15 USA Athletes Ready to Roll in The Netherlands for 2022 Youth Worlds

Over 450 of the world’s top youth sailors from 69 countries will hit the water July 9-15 for the 2022 Allianz Youth World Sailing Championships, and the USA is proud to put forward 15 athletes for the pinnacle annual youth sailing event.

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“A Passion has been Ignited…” Observations from a Learn2Skiff Clinic in Hampton, VA

Over Memorial Day weekend, fifteen sailors gathered at Hampton Yacht Club in Hampton, VA for an introductory Learn2Skiff clinic sailed in 29ers. Learn2Skiff is a program created by Phil Muller (founder of Skiff Generation and head coach of the 2NINER team in Miami, FL) to introduce youth racers to the 29er in an accelerated learning…Read More

US Sailing Announces Selection Procedures for 2022 Youth Sailing World Championships

The selection procedures for 2022 Youth Sailing World Championships are officially solidified. US Sailing is excited to announce the criteria and qualification outlines and looks forward to the 2022 selection season.

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US Sailing Announces 2021 US Youth Worlds Team to Compete in Al-Mussanah, Oman This December

US Sailing has named the 16 athletes that will be representing the US at the 2021 Youth Sailing World Championships. The 50th edition of the premier event in international youth sailing will take place December 11-18 in Al-Mussanah, Oman and is open to athletes under age 19.

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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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