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February 2018

US Sailing Leadership Forum, St. Pete Beach, FL

February 1, 2018 - February 3, 2018
TradeWinds Island Grand Resort, 5500 Gulf Blvd.
St. Pete Beach, Florida 33706
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This forum, first held in 2014, gathers leaders from sail training, education, yacht clubs, sailing organizations, race officials and industry professionals to discuss and exchange ideas and trends in all aspects of sail. Keynote speakers and group sessions work on growing the sport and developing programs to help it grow to keep sailing “vibrant and strong for future generations of sailors.” The event is held at the TradeWinds Island Grand Resort, St. Pete Beach, FL. Late registration is available at…

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SSCA St. Petersburg Gam

February 10, 2018
St. Petersburg Yacht Club, 11 Central Avenue
St. Petersburg, FL 33701
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$49.00 – $59.00

SSCA will present a one-day Gam at the St. Petersburg Yacht Club beginning at 8:00 AM on February 10, 2018. Traditionally, a “gam” was the term used by whalers when they met up with other ships in a calm sea and were able to safely pass news from folks back home between boats. For over 60 years, SSCA has hosted cruiser events around the world, allowing cruisers to share information, stories, and tales of adventures. While SSCA has chosen to…

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September 2018

US SAILING INTERNATIONAL OFFSHORE SAFETY AT SEA COURSE, Sept 9

September 9, 2018
Davis Island Yacht Club

Davis Island Yacht Club, Tampa, FL, Sept. 9. One-day hands-on course. Limited to 100 participants. $250. Registration and Pay Pal links are on the Davis Island Yacht Club website home page at www.diyc.org. The US Sailing online International Safety at Sea Lecture course is a prerequisite, prior to the registration deadline of August 15. The online course is $75 and can be accessed at www.safetyatseacourse.com.

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October 2018

US SAILING INTERNATIONAL OFFSHORE SAFETY AT SEA COURSE, Charleston, SC

October 6, 2018 - October 7, 2018
Charleston Harbor Resort Mt. Pleasant, SC United States + Google Map

Hebertech LLC, Mount Pleasant, SC, Oct. 6-7. Contact Mike Hebert. Held at Charleston Harbor Resort.

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January 2019

2019 National Sailing Programs Symposium, Jacksonville, FL

January 31 @ 08:00 - February 2 @ 17:00
Hyatt Regency Jacksonville Riverfront, 225 East Coastline Drive
Jacksonville, FL 32202 United States
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2019 National Sailing Programs Symposium Registration Open, Jacksonville, FL, Jan. 31- Feb. 2 US Sailing’s NSPS 2018 will be held in January at the Hyatt Regency Jacksonville Riverfront. Early Bird registration ends Sept. 7 ($295). Standard ($350) and Group ($325) registration ends Dec. 31. Late Registration ($400) ends Jan. 28. At the door registration ($450) runs Jan. 29-Feb.2. For more information and to register, go to http://nsps.ussailing.org.

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February 2019

Catamaran & Couples Cruising Seminars, Miami, FL

February 17 - February 18
Holiday Inn Miami, 340 Biscayne Blvd
Miami, FL 33132 United States
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These seminars are held in conjunction with the Miami Boat Show but are located at the Holiday Inn on the mainland (not at the main boat show on Virginia Key). The seminars are presented by long-time sailing and cruising instructors Jeff and Jean Grossman.             Jeff and Jean have been presenting couples cruising seminars and instruction for many years about sailing together in harmony, choosing a boat and cruising. They even wrote a book on the subject. The Couples Seminar…

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