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US Sailing’s West Coast Tour Underway

July 11th, 2013

PORTSMOUTH, R.I. (July 10, 2013) – Sailing is many things to many people and US Sailing is out to highlight the sport through its West Coast Tour. Modeled on the popular Roadshow format, US Sailing will visit sailing organizations throughout the West Coast focusing on signature regattas, junior and adult learn-to-sail clinics, community outreach programs,


2013 U.S. Junior Women’s Doublehanded Championship

July 1st, 2013

Corona del Mar, CA (June 27, 2013) – Carolyn Smith (Newport Beach, Calif.) and Bayley Davidson (Costa Mesa, Calif.) cashed in on their fourth consecutive attempt to win the Ida Lewis Trophy at the 2013 U.S. Junior Women’s Doublehanded Championship, hosted by the Bahia Corinthian Yacht Club. The duo tallied a 3-4-2-4 scoring line in


COMMENTARY: The Costs of Competing in US Sailing Championships

June 27th, 2013

There has been commentary this week in Scuttlebutt about the costs of competing in various events, among them being US Sailing’s Chubb U.S. Junior Championships, with concern expressed over the entry fee of $600 per person for the singlehanded, doublehanded, and triplehanded events. Providing background on the situation is Frank Ustach, US Sailing’s Volunteer National


US Sailing Awards Rescue Medals for Golden Gate Bridge Incident

June 27th, 2013

Portsmouth, R.I. (June 27, 2013) – US Sailing will award a Hanson Rescue Medal to sailors Merle Hall (Walnut Creek, Calif.), his son Eric Hall (Alamo, Calif.) and grandsons Henry and Ethan Hall (Alamo, Calif.) for rescuing a woman on San Francisco Bay who was floating under the Golden Gate Bridge in the early morning


2013 U.S. Junior Women’s Doublehanded Championship – Preview

June 19th, 2013

 The Bahia Corinthian Yacht Club in Corona del Mar, Calif. will host the 2013 U.S. Junior Women’s Doublehanded Championship for the Ida Lewis Trophy, beginning next Tuesday, June 25 through Thursday, June 27. Thirty-nine talented young doublehanded teams will test their skills against each other in Club 420’s at this US Sailing National Championship. The


New Olympic scholarship available

June 5th, 2013

At a celebration in New York, NY on June 4, the U.S. Olympic Committee presented the Jacques Rogge Olympic Pathways Scholarship, which will be administered by US Sailing. Named for International Olympic Committee President Jacques Rogge, a three-time Olympian in the Finn class, the scholarship will award one young American sailor a full racing course


For all of you NOT racing in the America’s Cup

June 3rd, 2013

The 34th America’s Cup, which begins on September 7, will be preceded by the 2013 U.S. Multihull Championship on San Francisco Bay. Hosted by Sausalito Yacht Club (Calif.), racing in Hobie 16s will be September 3-8. Entry is open to all U.S. Sailing members. Details here


New website launched to help grow sailing

May 6th, 2013

US Sailing, the national governing body of the sport, has joined forces with the pinnacle event in sailing – the iconic America’s Cup – to introduce, inform and educate a new generation of sailors. The new ‘Start Sailing’ website offers visitors an exciting and easy-to-follow introductory view of sailing, including information on the various types


Adaptive Sailing Resource Manual now available

April 24th, 2013

US Sailing, in conjunction with the International Association for Disabled Sailing (IFDS), has now released the Adaptive Sailing Resource Manual. This manual was created with the goal of providing resources and suggestions for organizations looking to develop an adaptive sailing program, or expand upon an existing one. – Details


US Sailing National Championship News

April 10th, 2013

2013 U.S. Women’s Match Racing Champions Earn Invites to Elite Match Racing Event Requests for invitation must be received by Sunday, April 14 For the first time ever, the skipper that wins the 2013 U.S. Women’s Match Racing Championship will get an automatic invitation to the entire Open Grade 2 Grand Slam Series. The winning

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