Hands On Skills Training Series
On-the-water Powerboating and Sailing learning events—only at the boat show!
Nothing beats hands-on experience when it comes to improving your powerboating and sailing skills. This year’s show features a full schedule of one-hour and three-hour hands-on, in-water powerboating workshops and two-hour sailing workshops designed to add more fun and excitement to your boat show experience…and take your boating skills up a notch. There’s something for everyone—from absolute beginners to seasoned skippers!
Learn from experts:
All sessions are based on internationally recognized training and certification programs and are taught by USCG licensed captains who are also certified professional instructors
Choose Your Powerboat Event
Powerboaters may select from the following one-hour hands-on, in-water workshops:
· Advanced Docking Skills
· Close Quarters Power Handling
· Open Water Boat Handling & Seamanship
Choose one...or several! You'll learn skills that will last a lifetime. There is a nominal registration fee for each session. CLICK HERE
Powerboaters may also opt for a more in-depth learning experience and considerably more helm time by participating in a three-hour extended workshop created specifically for and presented only at the boat show:
· Powerboating Made Easy
· Advanced Docking & Precisions Boat Control in Tight Spaces.
Participants who register online for a three-hour session will receive FREE boat show admission for the day. For more information on these 3 hour on water workshops, CLICK HERE
Choose Your Sailing Event
Sailors may select from the following two-hour, underway workshops:
· Introduction to Sailing
· Advanced Sailing Skills
Participants who register online for a two-hour Sailing session will receive FREE boat show admission for the day and those under the age of 18 must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian.
To learn more and register for any of these sailing events, CLICK HERE.
Space is limited— advance registration is highly recommended. Last-minute registrations may be available so be sure to check with the Discover Boating Registration Center staff onsite. Registrations on-site do not include boat show admission.