Mission: To encourage participation in the sport of sailing through volunteers and member organizations and to govern, promote and represent sailboat racing in the u. S. A.
Programs: Olympic program - training and support of teams and individuals preparing for olympic and paralympic competitions. Support includes coaching, health and nutrition counseling, physical and psychological strengthening, logistics and weather forecasting support.
training and keelboat programs - training and certification of instructors for beginning, intermediate and advanced sailing classes provided throughout the u. S. For learn-to-sail programs, keelboat and cruising programs, learn-to-race programs and powerboat programs, with a goal of promoting participation in boating and on-water activities. These services are also conducted in association with various international sail training organizations.
supporting programs - dissemination of news and activities throughout the sailing community via e-ussailing electronic newsletter and podcasts, website and annual report to members. Provide support for regatta organizers through us sailing's active network. Industry support through seminars and other venues such as the yacht club management seminar. Memberships include approximately 34,000 individuals and 1,400 organizations.