Topics already confirmed include; fundraising, insurance & risk management issues, developing an able sail program, hosting regattas, getting your program into schools, and increasing participation for 16-24 year olds, and so much more. Keynote speaker will be Nicholas Hayes who wrote Saving Sailing, which discussed the decline of participation in sailing and what we should be doing to increase numbers.
A full schedule will be posted shortly. The Conference is preceded by the Sail NS Awards on November 21, with a feature presentation by Brian MacInnes of Team Oracle at the Maritime Museum of the Atlantic from 7-9pm.
Registration information is at https://sailnovascotia.checklick.com/online-registration or visit www.sailnovascotia.ca