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Isabelle Tremblay 
World Cruising Club USA 
(757) 788-8872 


Saturday October 8, 2016 from 9:00 AM to 11:30 AM EDT

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O'Callaghan Annapolis Hotel 
174 West Street
Annapolis, MD 21041

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Ocean Sailing Forum 2016 (Annapolis, MD) 

Learn from the cruising experts at the Ocean Sailing Forum on Saturday October 8, 2016.

The discussion starts promptly at 9:30AM and will finish by 11:30AM. Coffee and donuts available from 9AM and a chance to chat with other sailors and our panelists.

Andy Schell from ARC Caribbean 1500 and leading magazine SAIL will join with a panel of experts to discuss the preparation required for ocean sailing, from selecting equipment to sailing with children, offshore communications to sail plans. There will be a special emphasis on the requirements for the Caribbean 1500.

Only $20 per person including breakfast and a FREE ticket to US Sailboat Show! 

Register online by clicking the blue button below. 

Please register in advance.  We cannot guarantee a place or boat show ticket for anyone registering on the day.  If you are unsure, please call us on (757) 788-8872.

This is what some recent participants said:

"Fantastic, I am inspired!" 
"I would like to congratulate you on a well organized event.  First class.  The panel of speakers gave a broad range of experience and the format of asking the question from the front worked well. Thank you"
"Very informative and light hearted meeting of like minded people, brilliant."
"I thought that the whole event was expertly managed and that the delivery of information was performed in an open and friendly way. The non-lecturing, panel type format worked extremely well."
"Great value! A lot of practical advice, the best of which was 'just do it!'"

If you are planning to cruise offshore this year or in the future, then the Ocean Sailing Forum is the perfect opportunity to expand your knowledge and learn some top tips from the 'experts'.

The Forum will be moderated by Andy Schell and will feature an editor from SAIL magazine, plus other experienced ocean voyagers who will be announced soon. All highly skilled sailors with a wealth ofexperience and knowledge to share.

A free adult entry ticket for the US Sailboat Show 2016 in Annapolis will be provided at registration on Saturday October 8. This ticket cannot be supplied before the Forum. Adult entry tickets for the show usually cost $20.

The Forum is organized by World Cruising Club USA LLP.

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