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US Sailing Proposes US Safety Equipment Requirements

September 9th, 2013

Portsmouth, RI (September 9, 2013) – A goal of US Sailing’s Safety at Sea Committee has been to overhaul the Offshore Special Regulations (OSR) so that they become more popular for race organizers, and more understandable to owners and boat inspectors. Based on some excellent initial work by the Northern California Ocean Racing Council in


Ruf, Everhart-Skeels Earn First Career U.S. Disabled Sailing Championships

September 8th, 2013

Milwaukee, WI (September 8, 2013) –  John Ruf (Pewaukee, Wis.) and the team of Sarah Everhart-Skeels (Tiverton, R.I.) and Gerry Tiernan (Falmouth, Maine) won their first U.S. Disabled Sailing Championship titles following three more races today on Lake Michigan. Teams in 2.4mR and Ideal 18 classes tallied seven races over three days, beginning this Friday,


Figueroa, Malatrasi Win 2013 U.S. Multihull Sailing Championship

September 7th, 2013

Sausalito, CA (September 7, 2013) – It was a memorable day for everyone involved in the 2013 U.S. Multihull Sailing Championship, hosted by the Sausalito Yacht Club. The 21 teams in Hobie 16s shared San Francisco Bay with Emirates Team New Zealand, Oracle Team USA and all the excitement surrounding the America’s Cup Finals. Prior


2013 U.S. Disabled Sailing Championships

September 5th, 2013

It is officially “Disabled Sailing Week” in Wisconsin as the 2013 U.S. Disabled Sailing Championships, hosted by the Milwaukee Community Sailing Center, gets underway for three days of racing on Lake Michigan, beginning this Friday, September 6. Several of the top sailors in the country will race in single- and doublehanded fleets. This year’s talented


US Sailing Releases Report on 2013 Islands Race Tragedy

September 4th, 2013

Portsmouth, RI (September 4, 2013) – US Sailing has released a report of an independent review panel on its investigation of the sailing accident that occurred off the coast of Southern California on Friday, March 8 during the 2013 Islands Race. The accident resulted in the death of a sailor. The 2013 Islands Race Organizing Authorities


Have a Hobie Day on San Francisco Bay

August 29th, 2013

Top doublehanded teams in the U.S. along with several international teams will be competing in Hobie 16 catamarans next week for a chance to win the historic Hobie Alter Trophy, as the 2013 U.S. Multihull Championship adds to the excitement this summer on San Francisco Bay. This year’s U.S. Multihull Championship coincides with the America’s


Klatt wins 2013 US Adult Sailing Championship

August 25th, 2013

Rochester, NY (August 25, 2013) – The 2013 U.S. Adult Sailing Championship, hosted by the Rochester Yacht Club, came down to the wire in an epic finish on Lake Ontario Sunday. David Klatt’s (Oxnard, Calif.) talented team pulled out the victory with a win in a climactic final race this afternoon to earn the Clifford


Rochester Yacht Club to Host New U.S. Adult Championship

August 21st, 2013

The historic U.S. Adult Sailing Championship will unveil a new format for competitive adult women and men sailors this Friday through Sunday, August 23-25, on the waters of Lake Ontario. Teams will compete in a J/24 round robin format with a minimum number of four crew including the helmsperson. In the new format, the U.S.


U.S. Youth Sailing Championships Final Report

August 16th, 2013

Corpus Christi, TX (August 16, 2013) – Sailors were prepared to rally for the fourth and final day of racing at the U.S. Youth Sailing Championships, hosted by the Corpus Christi Yacht Club. Boats were launched and courses were set, but lack of breeze and travel schedule considerations made racing impossible on Friday. Seven classes


U.S. Youth Championship – Day 3

August 15th, 2013

Corpus Christi, TX (August 15, 2013) – The second to last day of racing at the U.S. Youth Sailing Championships, hosted by the Corpus Christi Yacht Club, was crucial for sailors trying to tack up the leaderboard in their respective classes to be in contention for Friday’s final races. Racing was postponed this morning due

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