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2012 Events

Professional Mariner STCW 5-Day Courses

Course Title
Date
Time
Location
CMM Upgrade Advanced Meteorology 8-14 Jan, 2012 8:30 AM-4:30 PM MITAGS
CMM Upgrade Advanced Meteorology 20-24 Feb, 2012 TBD STAR Center
OICNW Basic Meteorology 27 Feb-2 Mar, 2012 TBD PMI
CMM Upgrade Advanced Meteorology 18-24 Mar, 2012 8:30 AM-4:30 PM MITAGS
OICNW Basic Meteorology 25-31 Mar, 2012 8:30 AM-4:30 PM MITAGS
CMM Upgrade Advanced Meteorology 21-25 May, 2012 TBD STAR Center
CMM Upgrade Advanced Meteorology 10-16 Jun, 2012 8:30 AM-4:30 PM MITAGS
CMM Upgrade Advanced Meteorology 18-22 Jun, 2012 TBD STAR Center
OICNW Basic Meteorology 20-24 Aug, 2012 TBD STAR Center
CMM Upgrade Advanced Meteorology 27-31 Aug, 2012 TBD STAR Center
CMM Upgrade Advanced Meteorology 9-15 Sep, 2012 8:30 AM-4:30 PM MITAGS
OICNW Basic Meteorology 16-22 Sep, 2012 8:30 AM-4:30 PM MITAGS
OICNW Basic Meteorology 5-9 Nov, 2012 TBD Harry Lundeberg School
CMM Upgrade Advanced Meteorology 11-17 Nov, 2012 8:30 AM-4:30 PM MITAGS
CMM Upgrade Advanced Meteorology 10-14 Dec, 2012 TBD STAR Center

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Locations & Contact Information

Location Address Contact Links
Harry Lundeberg School of Seamanship
Piney Point, MD
Paul Hall Center for Maritime Training and Education
45353 St. Georges Ave.
Piney Point, MD 20674
JC Weigman (jcwiegman@seafarers.org)
Director of Training
Home Page
Maritime Institute of Trainings & Graduate Studies (MITAGS)
Linthicum Heights, MD
Maritime Institute of Technology & Graduate Studies
692 Maritime Boulevard
Linthicum Heights, MD 21090
Eric Friend (efriend@mitags.org)
Director of Training
Phone: 410-859-5700 Ext. 3259
Direct: 443-989-3259
Cell: 302-547-1812
Home Page
Pacific Maritime Institute (PMI)
Seattle, WA
Pacific Maritime Institute
1729 Alaskan Way South
Seattle, Washington 98134
Jenny Pitzen (jpitzen@mates.org)
Registrar/Student Adviser
Phone: 206-441-2880
Direct: 206-838-1126
Fax: 206-441-2995
Home Page
Simulation Training, Assessment, & Research (STAR Center)
Dania Beach, FL
STAR Center
2 West Dixie Highway
Dania Beach, FL 33004
Graeme Holman (GHolman@star-center.com)
Head of Operations

Phone: 954-921-7254 Ext. 7172
Fax: 954-920-4268
Cell: 954-868-7842
Home Page

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Introductory Marine Weather for Cruisers (December 9th)


Paid Courses:

Course Title
Date
Time
Class Location
Introductory Marine Weather for Cruisers 9 Dec, 2012 8:00 PM – 5:00 PM Crowne Plaza Melbourne Oceanfront


Location & Registration

Event Address Dates Links
Introductory Marine Weather for Cruisers
Melbourne, FL
Crowne Plaza Melbourne Oceanfront Resort and Spa
2605 North Highway A1A
Indialantic (Melbourne), Florida 32903
9 Dec, 2012

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37th Annual SSCA Melbourne Gam (December 7th-9th)


Free Seminars

Course Title
Date
Time
Class Location
Worldwide Weather 7 Dec, 2012 1:30 PM – 2:45 PM Eau Gallie Civic Center, Seminar Room 2


