SHARING SAILING in new orleans

Welcome to the

2024 National Women’s Sailing Association Conference!

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Celebrating our 25th year of producing this Conference for women sailors by women sailors. We welcome you in 2024, to New Orleans at Southern Yacht Club and Community Sailing New Orleans.

We are excited to have you explore the many workshops with instructors that are eager to Share Sailing with women sailors of all levels and interests. Funds raised during the conference help support our AdventureSail program for girls as well as our scholarships. We are thrilled to have you aboard!

Women at the National Women's Sailing Conference at Sail Newport on June 3, 2023


Register through May 28th and get $20 OFF using code “JAZZY20” at checkout




From learning to read a chart to practicing shaping your sails for speed on the water, we have gathered instructors from across the country to lead you through a day of discovery and participation.

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Your instructors come from many backgrounds and experiences from across the country. All of them offer a wealth of knowledge sure to inspire.


Meet the instructors



Lake Pontchartrain is a unique sailing ground, both for the winds and its proximity to a culturally rich City! Explore our hosts & supporters Southern Yacht Club and New Orleans Community Sailing.

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Sailing Social and Fundraiser

Sailing Social and Fundraiser

Silent Auction and Raffle to benefit NWSA AdventureSail® and Scholarships

Saturday, June 8
5 pm  – 7 pm @ Southern Yacht Club

Registrants have a chance to unwind, network and support NWSA’s efforts to raise money for AdventureSail® program and sailing scholarships. Snacks and a cash bar will be offered . Come as you are! Wind swept hair-do’s are welcome!

Meet some of the folks who have already generously donated to the silent auction/raffle.

If you have an item or service to donate, please contact  

A round-table event with special ocean racing guests

Haley Lhamon and Beth Berry

Moderated by Jodi Weinbecker

Join us for Brunch to hear their wisdom, lessons learned, advice and adventures!

A Q&A will follow.


Date: Sunday, June 9th, 2024

Time: 9:30 am – 11:30 am

Location: New Orleans Yacht Club

403 N Roadway St. New Orleans LA 70124

Cost: $25
Cash Bar


Thank You To Our 2024 Conference

Title Sponsor

Admiral Sponsor
Captain Sponsor
Skipper Sponsors
Crew Sponsors
Our in-kind Supporters

We are thankful for the support of companies, organizations, foundations and individuals who have helped us bring this conference to the New Orleans women’s sailing community. Through their financial contributions, the donation of silent auction & raffle items or in-kind services, we can make this event possible and continue our scholarships and AdventureSail® program.

To donate to silent auction items, contact