Sailing Education

The 2017 Show will feature the most comprehensive sailing education program in the U.S. Whether you're just starting out, a cruiser with numerous passages under your belt, or an experienced racer, we'll have something for you! The line-up includes:

  • Nearly 200 FREE hourly seminars presented by experts such as John Kretschmer, Matt RutherfordBob Bitchin & Kimberly Russo.
  • Full- and half-day paid seminars offering more in-depth and advanced instruction and an all-star line-up of presenters, including Mark Thornton & George Day.
  • US Sailing-sanctioned Safety At Sea™ Course featuring Bill Biewenga & Brian Adams, Saturday, January 14. 

Much more to come! We'll update this page as details are confirmed, so check back regularly for the latest news. 

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