Skip to main content

Seattle Boat Show releases seminar schedule

The Seattle Boat Show announced its seminar lineup, which includes 35 new topics, for the January show.

The Seattle Boat Show announced its seminar lineup, which includes 35 new topics, for the January show.

Organizers said Boat Show University classes have been a draw for visitors. The programs feature nautical experts such as Nigel Calder, Lee Chesneau, Mike Beemer, Kevin Monahan, Sam Landsman, Margaret Pommert, Larry Brandt and Mark Bunzel.

The three-hour programs are priced at $39 apiece, with a special package that includes four three-hour courses and five days of boat show admission for $139 — a savings of nearly $50.

Daylong expert training sessions during the week are priced at $99 and cover topics such as Cruising Tips for Women; Diesel and Electrical Troubleshooting; and Marine Weather and Cruising. Other courses include how to enjoy cruising in the San Juan and Gulf islands, Desolation Sound, the Broughtons and Alaska, with lots of practical tips.

The show, at two locations — indoors at CenturyLink Field Event Center and afloat at South Lake Union — opens Jan. 29 and runs through Feb. 6.

Click here for the full schedule of seminars.



Passagemaker Relaunches Podcast

Trawler Talk aims to connect with those who are interested in the cruising lifestyle, with episodes dropping every other week


Aquila Celebrates 10 Years

The builder said it has sold more than 500 power cats and is the No. 1 brand in that segment.


Commerce Department Appoints Fishery Council Members

The Center for Sportfishing Policy said the new members are favorable to the recreation sector


Doing Good for a Good Night’s Sleep

The Massachusetts Marine Trades Association partnered with “A Bed for Every Child” to build beds for families in need.


RBFF Adds Six Board Members

The foundation said the board members add a breadth of experience from the fishing and boating industries as well as state government agency work.


DEALERS: How Was Business in the First Half of 2022?

Did the first six months of the year meet your expectations, and did you make budget? Take the Pulse Report survey here.


AkzoNobel Names New CEO

The company said Gregoire Poux-Guillaume’s experience as CEO of two other companies includes a track record of growth and teambuilding.