Trawler Fest Set for Baltimore

PassageMaker Magazine announced its choice of Baltimore’s historic Inner Harbor as the location of their new mid-Atlantic Trawler Fest set for September 24-26, 2010.  The Inner Harbor, a major seaport in the United States since the 1700s, is a very...

6th August 2010.
By Zuzana Prochazka

PassageMaker Magazine announced its choice of Baltimore’s historic Inner Harbor as the location of their new mid-Atlantic Trawler Fest set for September 24-26, 2010. 

The Inner Harbor, a major seaport in the United States since the 1700s, is a very nautical location for Trawler Fest’s newest venue. Seminars will take place at the Hyatt Regency hotel, just a short walk from the Baltimore Inner Harbor Marine Center, where exhibiting companies will set up on the grounds overlooking the city’s waterfront.

Boat show hours will be Friday and Saturday, 10 a.m.–5 p.m.; Sunday, 10 a.m.–4 p.m. with seminars 8:30 a.m.–12 p.m. 

Seminars include:

• Finding Your Cruising Style
• Cruising Down The ICW
• Strategies For Repair Decisions
• Share The Channel: Navigating With Big Ships
• Basic First Aid And CPR/AED
• Practical Basic Navigation Skills: What To Do When The GPS Quits
• Bob Smith’s Diesel Workshop
• Ship’s Systems Stem To Stern
• Building Cruising Confidence As A Couple
• Women-Only Boat Handling

Two-day courses are $450 per person. One-day course is $175 per person. 
For more information or to register, visit the Passage Maker site. 


About the author:

Zuzana Prochazka

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Zuzana Prochazka is a writer and photographer who freelances for a dozen boating magazines and websites. A USCG 100 Ton Master, Zuzana has cruised, chartered and skippered flotillas in many parts of the world and serves as a presenter on charter destinations and topics. She is the Chair of the New Product Awards committee, judging innovative boats and gear at NMMA and NMEA shows, and currently serves as immediate past president of Boating Writers International. She contributes to Boats.com and YachtWorld.com, and also blogs regularly on her boat review site, TalkoftheDock.com.
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