News Home Video Gallery Newsletters Photo Gallery Cruising Int
Sail-World.com : Newport Boat Show goes educational - as well...
Newport Boat Show goes educational - as well...


'Newport International Boat Show - now taken up education in a big way'    .

Educational input is all the go in Boat Shows across the world in 2013 - whether it's the RYA Dinghy Show, the Sydney International Boat Show or the annual Annapolis Boat Show. This time it's Rhode Island's Newport International Boat Show which is offering attendees what they call 'unparalleled educational programs'.

Newport Exhibition Group, owners and producers of the Newport International Boat Show, announced today its educational programs for the 43rd annual show. The largest boat show in New England and the ‘kick off’ to the Fall boat show season, the Newport International Boat Show is committed to furthering recreational boating by providing skilled and novice boaters with more opportunities than ever to learn about and experience boating while attending the show.

Scheduled programs include Discover Boating’s Hands On Skills Training (HOST) series – allowing boaters to take to the water and learn new skills or hone existing ones, Lee Chesneau’s Marine Weather – a one-day, entry-level course on understanding weather forecasting, Discover Sailing’s Introduction to Sailing – for individuals or families who want to experience the sailing lifestyle, and Pam Wall’s seminars – a series of sailboat cruising presentations.

In its second year, the Newport International Boat Show’s exclusive Discover Boating HOST series will offer one- to three-hour on-the-water powerboat and sailboat workshops throughout the four-day event, that are designed to teach and improve boating skills. With classes for both first time and experienced boaters, the HOST programs are taught by US Coast Guard licensed captains who are professional, certified instructors from the Recreational Powerboating Association (RPBA) and the American Sailing Association (ASA). For more information, and to register, visit www.newportboatshow.com/newport-international-boat-show-attendees/learning-programs/overview.htm.

On Sunday, September 15th, Lee Chesneau will provide an introduction to weather principles, definitions, surface weather systems and their features, and surface marine weather charts to help attendees build confidence in their own weather forecasting skills. Designed for power and sail boaters alike, the topics are equally applicable to near shore and offshore boating.

Throughout the four-day event, Sail America’s Discover Sailing program will offer free 45-minute sailing sessions, run by experienced captains in Newport Harbor, for families or individuals to experience the wonderful sailing lifestyle.

Sponsored by West Marine, Pam Wall, an engaging speaker with extensive first hand cruising experience, will present various topics on the cruising lifestyle as part of the show’s seminar series. On Friday, September 13th, she will educate her audience on Outfitting for Blue Water Cruising on Deck and Outfitting for Blue Water Cruising Below Deck. On Saturday, September 14th, she will focus on destinations with Cruising the Bahamas and Cruising the Abacos in the Bahamas. On Sunday, September 15th, she’ll discuss family and technology with For the Children, A Family Sails Around the World and Cool Products No One Knows About. .

'We are proud of the educational programs we have put together for the 43rd annual Newport International Boat Show and the opportunities it provides for boaters of all skill levels,' said Tom Delotto, director of Newport Exhibition Group. 'Boating safety and confidence is the result of continued learning and experience, and our programs provide both. They are a valuable component of the largest boat show in New England and a great way for individuals to get the very best from their time at the show.'

Expected to draw tens of thousands to historic Newport, the Newport International Boat Show will take place September 12-15, 2013 on the Newport Waterfront along America’s Cup Avenue in Newport, Rhode Island. One of the largest in-water boat shows in the country, the event will host nearly 750 exhibitors from around the world with an exceptional assortment of boats of every type and style from 15 to 85 feet, and a wide variety of accessories, equipment, electronics, gear and services for boaters.

Online tickets are available through the Newport International Boat Show website. Children under 12 are admitted free any day when accompanied by an adult. On Friday only, visitors with a valid Military or Newport County Resident ID receive half price admission. For more information on the 43rd Annual Newport International Boat Show and to purchase tickets, please visit www.newportboatshow.com.


by Sail-World Cruising

  

Click on the FB Like link to post this story to your FB wall

http://www.sail-world.com/index.cfm?nid=113698

10:52 PM Mon 26 Aug 2013GMT


Click here for printer friendly version
Click here to send us feedback or comments about this story.







