Siebel Sailors Program Now Accepting Sailboat and RIB Request for Proposals

US Sailing is renewing and expanding its successful Siebel Sailors Program to further increase opportunity and diversity in the sport of sailing.   To support this expansion, US Sailing is seeking 50-100 single-handed dinghies, double-handed dinghies, or multi-handed centerboard/retractable keelboats and 20-30 Rigid Inflatable Boats (RIB), engines and related equipment.  With these RFPs, US Sailing is…Read More

The Siebel Sailors Program: Inclusion in Action

According to the American Psychological Association, participation in sport can provide benefits to underrepresented communities, “but only within an intentionally created environment.”   That’s exactly what the Siebel Sailors Program aims to do.   "In order to get more Black students involved, we at white-led organizations need to check ourselves to see if we’re reaching out in…Read More

Call for Siebel Center and Siebel Coach Applications

Thanks to a generous matching gift from the Tom and Stacey Siebel Foundation, The Siebel Sailors Program is deepening its focus and expanding its impact, with the goal of doubling the number of centers, regions, and coaches.   Applications are now open for sailing centers and coaches to get involved with this innovative program. They can…Read More

Stories from Siebel Coaches: Life Lessons Learned From My Sailors – Listen More

Listening is a powerful tool and often forgotten about when coaching sailing. Sailing instructors often think that our sole job is to plan the lessons and activities we do every day so that we can pass on our knowledge of the sport. But what if we did more listening? What if we gave sailors a choice and a voice in their learning environment?

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Stories from Siebel Coaches: From Uncomfortable to Eager

Siebel Sailors Coach, MacKenzie McGuckin, offers this encouraging observation from Siebel Sailors programming hosted at Team Paradise in Miami’s Coconut Grove.

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Siebel Sailors Program Expands to Oregon and Washington

Sail Sand Point Selected as Primary Siebel Center, The Center for Wooden Boats and Gorge Junior Sailing Selected to Serve as Supporting Siebel Centers Michael Cornew - Siebel Program Coach for the Pacific Northwest Region BRISTOL, R.I. (June 30, 2020) – US Sailing’s new and growing youth development program is expanding to include the states…Read More