Steering the Course in Australia with SheSails National Leadership Conference

Australian Sailing is officially launching its inaugural SheSails National Leadership Conference event, to coincide with World Sailing’s first ever women’s sailing celebration, Steering the Course.

Steering the Course is an international festival that aims bring together women across all generations in a celebration of the sport of sailing. Created to provide opportunities for women across the world to get into sailing, as well as encourage pathways and bring together sailing communities.

The SheSails National Leadership Conference event set for 6pm (AEDT) Wednesday 6th October is designed to champion female involvement in sailing and empower them to reach their full potential. This special event will feature guest speakers that will provide insights and explore the topic of Leadership.

One of the keynote speakers for the event will be SheSails Ambassador, sailor and pioneer Jessica Watson OAM. Australia has a proud history of females who have contributed so much to the promotion and advancement of sailing, and Jessica will be joining the event to discuss her experiences; how she had a dream, worked hard at it and proved that anything really is possible..


The SheSails SheLearns initiative will continue to evolve and create further learning opportunities via the soon to be launched ‘SheLearns’ section on the SheSails website. The SheLearns page will house educational videos and course recordings that cover a range of popular topics as identified by the SheSails community. This content will join the fleet of fantastic resources already available on the SheSails website for sailing clubs around Australia to utilise in building a thriving community that includes women and girls across all areas of our sport.

Full details of the SheSails National Leadership Conference event and agenda will be released in the coming months.

Register your interest in attending today and stay tuned via or via the SheSails FB and Insta page @SheSailsAus.