Location & Registration

Event Address Dates Links
37th Annual SSCA Melbourne Gam
Melbourne, FL
Eau Gallie Civic Center
1551 Highland Avenue
Melbourne, FL 32935
7-9 Dec, 2012 Home Page

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Bermuda Crossing and Gulf Stream Workshop (Fall – TBD)


Location & Registration

Event Address Dates Links
Bermuda Crossing and Gulf Stream Workshop
Annapolis, MD
Annapolis School of Seamanship
601 Sixth Street
Annapolis, MD 21403
Fall (TBD) Home Page

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Two Can Sail Couples Cruising Seminar, Tampa Bay FL (November 17th)


Paid Courses

Course Title
Date
Time
Class Location
Voyage Planning & Weather Routing 17 Nov, 2012 2:30 PM – 3:30 PM Regatta Pointe Marina


Location & Registration

Event Address Dates Links
Two Can Sail Couples Cruising Seminar
Tampa Bay, FL
Regatta Pointe Marina
1005 Riverside Drive
Palmetto, FL 34221
17 Nov, 2012 Home Page

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Two Can Sail Couples Cruising Seminar, Annapolis MD (October 6th)


Paid Courses

Course Title
Date
Time
Class Location
Voyage Planning & Weather Routing 6 Oct, 2012 2:30 PM – 3:30 PM Historic Inns of Annapolis


Location & Registration

Event Address Dates Links
Two Can Sail Couples Cruising Seminar
Annaplois, MD
Historic Inns of Annapolis
58 State Circle
Annapolis, MD 21401
6 Oct, 2012 Home Page

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Trawler Fest Baltimore (Sept 27-30)


Free Seminars

Course Title
Date
Time
Class Location
Weather I 29 Sept, 2012 8:30 AM – 10:00 AM Hyatt Regency Baltimore
Weather II 29 Sept, 2012 10:30 AM – 12:00 PM Hyatt Regency Baltimore


Location & Registration

Event Address Dates Links
Trawler Fest Baltimore
Baltimore, MD
Hyatt Regency Baltimore
300 Light Street,
Baltimore, MD 21202
27-30 Sept, 2012 Home Page

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Two Can Sail Couples Cruising Seminar, Houston TX (September 8-9)


Paid Courses

Course Title
Date
Time
Class Location
Voyage Planning & Weather Routing 8 Sept, 2012 2:30 PM – 3:30 PM Lakewood Yacht Club
Weather For Cruisers 9 Sept, 2012 8:30 AM – 5:00 PM Lakewood Yacht Club


Location & Registration

Event Address Dates Links
Two Can Sail Couples Cruising Seminar
Houston, TX
Lakewood Yacht Club
2425 NASA Parkway
Seabrook, Texas 77586
8-9 Sept, 2012 Home Page

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An Introduction Toward Becoming Self Reliant in Marine Weather Webinar Series (August 14-23)


Paid Courses

Course Title
Date
Time
Class Location
A Introduction Toward Becoming More Self Reliant In Marine Weather (Part 1) 14 Aug, 2012 8:00 PM Seven Seas U
A Introduction Toward Becoming More Self Reliant In Marine Weather (Part 2) 16 Aug, 2012 8:00 PM Seven Seas U
A Introduction Toward Becoming More Self Reliant In Marine Weather (Part 3) 21 Aug, 2012 8:00 PM Seven Seas U
A Introduction Toward Becoming More Self Reliant In Marine Weather (Part 4) 23 Aug, 2012 8:00 PM Seven Seas U


Location & Registration

Event Dates Links
An Introduction Toward Becoming Self Reliant in Marine Weather
Webinar Series
14-23 May, 2012 Home Page

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Trawler Fest Anacortes (May 17-19)


Free Seminars

Course Title
Date
Time
Class Location
Weather I 19 May, 2012 8:30 AM – 10:00 AM NWESD Building
Weather II 19 May, 2012 10:30 AM – 12:00 PM NWESD Building


