Saturday, September 18, 2021 from 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM EDT
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Sandy Point State Park - Boat Ramps 
1100 East College Parkway
Annapolis, MD 21409

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Susan Zellers 
Marine Trades Association of Maryland 

Welcome to Boating - September 18, 2021 

Learn how to launch, retrieve and dock your boat at our Welcome to Boating Clinics. Whether you are brand new to boating or brand new to trailering your boat or just want to brush up on your skills. We welcome you to join us. The Event is FREE, however there is a fee to get into Sandy Point State Park.  Training is appropriate for adults and teens.  Training is done on Annapolis School of Seamanship boats - no need to bring your boat.

The instruction on docking, launching and safety, taught by Annapolis School of Seamanship and Boat US Foundation, will run for 30 minutes each beginning at 12:30 and ending at 6:30 (repeating 4 times).  The event also includes: Flares and other Safety items - Orion Safety Products,  Paint and finishes - Interlux paint, Winterization - Safe Harbor Marinas, Fuel Dock Safety - Oasis Marinas, Towing and Anchoring – TowBoat US,  Clean Boating - DNR Clean Marina, Fishing and conservation - CCA,  Plus: Annapolis Boat Shows is offering discounts to all who attend.

The event is FREE and open to the public.  Although not anticipated, a full to capacity park closure is possible on Saturday only.  If the park closes due to full capacity, clinic attendees will not be permitted to enter the park until park reopening.

Thanks for your interest!