Discover Boating – Hands On Skills Training
TAKE YOUR BOAT SHOW EXPERIENCE UP A NOTCH! Nothing beats hand- on experience when it comes to improving your boating skills or learning new ones. Returning this year EXCLUSIVELY to the Newport International Boat Show is our popular Discover Boating – Hands On Skills Training Series. This program offers 1 and 2 hour WORKSHOPS or more extensive 3-hour WORKSHOPS in both power-boating 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! To register today see below for details or click here to get started.
*Participants must be 18 years of age or older and able to participate as an active crew member while underway.
POWER BOAT – TRAINING SERIES
Power Boat 1 Hour On-Water Workshops:
Discover Boating and the Newport International Boat Show presents a series of 4 separate skill-building workshops for power boaters. Registration fee for each session: $15 in advance or $20 at the show. Access to these workshops requires paid Boat Show admission. Advanced registration is recommended.
Power Boat 3 Hour On-Water Workshops:
With options for both beginner and experienced boaters, the 3 Hour Powerboat Workshops are more detailed and offer in-depth on-water classes. The registration fee is $99 in advance or $125 at the show. Participants who register online will also receive FREE admission to the Newport International Boat Show for the day.
SAILING – TRAINING SERIES
Sailing 2 Hour On-Water Workshops:
This year’s expanded lineup includes something for everyone... from absolute beginners to seasoned sailors. Participants will learn basic and intermediate skills through hands on, underway exercises taught by ASA Certified Instructors aboard 30’ to 40’sailboats. Registration fee: $25 per clinic. Limited to 4 people per boat. Access to these workshops require paid Boat Show admission. Advanced registration is recommended.
Sailing 3 Hour On-Water Workshops:
Sailors may also opt for a more in depth learning experience and considerably more practice time by selecting one of the three-hour underway learning events. The registration fee is s $99 in advance or $125 at the Show. Participants who register online will also receive FREE admission to the Newport International Boat Show for the day.