US Sailing sets growth meeting for Atlanta

Author:
Updated:
Original:

US Sailing is holding a meeting Feb. 6 in Atlanta with industry stakeholders to discuss an approach for growing sailing and to develop a framework for a plan to engage the entire sailing community.

Divergent voices have created confusion within the industry, the group said.

“If sailing is going to grow, it is critical for the sailing community to build a strong partnership and collaboration amongst the key players, including the industry, the media, the associations and most importantly the grassroots access points to sailing,” the announcement read.

“Our goal is to ignite a movement, create alignment within the sailing community and help execute the vision we all create,” the group said.

The event opens Feb. 5 with a cocktail reception at the Hilton Atlanta Airport Hotel and convenes at 7:30 a.m. the following day with breakfast, working sessions, lunch and opportunities for brainstorming.

Related

Freedom Boat Club Expands

Through November, it has grown to more than 245 locations serving more than 55,000 members.

BRP Announces FY21, Q3 Results

While the North American market saw solid gains in the powersports segment, pandemic-related shutdowns and the retirement of Evinrude had a big impact on revenue.

Quick Hits: November 25, 2020

p.p1 {margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; font: 11.0px Arial} span.s1 {font-kerning: none} Patrick hires a new CFO; CMC Marine joins NMMA; Dometic makes names new HR VP; and Stingray Boats earns a safety milestone.

Wholesale Shipments Drop in September

NMMA: Easing supply chain constraints should enable more manufacturers to build boats.

Dealers: What’s Your 2021 Retail Outlook?

The monthly Pulse Report asks marine retailers to weigh in on November market conditions.