Learning Programs overview
NIBS is proud to present two informative programs - our Educational Seminars in a Classroom setting and new for this year, the In-water Training Series by Welcome To The Water, offering a true hands on approach to boating!
While at the show, be sure to take advantage of the Educational Seminar Series; a selection of one-hour talks hosted by known experts in the marine industry. The topic range is wide and diverse so there is sure to be something for everyone! Location to be determined, check back soon. No registration is required but get there early for they often fill up.
In-Water Hands On Training program by Welcome To The Water
Below is the 2012 Calendar; the 2013 Welcome to the Water Calendar is TBA.
Nothing beats hands on experience when it comes to improving your boating skills and learning new ones. This year, the Newport International Boat Show is featuring the popular In-Water Hands On Training Series by Welcome To The Water. This on water learning event offers 1/1.5-hour clinics or more extensive 3-hour seminars in both powerboating and sailing. These hands on, training events are taught by USCG licensed captains who are professional, certified instructors from the Recreational Powerboating Association (RPBA) and the American Sailing Association (ASA). Whether you're a novice or a seasoned skipper, add more fun and excitement to your boat show experience…and take your boating skills up a notch!
Participants must be 18 years of age or older and able to participate as an active crew member while underway.