Location & Registration

Event Address Dates Links
Trawler Fest Anacortes
Anacortes, WA
Cap Sante Boat Haven
Port of Anacortes
Anacortes, WA, 98221
17-19 May, 2012 Home Page

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Bob Bitchin’s Advanced Cruising Seminar (April 27-29)


Paid Courses

Course Title
Date
Time
Class Location
Weather for Cruisers 28 Apr, 2012 8:30 AM – 9:30 AM TBD
Advanced Weather for Cruisers 29 Apr, 2012 8:00 AM – 9:00 AM TBD


Location & Registration

Event Address Dates Links
Bob Bitchin’s Advanced Cruising Seminar
Biloxi, MS
The Isle Resort & Casino
151 Beach Blvd
Biloxi, MS 39530
27-29 Apr, 2012 Home Page

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Cruiser’s University (April 26-29)


Paid Courses

Course Title
Date
Time
Class Location
The Weather Primer 27 Apr, 2012 8:00 AM – 9:15 AM TBD
Interpreting Marine Forecasts 27 Apr, 2012 11:00 AM – 12:15 PM TBD
Human Intelligence Forecasts & GRIBS 27 Apr, 2012 1:45 PM – 3:00 PM TBD


Location & Registration

Event Address Dates Links
Cruiser’s University
Annapolis, MD
Annapolis Marriott Waterfront
80 Compromise Street
Annapolis, MD 21401
26-29 Apr, 2012 Home Page

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Mystic Seaport Marine Weather Level II (April 21-22)


Paid Courses

Course Title
Date
Time
Class Location
Marine Weather Level II 21-22 Apr, 2012 8:00 AM – 4:00 PM Susan Peterson Howell Memorial Classroom


Location & Registration

Event Address Dates Links
Mystic Seaport Marine Weather Level II
Mystic, CT
Treworgy Planetarium
Mystic Seaport
75 Greenmanville Avenue
Mystic, CT 06355
21-22 Apr, 2012 Home Page

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Pacific Cup Intensive Ocean Weather Seminar (April 15)


Paid Courses

Course Title
Date
Time
Class Location
Pacific Cup Intensive Ocean Weather Seminar 15 Apr, 2012 8:00 AM – 4:30 PM Encinal Yacht Club


Location & Registration

Event Address Dates Links
Pacific Cup Intensive Ocean Weather Seminar
Alameda, CA
Encinal Yacht Club
1251 Pacific Marina
Alameda, CA 94501
15 Apr, 2012 Home Page

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Strictly Sail Pacific (April 12-15)


Free Seminars

Course Title
Date
Time
Class Location
The Weather Briefing: Self-Reliant Weather Interpretation Skills 12 Apr, 2012 2:15 PM Seminar Room D


Paid Courses

Course Title
Date
Time
Class Location
Marine Weather Level I 13-14 Apr, 2012 8:00 AM – 4:00 PM Waterfront Hotel


Location & Registration

Event Address Dates Links
Strictly Sail Pacific
Oakland, CA
Jack London Square
70 Washington Street
Oakland, CA 94607
12-15 Apr, 2012 Home Page

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US Naval Academy Safety-At-Sea Seminar (March 31-April 1)


Free Seminars

Course Title
Date
Time
Class Location
Picking a Weather Window 1 Apr, 2012 10:20 AM Alumni Hall
Weather and Oceanography Discussion (with Frank Bohlen) 1 Apr, 2012 1:00 PM Alumni Hall


Location & Registration

Event Address Dates Links
US Naval Academy Safety-At-Sea Seminar
Annapolis, MD
U.S. Naval Academy
121 Blake Road
Annapolis, MD 21402
31 Mar-1 Apr, 2012 Home Page

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South West International Boat Show (March 22-25)


Free Seminars

Course Title
Date
Time
Class Location
The Weather Briefing: Self-Reliant Weather Interpretation Skills 24 Mar, 2012 3:30 PM Steuben Room


