11:00am – Get Your Captain’s License
Between the USCG requirements for sea time, physicals, applications and examination, getting a captain’s license can seem daunting! Expert captains will make sense of it all and give an overview of becoming a licensed captain. Topics Include: Types of Licenses, Prerequisites, Application Process, Using your License
1:00pm – Docking & Line Handling
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
3:00pm – Boating with Tablets & Apps
As we navigate the 21st century, the incorporation of technology with traditional navigation methods can lead to greater accuracy and confidence. Instructors from the Annapolis School of Seamanship will discuss applications for navigation, tide & current, weather and more. Explore how to combine the latest, most popular tablet and smart phone apps with traditional methods to stay on the right course! Topics Include: Tablets, Navigation Apps, Tide & Current Apps, Weather Apps
4:00pm – Dock & Dine on the Chesapeake Bay (Friday & Saturday only)
How often do you use your boat? Need reasons to use it more often? Make plans to dock and dine this spring and summer. Join Chesapeake Bay Magazine’s John Stefancik and learn about great restaurants and dock bars where you can cruise to lunch, dinner, or maybe even dessert. Learn about fun new destinations to explore and discover.
No pre-registration necessary but limited seating is available. First come, first served.
Seminar schedule and speakers are subject to change. Show admission required.