January 19, 2022

McCann, Meek, and Casellas Take First at West Marine US Open Sailing Series Ft. Lauderdale  The first event of the West Marine US Open Sailing Series wrapped today, completing six races in a wide range of conditions. Lauderdale Yacht Club welcomed 135 sailors in the three ILCA classes – ILCA 4, 6, and 7. Only two races sailed on Sunday after a morning postponement due to light winds. Racing was then cancelled on Sunday due to a squall line passing through the area. Monday’s racing saw a 12-17 knot shifty shore breeze.Read More

West Marine US Open Sailing Series Comes to Miami The next stop on the US Open Sailing Series opens this weekend in Miami, featuring the 49er, 49er FX, 470 Open, Nacra 17, iQFoil, Open Windfoil, and Finn classes. Among the registrants are several Olympic campaigners and members of the US Sailing Team – so it’s sure to be an exciting event. Make sure to follow US Sailing on Facebook and Instagram to catch all the action.See the Registrants

New David Storrs US Sailing Match Racing Grant ProgramThe US Sailing Match Racing Committee has launched a competitive grant program for selected teams interested in match racing in the U.S. at a high level, in memory of Match Racing great David Storrs. The program provides reimbursement up to $5,000 per team to pay for expenses such as entry fees, travel expenses and lodging for one full calendar year. In addition, the grant program provides a mentor who will be available as needed to share veteran advice to ensure a successful match racing campaign. Apply Now!Read More

Get Ready to Match Race in 2022Announcing the 2022 US Match Race Championships! NoRs, qualifiers and event details have been posted on the US Sailing website. Now is the time to check out qualifiers and get your team together for the Women’sOpen, and Youth Match Racing Championships. USMRC Qualifiers and DataUSWMRC Qualifiers and Data


Honoring Long-Time Volunteer Don GlasellLong time US Sailing volunteer Don Glasell passed away last week at the age of 94. A former member of the US Sailing Training Committee, Glasell was a US Sailing Race Officer and Judge who spearheaded the development of the Junior Big Boat Sailing (JBBS) program. Don also served as chairman of the committee that developed US Sailing’s “Join the Race Committee Team” publication which is still in production today. Additionally, he also held the position of Regional Training Coordinator for US Sailing Area K helping to arrange training opportunities for sailing instructors throughout his region.Read MoreMemeber Benefit Download your West Marine CouponUS Sailing members have a special discount with our partners at West Marine. Take $15 off all purchases of $100 or more! See the instructions in the graphic above or watch the video below on how to access the discount. Available in store only. 

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