Paid Courses

Course Title
Date
Time
Class Location
Weather Primer for Coastal & Novice Blue Water Cruisers 25 Mar, 2012 8:00 AM – 4:00 PM Baccarat Room


Location & Registration

Event Address Dates Links
South West International Boat Show
Houston, TX
South Shore Harbour Resort
2500 South Shore Blvd.
League City, TX 77573
22-25 Mar, 2012 Home Page

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Annapolis School of Seamanship Marine Weather I & II (March 10-13)


Paid Courses

Course Title
Date
Time
Class Location
Marine Weather Level I 10-11 Mar, 2012 8:30 AM – 4:30 PM Annapolis School of Seamanship
Marine Weather Level II 12-13 Mar, 2012 8:30 AM – 4:30 PM Annapolis School of Seamanship


Location & Registration

Event Address Dates Links
Annapolis School of Seamanship
Marine Weather I & II

Annapolis, MD
Annapolis School of Seamanship
601 Sixth Street
Annapolis, MD 21403
10-13 March, 2012 Home Page

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Strictly Sail Miami (Feb 16-20)


Free Seminars

Course Title
Date
Time
Class Location
The Weather Briefing: Self-Reliant Weather Interpretation Skills 18 Feb, 2012 4:45 PM Tent B


Paid Courses

Course Title
Date
Time
Class Location
Weather Primer for Coastal & Novice Blue Water Cruisers 19 Jan, 2012 8:00 AM – 3:30 PM Holiday Inn Conference Room


Location & Registration

Event Address Dates Links
Strictly Sail Miami
Miami, FL
Miamarina at Bayside
401 Biscayne Blvd
Miami, Fla 33132
16-20 Feb, 2012 Home Page

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Cruiser’s Workshop (Feb 11-12)


Location & Registration

Event Address Dates Links
Cruiser’s Workshop
Linthicum Heights, MD
Maritime Institute of Technology and Graduate Studies
692 Maritime Boulevard,
Linthicum Heights, MD 21090
11-12 Feb, 2012 Home Page

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Seattle Boat Show (Jan 27-Feb 5)


Free Seminars

Course Title
Date
Time
Class Location
Marine Weather Forecasts and Weather Patterns 30 Jan, 2012 1:15 PM Gold Stage
Marine Weather Forecasts and Weather Patterns 31 Jan, 2012 1:15 PM Gold Stage
Marine Weather Forecasts and Weather Patterns 31 Jan, 2012 4:15 PM Gold Stage
Marine Weather Forecasts and Weather Patterns 5 Feb, 2012 1:00 PM Silver Stage


Paid Courses

Course Title
Date
Time
Class Location
Weather Primer for Coastal & Novice Blue Water Cruisers 1 Feb, 2012 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM Boat Show University classroom


Location & Registration

Event Address Dates Links
Seattle Boat Show
Seattle, WA
CenturyLink Field
800 Occidental Ave. S.
Seattle, WA 98134
27 Jan-5 Feb, 2012 Home Page

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Strictly Sail Chicago (Jan 26-29)


Free Seminars

Course Title
Date
Time
Class Location
The Weather Briefing: Self-Reliant Weather Interpretation Skills 26 Jan, 2012 3:30 PM Room 311
The Weather Briefing: Self-Reliant Weather Interpretation Skills 27 Jan, 2012 2:15 PM Room 301
The Weather Briefing: Self-Reliant Weather Interpretation Skills 28 Jan, 2012 10:30 AM Room 303


Paid Courses

Course Title
Date
Time
Class Location
Weather Primer for Coastal & Novice Blue Water Cruisers 29 Jan, 2012 8:00 AM – 3:30 PM Room 318


Location & Registration

Event Address Dates Links
Strictly Sail Chicago
Chicago, IL
Navy Pier
600 E. Grand Ave.
Chicago, IL 60611
26-29 Jan, 2012 Home Page

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