The Sailing Leadership Forum runs four days starting February 1 through February 4.
Participants include instructors, coaches, race officials, program directors, class/fleet leaders, yacht club management, organization leaders, and volunteers who will find key takeaways from this event. The presentations focus on participation and growth in sailing, best practices in operations and management, what’s new in technology and innovation related to sailing, safety education and instruction, takeaways for all types of sailors, and creative thinking and new approaches to modern challenges in the sport.
Leaders from sail training and education, yacht club and sailing organization management, race officials, and industry professionals will meet and learn from one-another. The Forum will offer keynote speaker presentations and focused group sessions on a wide range of topics such as Growing the Sport, Developing Programs, Marketing & Communications, Administration & Management, Regattas & Racing, and Rules & Officials. The Sailing Leadership 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 Seminars, and much more.