Pacific Sail & Power Boat Show

Pacific Sail & Power Boat Show is one of the West Coast's premier shows, featuring new sail and cruising power boats, gear, hardware, seminars, and interactive workshops.

Seminars

Whether you are getting started in boating, planning your dream cruise, preparing for your favorite passage, or looking to get the most out of your time on the water, there is a seminar for you.

Along with many free seminars, the Pacific Sail & Power Boat Show also presents many Advance Registration Seminars (fee required). The Advance Registration Seminars are extremely popular, and space is limited!

IF YOU HAVE ANY QUESTIONS ABOUT SEMINARS PLEASE CONTACT MICHELLE UMBERGER AT 401-289-2540 OR BY EMAIL at MUMBERGER@SAILAMERICA.COM

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For more information on becoming a presenter, please contact Michelle Umberger.

The Pacific Boat Show Seminar Series is sponsored by:

Name Date Time Location Speaker
Introduction to Surface Pressure Concepts and Charts Thursday, April 19, 2018 11:45am - 12:45pm Craneway Seminar Pavilion Lee Chesneau
Learning to Sail in the 21st Century Thursday, April 19, 2018 11:45am - 12:45pm Craneway Seminar Pavilion Elbert Ashbaugh
Medical Emergencies While Cruising Thursday, April 19, 2018 11:45am - 12:45pm Craneway Seminar Pavilion Janet Glenny
How to Successfully Cruise with your Partner in the Small Space of a Boat 24/7 Thursday, April 19, 2018 11:45am - 12:45pm Craneway Seminar Pavilion Robert & Virginia Gleser
Provisioning Tips Thursday, April 19, 2018 11:45am - 12:45pm Craneway Seminar Pavilion Wendy Hinman
The Surface Pressure Chart Workshop Thursday, April 19, 2018 1:00pm - 4:00pm Craneway Seminar Pavilion Lee Chesneau Register
South Pacific Sailing from San Francisco to New Zealand Thursday, April 19, 2018 1:00pm - 2:00pm Craneway Seminar Pavilion John Neal & Amanda Swan Neal
Everything You Wanted to Know About High Sea’s Communication Thursday, April 19, 2018 1:00pm - 2:00pm Craneway Seminar Pavilion Richard Beckett
Storm/Steering Drogues and Para-Anchors Thursday, April 19, 2018 1:00pm - 2:00pm Craneway Seminar Pavilion Zack Smith
Women-On-Board, Sensitivity Saves Money Thursday, April 19, 2018 1:00pm - 2:00pm Craneway Seminar Pavilion Capt. Tanja Koster
Discover Many Different Paths to Sailing Thursday, April 19, 2018 1:00pm - 2:00pm Craneway Seminar Pavilion Captain Lisa Chapin
Shorthanded Sailing Techniques Thursday, April 19, 2018 2:15pm - 3:15pm Craneway Seminar Pavilion John Neal & Amanda Swan Neal
Medical Emergencies While Cruising Thursday, April 19, 2018 2:15pm - 3:15pm Craneway Seminar Pavilion Janet Glenny
Watermakers 101: Understanding Your Choices Thursday, April 19, 2018 2:15pm - 3:15pm Craneway Seminar Pavilion Richard Boren
Self Steering Windvanes and Emergency Rudders Thursday, April 19, 2018 2:15pm - 3:15pm Craneway Seminar Pavilion Sarah and Will Curry
Sailing and Boating in Taiwan Thursday, April 19, 2018 2:15pm - 3:15pm Craneway Seminar Pavilion Frances Larose or Carrie Ding
Diesel Engine Essentials with Amanda Thursday, April 19, 2018 3:30pm - 4:30pm Craneway Seminar Pavilion John Neal & Amanda Swan Neal
Cruising Mexico’s Baja Peninsula and the Sea of Cortez Thursday, April 19, 2018 3:30pm - 4:30pm Craneway Seminar Pavilion Pat and Carole McIntosh & Phil and Nora McCaleb