Cruising USA































Estimating the diversity of life by Australian Institute of Marine Science,














Will your lifelines pass this sailing test? by Captain John Jamieson, Florida


Aventura's passage to Annapolis by Cornell Sailing,






Earth Wind Map - with typhoons by Sail-World Cruising,














Canadian shipwreck discovery solves 170-year-old mystery
British couple help stranded Syrian refugees to safety
Blue Planet Odyssey yacht completes Northwest Passage transit
World ARC fleet embarks on leg 11, across the Indian Ocean
Pantaenius and Camper & Nicholsons Marinas become strategic partners
How to make a distance scale for faster navigation
New maps of the polar regions reveal unseen world beneath the ice
Naval Commanders talk on-going piracy threat at sea
Erie, Pennsylvania - Small place, big boating
EU Naval Force frigate, ESPS Navarra aids yacht in the Gulf of Aden
Insurance, towing and safety 'provisions' reminder for snowbirds
A guide to steering without a rudder + Video - a must read and watch!!
You scratched my seagrass!
Cocos Keeling Islands - Yet another paradise for the World ARC fleet
Hurricane Odile: Two Brits missing in Mexico after yacht overturns
Sailor texts girlfriend for help after yacht sinks in Bristol Channel
Gas safety: don’t let it go off the boil
Arctic sea ice summer minimum 2014: A scientific perspective
British Virgin Islands, a taste of Caribbean cruising
The Galley Guys take on the Vancouver International Boat Show
Are you ready to enter that marina?   
Cruising the Bay of Quinte and Thousand Islands   
Ten safe and clean refueling tips for boaters   
World ARC fleet moored at Christmas Island   
Blue Planet Odyssey welcomed to Bora Bora   
Remember to properly dispose of obsolete distress beacons   
Blue Planet Odyssey - Aventura makes landfall in the US   
World ARC fleet bids farewell to Bali   
Antarctic Team discovers mechanism for massive ice shelf collapse   
Baltic 4 Nations - Next edition sets sail July 2015   
BoatUS offers 'Boater's Guide To Winterizing'   
Yachts prepare for second Atlantic Odyssey, departing this November   
Thai drama with Phuket yacht clampdown   
Sailing Rallies launch two new events at PSP Southampton Boat Show   
World ARC crews in Bali   
Could your sailing navigation use a tune-up?   
Images of marine sunsets by Tripadvisor   
Citizen science model proposed to fill fundamental ocean data gap   
Ocean Cruising Club celebrates 60th Anniversary with record gatherings   
The Boat Cookbook   


For this week's complete news stories select    Last 7 Days
   Search All News
For last month's complete news stories select    Last 30 Days
   Archive News







Sail-World.com  


















Switch Default Region to:

Social Media

Asia

Australia

Canada

Europe

New Zealand

United Kingdom


http://www.sail-world.com/event_images/image/Twitter_logo_small.png http://www.sail-world.com/event_images/image/FaceBook-icon.png  

United States

Cruising Northern

Cruising Southern

MarineBusiness World

PowerBoat World

FishingBoating World

 

Contact

Commercial

News

Search

Contact Us

Advertisers Information

Submit news/events

Search Stories/Text

Feedback

Advertisers Directory

Newsletter Archive

Photo Gallery

 

Banner Advertising Details

Newsletter Subscribe

Video Gallery

Policies

 

 

 

Privacy Policy

 

 


Cookie Policy

 

 



This site and its contents are © Copyright TetraMedia and/or the original author, photographer etc. All Rights Reserved.  Photographs are copyright by law.  If you wish to use or buy a photograph contact the photographer directly.
XLXL NEW Cru USA
LocalAds   DE  ES  FR  IT