Free Daily Boating Seminars

All classes are held Friday, Saturday, and Sunday at the same times each day.


GET YOUR CAPTAINS LICENSE 12PM

Between the USCG requirements for sea time, physicals, applications and examinations, getting a captain’s license can seem daunting. Annapolis School of Seamanship’s expert captains will discuss the ins and outs of becoming a licensed captain.

Topics Include:

  • Types of Licenses
  • Pre-requisites
  • Application Process
  • Using Your License

DOCKING & LINE HANDLING 1PM

Is docking your vessel causing you stress and anxiety?  Captain Matt from the Annapolis School of Seamanship show you the ropes, tricks, and techniques to make docking easy.

Topics Include:

  • Situational Awareness
  • Forces
  • Line Handling
  • Communication
  • Close Quarters Maneuvering

NIGHT NAVIGATION 2PM

Boating at night can be challenging with the different light configurations on recreational and commercial boats it can be difficult to know what exactly you’re seeing.  Professional Captain’s from Annapolis School of Seamanship will cover the various lights seen at night, as well as AIS and RADAR   

Topics Include:

  • Recreational Vessels
  • Commercial Vessels
  • Common Light Discrepancies
  • Rules of the Road
  • AIS & RADAR

DIESEL BASICS 3PM

This Marine Diesel Basics seminar is a must for anyone who has or is thinking about owing a boat with a diesel engine.  Annapolis School of Seamanship covers basic principles and operation of the marine diesel engine.

Topics Included:

  • Principles of Operation
  • Anatomy
  • Systems
  • Basic Troubleshooting

DOCK & DINE ON THE CHESAPEAKE BAY 4PM   

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 the Chesapeake Bay Magazine’s John Stefancik and learn about great restaurants and dock bars where you can cruise to lunch, dinner or maybe even desert.  And you might even 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. 

Bay Bridge Boat Show
Bay Bridge Marina,
Stevensville, Maryland


Friday, April 17, 2020 
10:00am - 6:00pm

Saturday, April 18, 2020
10:00am - 6:00pm

Sunday, April 19, 2020
10:00am - 5:00pm


TICKET PRICES
Adult One Day - $12
Adult Two Day Combo - $19
Children - 12 & under FREE


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