Quick Facts

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
  • Commercial School
  • Yacht Club
  • High School Race Team
  • College Race Team
  • Adaptive/Disabled Program
  • YMCA/YWCA staff
  • Scouting Program
  • Junior Program
  • Camps/Parks and Recreation Department
  • Military staff
  • STEM Educational Program
  • General Boating Industry

Conference Dates

Thursday, January 31 through Saturday, February 2, 2019.
Registration and opening reception will be held on the evening of Wednesday, January 30.

Conference Venue

Hyatt Regency Jacksonville Riverfront
225 East Coastline Drive
Jacksonville, FL 32202
Reservations can be made online or by calling 888-421-1442.

  • 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 Information

Registration is open!

  • Early Bird Registration (Ends Sept. 7): $295
  • Standard Registration (Sept. 8 to Dec. 31): $350
  • Late Registration (Jan. 1 to Jan. 28): $400
  • At the Door Registration (Jan 29 - Feb. 2): $450
  • Group Registration (3+) (Ends Dec. 31): $325

*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.
*The application period for NSPS 2019 has ended

Contact Us

Please contact events@nsps.ussailing.org for more information or questions about the event.


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