Quick Facts

Who should attend?

Instructors, coaches, race officers, program directors, class/fleet leaders, yacht club management, organization leaders, and volunteers will find key takeaways from this pioneering event.

What are the conference dates?

The conference will kick-off with a not-to-miss welcome reception the afternoon of Wednesday, February 5 with sessions running from Thursday, February 6 through Saturday, February 8, 2025

Where is the Sailing Leadership Forum being held?

Loews Coronado Bay Resort
4000 Coronado Bay Road
Coronado, CA 92118

How do I book hotel reservations?

Reservations can be made online or by calling 1-800-815-6397

Room rate:
Standard rooms: $239

Upgraded Room Rates:
Partial Bay View Room: $269
Coronado Bay View Room: $289
Coronado Bay View Suite: $599

*$39 per room, per day resort fee will be waived for attendees who book within the group block

Reservation cut-off date: January 15, 2025

Important: Hotel reservations should be made immediately following event registration. We do anticipate filling our room block prior to the Jan 15 deadline so book early!

Visit the Planning Your Trip page for more travel information

What if the hotel is sold-out?

An overflow block of rooms for US Sailing will be contracted at a nearby property.

What is the cost to attend?

Registration Information- Coming Soon!
• Early Bird Registration (First 100 registrations):
• Standard Registration (Ends Dec. 31):
• Late Registration (Jan. 1 – Jan. 27):
• At the Door Registration (Jan 28 – Feb 4):
• Group Registration (3+) (Ends Dec. 31):

What meals are included in the registration fee?

Wednesday: Welcome Reception
Thursday: Coffee/Lunch
Friday: Coffee/Lunch
Saturday: Coffee/Awards Luncheon/Closing Reception

What is the cancellation policy?

Registrations are refundable up to 30 days prior to the event (Jan 5, 2025).
Registrations are transferable to a future SLF/NSPS but non-refundable within 30 days of the event.

Will conference presentations be available?

Presentation and session documents will be made available online after the event for paid conference attendees. Hard copies will not be available at the hotel during the event.

How do I become a presenter or recommend a topic/presenter?

Visit the Presenting page for information about presenting at Sailing Leadership Forum or complete the Call for Presenters form

Will I get to go sailing?

YES!  Sponsors will have an opportunity to get the boats wet and attendees will have dedicated time to test out these great boats and products.Be sure to pack your sailing gear!

How do I learn more about Sponsorship opportunities?

Visit the Sponsors & Exhibitors webpage or email MasonSheen@ussailing.org

What happened to US Sailing’s National Sailing Program Symposium, One-Design Symposium and Yacht Club Summit?

In 2025, the Sailing Leadership Forum will take the place of separate NSPS, ODSS and Yacht Club Summit events. The Forum will include presentations, seminars, courses, and breakout sessions featured in these signature US Sailing events.

Contact Us

Contact Katie Ouellette and Mary Allen at events@ussailing.org for more information or questions about the Sailing Leadership Forum 2025.