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The State of the Sailing Industry - A Snapshot of Industry Data







Lifelong sailor Sally Helme is Publisher Emeritus of the Sail Group of Bonnier Corporation, which includes the Cruising World andSailing World brands plus the Helly Hansen NOOD Regatta Series which is the largest regatta series in the US.

She is active in marine industry trade organizations and has served on the boards of Sail Newport, Sail America and US Sailing.  She is a past president of Sail America and she serves currently as a Vice President of Marine Marketers of America.  She recently was appointed to the Board of the National Sailing Hall of Fame. 

Sally has managed and produced Cruising World/Sailing World’s annual “State of the Sailing Industry” report for over twenty-five years, tracking bareboat charter activity, sailboat imports and domestic sailboat production in North America.


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