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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

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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

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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

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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

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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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Sailing Centers receive grants

March 24th, 2013

Portsmouth, RI (March 22, 2013) – Through the support of the John B. and Nelly Llanos Kilroy Foundation, US Sailing has awarded eight sailing centers with grants to facilitate the implementation of REACH, US Sailing’s STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) education program, to over 600 middle school students throughout the country. REACH is a

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