In addition to the main Confident Cruiser Seminar Series, special hands-on technical training courses will be offered to boaters of all experience levels on Saturday, Sept. 16th at IYRS – School of Technology & Trades. Led by ABYC expert and Boat of the Year judge Ed Sherman, these fully immersive, half-day courses include: “5 Things Every Boat Owner Should Know How to Do on Their Diesel Engine” and “Electrical Systems and Troubleshooting.”
Dates: Saturday, September 16th
Locations of Seminar: IYRS – School of Technology & Trades | 449 Thames St., Newport, RI. (10-minute walk from Show Site)
Pricing: $99 per course
**Includes one admission ticket to the Newport International Boat Show. Select which course you would like to attend when checking out below.
Saturday, Sept. 16. | 8:15am-12:00pm at IYRS
Discover the essential skills for boat owners to master their diesel engines in this hands-on seminar. From basic maintenance to troubleshooting, you’ll leave equipped with the knowledge to confidently tackle common issues from fluid changes and cooling system monitoring to emergency procedures.
Saturday, Sept. 16 | 1:15pm-5:00pm at IYRS
This seminar will unpack the most common electrical gremlins (and how to troubleshoot them) that you’re likely to encounter on board, plus take a look forward at new technologies that are likely to transform the efficiency of electrical systems in the near future.