Tall Ships America’s Annual Conference on Sail Training and Tall Ships is known in the industry for its high “take away value”, unparalleled networking opportunities, immediate and future relevance, and camaraderie. Hundreds of ships’ masters, crew members, program administrators, educators, environmentalists, port representatives, festival managers and more gather for an information-packed three day conference. Topics include vessel operations, regulatory issues, coast guard licensing, general administration and staff management, educational programming, media relations and communications, marketing, funding, port event organization and safety at sea.


Tall Ships for the 21st Century

47th Annual Conference on Sail Training and Tall Ships

Tampa/St. Pete, Florida ~ February 2020

This year our conference theme will focus on workforces and workplaces of the 21st Century. What does our industry offer the modern world and how do we remain resilient in a dynamic environment? We invite proposals to address this theme, highlighting the issues, challenges and opportunities for the programs and operators in the 21st Century workspace. Proposal deadline is November 1, 2019. Please click here to submit your proposal.


To see our information on the 46th Annual Conference in San Pedro, California, February 25-27, 2019, please click here.