Seminars on Sailing in 2016

The United States Sailboat Show presents a wide array of educational opportunities. These were fron 2016.

First Sail Workshops

Makaira-ad-Experience the joy of sailing on a Beneteau First 22. Taught by expert instructors, this two-and-a-half-hour class is designed for the beginning sailor.

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Free Daily Seminars on Sailing


Presented by the Chesapeake Bay Magazine & Annapolis School of Seamanship

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Cruisers University – October 10–13, 2016

Hinckley43A comprehensive and expanded curriculum on cruising and boat preparedness for sail and power crusiers. More than 40 courses taught by expert instructors. Register for 1- 4 days of classes.

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Two Can Sail Couples Cruising Seminar

Sponsored by Two Can Sail, Blue Water Sailing Magazine, SeaTech Systems, Massey Yachts and Weems & Plath.

With a special focus on the tradeoffs between Catamarans and Monohulls

8 5 rippin (2)Individualized cruising lifestyle training, includes boat shopping, surveying, and personal training aboard your boat. 

“… any sailing couple contemplating living aboard should enroll in this course – it’s the best bang for your money!”

Learn how to take the drama out of your dream by choosing the right boat to sail away together in harmony! Team Jeff & Jean specialize in working with couples and bring this focus to their Couples Cruising Seminars. Jeff & Jean work with one couple at a time to provide cruising lifestyle training, including boat shopping, surveying and personal training aboard the couples boat. This seminar is a forum to share the knowledge they have gained in the unique aspects that are found with one couple on a cruising boat, and their experience from over 60 combined years of cruising, racing and teaching couples. Guest Speakers examples are: Liza Copeland, Lee Chesneau.

Choose Friday, October 7th or Saturday, October 8th    

Each full day seminar is limited to 15 Couples      Seminar Fee: $325/couple  ($175 single)

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SOLD OUT Take The Wheel Interactive Workshop & Boat Demo

True-North-38BSearching for the sailboat of your dreams? This is an opportunity for couples to try the boats of their choice, compare one against the other, and narrow the search for your new boat.

 Enjoy a full day of socializing, learning about boat design and operation, and participate in two sea trials.

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United States Sailboat Show
City Dock, Annapolis, Maryland

Thursday, October 5, 2017 (VIP Day)
10:00am - 6:00pm

Friday, October 6, 2017
10:00am - 6:30pm

Saturday, October 7, 2017
10:00am - 6:30pm

Sunday, October 8, 2017
10:00am - 6:30pm

Monday, October 9, 2017
10:00am - 5:00pm

VIP Preview Day - $35
VIP Preview Day + Additional Day - $48
Adult One Day - $18 in Advance/$20 at Gate
Adult Two Day Combo - $31
Children - $5 (6 & under FREE)