RS Feva XL to be Featured as Primary Boat for Siebel Sailors Program

US Sailing and RS Sailing have formed a partnership to provide equipment and support for the Siebel Sailors Program.

Read More

How to Hydrate Your Athlete If They Don’t Like Water

This article is brought to by US Sailing in partnership with TrueSport If you have a picky athlete who doesn’t love the taste of water, or just one who’s constantly on the go and bad at remembering to regularly sip from a water bottle, it can be tricky to make sure that he or she…Read More

Capturing Sailors using Social Media

By Jess Haverstock and Cindy Moen of Lake Minnetonka Sailing School Social media platforms are powerful promotional tools for sailing schools, yacht clubs and sailing organizations to reach the sailing audience. Sure, you have a Facebook page. Okay, you are on Instagram. Now how do you positively and meaningfully engage with your audiences to reinforce…Read More

Achieving Success at the Leiter

The endeavor of challenging yourself to go beyond your comfort zone can further develop your sailing skills, leading to greater results from both a competitive perspective and your mindset. Registering for a new regatta, sailing in a new fleet and traveling to a new venue are all unique elements that push you outside your comfort zone but will ultimately help you to achieve success!

Read More

America’s Cup Challenger Boosts US Sailing Youth Champs

US Sailing today announced that New York Yacht Club American Magic, Challenger for the 36th America’s Cup, will send sailing team members to coach competitors during the 2019 U.S. Youth Sailing Championships on June 21-25, 2019 at Little Egg Harbor Yacht Club in Beach Haven, New Jersey.

Read More

Sailing Offers New Life Choices for Youth at Rocking the Boat

For the past 12 years, community programs like Rocking the Boat (Bronx, N.Y.), a US Sailing accredited community sailing center, have proven the power of sailing to lift kids onto a new track with the skills and confidence to build fulfilling lives. The outcomes achieved at Rocking the Boat are inspiring. For their student, Kinney Glass, sailing has delivered a new life and purpose.

Read More

USODA Expands Optimist Development Team Program

  The United States Optimist Dinghy Association (USODA) recently announced changes to the National Optimist Development Program, with a focus on growing the number of sailors participating and offering USODA training at the regional level. The new program structure was announced on the USODA website on April 7th: “The USNT Committee is excited to announce…Read More

US Sailing to Launch Siebel Sailors Program for Youth

US Sailing is set to launch the Siebel Sailors Program, a landmark community sailing program made possible by a ground-breaking donation from the Thomas and Stacey Siebel Foundation, led by successful tech industry businessman, sailor, and philanthropist, Tom Siebel. The Program’s purpose is to increase opportunity and diversity in the sport of sailing by providing resources and support to youth sailors at public access sailing centers across the country.

Read More

Ask Kids What They Want

By John Pearce and Ariana Smaldone On Saturday, February 2nd youth sailors Will Levy, Mallory Edwards, and Sydney Monahan, ages 16, 17, and 18 respectively, took command of a room full of sailing leaders at the National Sailing Program Symposium (NSPS) in Jacksonville, Florida. Their panel discussion, titled “Ask Kids What They Want,” took place…Read More

World-Class Coaching and Racing at the U.S. Youth Match Racing Championship

  To US youth sailors ages 16-20 interested in some competitive match racing: We encourage you to request an invitation to attend the 2019 U.S. Youth Match Racing Championship for the Rose Cup, also commonly referred to as "The Rose Cup." The 2019 USYMRC is taking place at the San Diego Yacht Club in San…Read More