Seminars


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Saturday, February 14, 2015
11:00 amMoving Up to a Larger Sailboat.Paul & Millie Seeberg, NE Trailer SalesRoom 51
11:00 amLearn the Fundamentals of Safe BoatingCapt. Charlie Naff, New England MaritimeRoom 52A
11:00 amNavigating the Majestic Merrimack RiverCapt. Joe Amore, Boatwise Marine TrainingRoom 52B
12:30 pmTides, Waves and WeatherCapt. Paul Melanson, Boatwise Marine TrainingRoom 52B
12:30 pmA review of the required Safety Equipment on Boats and how to use itOscar Orringer, USCG AuxiliaryRoom 51
12:30 pmUsing your GPS Chart Plotters to Plan and Execute a VoyageCapt. Rick Kilborn, Boatwise Marine TrainingRoom 52A
2:00 pmEthanol and Marine gas engines: Be prepared for what is coming - E 15Capt. Manny Perry, Boatwise Marine TrainingRoom 52A
2:00 pmGetting your USCG License - Why Get it & How to use itCapt. Charlie Naff, New England MaritimeRoom 52B
3:30 pmA Clear Explanation of VHF - DSC RadioOscar Orringer, USCG AuxiliaryRoom 51
3:30 pmStarting a Charter Business: What you need to KnowCapt. Rick Kilborn, Boatwise Marine TrainingRoom 52A
3:30 pm"Riding the Wild Ocean"Paul S Krantz Jr, AuthorRoom 52B
5:00 pmMoving Up to a Larger Sailboat.Paul & Millie Seeberg, NE Trailer SalesRoom 51
5:00 pmSuddenly Singlehanded: What every 1st mate must knowCapt. Joanne CoreyRoom 52A
5:00 pmUnderstanding the USCG Navigation RulesCapt. Charlie Naff, New England MaritimeRoom 52B
6:30 pmUnderstanding and Reading the Nautical ChartCapt. Joe Amore, Boatwise Marine TrainingRoom 51
6:30 pmLines and Knots: A Hands on ApproachCapt. Manny Perry, Boatwise Marine TrainingRoom 52A
6:30 pmFeeling Quesy? How to Prevent Relieve Sea SicknessNeheet Trivedi & Dr Rupa MukherjeeRoom 51
Sunday, February 15, 2015
12:00 pmA Clear Explanation of VHF - DSC RadioOscar Orringer, USCG AuxiliaryRoom 51
12:00 pmUnderstanding the USCG Navigation RulesCapt. Charlie Naff, New England MaritimeRoom 52A
12:00 pm"Riding the Wild Ocean"Paul S Krantz Jr, AuthorRoom 52B
1:30 pmGreenwich to Montauk: the Perfect Weekend CruiseCapt. Manny Perry, Boatwise Marine TrainingRoom 51
1:30 pmRadar: Understanding and using it to stay safeCapt. Rick Kilborn, Boatwise Marine TrainingRoom 52A
1:30 pmMoving Up to a Larger Sailboat.Paul & Millie Seeberg, NE Trailer SalesRoom 52B
3:00 pmLearn about Navigation Aids & Nautical ChartsCapt. Charlie Naff, New England MaritimeRoom 51
3:00 pmSuddenly Singlehanded: What every 1st mate must knowCapt. Joanne CoreyRoom 52A
3:00 pmA review of the required Safety Equipment on Boats and how to use itOscar Orringer, USCG AuxiliaryRoom 52B
4:30 pmClipper Round the World- the Race of My LifeRegina Krieger, USCG Captain & ASA Sailing Instuctor 
4:30 pmYour USCG License: Original and Renewal - The USCG ProcessCapt. Rick Kilborn, Boatwise Marine TrainingRoom 52A
4:30 pmPlanning your First Cruise DownEast or How I learned to Love the FogCapt. Alan Foucault, Boatwise Marine TrainingRoom 52B
Monday, February 16, 2015
12:00 pmClipper Round the World- the Race of My LifeRegina Krieger, USCG Captain & ASA Sailing InstuctorRoom 51
12:00 pmBuilding Routes with the New Multi Function ChartplottersCapt. Rick Kilborn, Boatwise Marine TrainingRoom 52A
12:00 pmFundamentals of Safe BoatingCapt. Charlie Naff, New England MaritimeRoom 52B
