JOIN CRUISING WORLD IN ANNAPOLIS
Have you ever dreamed of escaping on two hulls? If you’re considering going cruising on a multihull, join us in Annapolis, Maryland, during the U.S. Sailboat Show on Friday, October 5 for a daylong workshop designed to demystify cruising on a catamaran. Cruising World experts will be on board to help you find the right boat, understand the logistics and identify the skills you’ll need to sail (or power) off on a modern multihull.
The workshop will be held at the Governor Calvert House, 58 State Circle, in the heart of Annapolis and just a 10-minute walk from the boat show. Workshop cost is $150 for a single or $275 for a couple, with breakfast and lunch included. For more details, go to cruisingworld.com/ american-sailing-summit. Space is limited, so reserve your seats ahead of time for this fun, informative day. We hope to see you there!
7:30-8:30 a.m. Doors Open Day begins with breakfast served, included in workshop costs.
8:45-10 a.m. Buy the Right Boat A panel of sailboat experts will discuss catamaran design trade-offs and offer tips to help you identify the models that will best suit your needs.
10:15-11:30 a.m. Multihull Logistics Buying your catamaran is just the first step. This segment will cover nuts-and-bolts issues, such as sails, sail care, hardware, dockage, hauling out, transportation options and maintenance.
11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Lunch Break Enjoy your lunch surrounded by Cruising World experts available for further Q&A.
12:45-1:45 p.m. Catamarans by the Numbers
There’s more than one way to finance, insure and document a cat. Here’s a look at some of the options you have when it comes to making the numbers work and protecting your investment.
2-3 p.m. Try It, You’ll Like It Considering a catamaran? Try chartering a boat to see how you’ll enjoy life on two hulls. And once you find the cat that’s right for you, identify ownership programs to help you turn your dreams into affordable reality.
3:15-4 p.m. Learning the Ropes From sailing schools to personal captains, a panel of experts will discuss the range of options available to get the skills you’ll need to sail a multihull.
4:15-5:30 p.m. Take the Plunge You have the dream, you’ve bought the boat. Now go! Experience firsthand accounts of Live the dream on two hulls! If your sailing goals include cruising on a cat, join us in Annapolis to learn how to make this happen. where to go, how to do it and how to make it happen now. Make your dreams of escaping your new reality.