Seminars

Power: Progressive Boat School

Thursday, January 14, 2016
11:00 am Docking Pool Demo    
11:00 am Simulator - Hands-On Practice    
12:00 pm 10 Steps to Becoming a Good Gilligan    
12:00 pm Docking Pool - Hands-On Practice    
1:00 pm Lines & Docking Demo    
1:00 pm Simulator - Hands-On Practice    
2:00 pm Docking and Line Handling    
2:00 pm Docking Pool - Hands-On Practice    
3:00 pm Docking Pool Demo    
3:00 pm Simulator - Hands-On Practice    
4:00 pm iNavigation    
4:00 pm Docking Pool - Hands-On Practice    
5:00 pm Lines & Docking Demo    
5:00 pm Simulator - Hands-On Practice    
6:00 pm Ask a Captain    
6:00 pm Docking Pool - Hands-On Practice    
7:00 pm Simulator - Hands-On Practice    
Friday, January 15, 2016
11:00 am Docking Pool Demo    
11:00 am Simulator - Hands-On Practice    
12:00 pm 10 Steps to Becoming a Good Gilligan    
12:00 pm Docking Pool - Hands-On Practice    
1:00 pm Lines & Docking Demo    
1:00 pm Simulator - Hands-On Practice    
2:00 pm Docking and Line Handling    
2:00 pm Docking Pool - Hands-On Practice    
3:00 pm Docking Pool Demo    
3:00 pm Simulator - Hands-On Practice    
4:00 pm iNavigation    
4:00 pm Docking Pool - Hands-On Practice    
5:00 pm Lines & Docking Demo    
5:00 pm Simulator - Hands-On Practice    
6:00 pm Getting your Captain's License    
6:00 pm Docking Pool - Hands-On Practice    
7:00 pm Simulator - Hands-On Practice    
Saturday, January 16, 2016
10:00 am Ask a Captain    
10:00 am Docking Pool - Hands-On Practice    
11:00 am Docking Pool Demo    
11:00 am Simulator - Hands-On Practice    
12:00 pm 10 Steps to Becoming a Good Gilligan    
12:00 pm Docking Pool - Hands-On Practice    
1:00 pm Lines & Docking Demo    
1:00 pm Simulator - Hands-On Practice    
2:00 pm Docking and Line Handling    
2:00 pm Docking Pool - Hands-On Practice    
3:00 pm Docking Pool Demo    
3:00 pm Simulator - Hands-On Practice    
4:00 pm iNavigation    
4:00 pm Docking Pool - Hands-On Practice    
5:00 pm Lines & Docking Demo    
5:00 pm Simulator - Hands-On Practice    
6:00 pm Getting your Captain's License    
6:00 pm Docking Pool - Hands-On Practice    
7:00 pm Simulator - Hands-On Practice    
Sunday, January 17, 2016
10:00 am Ask a Captain    
10:00 am Docking Pool - Hands-On Practice    
11:00 am Docking Pool Demo    
11:00 am Simulator - Hands-On Practice    
12:00 pm 10 Steps to Becoming a Good Gilligan    
12:00 pm Docking Pool - Hands-On Practice    
1:00 pm Lines & Docking Demo    
1:00 pm Simulator - Hands-On Practice    
2:00 pm Docking and Line Handling    
2:00 pm Docking Pool - Hands-On Practice    
3:00 pm Docking Pool Demo    
3:00 pm Simulator - Hands-On Practice    
4:00 pm iNavigation    
4:00 pm Docking Pool - Hands-On Practice    
5:00 pm Lines & Docking Demo    
5:00 pm Simulator - Hands-On Practice    
6:00 pm Getting your Captain's License    
6:00 pm Docking Pool - Hands-On Practice    
Monday, January 18, 2016
10:00 am Ask a Captain    
10:00 am Docking Pool - Hands-On Practice    
11:00 am Docking Pool Demo    
11:00 am Simulator - Hands-On Practice    
12:00 pm 10 Steps to Becoming a Good Gilligan    
12:00 pm Docking Pool - Hands-On Practice    
1:00 pm Lines & Docking Demo    
1:00 pm Simulator - Hands-On Practice    
2:00 pm Docking and Line Handling    
2:00 pm Docking Pool - Hands-On Practice    
3:00 pm Docking Pool Demo    
3:00 pm Simulator - Hands-On Practice    
4:00 pm iNavigation    
4:00 pm Docking Pool - Hands-On Practice    

