International Sailing Schools Association. ISSA was founded by organizations from France, Great Britain, Italy, Poland and Spain in London in 1968. In course of years, the Association grew to cover most countries in Europe and to be present on almost all continents. The goals of the ISSA are to: -Promote yachting; -Develop and implement high standards in sail and power yachting training; -Provide nouveau for international exchange between countries and organizations worldwide; -Represent private and public sailing schools on international level; The ISSA is cooperating and also willing to start new cooperation with companies, organizations and associations operating in the yachting and yachting-related industries, like: -Yacht producers; -Yachting equipment suppliers; -Insurance companies; -Local and regional tourist and sport promoting organizations; -General and technical schools (at all levels); to mention a few examples. The Organization is willing to start cooperation with any individual or organization that will help to promote yachting. The Executive Office is located in Warsaw, Poland, while the organization is registered in Switzerland