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.

Classes covered includes
  • BASIC DOCKING SKILLS
  • ANCHORING AND MULTI-VESSEL RAFTING TECHNIQUES
  • OPEN WATER BOAT HANDLING SKILLS
  • FIRST MATE SKILLS
  • ADVANCED DOCKING & PRECISION BOAT CONTROL
  • POWERBOATING MADE EASY - CAPABLE, CONFIDENT, SAFE!
Check back for the full schedule.



THE BLUEWILD OCEAN ADVENTURE EXPO, SEMINARS AND ART EXHIBITS


Blue Wild ExpoBe sure to visit "The Blue Wild Watersports and Marine Art Expo". 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. There is something for everyone at The Blue Wild!
The Blue Wild takes place at the Broward County Convention Center:



THE ANNUAL KIDS' FISHING CLINICS:  Presented by Hook the Future

Located at the Broward County Convention Center in rooms 222-223

Clinics begins 12:00 and 2:00pm on Saturday & 1:00 and 3:00pm on Sunday .The clinic is free for all children who have  a ticket to the boat show. The clinic is for ages 5-16.


Hook The Future

IGFA SCHOOL OF SPORTFISHING SEMINARS


Full seminar schedule not yet available.


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