Beyond the blow from the Great Recession, sailing faces pressure from aging baby boomers turning toward powerboats and millennials enjoying broader leisure options.
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.
The 2015 Strictly Sail Pacific Boat Show will take place April 9-12 at Jack London Square in Oakland, Calif.
Sail America released the overall schedule at a glance for its industry conference, which will be held June 22-24 in Newport, R.I.
Sail America will host its typically biennial Industry Conference on June 22-24, 2015, in order to start offering the conference during odd-numbered years.
Sail America scheduled its Industry Meeting for Oct. 10 at the Marriott Waterfront in Annapolis, Md., during the U.S. Sailboat Show.
BUZZARDS BAY, Mass. — It took a team of 16 men seven months to build in 1841 – and that was including a month of strike for shorter hours — but five years and $7 million to restore so it could sail 173 years after its initial launch.
The board of the National Sailing Hall of Fame said it will present a new Lifetime Achievement Award annually, starting this year.
The 106th Chicago Yacht Club Race to Mackinac, the biggest and most varied sail regatta in the Great Lakes region, starts at 3 p.m. today.
The National Marine Manufacturers Association announced it will cancel the Strictly Sail Long Beach boat show, which had been slated for Oct. 23-26.
Two Newport, R.I., sailracing events will take place this weekend, starting today.