Before the Splash: Maritime Learning for Sailors!

End of winter/early spring maritime learning

Not a frostbite sailor ? Before you splash for the season, here are a few options for late winter/early spring maritime learning.

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Have you actually tried out your safety gear? Safety At Sea training is perhaps the ultimate in maritime learning. Photo by Renee Mehl

Safety At Sea

The Capt. Henry Marx Memorial US Sailing International Safety at Sea Course will be held March 11 at The Mariners’ Museum and Park in Newport News, VA. Register at .

Safety at Sea sponsored by the Marine Trades Association of Maryland will be held at the U.S. Naval Academy in Annapolis April 1-2. Find details and register at .

Annapolis Maritime Museum

The Annapolis Maritime Museum (AMM) Winter Lecture Series is held Thursday evenings at 7 p.m. The remaining lecture is Sea Turtles, Lessons on Sustainability from the Cayman Islands to Chesapeake Bay, March 3.

Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum

The Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum (CBMM) in St. Michaels, MD, remaining winter seminars include: Hurricane Agnes, Fifty Years After Catastrophe on March 8, and Old Line Plate, Uncovering the Stories Behind Maryland’s Historic Recipes on March 15.

Haven Harbour Yacht Services

Haven Harbour’s Erik Lostrom will host a free seminar on March 18 on the topic of coatings and bottom painting, paints, and varnishes from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. at the Inn at Haven Harbour, Rock Hall, MD). Questions? Call (410) 778-6697.

Boater Safety Courses

March 4, America’s Boating Club Rockville will host the official Maryland Safe Boating Course from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. in Rockville, MD. To register or learn more, email [email protected] .