1:30 pmEthanol and Marine gas engines: Be prepared for what is coming - E 15Capt. Manny Perry, Boatwise Marine TrainingRoom 51
1:30 pmNavigating the Majestic Merrimack RiverCapt. Paul Melanson, Boatwise Marine TrainingRoom 52A
1:30 pmFeeling Quesy? How to Prevent Relieve Sea SicknessNeheet Trivedi & Dr Rupa MukherjeeRoom 52B
3:00 pmThe Equipment You must have Onboard and How to use itCapt. Joe Amore, Boatwise Marine TrainingRoom 52B
3:00 pmUsing Tides & Charts to get there Faster and CheaperCapt. Paul Melanson, Boatwise Marine TrainingRoom 51
3:00 pmLearn about Navigation Aids & Nautical ChartsCapt. Charlie Naff, New England MaritimeRoom 52A
4:30 pmPlanning your First Cruise DownEast or How I learned to Love the FogCapt. Alan Foucault, Boatwise Marine Training 
4:30 pmVessel Handling in Tight Quarters with Current and WindCapt. Rick Kilborn, Boatwise Marine TrainingRoom 52A
6:00 pmUnderstanding the USCG Navigation RulesCapt. Charlie Naff, New England MaritimeRoom 52A
Tuesday, February 17, 2015
1:30 pmVessel Handling in Tight Quarters with Current and WindCapt. Rick Kilborn, Boatwise Marine TrainingRoom 52A
3:00 pmThe Equipment You must have Onboard and How to use itCapt. Joe Amore, Boatwise Marine TrainingRoom 51
3:00 pmA Guide to Cruising the Great LoopKim Russo, American Great Loop Cruisers Assoc.Room 52A
4:30 pmHow your Boat starts to Pay for Itself - Become a Charter CaptainCapt. Rick Kilborn, Boatwise Marine TrainingRoom 52A
4:30 pmTides, Waves and WeatherCapt. Paul Melanson, Boatwise Marine TrainingRoom 51
6:00 pmA Guide to Cruising the Great LoopKim Russo, American Great Loop Cruisers Assoc.Room 52A
Wednesday, February 18, 2015
1:30 pm"Can You Hear Me" How to use your boats radio.Oscar Orringer, USCG AuxiliaryRoom 51
1:30 pmSuddenly Singlehanded: What every 1st mate must knowCapt. Rick Kilborn, Boatwise Marine TrainingRoom 52A
3:00 pmUsing Popular Apps to Plan your Summer CruiseCapt. Alan Foucault, Boatwise Marine TrainingRoom 51
3:00 pmA Guide to Cruising the Great LoopKim Russo, American Great Loop Cruisers Assoc.Room 52A
4:30 pmStarting a Charter Business: What you need to KnowCapt. Rick Kilborn, Boatwise Marine TrainingRoom 52A
4:30 pmUsing the Currrent Tables and VoyagingCapt. Paul Melanson, Boatwise Marine TrainingRoom 51
6:00 pmSpring Commissioning of Your Boat - Attending to the DetailsCapt. Rick Meisenheimer, Boatwise Marine TrainingRoom 52A
Thursday, February 19, 2015
1:30 pmA Clear Explanation of VHF - DSC RadioOscar Orringer, USCG AuxiliaryRoom 51
1:30 pmVessel Handling in Tight Quarters with Current and WindCapt. Rick Kilborn, Boatwise Marine TrainingRoom 52A
3:00 pm"Riding the Wild Ocean"Paul S Krantz Jr, Author 
3:00 pmRequired Safety Equipment for your Boat and How to use itCapt. Joe Amore, Boatwise Marine TrainingRoom 52A
4:30 pmStart Making Money with your Boat- Get your Captains LicenseCapt. Rick Kilborn, Boatwise Marine TrainingRoom 52A
4:30 pmTides, Waves and WeatherCapt. Paul Melanson, Boatwise Marine TrainingRoom 51
6:00 pmClipper Round the World- the Race of My LifeRegina Krieger, USCG Captain & ASA Sailing InstuctorRoom 52A
7:30 pmSuddenly Singlehanded: What every 1st mate must knowCapt. Rick Kilborn, Boatwise Marine TrainingRoom 52A
Friday, February 20, 2015
1:30 pmWeather's Basic Principles "How to know when not to go"Capt. Rick Kilborn, Boatwise Marine TrainingRoom 52A
