Seminar Schedule

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Below are some of the many seminars and learning opportunities that will be available during the boat show. Register now for those you are interested as space is limited, and check back frequently for new seminars as we draw closer to the show dates. 

Day 1
18 Mar 2016

DC Systems Design, Installation, Optimization & Troubleshooting

REGISTRATION REQUIRED Contemporary boats are loaded with more and more electrical gear. Electrical systems are the number one cause of problems on boats that have anything more than a rudimentary...
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Nigel Calder

Discover Boating On-Water Program – Day 2

Nothing beats hands on experience when it comes to improving your boating skills and learning new ones. This year, let Discover Boating add more fun and excitement to your boat show experience…

Do-It-Yourself Diesel Engine Maintenance, Optimization & Troubleshooting

REGISTRATION REQUIRED If properly installed and maintained, modern diesel engines are remarkably reliable. In this seminar we will look at core installation issues that will eliminate many potential problems, basic...
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Nigel Calder
Day 2
19 Mar 2016

Two Can Sail: Couples Cruising Seminar

The Southwest International Boat Show and Two Can Sail are presenting this Seminar to help you learn how to take the drama out of your dream – from choosing the...
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Jeff Grossman & Jean Levine of Two Can Sail

Discover Boating On-Water Program – Day 3

Nothing beats hands on experience when it comes to improving your boating skills and learning new ones. This year, let Discover Boating add more fun and excitement to your boat show experience…
Day 3
20 Mar 2016

The Surface Pressure Chart Workshop

Pre-requisite: The free seminar conducted on Saturday, March 19th “Assessing Your Marine Weather Self Reliant Skills” (is strongly recommended as a  pre-requisite to this workshop! (See SWIBS free seminar schedule)...
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Lee Chesneau

Discover Boating On-Water Program – Day 4

Nothing beats hands on experience when it comes to improving your boating skills and learning new ones. This year, let Discover Boating add more fun and excitement to your boat show experience…

Tropical Cyclone (Hurricane) Basics & The 1-2-3 Rule For Avoidance Workshop

This workshop will discuss the basics of tropical cyclone (hurricane) systems and its  impacts on the US east & Gulf Coasts, & the eastern North Pacific Ocean basin which includes...
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Lee Chesneau

Understanding Weather & Cruise Decision Making Workshop

Coastal & offshore & high sea blue water cruising always involves receiving the marine weather forecast issued by the U.S. National Weather Service’s (NWS) local forecast offices (NWSFO’s) such as...
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Lee Chesneau