Symposiums, forums, festivals, competitions and more; where local sailing communities come together to grow the sport

Our events allow for

  • Coming together from the local to the national level.
  • Seeing what everyone else is doing and sharing your great ideas.
  • Learning, inspiring and networking.
  • Catapulting collaboration and moving the sport forward.
  • Engaging with leadership of our sport.

Sailing Leadership Forum

Connect. Discover. Grow.

Connect leaders from all aspects of our sport such as sail training and education, yacht club and sailing organization management, racing associations and organizations including one-design and handicap classes, race officials, and industry professionals

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National Coaching Symposium

The latest ideas in team management, performance technology, and athlete development

The National Coaching Symposium is two days of workshops and hands-on sessions with some of the leading sailing coaches in the country.

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National Sailing Programs Symposium

Three days of inspiration, education and skill development

The premier event for sailing education in the United States. NSPS is the only conference of its kind that brings together program directors, instructors, volunteers, parents and industry representatives to share and learn best practices with one another about running, maintaining and improving sailing programs.

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National Conference and AGM

Meet with the National Governing Body’s leadership

Interested in growing the sport of sailing? Join us! Bring your 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.

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Regional Symposiums

Share ideas and concerns about sailing education and programming within the various regions throughout the country

A round table format designed for productive exchanges between participants. US Sailing provides the moderator to facilitate discussion and offer a national perspective on some of the issues that face our industry.

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Looking for your first taste of competition, or want to compete on the national stage?

Our Youth and Adult Championships offer exciting challenges and memorable experiences on the race course for sailors of all ages, sailing disciplines and abilities.


Junior Olympic Sailing Festivals

For young sailors who are new to racing and experienced junior sailors with high aspirations, USA Junior Olympic Sailing Festivals are the perfect starting line

These events improve racing skills, connect young sailors with new friends and serve as a gateway to future opportunities in the sport.

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