Must-Read Book Recommendations from America’s Top Coaches and Athletes

by John Pearce, US Sailing Youth Director The summer racing season may be over, but fall is a great time to keep improving as a sailor and a competitor. US Sailing asked a group of the top coaches and sailing athletes in America what books they read to stay sharp and motivated, while consistently making…Read More

Roster Announced: 2018 U.S. Youth Sailing Worlds Team

The premier event in international youth sailing, the 2018 Youth Worlds (July 14–21, Corpus Christi, Texas) is expected to include competitors from over 70 nations. The event is set to be held in U.S. waters for the first time since Newport, Rhode Island hosted the regatta in 1996, and is open to sailors under age 19.

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US Sailing Launches New Website

BRISTOL, R.I. (May 22, 2018) – As many of you may have noticed, US Sailing created a new website. Following months of research and input from our valued members and constituents, as well as time and effort from our staff and tech team, US Sailing has launched a new website designed to better serve all…Read More

Randy Smyth Wins Fifth Career U.S. Multihull Championship Title

FORT WALTON BEACH, Fla. (April 22, 2018) – Legendary multihull sailor, Randy Smyth (Fort Walton Beach, Fla.), won his record-setting fifth career Hobie Alter Trophy for the U.S. Multihull Championship this weekend in his hometown of Fort Walton Beach, Fla. The 2018 U.S. Multihull Championship was hosted by the Fort Walton Yacht Club in conjunction with…Read More

Florida’s Emerald Coast Welcomes 2018 U.S. Multihull Championship

FORT WALTON BEACH, Fla. (April 18, 2018) – The Spring sailing season has arrived and the US Sailing National Championship season gets underway this week on Florida’s Emerald Coast in Fort Walton Beach. The 2018 U.S. Multihull Championship, hosted by the Fort Walton Yacht Club, takes place over four days of racing on Choctawhatchee Bay…Read More

Chapman, Keen Honored as US Sailing 2017 Coaches of the Year

Pictured from left: U.S. Youth World Team Leader Leandro Spina, Emma Cowles, Steve Keen, Carmen Cowles, and Rosie Chapman. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 12, 2018 Portsmouth, R.I.- After receiving nominations from the public in early 2018, US Sailing’s Olympic Sailing Committee (OSC) today announced two winners of 2017 national coaching awards. Rosie Chapman (Houston, Texas) has been…Read More

ALERT: Storm Resources from US Sailing

The hurricane season has been devastating to many communities in the United States and Caribbean. Like all marine-related organizations, we are watching closely and on high alert as life threatening conditions persist. Our thoughts and prayers are with those affected by these recent catastrophic hurricanes and flood conditions. While each individual organization’s capabilities are limited,…Read More

Bora Gulari Injured In Training Accident Prior to Nacra 17 Worlds

Portsmouth, R.I. - US Sailing Team Nacra 17 athlete and Rio 2016 U.S. Olympian Bora Gulari (Detroit, Mich.) suffered an injury during a training incident on Wednesday, as he and teammate Helena Scutt (Kirkland, Wash.) were preparing for the upcoming Nacra 17 World Championship (September 5-10, 2017) in La Grande Motte, France. Gulari lost part of…Read More

Five Athletes Added to US Sailing Team Roster

Video: The 49er team of three-time Olympian Chris Rast (Holland, Mich.) and Trevor Burd (Marblehead, Mass.) nearly came away with a medal, finishing in 4th following the skiff medal races at Aarhus 2017.   Following strong performances on the international racing circuit this summer, five athletes have been added to the 2017 US Sailing Team roster.…Read More

New US Sailing Foundation

US Sailing Foundation Home Page Our Focus is on the Horizon Revolutionary ideas and significant investment are required to create a vibrant future for our sport.  As the fundraising arm of US Sailing, the US Sailing Foundation is gathering the visionary leaders and significant investment required for US Sailing to launch the sport of sailing…Read More