What does being WELCOME TO ALL really mean for sailing programs?

Blair Overman explores how her approach to increasing diversity in the sport of sailing has shifted after a year and a half of managing the Siebel Sailors Program. Read to find out how shifting your mindset from “what can sailing do for you?” to “what do you need?” may make the impacts of your efforts to increase diversity in your programming more meaningful.

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Wins for Barrows, Henken, & Buckingham | 6 More Youth Worlds Team Members Named

Barrows & Henken win 2021 49er North Americans, Buckingham wins ILCA 7 Midwinters West, 6 new Youth Worlds Team members named in Bristol, Rhode Island and Long Beach, California.

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2021 Youth Racing Summer Preview by John Pearce

After pausing for most of 2020, youth racing is roaring back to life in 2021. As the fog clears and sailors get back out on the racecourse this season, there are many great events to choose from.

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What Your Daughter Learns From Sailing

Lea Maxwell discusses the life skills that young girls learn by participating in sailing. From confidence to coping with adversity and everything in-between, learn more in this introspective article.

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Thankful for Crew

If 2020 was a tough year to find crew, maybe we just weren’t looking at who was hiding in plain sight. At the Treasure Island Sailing Center this past Thanksgiving, a community of youth racers made lemonade from a season of lemons with the only crew we could find: their families.

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US Sailing Reach Initiative Publishes 2020 Impact Report 

The US Sailing Reach Initiative has released its 2020 Impact Report. Launched in 2012, Reach is US Sailing’s STEM education initiative. Since its inception, Reach has had an immeasurable impact on youth across the country who are learning Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) concepts using sailing as an educational platform. 

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49er, 49er FX, and Nacra 17 World Championships Come to North America in 2022 & 2025

U.S. Olympic Head Coach, Luther Carpenter, expresses his enthusiasm for the great opportunities ahead for aspiring young competitive sailors in the United States. The 49er, 49er FX, and Nacra 17 World Championships will be held twice in North America over the next five years.

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Sailing Featured at First-Ever Junior Pan American Games in 2021 

The first-ever Junior Pan American Games is set to take place on November 25 through December 5, 2021 in Cali, Colombia. This international multi-sport event is for athletes in the Americas aged 18 to 22. Athletes from 41 countries will participate in this first edition. US Sailing is requesting eligible sailors to submit a Participation Form to compete!

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US Sailing Announces New Supporting Siebel Centers in Pacific Northwest and Mid-Atlantic Regions

Willamette Sailing Club (Ore.) and Washington Sailing Marina (Va.) have been selected as new Supporting Siebel Centers for the Pacific Northwest and Mid-Atlantic Regions.

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Proof Positive: COVID Wins from Wayzata Sailing

This summer put so many real challenges in front of our staff. Ever thankful that our staff and program is walking away from 2020 safe, more or less in one piece, and with plenty in mind for next year.

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