Tall Ship Operators Conference

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Tall Ship Operators Conference

May 15, 2021 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

The Tall Ships Australia and New Zealand Operators Conference features seminars and workshops relevant to tall ship sailing and sail training, providing an opportunity for Operators to network, share practical advice, offer each other support and talk to experts.

The May 2021 Tall Ships Australia and New Zealand Operators Conference will be held online via Zoom. To register, please contact Jon Simpson at mail@tallships.com.au.

The May 2021 Operators Conference Program

Time Speaker Topic
09.00 Jon Simpson Welcome
09.10 Stephen Moss Opening Remarks
09.20 Mr David Banbury
North Sydney Council
Future of the Waverton Coal Loader Wharf, Sydney
10.00 Stephen Moss The Annual Billy Can Trophy
10.10 Murray Henstock Succession Planning – Tall Ships Australia and New Zealand
10.25 Sydney Harbour Federation Trust Tall Ship Events at the former HMAS Platypus precinct, Sydney
10.45 Break Networking Opportunity
11.00 Sarah Parry AMSA Update – new regulations and changed interpretations
11.20 Jon Simpson TANZ Bursaries – how to raise them and how to use them
11.40 Lisa Kluver The Sail Training International Youth Conference
12.10 Ken Harris Tall Ships in Newcastle – Event Proposal
12.25 Murray Henstock Sail Training Research latest findings
12.40 Peter Harris and Sarah Parry Tall Ship restorations Alma Dopel and Mistral II
1.00 Lunch Networking Opportunity
1.30 Operators Operator Reports
2.00 Christiaan De Beukelaer Sailing a tall ship across the Atlantic and back during COVID 19
3.00 Stephen Moss Wrap up and introduction to Wonder session
3.30 Jon Simpson Conference close



May 15, 2021
9:00 am - 4:00 pm