Seminars

Discover Boating Hands-On Skills Training

On-the-water boating & sailing workshops—only at the boat show!

Nothing beats hands on experience when it comes to improving your boating skills and learning new ones. This year add more fun and excitement to your boat show experience while taking your boating skills up a notch. There’s something for everyone—from absolute beginners to seasoned skippers—you’ll learn skills that will last a lifetime. The workshop lineup includes women only events and special classes for  junior skippers. All sessions are taught by USCG licensed captains who are professional certified instructors. Registration fees apply.

On-site Registration Lower Lobby at the Riverwalk Entrance
 

One-Hour Powerboating Workshops

  • Close Quarters Boat Control
  • Open Water Boat Handling
  • First Mate Skills
  • Anchoring and Rafting up With Other Boats

Registration fee $25  Register online and save $10 plus get free show admission
 

Three-Hour Powerboating Workshops

  • Advanced Docking & Precision Boat Control
  • Essential Powerboat Skills

Registration fee $75  Register online and save $25 plus get free show admission

Two Hour Sailing Workshops—Presented by - Sailing Florida Charters and Sailing School

  • Introduction to Sailing
  • Introduction to Cruising Catamarans
  • Cruising & Charter Skills

Registration fee $40 Register online and save $10 plus get free show admission

On-site Registration Lower Lobby at the Riverwalk Entrance



 

Boost your boating IQ! Learn the fundamentals of boating safety and have fun. Top-notch mariners from the Annapolis School of Seamanship will be on deck to lead an array of interactive “courses” including general boating safety seminars, proper docking procedures, a boating simulator experience, and tips and tricks to help ensure your safety on the water. It’s enjoyable and educational for the whole family!


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