1:30 pmFundamentals of Safe BoatingCapt. Charlie Naff, New England MaritimeRoom 52B
3:00 pmA Guide to Cruising the Great LoopKim Russo, American Great Loop Cruisers Assoc.Room 52A
3:00 pmRequired Safety Equipment for your Boat and How to use itCapt. Joe Amore, Boatwise Marine TrainingRoom 52B
4:30 pmStarting a Charter Business: What you need to KnowCapt. Rick Kilborn, Boatwise Marine TrainingRoom 52A
4:30 pmUnderstanding the USCG Navigation RulesCapt. Charlie Naff, New England MaritimeRoom 52B
4:30 pmFeeling Quesy? How to Prevent Relieve Sea SicknessNeheet Trivedi & Dr Rupa MukherjeeRoom 51
6:00 pmTides, Waves and WeatherCapt. Paul Melanson, Boatwise Marine TrainingRoom 51
6:00 pmPlanning your First Cruise DownEast or How I learned to Love the FogCapt. Alan Foucault, Boatwise Marine TrainingRoom 52A
6:00 pm"Riding the Wild Ocean"Paul S Krantz Jr, AuthorRoom 52B
7:30 pmClipper Round the World- the Race of My LifeRegina Krieger, USCG Captain & ASA Sailing Instuctor 
7:30 pmGet your USCG Captains LicenseCapt. Charlie Naff, New England MaritimeRoom 52B
Saturday, February 21, 2015
11:00 amLearn the Fundamentals of Safe BoatingCapt. Charlie Naff, New England MaritimeRoom 52A
11:00 amMoving Up to a Larger Sailboat.Paul & Millie Seeberg, NE Trailer SalesRoom 52B
12:30 pmGetting your USCG License - Why Get it & How to use itCapt. Rick Kilborn, Boatwise Marine TrainingRoom 52A
12:30 pm"Riding the Wild Ocean"Paul S Krantz Jr, AuthorRoom 52B
12:30 pmRequired Safety Equipment for your Boat and How to use itCapt. Joe Amore, Boatwise Marine TrainingRoom 51
2:00 pmTides, Waves and WeatherCapt. Paul Melanson, Boatwise Marine TrainingRoom 51
2:00 pmEthanol and Marine gas engines: Be prepared for what is coming - E 15Capt. Manny Perry, Boatwise Marine TrainingRoom 52A
2:00 pmUnderstanding the USCG Navigation RulesCapt. Charlie Naff, New England MaritimeRoom 52B
3:30 pmA Guide to Cruising the Great LoopKim Russo, American Great Loop Cruisers Assoc.Room 52A
3:30 pmSuddenly Singlehanded: What every 1st mate must knowCapt. Joanne CoreyRoom 52B
3:30 pmMoving Up to a Larger Sailboat.Paul & Millie Seeberg, NE Trailer SalesRoom 51
5:00 pmFeeling Quesy? How to Prevent Relieve Sea SicknessNeheet Trivedi & Dr Rupa MukherjeeRoom 51
5:00 pmWeather's Basic Principles "How to know when not to go"Capt. Rick Kilborn, Boatwise Marine TrainingRoom 52A
5:00 pmLearn about Navigation Aids & Nautical ChartsCapt. Charlie Naff, New England MaritimeRoom 52B
Sunday, February 22, 2015
12:00 pmLines and Knots: A Hands on ApproachOscar Orringer, USCG AuxiliaryRoom 51
12:00 pmWeather's Basic Principles "How to know when not to go"Capt. Rick Kilborn, Boatwise Marine TrainingRoom 52A
12:00 pmUnderstanding the USCG Navigation RulesCapt. Charlie Naff, New England MaritimeRoom 52B
1:30 pmMoving Up to a Larger Sailboat.Paul & Millie Seeberg, NE Trailer SalesRoom 51
1:30 pmEthanol and Marine gas engines: Be prepared for what is coming - E 15Capt. Manny Perry, Boatwise Marine TrainingRoom 52A
1:30 pmNavigating the Majestic Merrimack RiverCapt. Paul Melanson, Boatwise Marine TrainingRoom 52B
3:00 pmClipper Round the World- the Race of My LifeRegina Krieger, USCG Captain & ASA Sailing InstuctorRoom 51
3:00 pmYour USCG License: Original and Renewal - The USCG ProcessCapt. Rick Kilborn, Boatwise Marine TrainingRoom 52A

