US Sailing Takes New Tack for U.S. Singlehanded Championship

The U.S. Singlehanded Championship is going in a new direction in 2014. For the first time, a US Sailing National Championship will be integrated as part of a larger class event. The 2014 Laser North Americans will be the host of the U.S. Singlehanded Championship, and the top eligible male Laser and female Radial sailor…Read More

Porter, Starck Honored at Rolex Yachtsman & Yachtswoman of the Year Awards Ceremony

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. (February 25, 2014) –  With San Francisco Bay and the Golden Gate Bridge as a backdrop, Brian Porter (Fontana, Wis.) and Jody Starck (Amherst, N.Y.) took the stage today at St. Francis Yacht Club to formally accept US Sailing’s 2013 Rolex Yachtsman and Yachtswoman of the Year Awards. Announced in January after…Read More

Sailing Leadership Awards Ceremony Recap

SAN DIEGO, Calif. (February 12, 2014) – Last Thursday night at the Sailing Leadership Forum Awards Dinner, sponsored by Old Pulteney and hosted by the San Diego Sports Hall of Fame, US Sailing, along with Leadership Forum attendees recognized the outstanding individual and organizational achievements in training, community and one-design sailing, including the presentation of…Read More

Old Pulteney Single Malt Scotch Whisky and US Sailing Recognize 2013 Maritime Hero

In the second annual campaign to recognize individuals who make significant contributions to the sailing community, Old Pulteney Single Malt Scotch Whisky and US Sailing announced Rorke Miller of Traverse City, Michigan as the winner of the 2013 Old Pulteney Maritime Heroes Award. Miller was nominated by a member of his sailing community for his…Read More

Dave Ullman Selected as Special Guest Competitor at 2014 Championship of Champions

Imagine a regatta where every competitor is a current one-design class champion. 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 one-design class National, North American, or World Championship in the over the past year.…Read More

Porter, Starck are US Sailing’s 2013 Rolex Yachtsman & Yachtswoman of the Year

PORTSMOUTH, R.I. (January 15, 2014) – From a deep field of contenders, Brian Porter of Fontana, Wisc. and Jody Starck of Amherst, N.Y. have been named US Sailing’s 2013 Rolex Yachtsman and Yachtswoman of the Year. The two sailors topped a shortlist of nine men and six women who were nominated by members of US…Read More

Anna Tunnicliffe Retires from Olympic Sailing

As Anna Tunnicliffe announces her retirement from Olympic sailing, there can be no doubt that she leaves this level of the sport as an exceptionally successful Olympic athlete. Along her journey, she amassed two World Championship titles, multiple Worlds podium finishes, a long list of ISAF Sailing World Cup victories, two ISAF Rolex World Sailor…Read More

Orange Bowl International Youth Regatta Finishes Strong Despite Weather

MIAMI, FL (December 31, 2013) - Young sailors from around the globe traveled to South Florida for the 68th Annual Orange Bowl International Youth Regatta (OBIYR), which took place on Biscayne Bay in Coconut Grove this past weekend. The four day sailing event from December 27th through December 30th took place amid soggy conditions but…Read More

U.S. Multihull Championship to be Raced in Hobie 16s on San Francisco Bay

PORTSMOUTH, R.I. (August 28, 2013) – Top doublehanded teams in the country and several international teams will be competing in Hobie 16 catamarans next week for a chance to win the historic Hobie Alter Trophy, as the 2013 U.S. Multihull Championship adds to the excitement this summer on San Francisco Bay. This year’s U.S. Multihull Championship…Read More

U.S. Adult Sailing Championship: Ventura Yacht Club’s Klatt Wins Title in Rochester

ROCHESTER, N.Y. (August 25, 2013) – The 2013 U.S. Adult Sailing Championship, hosted by the Rochester Yacht Club, came down to the wire in an epic finish on Lake Ontario Sunday. David Klatt's (Oxnard, Calif.) talented team pulled out the victory with a win in a climactic final race this afternoon to earn the Clifford D.…Read More