Power: Fred's Shed Interactive Learning Center

Thursday, January 14, 2016
11:00 am Go one-on-one with a Service Technician    
12:00 pm Oh NO, there’s ethanol in my fuel!    
1:00 pm Gas sterndrives & inboards troubleshooting, repair & maintenance    
2:00 pm Scratches, dings & oxidation    
3:00 pm Carburetors: How to Keep Them Clean and Running    
4:00 pm Gas outboard troubleshooting, repair & maintenance    
5:00 pm A fast & efficient boat: How your prop affects your boat’s performance    
6:00 pm Cabin cruiser systems analysis    
7:00 pm Lower unit repairs & maintenance    
8:00 pm Go one-on-one with a Service Technician    
Friday, January 15, 2016
11:00 am Go one-on-one with a Service Technician    
12:00 pm Gas sterndrives & inboards troubleshooting, repair & maintenance    
1:00 pm A fast & efficient boat: How your prop affects your boat’s performance    
2:00 pm Scratches, dings & oxidation    
3:00 pm Oh NO, there’s ethanol in my fuel!    
4:00 pm Gas outboard troubleshooting, repair & maintenance    
5:00 pm Diagnosing electrical problems & maintaining a marine battery system    
6:00 pm Carburetors: How to Keep Them Clean and Running    
7:00 pm Cabin cruiser systems analysis    
8:00 pm Go one-on-one with a Service Technician    
Saturday, January 16, 2016
10:00 am Go one-on-one with a Service Technician    
11:00 am Diagnosing electrical problems & maintaining a marine battery system    
12:00 pm Oh NO, there’s ethanol in my fuel!    
1:00 pm A fast & efficient boat: How your prop affects your boat’s performance    
2:00 pm Carburetors: How to Keep Them Clean and Running    
3:00 pm Gas outboard troubleshooting, repair & maintenance    
4:00 pm Lower unit repairs & maintenance    
5:00 pm Gas sterndrives & inboards troubleshooting, repair & maintenance    
6:00 pm Cabin cruiser systems analysis    
7:00 pm Go one-on-one with a Service Technician    
Sunday, January 17, 2016
10:00 am Go one-on-one with a Service Technician    
11:00 am Diagnosing electrical problems & maintaining a marine battery system    
12:00 pm Oh NO, there’s ethanol in my fuel!    
1:00 pm A fast & efficient boat: How your prop affects your boat’s performance    
2:00 pm Carburetors: How to Keep Them Clean and Running    
3:00 pm Gas outboard troubleshooting, repair & maintenance    
4:00 pm Lower unit repairs & maintenance    
5:00 pm Gas sterndrives & inboards troubleshooting, repair & maintenance    
6:00 pm Go one-on-one with a Service Technician    
Monday, January 18, 2016
10:00 am Go one-on-one with a Service Technician    
11:00 am Gas sterndrives & inboards troubleshooting, repair & maintenance    
12:00 pm Oh NO, there’s ethanol in my fuel!    
1:00 pm A fast & efficient boat: How your prop affects your boat’s performance    
2:00 pm Carburetors: How to Keep Them Clean and Running    
3:00 pm Gas outboard troubleshooting, repair & maintenance    
4:00 pm Go one-on-one with a Service Technician    

Sail: Advanced Series

Strictly Sail also offers advanced sailing seminars presented by some of the best sailing authorities in the world.

Registration is required for these advanced seminars. Please click here to register.

Half day seminars are $75 and included same day admission to the show. The full-day seminar is $125 and includes two-day admission to the show.

Friday, January 15, 2016
9:00 am "Not the Skipper" Essential Skills Sheila McCurdy Room S106a
9:00 am Great Lakes Basic Marine Weather Seminar Mark Thornton Room S106b
Saturday, January 16, 2016
9:00 am Great Lakes Wind Forecasting: A Workshop for Sailors Mark Thornton Room S106b
9:00 am Coastal Safety at Sea Brian Adams Room S106a
Sunday, January 17, 2016
9:00 am Thunderstorms: What You Should Know Jim Johnson Room S106a

Sail: Educational Series

Whether you’re curious about sailing, a new sailor just learning the ropes or consider yourself an able skipper, when it comes to sailing, there’s always something new to learn. 

