The National Sailing Programs Symposium (NSPS) is the premier event for sailing education in the United States.
NSPS is the only conference of its kind that brings together program directors, instructors, volunteers, parents and industry representatives to share and learn best practices with one another about running, maintaining and improving sailing programs.
We hope to see your sailing organization represented in Jacksonville at NSPS 2019!
Who Should Attend?
NSPS is an event that provides cutting edge resources and methods to boating education leaders and programs. If you’re involved with one of the following organization types, you should plan to attend:
Community Sailing Programs
High School Race Team
College Race Team
Camps/Parks and Recreation Department
STEM Educational Program
General Boating Industry
Thursday, January 31 through Saturday, February 2, 2019.
Registration and opening reception will be held on the evening of Wednesday, January 30.
Hyatt Regency Jacksonville Riverfront
225 East Coastline Drive
Jacksonville, FL 32202
Reservations can be made online or by calling (904) 588-1234.
Our room rate is $189.00 a night.
Please make your reservations by January 4, 2019. Keep in mind that we can fill our room block before the cutoff date, so please plan accordingly!
Registration coming soon!
Early Bird Registration (Ends Sept. 15): $
Standard Registration (Sept. 16 to Dec. 31): $
Late Registration (Jan. 1 to Jan. 28): $
At the Door Registration (Jan 29 – Feb. 2): $
Group Registration (3+) (Ends Dec. 31): $
*Cancellation Policy: registrations are refundable up to 30 days prior to the event (January 2, 2019) minus a $20.00 service fee. Registrations are non-refundable within 30 days of the event.
A draft schedule will be available soon. Please note the schedule is likely to change so please check back.
Travel Assistance Grants
Thanks to a grant from the US Sailing Foundation, travel grants are available.
Apply online now – THE APPLICATION PERIOD HAS NOT OPENED