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US SAILING Communications Manager
Save the Date for the Inaugural US SAILING Yacht Club Summit
PORTSMOUTH, R.I. (April 26, 2010) – US SAILING, the National Governing Body of the sport, has announced the date and place for the first-ever US SAILING Yacht Club Summit. The summit will take place on April 2-3, 2011 at the Fairmont Hotel in Chicago, Ill.
Flag officers, general managers, and committee chairpersons of yacht clubs and community sailing organizations of all sizes from around the country are invited to participate. The two day summit, moderated by US SAILING President Gary Jobson and a host of industry leaders, features a number of informative workshops and seminars, and an impressive list of expert panelists including special guest speaker and sailing icon, Ted Turner.
"It is essential that our yacht clubs provide excellent service to their members and the sailing community at large," Jobson explained. "The weekend symposium will bring together the best innovative thinking across the country and a wide variety of topics. Any yacht club planning on redefining their mission, attract new members, understand how to complete a major renovation, or become relevant in their community will want to participate in this ground breaking event."
Please save the date for the inaugural US SAILING Yacht Club Summit. Stay tuned for more updates this summer regarding registration details, schedule of events, and list of panelists and guest speakers at http://home.ussailing.org/ycsummit.htm.
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The United States Sailing Association (US SAILING), the national governing body for sailing, provides leadership for the sport in the United States. Founded in 1897 and headquartered in Portsmouth, Rhode Island, US SAILING is a 501(c) (3) non-profit organization. US SAILING offers training and education programs for instructors and race officials, supports a wide range of sailing organizations and communities, issues offshore rating certificates, and provides administration and oversight of competitive sailing across the country, including National Championships and the US Sailing Team AlphaGraphics. For more information, please visit www.ussailing.org.