With more than 200 seminars available, you’re sure to find a session that suits your sailing skills.

Thursday, January 14, 2016
11:45 am Staying Warm and Provisioning for High Latitude Sailing Judith Jacobsen 101a
11:45 am An Introduction to Sailing with Instruments Matt Fries 101b
11:45 am A Guide to Cruising the Great Loop Kimberly Russo 102d
11:45 am Varnish 101: Safe and Efficient Varnish Basics (two hours) Mary Richter 104a
11:45 am Moving up in the Fleet Andy Camarda 102a
11:45 am Downwind Sailing Mike Considine 102bc
11:45 am It’s all about the Sail! Debbie Lathrop & Dodie Gomer 103a
11:45 am Offset the Cost of Yacht Ownership TBD 103d
11:45 am Living Aboard While You Engineer the Escape Mark Pillsbury 104b
1:00 pm Proper Prior Planning Pam Wall 103d
1:00 pm Roller Furling 101: Selection, Operation and Maintenance Jon Paige 104b
1:00 pm Buoys will be Buoys- Overview of US Aids to Navigation Alan Veenstra 101a
1:00 pm Katie and Jessie Sail the Great Loop Jessie Zevalkink & Katie Smith 101b
1:00 pm Doppler Weather Radar: A Sailor’s Best Friend Mark Thornton 102a
1:00 pm Cruising Lake Superior’s Apostle Islands Niels Jensen 102bc
1:00 pm Prioritizing Systems in Refits and Restorations Will Keene 102d
1:00 pm Short Handed Sail Handling Travis Blain 103a
1:00 pm Varnish 101: Safe and Efficient Varnish Basics (two hours) Mary Richter 104a
2:15 pm "She-manship" Increase Your Effectiveness As a Female Boating Partner Cindy Kalow 101b
2:15 pm Go Faster by Understanding Sail Shape Mike Ingham 102a
2:15 pm America's Cup Update Gino Morrelli 102bc
2:15 pm Do You Want to Cruise the Bahamas Pam Wall 103d
2:15 pm The Right Propeller for your Boat Steve Armitage 101a
2:15 pm Your Boat's Electrical System Dan Bochnovic 104b
2:15 pm Historic Islands, Beautiful Harbors, and a Ghost Town make for a Memorable Lake Michigan Cruise Dale Fitch 103a
2:15 pm From Day Sailing to Cruising: How to explore more of Lake Michigan and Beyond Stu Friedman & Woody Hansmann 102d
2:15 pm How to get taken for a ride (Crew Opportunities) Diane Bouckaert and Vito Bitondo 104a
3:30 pm Yacht Ownership on a Budget Grant Crowley and Phil Pollard 104b
3:30 pm Basic Diesel Maintenance Steve McGovern 101a
3:30 pm Weather Makers: Understanding Low Pressure Systems Mark Thornton 101b
3:30 pm Safety for Cruising Couples Sheila McCurdy 102a
3:30 pm Preparing to Cruise the Great Loop Kimberly Russo 102bc
3:30 pm Comparing Catamarans & Monohulls for Everyday People Dave Conrad 102d
3:30 pm Sailing Croatia Jean De Keyser 103d
3:30 pm Offshore Reefing Systems & High Wind Strategies Paul Exner 104a
3:30 pm Traditional Navigation Teresa and Ben Carey 103a
4:45 pm Asymmetric vs Symmetric Spin Trim Mike Ingham 102a
4:45 pm Making the most of your America's Cup Experience in Chicago Tod Renolds 101b
4:45 pm Outfitting for Blue Water Cruising (Two Hours) Pam Wall 101a
4:45 pm What To Do When The Engine Dies Dan Bochnovic, Ryan Bumber & John Casey 104b
4:45 pm One Simple Question (Two Hour Film with Filmmakers) Teresa and Ben Carey 102bc
4:45 pm Western Lake Superior Thom Burns 102d
6:00 pm One Simple Question (Two Hour Film with Filmmakers) Teresa and Ben Carey 102bc
6:00 pm Wilderness Cruising at Isle Royale National Park Niels Jensen 101b
6:00 pm Outfitting for Blue Water Cruising (Two Hours) Pam Wall 101a
Friday, January 15, 2016
11:45 am Introduction to Safety at Sea Brian Adams 101a
11:45 am Cruising the Uncharted Waters of Georgian Bay Jim Wooll 101b
11:45 am Go Faster by Understanding Sail Shape Mike Ingham 102a
11:45 am Multihull Cruising…. Is there one in your future! Gino Morrelli 102bc
11:45 am Rules of the Road Teresa & Ben Carey 102d
11:45 am Sailboat Steering Maintenance and Repair Will Keene 103a
11:45 am Making the most of your America's Cup Experience in Chicago Tod Renolds 103d