The Effects of Climate Change on Voyage and Passage Planning Thursday, April 19, 2018 3:30pm - 4:30pm Craneway Seminar Pavilion Jimmy Cornell
Marine Diesel Engines: Maintenance and Troubleshooting-SOLD OUT Friday, April 20, 2018 9:00am - 5:00pm Craneway Seminar Pavilion Nigel Calder Register
Downwind Sailing Friday, April 20, 2018 10:30am - 11:30am Craneway Seminar Pavilion Bruce Brown
Introduction to Upper Air 500 Mb Concepts and Charts Friday, April 20, 2018 10:30am - 11:30am Craneway Seminar Pavilion Lee Chesneau
Cruising the Gold Coast of Mexico Friday, April 20, 2018 10:30am - 11:30am Craneway Seminar Pavilion Pat and Carole McIntosh & Phil and Nora McCaleb
Power Management for the Green Sailor Friday, April 20, 2018 10:30am - 11:30am Craneway Seminar Pavilion Michael Gunning
How to Get Your Captain’s License- Rumors, Myths, and the Truth Friday, April 20, 2018 10:30am - 11:30am Craneway Seminar Pavilion Captain Dan Leininger
The 500 Mb Upper Air Chart Workshop Friday, April 20, 2018 11:45am - 2:45pm Craneway Seminar Pavilion Lee Chesneau Register
Women-On-Board, It Doesn’t Have to Be Hard Friday, April 20, 2018 11:45am - 12:45pm Craneway Seminar Pavilion Capt. Tanja Koster
Taking the Leap of Faith to Throw Off the Dock Lines and Go Cruising Friday, April 20, 2018 11:45am - 12:45pm Craneway Seminar Pavilion Robert & Virginia Gleser
Visiting Mexico by Private Boat Friday, April 20, 2018 11:45am - 12:45pm Craneway Seminar Pavilion Fito Espinoza
Keeping Your Relationship Afloat Friday, April 20, 2018 11:45am - 12:45pm Craneway Seminar Pavilion Wendy Hinman
Cruising Mexico and Safety Friday, April 20, 2018 1:00pm - 2:00pm Craneway Seminar Pavilion Richard Markie
Sail Trim Friday, April 20, 2018 1:00pm - 2:00pm Craneway Seminar Pavilion Kame Richards
The Seas Less Sailed: Cruising Beyond the Milk Run Friday, April 20, 2018 1:00pm - 2:00pm Craneway Seminar Pavilion Bruce Balan and Alene D. Rice
Highlights of My Voyages to Antarctica and the Northwest Passage Friday, April 20, 2018 1:00pm - 2:00pm Craneway Seminar Pavilion Jimmy Cornell
Offshore Cruising Forum Friday, April 20, 2018 2:15pm - 4:30pm Craneway Seminar Pavilion John and Amanda Neal and Sarah and Will Curry
Storm/Steering Drogues and Para-Anchors Friday, April 20, 2018 2:15pm - 3:15pm Craneway Seminar Pavilion Zack Smith
What’s New in Boating Safety Gear Friday, April 20, 2018 2:15pm - 3:15pm Craneway Seminar Pavilion Bruce Brown
Watermakers 101: Understanding Your Choices Friday, April 20, 2018 2:15pm - 3:15pm Craneway Seminar Pavilion Richard Boren
Medical Emergencies While Cruising Friday, April 20, 2018 3:30pm - 4:30pm Craneway Seminar Pavilion Janet Glenny
Selecting the Best Solar System for Your Boat Friday, April 20, 2018 3:30pm - 4:30pm Craneway Seminar Pavilion Thomas Trimmer
Everything You Wanted to Know About High Sea’s Communication Friday, April 20, 2018 3:30pm - 4:30pm Craneway Seminar Pavilion Richard Beckett
Learning to Sail in the 21st Century Friday, April 20, 2018 3:30pm - 4:30pm Craneway Seminar Pavilion Elbert Ashbaugh
Offshore Cruising Seminar- SOLD OUT Saturday, April 21, 2018 8:30am - 5:00pm Craneway Seminar Pavilion John & Amanda Neal and Nigel Calder Register
