The ACA is a great paddling organization and one of the many things they do is sanction canoe and kayak races and help with the insurance for them. Unfortunately for Canoe and Kayak Sailors if you are not Sailing in New York then there is no coverage for your event on their site.
The ACA does have a lot of great information about canoe sailing here:
They have another really good sailing site here that has links and instructions on how to make and ACA rig:
And a great paddling blog here: