The Sail America board of directors named SAIL magazine Publisher Josh Adams as the sailing trade industry association’s president. Adams has been a member of the Sail America board for several years and was vice president for Sail America prior to being elected president.
Adams has been with SAIL magazine since 1996 as a part of the company’s editorial team and was promoted to publisher in 2006. Adams is an avid sailor who was a three-time collegiate All-American at Tufts University, a member of the U.S. Sailing Team in 1995 and 1996 and a member of the 1999 America’s Cup challenger Young America.
“I’m honored to serve as Sail America president,” Adams said in a statement. “The Sail America board of directors is an impressive group of market leaders across all segments of the sailing indus- try, and I’m pleased to be on their team. We have an ambitious schedule of initiatives planned this year for Sail America, all designed to promote the health and growth of sailing.”