Cruisers University Schedule

Step One - Plot Your Educational Course

Cruisers University – April 28th through May 1st, 2022

Two Day Master Cruiser Classes $700 (this includes breakfast & lunch on both days of classes)

Master Classes – Two days each

Diesel Maintenance 

Marine Electrical Systems

Marine Weather Forecasting

 


All-day Seminars $350 (this includes breakfast & lunch on the day of the seminar)

Marine Communications in the 21st Century – sponsored by Icom America

Navigation – sponsored by Waterway Guides


Elective Classes $65/90 minute class 


 

Questions? Email tara@annapolisboatshows.com

Step Two - Choose Your Classes

Thursday, April 28th, 2022: 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

Diesel Maintenance – Master Class (Day 1)

(Jim Zima)

Marine Communications is the 21st Century – sponsored by Icom America

(Scott Berg)

Navigating the Intracoastal Waterway

(Rudy & Jill Sechez)

Anchoring – Avoiding the Art of Dragging

(Rudy & Jill Sechez)

Line Handling

(Ben & Teresa Carey)

Beyond the Bowline

(Ben & Teresa Carey)

Cruising Maine & New England

(Ben & Teresa Carey)

Sail Theory

(Ben & Teresa Carey)

Fishing from a Slow Boat

(Lenny Rudow)

Coastal Tides & Currents

(Tom Hale)

Tool Time – What’s in Your Tool Box

(Tom Hale)

What’s in Your Med Kit?

(Jeff Isaac)

Night Cruising Demystified

(Andy & Lisa Batchelor)

 

Bluewater Passage Weather Planning

(Andy & Lisa Batchelor)

Take the Stress out of Docking

(Andy & Lisa Batchelor)

Optimizing Your Cruising Efficiency

(Andy & Lisa Batchelor)

Navigating with Today’s Technology

(Ed Tillett)

TBA

TBA

TBA

Friday, April 29th, 2022: 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

Diesel Maintenance – Master Class (Day 2)

(Jim Zima)

 

Offshore Emergency Medicine (Day 1 of 3)

(Jeff Isaac & David Johnson)

 

Navigation – An All-Day Seminar sponsored by Waterway Guides

(Ben Carey)

Secrets for the Newbie Cruisers

(John Herlig)

 

Good Copy – VHF Etiquette

(John Herlig)

 

Getting Your Boat & Crew to the Bahamas

(John Herlig)

 

Cruising Around the Bahamas

(John Herlig)

Weather Forecasting & Routing with Gribs

(Mark Thornton)

Doppler Radar & Satellite Imagery

(Mark Thornton)

Thunderstorm Primer

(Mark Thornton)

Tropical Weather Forecasting

(Mark Thornton)

Blogging & Podcasts while your Cruising

(Nica Waters)

Preparing for Your First Cruise

(Nica Waters)

Provisioning

(Nica Waters)

 

Saturday, April 30th, 2022: 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)  

(Mark Thornton)

Marine Electrical Systems – Master Class (Day 1)

(Nigel Calder)

Advanced Diesel Diagnostics – An All-Day Seminar

(Jim Zima)

 

Offshore Emergency Medicine (Day 2 of 3)

(Jeff Isaac & David Johnson)

 

Solo Sailing

(Ben Carey)

Cruising Couples: An Egalitarian Approach

(Ben Carey)

Rules of the Road

(Ben Carey)

An Introduction to Celestial Navigation

(Ben Carey)

The 5 Steps to Buying a Boat

(Jeff & Jean Grossman)

OMG, I Bought a Boat!

(Jeff & Jean Grossman)

Staying Ship Shape

(Nica Waters)

Making Money While Cruising

(Nica Waters)

Sunday,May 1st, 2022: 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 2) 

(Mark Thornton)

Marine Electrical Systems – Master Class (Day 2)

(Nigel Calder)

Offshore Emergency Medicine (Day 3 of 3)

(Jeff Isaac & David Johnson)

Heavy Weather Sailing 

(David Flynn)

 

Sailtrim for Performance & Safety

(David Flynn)

Internet Everywhere Your Boat Is

(Richard Anderson)

Advanced Internet for Entrepreneurs, Remote Workers, & Digital Nomads

(Richard Anderson)

Troubleshooting Basic Electrical Problems

(Scott Berg)

Let the Sun Shine In!

(Scott Berg)

Watt’s Up – Electricity Simplified

(Jeff & Jean Grossman)

Docking & Line Handling for Couples

(Jeff & Jean Grossman)

Anchoring for a Good Night’s Sleep

(Jeff & Jean Grossman)

Weather 000

(Jeff & Jean Grossman)

 



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