US Sailing Awards: Give Sailors the Recognition they Deserve – Submit a Nomination

US Sailing recognizes individuals and organizations who have made significant contributions to the sport of sailing. We are currently seeking nominations for the 2018 Awards. US Sailing relies on nominations from across the industry. Please consider bringing recognition to your colleagues in categories such as, community sailing, training and education, one-design, adaptive, sportsmanship, and race administration and management.

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US Sailing Symposiums in 2018 – Coming to a Sailing Community Near You!

US Sailing Symposiums and similar events foster local sailing communities coming together to learn, network, address common issues and challenges, while growing the sport of sailing in the U.S. Take a look at our menu of upcoming events coming to a sailing community in your area.

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High Stakes at 2018 U.S. Women’s Match Racing Championship in San Francisco

Talented and accomplished sailors, a spectacular picturesque venue, skill development and coaching, networking, music, food and fun – all represent the positive attributes associated with the 2018 U.S. Women’s Match Racing Championship, hosted by the St. Francis Yacht Club in San Francisco on August 23-26, 2018.

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Hempel World Championships: Team USA Embraces the Challenge

The 2018 Hempel Sailing World Championships has hit the city of Aarhus with full force. Opening ceremonies took place on August 2 featuring 1,400 sailors, representing 85 nations to the city center with live performances and country presentations.

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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