 2016 Olympic and Paralympic Games. Photo: Will Ricketson/US Sailing FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Groupe Beneteau Announces Sponsorship of US Sailing Team and ISAF Sailing World Cup Miami October 20, 2014 Portsmouth, R.I. - Groupe Beneteau today announced its sponsorship of the US Sailing…Read More

Old Pulteney, US Sailing Host Third Annual Maritime Heroes Award

The Maritime Malt Honors Unsung Heroes in the Sailing Community - Make Your Nomination Today PORTSMOUTH, R.I.  (October 15, 2014) — Old Pulteney Single Malt Scotch Whisky is partnering with the US Sailing Association for the third year to grant The Maritime Heroes Award, which expresses appreciation to the men and women in sailing communities…Read More

Ingham Earns Second Career Championship of Champions Title

CLEVELAND, Ohio (October 12, 2014) - A 16-year-old upstart and a former champion each entered Sunday's racing with a chance to win the Jack Brown Trophy at the Championship of Champions, hosted by the Edgewater Yacht Club. Recognized as US Sailing’s most unique National Championship, the 2014 edition was nothing short of this description. Sunday's…Read More

Championship of Champions Day 2 Report

CLEVELAND, Ohio (October 11, 2014) - An exciting, full day of racing at the 2014 Championship of Champions, hosted by the Edgewater Yacht Club, has set the stage for a down-to-the-wire finale on Sunday. The Jack Brown Trophy is up for grabs after six more races were completed on Saturday. Interesting scenarios are emerging that…Read More

Championship of Champions Day 1 Report

CLEVELAND, Ohio (October 10, 2014) - The Edgewater Yacht Club launched a successful start to the 2014 Championship of Champions on Friday. Lake Erie greeted the 20 teams with light breeze and a chill in the air. The sailors and race committee waited patiently for sufficient wind this morning. Shortly after 2 pm EDT, Race…Read More

Clearwater to Host Olympic Class Nacra 17, 49er and 49erFX Worlds in 2016

Pictured: US Sailing Team Sperry Top Sider 49er class high-performance Olympic racing sailboat, with athletes Fred Strammer (Nokomis, Fla.) and Zach Brown (San Diego, Calif.). Photo: Mick Anderson/US Sailing FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE October 9, 2014 Portsmouth, R.I. - In an unprecedented move, the 49er, 49erFX and Nacra 17 Olympic sailing classes have selected Clearwater, Florida…Read More

Edgewater YC to Host Championship of Champions for One-Design Titlists

CLEVELAND, Ohio (October 9, 2014) - US Sailing’s Championship of Champions is recognized as one of the more unique adult racing events in the country. All helmsmen have qualified for this event by winning a 2013 or 2014 one-design class National, North American, or World Championship. Helmsmen and their crew will be tested in Thistles…Read More

Winter Sailing 2015 – Olympic and Paralympic Classes

If you compete in an Olympic or Paralympic class, Florida is the best place for world-class sailing in the coming months! A jam-packed schedule of events in January and February will see the best international sailing talent come to sunny Miami, Ft. Lauderdale and Clearwater to race, with the centerpiece event being ISAF Sailing World Cup Miami (January 24-31,…Read More

Nominations Being Accepted for Rolex 2014 Yachtsman, Yachtswoman of the Year

US Sailing’s 2014 Rolex Yachtsman and Yachtswoman of the Year Awards PORTSMOUTH, R.I. (October 6, 2014) – US Sailing has announced that it is now accepting nominations for its 2014 Rolex Yachtsman and Yachtswoman of the Year Awards, widely acknowledged as the foremost individual sailing honors in the nation. Through November 30, 2014, each member…Read More