11:45 am An Introduction to Sailing with Instruments Matt Fries 104a
11:45 am Learn to Splice! Dave Ramer & Tim Hill 104b
1:00 pm Sail to Svalbard and 80 Degrees North Judith Jacobsen 101a
1:00 pm Preparing to Cruise the Great Loop Kimberly Russo 101b
1:00 pm Training Opportunities Q& A. Come wiht youe Sailing Goals Dawn Riley 102a
1:00 pm Celebrating Sailing Gary Jobson 102bc
1:00 pm What's in your Toolbox? Tom Hale 102d
1:00 pm See your Engine though a Lady Sailor’s Eyes Phyllis McDonald 103a
1:00 pm What to Wear Jerry Richards 103d
1:00 pm Rigging Overview Colin Mack 104a
1:00 pm Your Boat's Electrical System Dan Bochnovic 104b
2:15 pm Knot So Fast: Practical Line Handling and Rope Work Alan Veenstra 101a
2:15 pm Wearing Personal Safety Equipment Brian Adams 101b
2:15 pm What Works: Tips and Techniques for Long-Distance Sailing Pam Wall 102a
2:15 pm The Highs and Lows of Weather Jim Johnson 102d
2:15 pm Bahamas Adventure: Berrys, Exumas and Island Life Jessie Zevalkink & Katie Smith 103a
2:15 pm Wilderness Cruising at Isle Royale National Park Niels Jensen 103d
2:15 pm Preparing your Boat for a Long Cruise Tom Hale 104a
2:15 pm Roller Furling 101: Selection, Operation and Maintenance Jon Paige 104b
2:15 pm Cruising Cuba Michael Charniak 102bc
3:30 pm Yacht Ownership on a Budget Grant Crowley and Phil Pollard 104b
3:30 pm Preparations for Distance Cruising Niels Jensen 101a
3:30 pm Ocean Conservation and Science Opportunities for Boaters Teresa & Ben Carey 101b
3:30 pm Smart Strategies That Win Regattas Mike Ingham 102a
3:30 pm Celebrating Sailing Gary Jobson 102bc
3:30 pm Cruising North of the 45th Parallel Lou Bruska 102d
3:30 pm Cruising Spinnaker Sail Trim, Handling and Deployment Techniques: To Furl or to Snuff? Mike Considine 103a
3:30 pm Sailing the Balearic Islands of Spain Jean De Keyser 103d
3:30 pm Coastal Navigation with iPad and Adroid Devices Thom Burns 104a
4:45 pm Varnish 201: Advanced Topics in Varnish Application (two hours) Mary Richter 101a
4:45 pm Doppler Weather Radar: A Sailor’s Best Friend Mark Thornton 101b
4:45 pm Racing Details Everyone Forgets Dawn Riley 102a
4:45 pm How to Keep a Starboard Attitude While Cruising Bob Bitchin 102bc
4:45 pm Cruising the Michigan Shore Lou Bruska 103a
4:45 pm Hang on Sloopy: The Joys of Anchoring Alan Veenstra 103d
4:45 pm Unraveling Cruising Asymmetric Keith Church 104a
4:45 pm What To Do When The Engine Dies Dan Bochnovic, Ryan Bumber & John Casey 104b
4:45 pm Sweden's Archipelago: East and West Thom Burns 102d
6:00 pm Electric Shock Drowning: A Preventable Tragedy Grant Crowley 104b
6:00 pm Hooked on a Healthy Hobby: Share the Fun of Family Sailing Cindy Kalow 101b
6:00 pm Varnish 201: Advanced Topics in Varnish Application (two hours) Mary Richter 101a
6:00 pm The 30 Best North Channel Anchorages Jim Wooll 102a
6:00 pm Cruising the Chesapeake Tom Hale 102d
Saturday, January 16, 2016
10:30 am National Weather Service Marine Products and How to Navigate the NWS Website Amy Seeley 101a
10:30 am Staying Warm and Provisioning for High Latitude Sailing Judith Jacobsen 101b
10:30 am Match Racing 101 Dawn Riley 102a
10:30 am Basic Diesel Maintenance Steve McGovern 102d
10:30 am Sailing Croatia Jean De Keyser 104a
10:30 am Lake Huron’s Michigan Shore Cruise Lou Bruska 102bc
10:30 am Macquest: How to Follow your Sailor from Home Sarah Renz 103d
10:30 am Downwind Sailing Mike Considine 103a
10:30 am Yacht Ownership on a Budget Grant Crowley and Phil Pollard 104b
11:45 am Roller Furling 101: Selection, Operation and Maintenance Jon Paige 104b
11:45 am Historic Islands, Beautiful Harbors, and a Ghost Town make for a Memorable Lake Michigan Cruise Dale Fitch 102d
11:45 am Hooked on a Healthy Hobby: Share the Fun of Family Sailing Cindy Kalow 101a
11:45 am Buoys will be Buoys- Overview of US Aids to Navigation Alan Veenstra 101b
