Siebel Coach Janel Zarkowsky on Demo Day at DC Sail

I can’t imagine a better way to spend my day: near the water, being with friends, buzzing around in a boat. I’m excited that the Siebel Sailors Program is making my joy of sailing a reality all over the Middle Atlantic region. 

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Siebel Coach Meredith Dart on Demo Days in Chicago

The smiling has been contagious out here in Chicago! We have launched our 24 RS Feva XL Boats into Lake Michigan at three locations: Columbia Sailing School, Jackson Park Yacht Club Foundation, and Sheridan Shores Sailing School.

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Siebel Coach Chris Childers on Launch Ceremony at Treasure Island SC

The team of ten sailors had been practicing together for about a year at Treasure Island Sailing Center in the middle of the San Francisco Bay. They ranged from late-elementary to early-middle school age with a strong desire to improve their racing prowess. They started out last fall and sailed some Opti Green Fleet races in local regattas.   

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US Sailing Names Siebel Coaches for New Program

US Sailing has announced the names of three Siebel Coaches who have been hired to lead their respective regions and provide mentorship and instruction to participating sailors of the new Siebel Sailors Program. The goal of this ground-breaking program is to increase diversity and opportunity in the sport of sailing by providing resources and support to youth sailors at public access sailing centers across the country.

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Fostering the Future – The Coaches Behind US Sailing’s Olympic Development Program

US Sailing’s Olympic Development Program (ODP) was created to define a pathway for young athletes looking to pursue the most elite levels of the sport. The program primarily supports sailors by providing them with training resources and opportunities, a core staple of which is coaching from some of the best in the industry. Read on to discover the lasting impact the coaches at the ODP West Clinic had on the next generation of Olympic hopefuls. 

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US Sailing Announces First Round of Siebel Centers

Treasure Island Sailing Center, DC Sail, and Columbia Sailing School have been selected as Primary Siebel Centers. In April, US Sailing announced a new community sailing program made possible by a major donation from the Thomas and Stacey Siebel Foundation. The purpose of this ground-breaking Siebel Sailors Program is to increase diversity and opportunity in the sport of sailing by providing resources and support to youth sailors at public access sailing centers across the country.

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Parkin and Team Prepared for the 2019 Youth Match Racing World Championship

Click Here for the Event Website BRISTOL, R.I. (August 7, 2019) – The 2019 Youth Match Racing World Championship will be held in Ekaterinburg, Russia from August 11-17, 2019, in the Ricochet 747. Representing the U.S. will be skipper Jack Parkin with teammates Wiley Rogers, Victoria Thompson, Jacob Rosenberg and Bram Brakman. Parkin and most…Read More

Charlotte Rose Secures Top Ten Finish at Radial Worlds

After spending a week battling challenging conditions on the waters of Sakaiminato City, Japan, Charlotte Rose (Houston, Texas) has secured ninth place overall at the 2019 Laser Radial World Championships. Other strong American finishes include performances from two-time Olympian, Paige Railey (Clearwater, Fla.), and Trofeo Sofia Bronze Medalist, Erika Reineke (Fort Lauderdale, Fla.). Railey finished the event in 12th overall and Reineke finished 21st.

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Young Sailors Shine at Youth Worlds: Four Athletes Bring Home Gold

Upon conclusion of the final races at the 2019 Hempel Youth Sailing World Championships, four U.S. athletes have earned the title of Youth World Champions. Maddie Hawkins (Edgewater, Md.) and Yumi Yoshiyasu (Houston, Texas) claimed gold medals in the Girls International 420 fleet, while Berta Puig (Miami, Fla.) and Bella Casaretto (Ft. Lauderdale, Fla.) were victorious in the Girls 29er fleet.

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2019 Titlists Crowned at U.S. Junior Women’s Doublehanded Championship in San Diego

US Sailing has made an important addition to the racing at the 2019 U.S. Junior Women’s Doublehanded Championship for the Ida Lewis Trophy, hosted by the San Diego Yacht Club. For the first time in event history, the Championship will feature two events – the Club 420 and 29er. The 2019 U.S. Junior Women’s Doublehanded Championship is sponsored by Sperry and Zim Sailing.

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