NWSA to hold annual Women’s Sailing conference

MARBLEHEAD, Mass. — The National Women’s Sailing Association will hold its 10th Annual Women’s Sailing Conference Saturday, June 4, at the Corinthian Yacht Club in Marblehead, Mass.

At this event, women can learn or enhance their skills in recreational sailing through seminars on the water, on the dock and in the classroom. Topics include an introduction to sailing, sail trim, spinnakers, crew overboard, operating a motorboat, knots, charting, suddenly single-handed, diesel engine troubleshooting, weather, understanding wind, marine medicine, emergency seamanship and more.

“Sailing teaches leadership and teamwork, adds skills that can bring a lifetime of enjoyment and creates memorable experiences,” said BoatUS Manager of Sponsorships Claire Wyngaard. “Attending this event will increase your confidence while learning and networking with others who share your love for the outdoors and active lifestyle.”

BoatUS is a sponsor of the event.

The event’s featured speaker will be NWSA founder Doris Colgate, CEO and President of Offshore Sailing School. In addition, the 2010 BoatUS / NWSA Leadership in Women’s Sailing Award will be given at the conference.

The conference includes continental breakfast, buffet lunch, dinner and raffle prizes. Registration fees are $115 for NWSA members or $150 for non-NWSA members ($15 additional after May 20).

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