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Warren, RI-Sail America has extensively redesigned the overall look and function of its website:


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Sail America has added quick and easily readable newsfeeds for sailing news, events, and social media activity to their homepage and the site’s revamped format offers consumers a guide to sailing resources.  The overhauled site structure offers member companies complete control over their public presence to the sailing audience in addition to allowing Sail America staff to update content on a daily basis while providing visitors with a clearer and more organized navigation scheme.

“This effort reflects the association’s desires to refresh the image of its website and to ensure the site drives sailors to connect with our member companies,” Peter Durant, Sail America’s Association Manager, says. “The new look employs more vibrant colors, dynamic content, and a vast array of resources for sailors at every experience level.”


The newly designed site also features:

  • A sailing news RSS feed.
  • Membership information and applications.
  • Vibrant sailing lifestyle imagery.
  • An extensive “Members Only” section that allows members to update profile information, register for events, and renew or purchase annual memberships.
  • A directory of current Sail America members.
  • Resources for sailors including a shopping guide to our member’s products and a ramp and marina finder tool courtesy of Recreational Boating & Fishing Foundation.
  • A full calendar of association events, including all member meetings and boat shows.


Sail America-Sail America is the trade association for the U.S. sailing industry and plays a vital role for all companies that are involved in providing sailing-related products and services. Established in 1990 by members of the U.S. sailing industry, Sail America now has over 200 members representing all segments of the sailing market. With a professional staff, a dedicated Board of Directors, and a team of volunteers and supporters, Sail America works hard to promote the health and growth of sailing.


Murray Yacht Sales’ own Stanton Murray is serving as 2013/14 Sail America President while our partners Beneteau & J Boats are represented by Director Laurent Fabre (Beneteau) and Secretary Treasurer Jeff Johnstone (J Boats).

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Michael James
Michael James
Michael James has been with Murray Yacht Sales since 1995 and is in the the New Orleans office.

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