Fred's Shed Interactive Learning Center,  Booth 1846

DIY seminars and hands-on workshops covering boat and motor maintenance, repairs and upgrades

 Watch, learn and do! If you're a do-it-yourselfer or boat owner interested in maintaining, repairing or upgrading your boat or motor, head to Fred's Shed for free seminars and workshops. Daily sessions will cover a variety of topics, and include demos and question/answer sessions. Together, hosts “The Boating Guy,” and certified marine service technician "Fred", bring more than 50 years boating and marine service experience to the Shed.

 Stop by for professional, practical advice, participate in hands-on clinics, ask questions, and see the cutaway boat and motor. It's all FREE, compliments of the Progressive® Insurance New England Boat Show.

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                                  Fred's Shed Schedule

 

Saturday 2/14

 10 AM- One-on-one with a tech

11 AM- Gas Sterndrive & Inboards troubleshooting, repair and maintenance

12 PM- Oh NO, There's ethanol in my fuel

1 PM- A fast and efficient Boat: How your prop affects your boat's performance

2 PM- boats that sit

3 PM- Scratches, Dings and Oxidation

4 PM- Gas Outboard troubleshooting, repair and maintenance

5 PM- Eradicating mold, mildew, dirt and crud

6 PM- Diesel Troubleshooting, repair and maintenance

7 PM- One-on-one with a tech

 

 

Sunday 2/15

 11 AM- One-on-one with a tech

12 PM- Scratches, Dings and Oxidation

1 PM- A fast and efficient Boat: How your prop affects your boat's performance

2 PM- Eradicating mold, mildew, dirt and crud

3 PM- Gas Sterndrive & Inboards troubleshooting, repair and maintenance

4 PM- Oh NO, There's ethanol in my fuel

5 PM- One-on-one with a tech

 

Monday 2/16

10 AM- One-on-one with a tech

11 AM- Diesel Troubleshooting, repair and maintenance

12 PM- Oh NO, There's ethanol in my fuel

1 PM- A fast and efficient Boat: How your prop affects your boat's performance

2 PM- boats that sit

3 PM- Scratches, Dings and Oxidation

4 PM- Gas Outboard troubleshooting, repair and maintenance

5 PM- Eradicating mold, mildew, dirt and crud

6 PM- One-on-one with a tech

 

Tuesday 2/17

 1 PM- One-on-one with a tech

2 PM- Gas Sterndrive & Inboards troubleshooting, repair and maintenance

3 PM- Scratches, Dings and Oxidation

4 PM- Gas Outboard troubleshooting, repair and maintenance

5 PM- Oh NO, There's ethanol in my fuel

6 PM- Eradicating mold, mildew, dirt and crud

7 PM-Diesel Troubleshooting, repair and maintenance

8 PM- One-on-one with a tech

 

Wednesday 2/18

 1 PM- One-on-one with a tech

2 PM- Gas Sterndrive & Inboards troubleshooting, repair and maintenance

3 PM- Scratches, Dings and Oxidation

4 PM- Diagnosing Electrical problems and maintaining a battery system

5 PM- Oh NO, There's ethanol in my fuel

6 PM- Cabin cruiser systems analysis

7 PM-Diesel Troubleshooting, repair and maintenance

8 PM- One-on-one with a tech

 

Thursday 2/19

 1 PM- One-on-one with a tech

2 PM- Oh NO, There's ethanol in my fuel

3 PM- Diagnosing Electrical problems and maintaining a battery system

4 PM- Gas Outboard troubleshooting, repair and maintenance

5 PM- Eradicating mold, mildew, dirt and crud

6 PM- Diesel Troubleshooting, repair and maintenance

7 PM- boats that sit

8 PM- One-on-one with a tech

 

Friday 2/20

 1 PM- One-on-one with a tech

2 PM- Gas Sterndrive & Inboards troubleshooting, repair and maintenance

3 PM- Scratches, Dings and Oxidation

4 PM- boats that sit

5 PM- Lower unit repairs and maintenance

6 PM- Oh NO, There's ethanol in my fuel

7 PM- Cabin cruiser systems analysis

8 PM- One-on-one with a tech

 

Saturday 2/21

 10 AM- One-on-one with a tech

11 AM- Diagnosing Electrical problems and maintaining a battery system

12 PM- Oh NO, There's ethanol in my fuel

1 PM- A fast and efficient Boat: How your prop affects your boat's performance

2 PM- Diesel Troubleshooting, repair and maintenance

3 PM- Cabin cruiser systems analysis

4 PM- Gas Outboard troubleshooting, repair and maintenance

5 PM- boats that sit

6 PM- Lower unit repairs and maintenance

7 PM- One-on-one with a tech

 

Sunday 2/22

 11 AM- One-on-one with a tech

12 PM- Oh NO, There's ethanol in my fuel

1 PM- A fast and efficient Boat: How your prop affects your boat's performance

2 PM- Eradicating mold, mildew, dirt and crud

3 PM- Gas Sterndrive & Inboards troubleshooting, repair and maintenance

4 PM- Cabin cruiser systems analysis

5 PM- One-on-one with a tech