Cruisers University Schedule

Naval Academy Club at the United States Naval Academy

  Step One - Plot Your Educational Course
Four-Day Master Cruiser Series  
 $690  

This four-day package includes a two-day intensive study in one of the following topics, plus up to eight classes from our extensive curriculum.
     Cruising Women (Limit 40)                        
     Diesel Maintenance (Limit 25) 
     Marine Weather Forecasting


 Cruising Preparedness Series –  Choose the classes you like for up to four days!

Four-Day Package      $690          Two-Day Package   $450   

Three-Day Package    $580          One-Day Package    $275 


Questions?  Email registration@annapolisboatshows.com

Step Two - Choose Your Elective Classes

MONDAY October 8, 2018:  Select one class per time slot
8:15 AM – 9:45 AM 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM 12:30 PM – 2 PM 2:15 PM – 3:45 PM
Marine Weather Forecasting (Master Class) Day 1 of 2
Cruising Women (Master Class) Day 1 of 2
Cruising the Eastern
Caribbean

Bahamas Bound:
The Exumas 

The Insider’s Guide to the Florida Keys
Watt’s Up – Electricity Simplified Is the Cat Life for Me? The 5 Step Plan to Buying Your Boat OMG, I Bought a Boat!

Safety at Sea

Coastal Navigation & Chartplotting

Sail Trim for Performance & Safety

Heavy Weather Sailing

TUESDAY October 9, 2018:   Select one class per time slot
8:15 AM – 9:45 AM 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM 12:30 PM – 2:00 PM 2:15 PM – 3:45 PM
Marine Weather Forecasting (Master Class) Day 2 of 2
Cruising Women (Master Class) Day 2 of 2
Cruising the Chesapeake to the Eastern Caribbean Weather 000 for Cruisers Anchoring for a Good Night’s Sleep Maintain Your Diesel Engine 101

Offshore Energy Management & Design

The Efficient Boat Fridge

The Endless Fresh Water Supply

Amp It Up! Cruising with Alternative Energy

Cruising Green – Increase Efficiency & Reduce Your Footprint Cruising the Potomac  Navigating the ICW –
North to South
WEDNESDAY October 10, 2018:  Select one class per time slot
8:15 AM – 9:45 AM 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM 12:30 PM – 2:00 PM 2:15 PM – 3:45 PM
Diesel Maintenance (Master Class)  Day 1 of 2
Maintaining Your Boat – Above And Below The Water Line Tool Time Troubleshooting Basic Electrical Problems
Bahamas Bound: The Abacos Great Products You Want to Know About Gear Up – Get Ready to Drop the Lines
Weather Apps to Follow Weather Makers – Low Pressure Systems Cruising & Living in Hurricane Latitudes Storage Strategies When Your Boat is Your Home
Tides & Currents of the ICW Cruising Secrets – Walking the Walk Offshore Rigging & Sails – When Things Go Wrong The Grand Tour of the Chesapeake
THURSDAY October 11, 2018:  Select one class per time slot
8:15 AM – 9:45 AM 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM 12:30 PM – 2:00 PM 2:15 PM – 3:45 PM
Diesel Maintenance (Master Class) Day 2 of 2
Navigation – A Full Day Course
Crisis Management while Cruising Plugged In – Safety & Battery Efficiency Making Your Cruising Dream a Happy Reality Provisioning – From List to Last Bite
Top Newbie Cruising Mistakes Transiting the Panama Canal Blogging & Digital Communications – Keeping the World up to Date What, Me Worry! Putting Cruising Fears to Rest
High Seas Communications – VHF & SSB Radio Is Anyone Out There?  AIS & Radar Staying Connected – WiFi & Cell Service Crossing the Gulf Stream in Comfort

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Annapolis, Maryland

"Pam and Behan are an amazing pair as teachers for the Cruising Women course and I learned so much. Thank you for your knowledge and support!"

"A fabulous way to get a huge step-up of knowledge into the cruising life." 

"Having this run at the same time as the Annapolis Sailboat Show makes Cruisers University a huge draw for all participants."

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