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    Published on 03-23-2020 08:58 AM
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    TORONTO (March 22, 2020) – The Canadian Olympic Committee (COC) and Canadian Paralympic Committee (CPC), backed by their Athletes’ Commissions, National Sports Organizations and the Government ...
    Published on 03-17-2020 03:28 PM
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    The International Federation of Kitesport Organizations has issued a plea to enthusiasts to avoid kitesports during the ongoing pandemic. ...
    Published on 03-16-2020 10:07 AM
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    Published on 03-13-2020 02:59 PM
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    Another casualty of the ongoing pandemic.... ...
    Published on 03-12-2020 03:06 PM
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    For Immediate Release

    BRISTOL, R.I. (March 12, 2020) – Due to the travel restrictions from Europe that were announced by the U.S. on Wednesday, March 11 amid the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) situation and recent event cancellations and ...
    Published on 02-27-2020 10:30 AM
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    (CNN)Towering waves are forming Thursday on the Great Lakes, with swells that could reach 20 feet, CNN meteorologists said.

    Huge waves already have been spotted over southern Lake Michigan, following ...
    Published on 02-25-2020 09:14 AM
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    MACIF group and François Gabart entrust the helm
    of the MACIF trimaran to Pascal Bidégorry for The Transat CIC

    Following a tough Brest Atlantique race, François Gabart has momentarily decided to give racing a break this season, despite having learnt a lot from this event. The MACIF trimaran’s skipper will use this time to focus on projects in a different way and to recharge his batteries to return stronger than ever next year.

    After talking about this together, the MACIF group and ...
    Published on 02-12-2020 07:53 AM
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    The Bay Area Sports Hall of Fame (BASHOF) announced today that local sailor Paul Cayard will join its 2020 induction class this May. In doing so, Cayard becomes the first sailor to be recognized by the BASHOF, joining sports-world greats such as Joe Montana, Jonny Moseley, Billie Jean ...
    Published on 02-07-2020 11:45 AM
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    SAN DIEGO, Calif. (February 7, 2020) – On Thursday night under the stars aboard the historic and storied USS Midway in San Diego at Navy Pier, the best best U.S. sailor athletes of 2019 were honored among family, friends, peers, competitors, and contributors to the sport of sailing.

    International 505 World Champions, Mike Martin (Mill Valley, Calif.) and Adam Lowry (Mill Valley, Calif.) and IKA Formula Kite Class World Champion Daniela Moroz (Lafayette, Calif.) earned this year’s special distinction and were celebrated along with the 2019 award finalists who were all participating in the evening program’s festivities. ...
    Published on 01-30-2020 11:38 AM
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    Real men don't let a little puka ruin their day

    German catamaran "Mona", despite the breach, remains floating ...
    Published on 01-30-2020 11:22 AM
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    The United States SailGP Team kicked off its 2020 SailGP campaign by unveiling the all-American, eight-man squad who will make their debut in less than one month at Sydney SailGP, February 28-29.

    The 2020 U.S. SailGP Team’s roster of America’s Cup athletes, World Match Racing Champions, and Tokyo 2020 Olympic hopefuls that includes Rome Kirby, Taylor Canfield, Riley Gibbs and Hans Henken, is now bolstered by the addition of Peter Kinney, Scott Ewing, Ben Bardwell, and Victor Diaz de Leon, who were recruited from across the ...
    Published on 01-27-2020 09:16 AM
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    At least 2 dead and more missing as boats catch fire at an Alabama dock

    By Amanda Watts and Eric Levenson, CNN

    Updated 9:39 AM ET, Mon January 27, 2020

    (CNN)At least two people died and ...
    Published on 01-09-2020 02:49 PM
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    BRISTOL, R.I. (January 9, 2020) – The top performing U.S. sailors of the year have been shortlisted for US Sailing’s 2019 Rolex Yachtsman and Yachtswoman of the Year awards. The annual determination of this year’s awards represents a wide range of accomplished sailors at different stages of their respective careers and from various disciplines in the sport. All six of these finalists represent their own unique pathway to the top of the sport and have each mastered their craft with a dedicated focus on precision and performance on the grandest stage. The winners will be announced on February 6, 2020 in San Diego, Calif. aboard the USS Midway museum as part the Sailing Leadership Forum, organized by US Sailing.

    Click to vote Click to vote or make your selections in the poll at the end of this announcement.

    Finalists for US Sailing’s 2019 Rolex Yachtsman of the Year award:

    David Askew (Salt Lake City, Utah) and Peter Askew (Baltimore, Md.): David and Peter Askew’s team on Wizard enjoyed a tremendously successful 2019. The team won the 2019 RORC Caribbean 600 Trophy, scoring the best corrected time under IRC. They completed the 600-mile non-stop race in 43 hours, 38 minutes and 44 seconds. Wizard also become the first U.S. boat in 30 years to win the overall title at the Rolex Fastnet Race.

    On winning the Caribbean 600:

    “In winning the Caribbean 600, it was important for us to have put in a significant amount of time to refine how we were sailing the boat. To do that, we drew upon several key team members recent experience in the 2017-2018 ...
    Published on 01-09-2020 09:27 AM
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    The Zingaro made it to Honokohau Harbor but after it’s repaired, it will no longer make travel the open ocean. Instead, it will be bound to Hawaii where it will cruise the islands. PC: James Evenson and Kimmi Jensen

    Story by Max Dible https://bigislandnow.com

    The wind screamed, and a towering swell heaved with a treacherous, inevitable rhythm that conjured wall after wall of ocean, each stretching more than 25-feet high into a dark, angry sky.

    It was 2:30 a.m. on Dec. 22, 2019. James Evenson and Kimmi Jensen were situated roughly 50 miles ...