THE POWERBOAT SCHOOL PUTS YOU AT THE HELM
Hands on Boating Skills Classes available Only At The Boat Show!!

Hosted By Carefree Boat Club
Nothing beats hands on experience when it comes to improving your boating skills and learning new ones. This year add more fun and excitement to your boat show experience and take your boating skills up a notch. There’s something for everyone - from absolute beginners to seasoned skippers!

Learn from the experts; all sessions are taught by USCG licensed captains who are professional, certified instructors.  You'll learn basic and advanced skills that will last a lifetime!   
Space is very limited. Advance registration is highly recommended. Participants are encouraged to register on line in advance or directly at the Powerboat Skills Training Center during the boat show located at the end of “B” Dock at the Bahia Mar at 801 Seabreeze Blvd, Ft. Lauderdale. Please arrive 10-15 minutes prior to the class start time.

1 Hour On-Water Classes
  • BASIC DOCKING SKILLS
  • ANCHORING AND MULTI-VESSEL RAFTING TECHNIQUES
  • OPEN WATER BOAT HANDLING SKILLS
  • FIRST MATE SKILLS
3 Hour On-Water Workshops
  • ADVANCED DOCKING & PRECISION BOAT CONTROL
  • POWERBOATING MADE EASY - CAPABLE, CONFIDENT, SAFE!
GET FULL SCHEDULE, DETAILS & REGISTRATION

CRUISERPORT
CruiserPort is a designated area within leading mainstream boat shows, promoting the cruising lifestyle. CruiserPort offers free boating activities taught by your favorite PMM editors and other industry professionals.

THE BLUEWILD WATERSPORT & MARINE EXPO

Be sure to visit "The Blue Wild Watersports and Marine Art Expo" in Lobby B/C of the Convention Center!  You will get the chance to listen to experts speak about different water sports -- from freediving and spearfishing to stand up paddleboarding and underwater photography.  Also, stop by and meet celebrity speaker Manny Puig -- he will be displaying his artwork and signing posters.  While there, be sure to visit the extensive Marine Art Display room, featuring a wide range of artists -- from serious, high-end works of art to underwater photography to  whimsical and contemporary pieces.  There is something for everyone at The Blue Wild!

THE ANNUAL KIDS' FISHING CLINICS: 
Presented by Hook the Future
Clinics begin each day Saturday & Sunday, at 12:00 and 2:00pm.The clinic is free for all children who have  a ticket to the boat show. The clinic is for ages 5-16.
THE ANNUAL KIDS' FISHING CLINICS:  Presented by Hook the Future
Saturday & Sunday,
Clinics begin each day at 12:00 and 2:00pm.The clinic is free for all children once you have bought a ticket to the show. The clinic is for ages 5-16. - See more at: http://www.showmanagement.com/fort-lauderdale-international-boat-show-2014/event/special_events/#sthash.VvfuUCc7.dpuf