Planning Your Trip

We recommend all attendees arrive at the TradeWinds Island Grand Resort on Wednesday January 31st. Registration will open at 2pm on January 31st. We encourage all attendees to arrive in time for our Welcome Reception at 5pm.

The opening Keynote will be at 8:30am Thursday February 1st.

US Sailing has secured a discounted room block at the rate of $183 (standard non-view rooms) or $195 (tropical view or Gulf front)

TradeWinds Island Grand Resort
5500 Gulf Blvd
St. Pete Beach, FL 33706


Reservations can be made by calling the hotel directly and mentioning the US Sailing group or online.

Reservation cut-off date: January 9, 2018

Important: Hotel reservations should be made immediately following event registration. We do anticipate filling our room block so book early!

Overflow Hotel
In the event the TradeWinds is sold out of rooms on your travel dates, a courtesy overflow room block will be arranged.


All Sailing Leadership Forum attendees are responsible for their own travel to and from St. Pete Beach, FL.

Tampa International Airport is serviced by all major US airline carriers providing nonstop and connecting services to major domestic destinations and across the globe.

Follow the signs to I-275 South “To St. Petersburg” and across Tampa Bay. Continue South on I-275 approximately 15 miles through St. Petersburg. Proceed from * below.

Turn left out of airport onto Roosevelt and follow signs to I-275 South through St. Petersburg, approximately 13 miles. Proceed from * below.

* Exit I-275 at the St. Pete Beach/Pinellas Bayway Exit (exit 17). Proceed West across Pinellas Bayway (toll) which takes you directly to St. Pete Beach and ends at Gulf Blvd. Turn right, and the TradeWinds Resorts are on the left-hand side of the street, about 1.5 miles north.

Approx. cab fare: $50
Super Shuttle: $25


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