2019 Free Daily Seminars
SAILING ANNAPOLIS TO BERMUDA 1PM
Dream of sailing to Bermuda? 2020 will mark the 22nd running of the Annapolis to Bermuda race (A2B), a 753-mile race first sailed in 1979. The challenging course combines inshore and offshore racing down the Chesapeake Bay, across the Gulfstream, and onto Bermuda. It enables sailors to fulfill a lifelong ambition of a blue water passage to an island known for its soft coral beaches, in an organized event promoting friendly competition with other boats. Join race chair and veteran sailor Michael Lehmkuhl for an overview of how to participate.
DOCKING & LINE HANDLING 2PM
Does docking your boat make you stressed and anxious? Let the Annapolis School of Seamanship show you the ropes, tricks, and techniques to make docking easy. Topics include: Situational Awareness, Close Quarters Maneuvering, Line Handling, Communication.
CLIPPER ROUND THE WORLD RACE 3PM
See a unique 20 minute film, shot from onboard a stripped out ocean racing yacht in the Clipper Round the World Yacht Race La Course de Leur Vie [Race of Your Life]. This film was awarded the Prix du Public, at the Waterproof Festival in Geneva, Switzerland. With one hand for the boat and one for her camera, Maéva Bardy, from France, captured the sheer magnitude of this epic global challenge, the extremity of the weather and also the exhilaration and exhaustion of the crew as they battled with Mother Nature.
WEEKENDS ON THE CHESAPEAKE 4PM
Join Chesapeake Bay Magazine Publisher John Stefancik for a fun-filled exploration of the best towns to visit on the Bay. He’ll cover day-tripping, overnight cruising, where to go if you just want to take the boat out for lunch or dinner, and how to get the most out of your time on the water.