International Sailing Summit at Paris Boat Show

The ninth International Sailing Summit (ISS) will be hosted by FIN, the French Nautical Federation and will be held on 4 December 2008 as a lead-in to the Paris International Boat Show.

The line-up of speakers and presentations is planned to emphasise successes in the French sailing industry and successes in promoting sailing around the world. The ISS will conclude with a gala dinner featuring keynote speakers yacht designer Ron Holland, Bruno Trouble for an update on America’s Cup and ISS Patron Gérard Petipas, founder of the Pen Duick company. There will also be a screening of the movie ‘Tabarly’ by Pierre Marcel.

The ninth International Sailing Summit is chaired again by Alistair MURRAY of Ronstan.

Go to for the full programme and details on how to register.