Planning Your Trip

We recommend all attendees arrive at the TradeWinds Island Grand Resort on Wednesday February 1st. Registration will open at 2pm on February 1st. We encourage all attendees to arrive in time for our Welcome Reception at 5pm.

The opening Keynote will be at 8:30am Thursday February 2nd.

US Sailing has secured a discounted room block at the rate of $215*
*standard rooms

TradeWinds Island Grand 
5600 Gulf Boulevard
St. Pete Beach, FL 33706
800-808-9833

Reservations can be made online.(link coming soon)

Upgraded Room Rates: 

Tropical View Hotel Room: $245
Gulf Front Hotel Room: $265
Tropical View One Bedroom Suite: $355
Gulf Front One Bedroom Suite with Balcony: $415

Reservation cut-off date: January 10, 2023

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 hotel 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.

TradeWinds Island Resorts are located in the Tampa Bay Area of Florida’s Central West Coast directly on the Gulf of Mexico beach. Both Tampa International Airport and St. Petersburg/Clearwater Airport are about 30 minutes away, via Interstate 275. 

FROM POINTS NORTH
From I-75, take I-275 to Tampa and remain on it through Tampa and across Tampa Bay. Continue South on I-275 approximately 15 miles through St. Petersburg. Proceed from * below.

FROM POINTS EAST
Take I-4 west into Tampa. Stay in the left-hand lane and follow the signs for I-275 South "To St. Petersburg" past downtown Tampa and across Tampa Bay. Continue South on I-275 approximately 15 miles through St. Petersburg. Proceed from * below.

FROM POINTS SOUTH
From I-75 take the I-275 exit "To St. Petersburg" (not Tampa), and over the Sunshine Skyway Bridge (toll). Proceed from * below.

FROM TAMPA INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT
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.

FROM ST. PETERSBURG/CLEARWATER AIRPORT
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. Uber fare: $45