National Conference

About the National Conference

The US Sailing National Conference (formerly Annual Meeting) is a unique opportunity for members to meet with the National Governing Body’s leadership and discuss relevant industry topics facing the sport, exchange ideas, reflect on progress, and look ahead to future plans.

The National Conference also focuses on Board and Committee business, progress reports, current issues and planning. Join us as we showcase the value that US Sailing brings to the sport of sailing, to organizations and to sailors.

US Sailing’s National Conference has something for everyone.

When: February 14 – 15, 2017

Where: Sheraton Austin at the Capitol Austin, TX (use the link below for online booking)

Reservations:  online or 888-627-8349  (group room rate is $189/night)* **

*Cut-off date for group rate is Jan. 19

**Be sure to mention US Sailing to get the group rate

Who should attend?

Anyone interested in growing the sport of sailing and who wants to bring creative ideas and energy to US Sailing, RSA Representatives, RSA Leadership, Local Sailing Organization leaders, US Sailing Board of Directors, Committee Chairs and Members, and US Sailing Staff Directors.

Please join us and bring along a friend, help us double last year’s attendance!


Welcome cocktail reception – Tuesday Feb 14

Join us for a welcome cocktail reception.

Included in your registration fee.

Location TBD

Annual Awards Dinner - Wednesday Feb 15

US Sailing is honored to host the 2017 Annual Awards Dinner in recognition of outstanding contributions to sailing by individuals and organizations around the country. Awards will be presented in the areas of education, one-design, and US Sailing’s perpetual organizational awards. Please join us while we celebrate these deserving recipients and their accomplishments.

Learn More about the Awards and Make a Nomination

Dinner Tickets: $70
Register Online


General Registration (2-days) – $125


Request a Committee Meeting:


Contact: Katie Ouellette at

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