Sailing Leadership Forum 2018: Save the Date!

What Is The Sailing Leadership Forum?
This signature US Sailing event offers a unique experience for all types of sailors to connect on important and relevant issues on all aspects of our sport.

When And Where Is Sailing Leadership Forum 2018?
Join us for Sailing Leadership Forum 2018 at the TradeWinds Island Grand Resort in St. Pete Beach, Fla. on February 1-3, 2018. This spectacular, family-friendly resort is a 20-acre beachfront playground.

Who Should Attend?
Leaders from sail training and education, yacht club and sailing organization management, race officials, and industry professionals will meet and learn from one-another in the surroundings of this spectacular South Florida venue.

What Will I Learn?
The Sailing Leadership Forum will offer keynote speaker presentations and focused group sessions on a wide range of topics such as growing the sport, developing programs, marketing and communications, administration and management, regattas and racing, and rules and officials.

The forum will feature lively and fun social events, hands-on activities, exhibitor displays and demonstrations, pre- and post- forum clinics and seminars for instructor certification, race management seminars, Safety at Sea Courses, and much more.

Learn more about Sailing Leadership Forum 2018, including key dates for registration, tips for planning your trip, and more.

Why Should I Go?
The forum will equip the attendees with new concepts, programs to implement, solutions to their challenges, confirmation of their current plans, and a lot of new friends and resources to tap into.

All sailors have something in common – the importance of keeping sailing vibrant and strong for future generations of sailors. See you in St. Pete Beach!

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