The US Sailboat Show takes place from October 4-8th in the heart of downtown Annapolis MD. With lots of attractions at the Show including new boat launches and equipment offers, we know many of you will be planning a visit, so here's a round up of our boat show forums and events.
The World Cruising Club team will be available on our booth VB04, every day to chat about all areas of ocean sailing and our worldwide events. With lots of attractions at the show including new boat launches and equipment offers, we know many of you will be planning a visit, so here's a round up of World Cruising Club's activities at the show
World Cruising Club's Ocean Sailing Forum
Saturday October 6th 9:30am to 11:30am
Loews Annapolis Hotel, 126 West St. Annapolis MD
The Forum, run in association with SAIL magazine, offers an informative introduction to offshore cruising and will cover topics like preparing your boat, selecting equipment, sail handling, life onboard, crew management, route planning and weather for the voyage from the US East Coast to the Caribbean.
Our expert panel of cruising sailors and previous Carib1500 and ARC skippers, all ready to answer your questions throughout the morning.
Held close to the US Sailboat Show in downtown Annapolis, the registration fee of $20 includes a continental breakfast and an entry ticket for the Boat Show.
Click here to register
World ARC Presentation and Breakfast
Friday October 5th, 8:30am to 10:30am
The Federal House, 22 Market Space, Annapolis MD
World Cruising Club is hosting a breakfast meeting right beside the Show at the Federal House restaurant on Market Space; your chance to discuss any aspects of the rally face to face, plus meet with other like minded cruising sailors in a relaxed environment. In addition to updating you on the latest news of the rally, Jeremy will give a presentation on the route, safety equipment requirements, and other preparation issues before and informal Q&A session with previous rally captains.
The 2018 World ARC Breakfast is a sell-out! Request an information pack with details of the rally and feel free to contact us with any questions directly.
Carib1500 Crew Party
Friday October 5th, 6-8pm
Bert Jabin Yacht Yard
Ralliers past and present are invited to join us a drink at the Bert Jabin Yacht Yard. Chat with old friends, and make some new friends. If you are heading south with the '1500 this Fall then come an meet team and your fellow cruisers. All the World Cruising Club "yellow shirts" will be there, plus our helpers and sponsors, this year's ralliers and previous participants.
Everyone is welcome, but please sign-up so that we can send you the joining info.
Click here to join the party