Fall Show Educational Opportunities

Learn all about the art of boating with classes available during the show.


Cruisers University

Delivering a curriculum that addresses a complete range of cruising topics for all levels and experience to help prepare boaters to live aboard a boat and begin their boating adventures with confidence. Led by some of the industry’s best, the curriculum includes classes like marine weather forecasting, traditional navigation techniques, electronic tablet navigation, diesel maintenance, heavy weather sailing, and electrical systems.

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On Water Training by BoatU.S. Foundation

BoatUS Foundation will be onsite leading on-water training the show dates. The curriculum includes three unique courses: Intro to Boating, Women’s Intro to Boating, and Precision Docking & Boat Handling.  Space is limited so register today for your course.

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Junior Captains Program

Students will learn and practice through hands-on training, aboard powerboats under the watchful eye, and careful instruction of a U.S. Coast Guard Licensed Captains from the Annapolis School of Seamanship.

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Fishing Spot Seminars

The new FishTalk Magazine Fishing Spot will feature free seminars on Friday and Saturday during the show. Stop by the Fishing Spot to learn about fishing in the area and some of the conservation efforts underway. 

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Free Daily Seminars

Attendees will be invited to join daily seminars presented by the Annapolis School of Seamanship and Chesapeake Bay Magazine. Take time to sit in on a session as their experts host free educational seminars throughout the show days.

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