CHARLESTON, S.C. — Are sailors overwhelmingly “male, stale and pale?” The need to adapt to changing demographics was the overriding takeaway earlier this month at the Sail America Industry Conference. The message was relayed loud and clear by several of the presenters and speakers at the biennial conference.
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 country’s oldest continually run regatta will celebrate its 160th edition this weekend on Narragansett Bay at Newport, R.I.
Dawn Riley, renowned competitive sailor and executive director of Oakcliff Sailing, challenged participants at the Sail America Industry Conference to change the face of sailing during her keynote presentation “Be the Force of Change Every Day and in Every Way” on Tuesday.
Cruzin CEO Jaclyn Baumgarten will participate in a panel discussion at the 2014 Sail America Industry Conference to explain how peer-to-peer platforms can keep sailing affordable for current owners and bring new people into the lifestyle.
We all know the joys boating delivers, but sometimes a pleasant reminder is in order — in this case, young people having a blast sailing dinghies.
Dawn Riley, executive director of Oakcliff Sailing, will present the keynote address during Sail America’s June 9-11 Industry Conference at the Charleston (S.C.) Harbor Resort & Marina.
Sail Newport is holding a 007-themed fundraiser on May 10, with prizes going to the best original James Bond costumes.
Sail America published a preliminary brochure detailing plans for its biennial Industry Conference, which will take place June 9-11 at the Charleston Harbor Resort & Marina in Charleston, S.C.
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 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.