US Sailing Announces Reach Youth Engagement Grants for Programs in Midwest, Pacific Northwest

Sailing centers in the Midwest and Pacific Northwest have been awarded Youth Engagement Grants by US Sailing’s Reach Initiative. Congratulations to Green Bay Sail & Paddle, Milwaukee Community Sailing Center, The Foundry Sailing Association, and the Oregon Youth Sailing Foundation for being awarded Youth Engagement Grants in 2020 from US Sailing.

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US Sailing Reach Hub Grants Awarded to Centers in Southern California and Midwest

Sailing centers in the Southern California and Midwest regions have been awarded Reach Hub grants to grow youth sailing through STEM and environmental education as part of the US Sailing Reach Initiative. Congratulations to the Mission Bay Aquatic Center, US Sailing Center Long Beach, Newport Sea Base, Orange Coast College School of Sailing & Seamanship, Westwind Sailing, and Columbia Sailing School.

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2018 US Sailing Reach Initiative Grantees Announced

[caption id="attachment_11830" align="alignnone" width="1024"] Photography by Ellinor Walters[/caption] This year, 28 sailing centers throughout the United Sates are awarded grants to grow youth sailing through STEM and environmental education through the US Sailing Reach Initiative. The grants provide non-profit sailing centers with funds and resources to further their Reach program goals and provide more opportunities for…Read More

Sperry Charleston Race Week to Host “Sailing through STEM Day”

PORTSMOUTH, R.I. (April 20, 2017) - US Sailing has partnered with Sperry Charleston Race Week to create new pathways for our sailors in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) education. Sperry Charleston Race Week, the largest keelboat regatta in North America, will be hosting sailors from around the world on April 20-23, 2017. In conjunction…Read More

US Sailing & Youth Programs: Opportunities for Everyone

As the summer approaches, and yacht clubs and community sailing centers are organizing their youth programs, US Sailing would like to share with you the wide range of program options we offer junior sailors to experience and enjoy sailing. Growing Youth Sailing Together Youth sailing programs are organized at the local level by you, the…Read More

Hudson River Community Sailing: Inspiring NYC youth through STEM and Sailing

[caption id="attachment_26464" align="alignright" width="400"] Dawn Jones (left), Sam Rosario (right)[/caption] Each year, 150 students from nine public high schools in New York City, each with a unique story, participate in Sail Academy, a four-year youth development program at Hudson River Community Sailing (HRCS). HRCS students learn to sail, build wooden boats, and receive academic credit…Read More

US Sailing’s Reach Accepts Grant from 11th Hour Racing in Support of STEM Education

In association with USODA, and California Yacht Club the Reach initiative brought STEM and stewardship to youth through a one day event, just one small example of how Reach can be implemented near you. Visit reach.ussailing.org to host a STEM Night near you. CONTACT: Jake Fish, US Sailing Communications, jakefish@ussailing.org, 401-366-3115 PORTSMOUTH, R.I. (February 3,…Read More

US Sailing Highlights 2014 Initiatives and Looks Ahead to a Promising 2015

Dear Sailors, We hope that 2014 brought you and your family much happiness and that you had opportunities to remain active in your respective sailing communities with family and friends. The year 2014 has been another year of growth and expansion of programs for US Sailing, aimed at better serving all types of sailors at…Read More

US Sailing’s Reach Program – 2014 Year in Review

Over 10,000 students participated in the Reach program at over 300 schools and sailing centers. 141 educators attended the Reach – STEM Educator Course at 12 courses hosted by yacht clubs, sailing centers, and partners throughout the U.S. Five grants were awarded to sailing centers implementing Reach with clear identified partners and matching funds. 16…Read More

Sailing through STEM Night at CYC

Opti Nationals Hosted by California Yacht Club to Run US Sailing Reach Event MARINA DEL REY, Calif. (July 23, 2014) – US Sailing has partnered with the United Sates Optimist Dinghy Association (USODA) and the California Yacht Club (CYC) in Marina del Rey to create new pathways for our youth sailors in STEM (Science, Technology,…Read More