Medical Emergencies While Cruising Saturday, April 21, 2018 10:30am - 11:30am Craneway Seminar Pavilion Janet Glenny
Planning a Voyage from the Pacific Northwest to the South Pacific Saturday, April 21, 2018 10:30am - 11:30am Craneway Seminar Pavilion Jimmy Cornell
Selecting the Best Solar System for Your Boat Saturday, April 21, 2018 10:30am - 11:30am Craneway Seminar Pavilion Thomas Trimmer
Anchor Locker: How to Outfit and Practical Tips Saturday, April 21, 2018 10:30am - 11:30am Craneway Seminar Pavilion Greg Kutsen
Getting Your Story Into Latitude 38 Without Setting Your Boat on Fire Saturday, April 21, 2018 10:30am - 11:30am Craneway Seminar Pavilion John Arndt
Learning to Sail in the 21st Century Saturday, April 21, 2018 11:45am - 12:45pm Craneway Seminar Pavilion Elbert Ashbaugh
Tips and Traps: Cruising the Coast, Mexico and South Pacific Saturday, April 21, 2018 11:45am - 12:45pm Craneway Seminar Pavilion Sarah and Will Curry
Sail Trim Saturday, April 21, 2018 11:45am - 12:45pm Craneway Seminar Pavilion Kame Richards
Yacht Charter in Greece, Croatia, and French Polynesia Saturday, April 21, 2018 11:45am - 12:45pm Craneway Seminar Pavilion Capt. Steven Parry
Women-On-Board, It Doesn’t Have to be Hard Saturday, April 21, 2018 11:45am - 12:45pm Craneway Seminar Pavilion Capt. Tanja Koster
Introduction to Wind and Wave Concepts and Charts Saturday, April 21, 2018 1:00pm - 2:00pm Craneway Seminar Pavilion Lee Chesneau
Watermakers 101: Understanding Your Choices Saturday, April 21, 2018 1:00pm - 2:00pm Craneway Seminar Pavilion Richard Boren
Cruising Mexico and Safety Saturday, April 21, 2018 1:00pm - 2:00pm Craneway Seminar Pavilion Richard Markie
Cruising the California Coast Saturday, April 21, 2018 1:00pm - 2:00pm Craneway Seminar Pavilion Stan Lander
How to Get Your Captain’s License- Rumors, Myths, and the Truth Saturday, April 21, 2018 1:00pm - 2:00pm Craneway Seminar Pavilion Captain Dan Leininger
It’s 2018- Diesel or Electric Saturday, April 21, 2018 2:15pm - 3:15pm Craneway Seminar Pavilion Michael Gunning
Part 1: Discovering the Beautiful Anchorages of Mexico Saturday, April 21, 2018 2:15pm - 3:15pm Craneway Seminar Pavilion Robert & Virginia Gleser
Living Aboard in the Bay Area Saturday, April 21, 2018 2:15pm - 3:15pm Craneway Seminar Pavilion John Arndt
Yacht Charter in Greece, Croatia, and French Polynesia Saturday, April 21, 2018 2:15pm - 3:15pm Craneway Seminar Pavilion Capt. Steven Parry
Seven Years on a Boat and Still Married Saturday, April 21, 2018 2:15pm - 3:15pm Craneway Seminar Pavilion Wendy Hinman
Part 2: Discovering the Beautiful Anchorages of Mexico Saturday, April 21, 2018 3:30pm - 4:30pm Craneway Seminar Pavilion Robert & Virginia Gleser
Mast to Keel- Keeping it Clean and Your Playground Prestine Saturday, April 21, 2018 3:30pm - 4:30pm Craneway Seminar Pavilion Vivian Matuak, James Muller, and Karen Reyna
Storm/Steering Drogues and Para-Anchors Saturday, April 21, 2018 3:30pm - 4:30pm Craneway Seminar Pavilion Zack Smith
Sailing and Boating in Taiwan Saturday, April 21, 2018 3:30pm - 4:30pm Craneway Seminar Pavilion Frances Larose or Carrie Ding
Communications for Cruisers: From the Dock to the Ocean Saturday, April 21, 2018 3:30pm - 4:30pm Craneway Seminar Pavilion Richard Anderson