11:45 am Go Faster by Understanding Sail Shape Mike Ingham 102a
11:45 am The Magic and Mystery of Sable Island Gary Jobson 102bc
11:45 am Cool Products No One Knows About Pam Wall 103a
11:45 am The Right Propeller for your Boat Steve Armitage 103d
11:45 am What to Wear Jerry Richards 104a
1:00 pm Cruising the Uncharted Waters of Georgian Bay Jim Wooll 101b
1:00 pm Racing Details Everyone Forgets Dawn Riley 102a
1:00 pm Cruising Couples: An Egalitarian Approach to Cruising Teresa and Ben Carey 102d
1:00 pm Know Your Rope: Understanding and Selecting Modern Cordage for Racing and Cruising Sailors TBD 103a
1:00 pm The Care and Feeding of Your Mast Scott Williman 103d
1:00 pm What's It Like to Live-Aboard a Cruising Sailboat on a Long Voyage Paul Exner 104a
1:00 pm Tucker Thompson, Host of the America’s Cup 35th America’s Cup Update Tucker Thompson 102bc
1:00 pm Your Boat's Electrical System Dan Bochnovic 104b
1:00 pm From Day Sailing to Cruising: How to explore more of Lake Michigan and Beyond Stu Friedman & Woody Hansmann 101a
2:15 pm What To Do When The Engine Dies Dan Bochnovic, Ryan Bumber & John Casey 104b
2:15 pm Cruising Western Lake Superior Thom Burns 103a
2:15 pm Cruising the Chesapeake Tom Hale 101b
2:15 pm Staying on Board (and Getting Back If You Can't) Brian Adams 101a
2:15 pm Asymmetric vs Symmetric Spin Trim Mike Ingham 102a
2:15 pm Celebrating Sailing Gary Jobson 102bc
2:15 pm Night Navigation Nancy Erley 102d
2:15 pm Proper Prior Planning Pam Wall 103d
2:15 pm Comparing Catamarans & Monohulls for Everyday People Dave Conrad 104a
3:30 pm Experience Boating in the Apostle Islands: The Caribbean of the North Cindy Kalow 101a
3:30 pm Docking Single or Double-Handed Teresa and Ben Carey 102a
3:30 pm Heaving-to and Strategies for Heavy Weather Nancy Erley 102bc
3:30 pm A Guide to Cruising the Great Loop Kimberly Russo 102d
3:30 pm Multihull Cruising…. Is there one in your future! Gino Morrelli 103a
3:30 pm Sailing Made Easy Dale Fitch 104a
3:30 pm Making the most of your America's Cup Experience in Chicago Tod Renolds 103d
3:30 pm Learn to Splice! Dave Ramer & Tim Hill 104b
3:30 pm Mac Strategy Don Maxwell 101b
4:45 pm Family Sport: Get your Children Sailing Matt Gallagher 103d
4:45 pm What’s new in the Mac Don Maxwell 101b
4:45 pm Expert Panel: Gary Jobson, Dawn Riley, Matt Cassidy & Gino Morrelli & Moderated by Tucker Thompson Tucker Thompson 102bc
4:45 pm Wilderness Cruising at Isle Royale National Park Niels Jensen 103a
4:45 pm Moving up in the Fleet Andy Camarda 102a
4:45 pm Ten Things I Wish I Knew Before I Went Cruising Nancy Erley 102d
4:45 pm Engine Maintenance Dan Bochnovic, Ryan Bumber & John Casey 104b
4:45 pm Get on the Water by becoming Crew Member Chis Garbacz 101a
4:45 pm Short Handed Sail Handling Travis Blain 104a
Sunday, January 17, 2016
10:30 am Rigging Overview Colin Mack 101a
10:30 am Weather Makers: Understanding Low Pressure Systems Mark Thornton 101b
10:30 am Top 10 Surprises Sailing Offshore Nancy Erley 102a
10:30 am Do You Want to Cruise the Bahamas Pam Wall 102d
10:30 am Traditional Navigation Teresa & Ben Carey 103a
10:30 am Preparing your Boat for a Long Cruise Tom Hale 103d
10:30 am What To Do When The Engine Dies Dan Bochnovic, Ryan Bumber & John Casey 104b
11:45 am Learn to Splice! Dave Ramer & Tim Hill 104b
11:45 am Sailing Instruction: How to Become a Competent, Effective Instructor John Kiener 103d
11:45 am Wearing Personal Safety Equipment Brian Adams 101b
11:45 am Know Your Rope: Understanding and Selecting Modern Cordage for Racing and Cruising Sailors Kristian Martincic 102a
11:45 am Cruising Spinnaker Sail Trim, Handling and Deployment Techniques: To Furl or to Snuff? Mike Considine 102bc
11:45 am Coastal Navigation with iPad and Adroid Devices Thom Burns 102d
