Membership - American Sail Training Association

International Sail Training & Tall Ships
Conference 2008
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Organized by Sail Training International and the American Sail Training Association

Opening Remarks
Nigel Rowe: Presedent and Chairman, Sail Training International
Michael Rauworth: President and Chairman, American Sail Training Association

Delivering Sail Training as Part of a Long Term Personal Development Programme
Craig Wilson Manager, ‘SPIRIT OF FAIRBRIDGE’

Weathering this Economic Tsunami
Terry Davies West Island College
Per Langhelle Chairman Class A Tall Ships Forum

Protecting the Marine Environment
Sarah Black Project Manager RYA ‘Green Blue’

Incident Analysis - European Incident and North American Incident
John Lang past CEO Marine Accident Investigation Branch - UK
Captain Dave Wood former Captain of US CG Barque EAGLE
Ken Potter Transportation Safety Board of Canada

Medicine at Sea: Appropriate Technology for Wilderness and Marine Medicine
Jeffrey Isaac President, MedicalOfficer.Net Ltd

Sail training for Disabled and Special Needs Trainees
Amanda Butcher CEO Jubilee Sailing Trust
Paul Tingley Paralympic Gold Medallist 2008

Search and Rescue Case Study
LCDR Aurora Fleming US Coastguard Search and Rescue

Risk Management for Sail Training Organisations
Gene McKeever: Allen Agency Insurance

Characteristics of an Effective Sail Training Programme
Murray Henstock Young Endeavour Youth Scheme
Nancy Richardson Vice President, Los Angeles Maritime Institute
Captain Chris Sinnett Coast Guard Barque EAGLE

Navigating the Regulatory Seas
Peter Cardy CEO Maritime and Coastguard Agency (MCA)
Sigurd Gude Deputy Director General, Norwegian Maritime Directorate
Luke Harden US Coast Guard ret.

How to Conduct an Economic Impact Study
Karen McNutt Senior Research Analyst, Nova Scotia Department of Tourism, Culture and Heritage
Bill Campbell Vice-President, Waterfront Development Corporation Ltd
Thomas McGuire Economic Development Consultant

Corporate Hospitality
Mark Tower Topsail Charters
Daan Meijer Chairman, The Tall Ships Races Den Helder 2008, Director, Sail Amsterdam
Patti Lock Sailing Ship Adventures

Ship Recruitment – Making the Economics Work for All
Paulina Brooks Northover Bermuda Project Co-ordinator
David Choate Vice-President, Conventures Inc.
Reinoud van der Heijden Director of Bark EUROPA

Risk Management – Security, Crowd Control, Inclement Weather etc
Mike Richmond Managing Director, Richmond Event Management
Gene McKeever Allen Agency Insurance

Media Relations and Management
David Choate Vice-President, Conventures Inc.
Corinne Hitching Media & Publications, Sail Training International

Recruiting Trainees – Remaining Competitive with ‘New Media’ based Marketing
Tony Treacy: Ltd for copies of this presentation, please email

Ingredients for a Successful Tall Ships Event
Judith Feather Head of Events, Liverpool Culture Company
Karen Scherberger: Norfolk Festival Events

Recruiting and Placing Trainees
Monique Touw: At Sea Sail Training
Dexter Donham Sailing Ship Adventures

Conference Sponsors


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