Cruisers University 2019

April 25 – 28, 2019



More than 50 classes are available for sailors and power boaters alike who have an interest in learning the fundamentals of blue water cruising.

The Cruisers University curriculum addresses a complete range of cruising topics for all levels and experience to help you prepare to live aboard a boat and begin your boating adventures with confidence. From cruising the Chesapeake Bay to coastal waterways, or circumnavigating the globe, our experienced instructors have been there and done it. 

Some examples of our classes include marine weather forecasting, beginning and advanced navigation techniques, diesel maintenance, heavy weather sailing, budgeting and much much more! 

Click here to see our Cruisers University Schedule

Classes are held at The Historic Inns of Annapolis – The Governor Calvert House at 58 State Circle, Annapolis.  This historic inn is just a short walk to the Annapolis Spring Sailboat Show.

All Packages Include:

  • Educational Materials

  • Instruction by Renowned Cruising Experts

  • Breakfast and Lunch

  • Evening Social Activities

  • Admission to all days of Annapolis Spring Sailboat Show

  • Complimentary One Year Basic Boat U.S. Membership – $30 Value

2019 Spring Tuition Packages                      

Four-Day Master Cruiser Series  $690 

New this year in our intensive four-day Master Cruiser Series, students may select two intensive study Master Classes OR one Master Class plus two additional days of up to eight individual electives.

Cruising Preparedness Series

The Cruising Preparedness Series can be attended in one, two, three, or four day customized packages. Each day you can choose to attend three to four individual classes or you may opt for an all day course if one is available. 

      • Four-Day Package – $690 

      • Three-Day Package – $580

      • Two-Day Package – $450 

      • One-Day Package – $275 

Click here to register for one of our Cruising Preparedness Series!

Full Day Courses

Individual Classes – 90 – 180 minutes each and so many to choose from!




Classes will be held at The Historic Inns of Annapolis – The Governor Calvert House at 58 State Circle, Annapolis, MD

Refund Policy:

      • Refunds are acceptable up to 30 days prior to the start of the event.

      • Inside 30 days of the event, only credit towards future Cruisers University sessions will be given.

      • No refund or credit for cancellation within 10 days of the start of the event. 

      • Credits are good for up to 365 days. 

Questions?  Contact us at or (410) 517-9979