Cruisers University 2013

2014 Cruisers University Programs & Classes

Everyone has a different set of skills when it comes to being on a boat.
We aim to help fill in your knowledge gaps.




As part of the Master Cruisers Series, spend Thursday and Friday in one of the

following areas.


This 4 Day Tuition Package includes Elective classes on Saturday and Sunday.


·      Cruising Women

·      Diesel Maintenance

·      iNavigation©               SOLD OUT!!




Create your own day(s) of classes and get exactly what you need with our
1, 2, and 3 Day Tuition Packages

Choose from the list of classes below:



Anchoring - The Art of Staying Put 

Ralph Naranjo

Arrival Procedures & Tips Ashore

Liza Copeland

Basic Diesel Maintenance

John Martino

Basic Marine Weather Mark Thornton
   Choosing a Boat    Doug Hansen

Coastal & Offshore Cruising Prep

Liza Copeland

Communication Systems

John Martino

Cruising: Chesapeake to Nantucket

Peter and Cathie Trogdon

Crossing the Gulf Stream

Ralph Naranjo

Cruising the Bahamas - Abacos

Pam Wall & Kathy Parsons

  Cruising the Bahamas - Exumas    Pam Wall & Kathy Parsons

Cruising the Caribbean

Liza Copeland

Cruising the Chesapeake

John Stefancik

Cruising Together 24/7

Peter and Cathy Trogdon

Doppler Weather Radar & Satellite Imagery  Mark Thornton

Eco Energy: Wind & Solar

Bob Williams

Galley Gourmet

Kathy Parsons

Hands-on Sail Repair

John Balano

Liferaft and Survival at Sea

Charles Daneko

Mental Preparations Andy Schell

Modern Navigation

Matt Benhoff

Navigating the ICW©

Paul Truelove

Offshore Energy Management &  Design  Bob Williams

Offshore Passage Planning

Ralph Naranjo

Outfitting for Blue Water Cruising

Pam Wall

Practical Medical Prep

Bill Richards

Provisioning & Storage Strategies

Kathy Parsons


Bob Williams

Safety through Seamanship

Ralph Naranjo, John Martino

Sail Trim for Control

David Flynn

Sailing in Heavy Weather

Ralph Naranjo

Security: Street Smarts for Cruisers

John Martino

Solving Problems Offshore Andy Schell

Thunderstorms: A Primer

Mark Thornton

Understanding Low Pressure Systems

Mark Thornton

Voyaging Realities & Routines

Liza Copeland


Bob Williams

What Works

Kathy Parsons, Pam Wall

Call: 410-263-7802

We will be happy to assist you in course selection.


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