Enjoy Mexico: The Knack of Using Planes, Buses, Ferries, Trains, and Cars while Cruising Saturday, April 21, 2018 4:45pm - 5:45pm Craneway Seminar Pavilion Pat and Carole McIntosh & Phil and Nora McCaleb
The Seas Less Sailed: Cruising Beyond the Milk Run Saturday, April 21, 2018 4:45pm - 5:45pm Craneway Seminar Pavilion Bruce Balan and Alene D. Rice
Everything You Wanted to Know About High Sea’s Communication Saturday, April 21, 2018 4:45pm - 5:45pm Craneway Seminar Pavilion Richard Beckett
Discover Many Different Paths to Sailing Saturday, April 21, 2018 4:45pm - 5:45pm Craneway Seminar Pavilion Captain Lisa Chapin
Understanding and Troubleshooting Boat Electrical Systems Sunday, April 22, 2018 9:00am - 5:00pm Craneway Seminar Pavilion Nigel Calder Register
Clouds and What it Means to a Boater Sunday, April 22, 2018 10:30am - 11:30am Craneway Seminar Pavilion Lee Chesneau
How to be the One They Leave Behind- Lessons Learned Sunday, April 22, 2018 10:30am - 11:30am Craneway Seminar Pavilion Joanna Bloor
Part 1: What’s it Really Like Sailing the Coasts? Things to Know Before You Go! Sunday, April 22, 2018 10:30am - 11:30am Craneway Seminar Pavilion Pat and Carole McIntosh & Phil and Nora McCaleb
Safety at Sea, Radio Communication, Our Connection to the World Sunday, April 22, 2018 10:30am - 11:30am Craneway Seminar Pavilion Capt. Tanja Koster
Differences Between Extra-tropical and Tropical Cyclones (Hurricanes) and Lessons Learned from the El Faro Tragedy Workshop Sunday, April 22, 2018 11:45am - 3:45pm Craneway Seminar Pavilion Lee Chesneau Register
Selecting the Best Solar System for Your Boat Sunday, April 22, 2018 11:45am - 12:45pm Craneway Seminar Pavilion Thomas Trimmer
Part 2: What’s it Really Like Sailing the Coast’s? Things to Know Before You Go! Sunday, April 22, 2018 11:45am - 12:45pm Craneway Seminar Pavilion Pat and Carole McIntosh & Phil and Nora McCaleb
Highlights of My Voyages to Antarctica and the Northwest Passage Sunday, April 22, 2018 11:45am - 12:45pm Craneway Seminar Pavilion Jimmy Cornell
How the Cruisers Living their Dream Create Community in Mexico and Beyond Sunday, April 22, 2018 1:00pm - 2:00pm Craneway Seminar Pavilion Robert & Virginia Gleser
Global Destination- Sailing in Tahiti Sunday, April 22, 2018 1:00pm - 2:00pm Craneway Seminar Pavilion Leigh Hunt
Storm/Steering Drogues and Para-Anchors Sunday, April 22, 2018 1:00pm - 2:00pm Craneway Seminar Pavilion Zack Smith
How to Get Your Captain’s License- Rumors, Myths, and the Truth Sunday, April 22, 2018 1:00pm - 2:00pm Craneway Seminar Pavilion Captain Dan Leininger
Learning to Sail in the 21st Century Sunday, April 22, 2018 2:15pm - 3:15pm Craneway Seminar Pavilion Elbert Ashbaugh
Watermakers 101: Understanding Your Choices Sunday, April 22, 2018 2:15pm - 3:15pm Craneway Seminar Pavilion Richard Boren
Sailing and Boating in Taiwan Sunday, April 22, 2018 2:15pm - 3:15pm Craneway Seminar Pavilion Frances Larose or Carrie Ding
Taking the Leap of Faith to Throw Off the Dock Lines and Go Cruising Sunday, April 22, 2018 3:30pm - 4:30pm Craneway Seminar Pavilion Robert & Virginia Gleser
Visiting Mexico by Private Boat Sunday, April 22, 2018 3:30pm - 4:30pm Craneway Seminar Pavilion Fito Espinoza
Everything You Wanted to Know About High Sea’s Communication Sunday, April 22, 2018 3:30pm - 4:30pm Craneway Seminar Pavilion Richard Beckett