US Sailing Accepting Nominations for 2021 Rolex Yachtsman and Yachtswoman of the Year

Recognize Sailors in Your Community for On the Water Excellence in 2021 Submit your nomination(s) today at ussailing.org/rolex. BRISTOL, R.I. (November 17, 2021) – Every major sport has their own iconic award to recognize and celebrate excellence. College football recognizes the most outstanding player of the year with the Heisman Trophy and Major League Baseball…Read More

LIVE Broadcast & Tracking: Skiff/Nacra World Championships in Oman

The pinnacle event of the annual Skiff and Nacra schedules has arrived: the 49er, 49erFX, and Nacra 17 World Championships. Stephanie Roble and Maggie Shea are on the water 3 months after Tokyo 2020, looking to stake their claim on the podium. Five additional American Teams are eager to compete against the world’s best. 

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US Sailing Board of Directors Announces New Leadership at Stakeholder’s Summit

[caption id="attachment_32783" align="aligncenter" width="640"] Rich Jepsen, new US Sailing President Photo Credit: Allison Chenard/US Sailing[/caption] BRISTOL, RI (November 15, 2021) — During the US Sailing Annual Meeting and Stakeholder’s Summit this weekend in Jamestown, Rhode Island, the US Sailing Board of Directors introduced new President Rich Jepsen, along with two re-elected Board Members, Charlie Arms…Read More

Alex Temko and Fiona Wylde named iQFoil National Champions

Alex Temko and Fiona Wylde named National Champions in Clearwater, FL. Battling a wide range of conditions, the fleet experienced both the low end [6-7 knots] and high end, [14-15 knots], of the Slalom course. Alex Temko (Palm Harbor, Fla.) takes the win in a tie break over his training partner, Noah Lyons (Clearwater, Fla.).

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Ahead: iQFoil National Championships, 14 US Squad Athletes Competing 

14 US iQFoil athletes are ready to fly in Clearwater, Florida for the 2021 US National and Gulf Coast Championships. 23 competitors from six countries will take the water November 12-14 at Clearwater Community Sailing Center. This venue is no stranger to hosting performance board events, and has welcomed the new foiling Olympic equipment with open arms. 

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US Sailing Fills Out Leadership Team

Left: Andrew Clouston    Right: Jon Persch BRISTOL, RI (November 11, 2021) — US Sailing has announced two additions to its leadership team heading into the end of 2021. Jon Persch (Bristol, R.I.) will be joining US Sailing as Chief Marketing Officer and Andrew Clouston (Newport, R.I.) will be joining as the Senior Vice President,…Read More

Tom Whitehurst Wins 2021 U.S. Multihull Championship

Tom Whitehurst (Pensacola, FL) won the 2021 U.S. Multihull Championship, sailed from November 1-5, and hosted by the Formula Wave Class and Corpus Christi Yacht Club. According to event Co-Chair Ben Wells, the Formula Wave fleet of 77 competitors was the largest U.S. Multihull Championship in recent history, with sailors representing 28 states and three countries.

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Corpus Christi Yacht Club to Host U.S. Multihull Championship Next Week

Last but certainly not least in the 2021 US Sailing Championship Season, Corpus Christi Yacht Club and the Formula Wave Class will host the U.S. Multihull Championship on November 1-5. The Regatta, sailed in Formula Wave Class boats, will see 80 sailors from across the country compete for the Hobie Alter Trophy.

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US Sailing Announces Selection Procedures for 2022 Youth Sailing World Championships

The selection procedures for 2022 Youth Sailing World Championships are officially solidified. US Sailing is excited to announce the criteria and qualification outlines and looks forward to the 2022 selection season.

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International Federation World Sailing Kick-Starts Reinstatement Bid for the Paralympic Games in Los Angeles 2028

World Sailing, the international federation for the sport of sailing recognized by the International Olympic Committee (IOC), today officially kick-started their campaign for sailing to be reinstated at the Paralympic Games in Los Angeles (USA) in 2028.

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