11:45 am Sailing the Balearic Islands of Spain Jean De Keyser 103a
11:45 am Full-time Cruising in Retirement: A Proven Path Jim Wooll 101a
1:00 pm Lake Huron’s Michigan Shore Cruise Lou Bruska 101a
1:00 pm Katie and Jessie Sail the Great Loop Jessie Zevalkink & Katie Smith 101b
1:00 pm Smart Strategies That Win Regattas Mike Ingham 102a
1:00 pm Making the most of your America's Cup Experience in Chicago Tod Renolds 102bc
1:00 pm Preparations for Distance Cruising Niels Jensen 102d
1:00 pm Advanced Anchoring Nancy Erley 103a
1:00 pm See your Engine though a Lady Sailor’s Eyes Phyllis McDonald 103d
1:00 pm How to get taken for a ride (Crew Opportunities) Diane Bouckaert and Vito Bitondo 104a
1:00 pm Double Braid Splicing Phil Pollard & Dave Ramer 104b
2:15 pm Your Boat's Electrical System Dan Bochnovic 104b
2:15 pm A Family Sails Around the World Pam Wall 101a
2:15 pm National Weather Service Marine Products and How to Navigate the NWS Website Amy Seeley 102a
2:15 pm Tucker Thompson, Host of the America’s Cup 35th America’s Cup Update Tucker Thompson 102bc
2:15 pm Experience Boating in the Apostle Islands: The Caribbean of the North Cindy Kalow 102d
2:15 pm Marine Safety Electronics Paul Exner 103d
2:15 pm Performance Handicapping for Racing Sailboats Paul Ansfield 104a
2:15 pm What's in your Toolbox? Tom Hale 103a
3:30 pm Sail to Svalbard and 80 Degrees North Judith Jacobsen 101b
3:30 pm Cruising North of the 45th Parallel Lou Bruska 102a
3:30 pm America's Cup Update Gino Morrelli 102bc
3:30 pm Captain Kirk or Captain Bligh — Effective 21st Century Captaincy Nancy Erley 103a
3:30 pm Sailing Made Easy Dale Fitch 103d
3:30 pm Varnish 101: Safe and Efficient Varnish Basics (two hours) Mary Richter 101a
3:30 pm Engine Maintenance Dan Bochnovic, Ryan Bumber & John Casey 104b
3:30 pm Sweden's Archipelago: East and West Thom Burns 102d
4:45 pm Varnish 101: Safe and Efficient Varnish Basics (two hours) Mary Richter 101a
4:45 pm The Spinnaker Furling Revolution Scott Williman 101b
4:45 pm "She-manship" Increase Your Effectiveness As a Female Boating Partner Cindy Kalow 102a
4:45 pm What's Past is Prologue: The New York Yacht Club’s 132-year grip on the America’s Cup. How the winning streak was kept alive Steven Tsuchiya 102bc
4:45 pm Get on the Water by becoming Crew Member Chis Garbacz 102d
Monday, January 18, 2016
10:30 am Know Your Rope: Understanding and Selecting Modern Cordage for Racing and Cruising Sailors Kristian Martincic 101a
10:30 am See your Engine though a Lady Sailor’s Eyes Phyllis McDonald 101b
10:30 am What's It Like to Live-Aboard a Cruising Sailboat on a Long Voyage Paul Exner 102a
10:30 am Cruising Spinnaker Sail Trim, Handling and Deployment Techniques: To Furl or to Snuff? Mike Considine 102d
11:45 am Katie and Jessie Sail the Great Loop Jessie Zevalkink & Katie Smith 101a
11:45 am National Weather Service Marine Products and How to Navigate the NWS Website Amy Seeley 101b
11:45 am Making the most of your America's Cup Experience in Chicago Tod Renolds 102a
11:45 am Sailing Croatia Jean De Keyser 102d
1:00 pm Coastal Navigation with iPad and Adroid Devices Thom Burns 101a
1:00 pm Staying Warm and Provisioning for High Latitude Sailing Judith Jacobsen 101b
1:00 pm America's Cup Update Gino Morrelli 102a
1:00 pm Short Handed Sail Handling Travis Blain 102d
2:15 pm Knot So Fast: Practical Line Handling and Rope Work Alan Veenstra 101a
2:15 pm Experience Boating in the Apostle Islands: The Caribbean of the North Cindy Kalow 101b
2:15 pm Multihull Cruising…. Is there one in your future! Gino Morrelli 102a
2:15 pm The Spinnaker Furling Revolution Scott Williman 102d
3:30 pm Sailing Made Easy Dale Fitch 101a
3:30 pm Bahamas Adventure: Berrys, Exumas and Island Life Jessie Zevalkink & Katie Smith 101b
3:30 pm Unraveling Cruising Asymmetric Keith Church 102a

