Thank you for Participating at Sailing Leadership Forum 2016

[caption id="attachment_1756" align="alignright" width="500"] Picture by Eder Photo.[/caption] Over 530 leaders throughout the country participated in Sailing Leadership Forum 2016 earlier this month at the Hilton San Diego Resort. These enthusiastic participants came to Southern California with a wealth of positive energy that was inspiring for everyone. US Sailing thanks all of the Sailing Leadership…Read More

Mission Blue Founder Sylvia Earle to Present at Sailing Leadership Forum in San Diego

[caption id="attachment_22037" align="alignright" width="300"] Dr. Sylvia Earle - Photo by Kip Evans[/caption] PORTSMOUTH, R.I. (October 19, 2015) – World renowned oceanographer Dr. Sylvia Earle will be a keynote speaker at Sailing Leadership Forum 2016, hosted by US Sailing at the Hilton San Diego Resort on February 4-6. The Mission Blue founder and National Geographic Explorer…Read More

Enright and Towill to Share Story of USA Volvo Ocean Race Entry at Sailing Leadership Forum 2016

[caption id="attachment_1357" align="alignright" width="300"] Charlie Enright (left) and Mark Towill (right). Photo by Amory Ross/Team Alvimedica.[/caption] PORTSMOUTH, R.I. (September 17, 2015) – Charlie Enright and Mark Towill, the youngest contestants and leaders of the American entry in the 2014-2015 Volvo Ocean Race, will share the inside story of their first around-the-world campaign as featured presenters…Read More

Early Registration Opens for Sailing Leaderships Forum 2016

Portsmouth, R.I. (June 15, 2015) – Join us for Sailing Leadership Forum 2016, a US Sailing signature event, at the Hilton San Diego Resort, February 4-6, 2016. The Early Registration Sale ends August 15, 2015. Sailing Leadership Forum 2016 offers a unique experience for leaders representing all areas of sailing to connect on important issues…Read More

Keeping Regattas Fun

Many attendees of the Sailing Leadership Forum expressed the desire for more variety in our race courses with fewer windward/leeward courses and more non-traditional regattas. Attendees emphasized the importance of growth in participation and sportsmanship, especially for youth. Regatta organizers were challenged to create more alternative courses, games and activities for different age groups. The…Read More

Your Takeaways from the Sailing Leadership Forum

Dear Sailors, On behalf of the US Sailing staff, board of directors, and our volunteers we extend a great deal of gratitude to the over 600 sailors who attended the first-ever Sailing Leadership Forum last month at the Hilton San Diego Resort. It was truly a remarkable experience to witness many sailors from all over…Read More

Sailing Leadership Awards Ceremony Recap

SAN DIEGO, Calif. (February 12, 2014) – Last Thursday night at the Sailing Leadership Forum Awards Dinner, sponsored by Old Pulteney and hosted by the San Diego Sports Hall of Fame, US Sailing, along with Leadership Forum attendees recognized the outstanding individual and organizational achievements in training, community and one-design sailing, including the presentation of…Read More

Important Yacht Club Survey for #SLF2014 Attendees

US Sailing is working with Club Benchmarking to gather key yacht club financial and operational information from hundreds of yacht clubs in conjunction with the upcoming Sailing Leadership Forum in San Diego, Calif. Your industry experience is important to us. We invite you to join the many other participating yacht clubs by taking this detailed…Read More

High-Tech Entrepreneur Jim Clark to Close Sailing Leadership Forum with Keynote

PORTSMOUTH, R.I. (December 11, 2013) – American entrepreneur, computer scientist pioneer, and sailing enthusiast Jim Clark will give a closing keynote address to the Sailing Leadership Forum attendees on Saturday, February 8 at the Hilton San Diego Resort (Calif.). (more…)Read More

Hall of Famer Gary Jobson to Participate at Sailing Leadership Forum 2014

PORTSMOUTH, R.I. (November 20, 2013) – Former US Sailing President Gary Jobson will be participating at the first-ever Sailing Leadership Forum 2014 at the Hilton San Diego Resort on February 6-8. The 2011 National Sailing Hall of Fame inductee will be making opening remarks as the official MC, and participating in several of the forum’s…Read More