Cruisers University Schedule

NEW LOCATION: Naval Academy Club at the United States Naval Academy

  Step One - Plot Your Educational Course
Four-Day Master Cruiser Series  
 $690  

This 4-day package includes a 2-day intensive study in one of the following topics, plus up to 8 classes from our extensive curriculum.
    –  Cruising Women (Limit 30)                        
    –  Diesel Maintenance (Limit 20)  SOLD OUT


 Cruising Preparedness Series –  Choose the classes you like for up to 4 days!

Four-Day Package      $690          Two-Day Package   $420   

Three-Day Package    $560          One-Day Package    $250   


Questions?  Email registration@annapolisboatshows.com

Step Two - Choose Your Elective Classes

MONDAY:  Select one class per time slot
8:15 AM – 9:45 AM 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM 12:30 PM – 2 PM 2:15 PM – 3:45 PM
Cruising Women   Day 1 of 2    
Diesel Maintenance  Day 1 of 2   SOLD OUT
Cruising in Harmony Night Cruising Demystified Anchoring Tips & Tactics Cruising Green
Rules of the Road Docking & Line Handling Successful Voyaging Safety at Sea
Short & Single Handed Sailing Techniques Selecting an Ocean Cruising Sailboat Storm Survival Tactics Diesel Essentials with Amanda
TUESDAY:   Select one class per time slot
8:15 AM – 9:45 AM 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM 12:30 PM – 2:00 PM 2:15 PM – 3:45 PM
         Cruising Women   Day 2 of 2 

Diesel Maintenance  Day 2 of 2   SOLD OUT

Marine Weather Forecasting
Sail Trim for Control Exploring MD’s Chesapeake Bay Planning a Voyage – 3 Destinations World Cruising Today
Creating the Unstoppable Boat Storm Tactics – Storm Prep The Paperwork of Cruising Minimizing Medical Issues
WEDNESDAY:  Select one class per time slot
8:15 AM – 9:45 AM 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM 12:30 PM – 2:00 PM 2:15 PM – 3:45 PM
Gear Up – What you Need from Bow to Stern 
Offshore Energy Management & Design Approaches to Cuba & Bahamas via Gulf Stream Weather Maps: What’s with all those Symbols?
Pleasurable Passagemaking Top Ten Cruising Destinations The Offshore Galley Offshore Yacht Rigging
Maintain your Boat
Part 1
Maintain your Boat
​Part 2
Maintain your Boat
​Part 3
Communications for Cruisers
THURSDAY:  Select one class per time slot
8:15 AM – 9:45 AM 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM 12:30 PM – 2:00 PM 2:15 PM – 3:45 PM
Weather in Motion: A Thunderstorm Primer  Top Newbie Cruiser Mistakes Dollars & Sense Crossing the Gulf Stream
Writing, Blogging and Video The Efficient Boat Fridge Navigating the ICW Exploring MD’s Chesapeake Bay
Modern Navigation Docking & Line Handling Climate Control Down Below Cruising & Health Care
Bahama-Bound Round Trip of the Abacos Great Products I Bet You Don’t Know About Why Knot – Useful Knots for Boaters

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Cruisers University

Annapolis, Maryland

October 9-12, 2017

My wife and I met a lot of wonderful people who, like us, were focused on developing their skills and knowledge base as cruisers.

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