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
Competitive racing, high-performance coaching, and camaraderie are all elements of success at the U.S. Junior Women’s Singlehanded Championship. Sailors travel from around the country to attend the Championship and “be a part of the legacy,” as US Sailing Team Member and past winner of the Leiter Trophy, Paige Railey noted. The U.S. Junior Women’s Singlehanded Championship for the Leiter Trophy, commonly referred to as “the Leiter,” is a unique event where junior Laser Radial and Laser 4.7 (a new addition for the 2019 regatta) women sailors encourage each other to achieve their sailing goals while creating lasting relationships with the sailors and coaches around them.Read More
Registration is now open for the U.S. Junior Women’s Singlehanded Championship and U.S. Junior Women’s Doublehanded Championship. The U.S. Junior Women’s Singlehanded Championship for the Leiter Trophy is scheduled for July 8 – 13, 2019, at Richmond Yacht Club (Richmond, Calif.). The U.S. Junior Women’s Doublehanded Championship for the Ida Lewis Trophy is July 19 – 24, 2019 at the San Diego Yacht Club (San Diego, Calif.). Both of the championships will feature two days of clinic instruction led by US Sailing endorsed high-performance coaches and three days of competitive racing.
New fleet additions for the 2019 Championships include a Laser 4.7 fleet for the Leiter and a 29er fleet for the Ida Lewis. Other fleets represented at the regattas are Club 420s and Laser Radials.Read More