RV: Info Center

Thursday, January 14, 2016
12:00 pm RV Care & Maintenance    
1:00 pm DIY your RV    
2:00 pm RV Buyers Seminar    
3:30 pm RV Handyman Series - RV Refrigeration    
4:30 pm Traveling with Pets    
5:30 pm RV Driving/Towing    
6:30 pm RV Buyers Seminar    
Friday, January 15, 2016
12:00 pm RV Handyman Series - 120 Volt Electrical    
1:00 pm RV Care & Maintenance    
2:00 pm RV Handyman Series - RV Refrigeration    
3:00 pm RV Buyers Seminar    
4:30 pm Cool RV Tools, Gadgets, and Must Have Apps    
5:30 pm Traveling with Pets    
6:30 pm DIY your RV    
Saturday, January 16, 2016
11:00 am Traveling with Pets    
12:00 pm RV Care & Maintenance    
1:00 pm RV Buyers Seminar    
2:30 pm Cool RV Tools, Gadgets, and Must Have Apps    
3:30 pm RV Handyman Series - RV Refrigeration    
4:30 pm RV Truck & Trailer Towing    
5:30 pm RV Buyers Seminar    
Sunday, January 17, 2016
11:00 am RV Care & Maintenance    
12:00 pm RV Handyman Series - RV Refrigeration    
1:00 pm RV Buyers Seminar    
2:30 pm Traveling with Pets    
3:30 pm Cool RV Tools, Gadgets, and Must Have Apps    
4:30 pm DIY your RV    
5:30 pm RV Handyman Series - 12 Volt Electrical    
Monday, January 18, 2016
11:00 am RV Care & Maintenance    
12:00 pm RV Handyman Series - RV Refrigeration    
1:00 pm RV Buyers Seminar    
2:30 pm Traveling with Pets    
3:30 pm DIY your RV    
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