OAKLAND, Calif. — During Strictly Sail Pacific, I had the opportunity to sit and chat with Stanton Murray of Murray Yacht Sales about his company’s marketing efforts. Murray’s New Orleans-based company has been selling powerboats and sailboats from its Gulf Coast offices for more than 40 years.
Strictly Sail shows in Chicago, Miami and Oakland, Calif., are produced by Sail America, the trade association for the U.S. sailing industry. It is dedicated to promoting the health and growth of sailing.
Strictly Sail Pacific, which opens today at Jack London Square in Oakland, Calif., will host local schoolchildren for special youth activity days today and Friday from 3:30-5 p.m.
The Sailors for the Sea Clean Regatta program added a Most Green Boat Award to the 2014 BVI Spring Regatta and Sailing Festival honors.
Cruising World magazine, Gill and West Marine will sponsor this year’s Strictly Sail Pacific, the West Coast’s largest all-sailboat show, which is set for April 10-13 in Oakland, Calif.
Registration is now open for Sail America’s Industry Conference, which will take place June 9-11 at the Charleston (S.C.) Harbor Resort & Marina.
Strictly Sail Pacific, the all-sailboat West Coast show set for April 10-13 in Oakland, Calif., announced its speaker lineup.
The Cruising Club of America celebrated its outstanding sailors of 2013 during the annual awards dinner at the New York Yacht Club in Manhattan.
Sail America will hold its annual member meeting on April 11 during Strictly Sail Pacific in Oakland, Calif.
US Sailing named 43 Olympic- and Paralympic-class athletes to the 2014 US Sailing Team Sperry Top-Sider.
With San Francisco Bay and the Golden Gate Bridge as a backdrop, Brian Porter and Jody Starck formally accepted US Sailing’s 2013 Rolex Yachtsman and Yachtswoman of the Year awards Tuesday at the St. Francis Yacht Club in San Francisco.