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2008 Events

  • Dec 15-20 , 2008
    Host: Carnival Cruise Lines
    Presents: Advanced Fleet-wide Meteorology
    Location: On-board the Carnival Destiny Cruise-ship
    Itinerary: Miami, FL; ENassau, Bahamas ; Half Moon Cay, Bahamas ; Grand Turk ; Miami, FL

  • St Petersburg, FL Dec 7, 2008
    Location: Progress Energy Center
    Host: Strictly Sail
    Seminar: Marine Weather Interpretation Skills (75 mins)
    Link: Strictly Sail Seminars
    Time: 10:30 AM and 2:15 PM

  • Dec 6th, 2008, Melbourne
    Host: Seven Seas Cruising Association (SSCA)
    Seminar: Interpreting Your Weather Skills
    Contact: Judy Home Base Coordinator
    Email: office@ssca.org
    Phone: 1-954-771-5660

  • December 1-5, 2008, Linthicum Heights (Baltimore), MD
    Location: Maritime Institute of Technology and Graduate Studies (MITAGS)
    Course: 5-Day STCW Chief Mate Master (CMM) Upgrade Advanced Meteorology
    Contact: Eric Friend, Director of Training
    Phone: 443-989-3259
    Email: efriend@mitags.org

  • November 6, 2008 Dania, Florida
    Location: S.T.A.R Center
    SHIP OPERATIONS COOPERATIVE PROGRAM
    Membership Meeting
    **AGENDA**
    10:20 am Presentations/Discussions – Initiatives and Technology
    Moderator – Mr. Erik Seither, DNV – Maritime Labor Convention
    Mr. Lee Chesneau, Meteorology Instructor – Heavy Weather Avoidance & Route Design Concepts

  • Nov 22-27 , 2008
    Host: Carnival Cruise Lines
    Presents: Advanced Fleet-wide Meteorology
    Location: On-board the Carnival Holiday Cruise-ship
    Itinerary: Mobile, AL ; Progreso, Yucatan, Mexico ; Cozumel, Mexico ; Mobile, AL

  • Nov 14 – 16, 2008, Anchorage, AK
    Host:Richard Dowling & Fran Kelly, S/V RED
    Location: Denali Tower North
    Course:Basic-Intermediate Marine Meteorology
    Contact: Fran Kelly or Richard Dowling
    Phone: 808-346-5292 or 907-223-5399

  • October 27 – 31, 2008, Dania Beach, FL
    Location: RTM STAR Center (Simulation, Training, Assessment & Research)
    Course: 5-Day STCW CMM Upgrade Advanced Meteorology
    Contact: Graeme Holman
    Phone: 954-920-3222 Ext. 7172
    Email: gholman@star-center.com

  • Oct 25 – 26, 2008, Annapolis, MD
    Course: Level 1 Marine Meteorology (2day)
    Location: Annapolis Sailing School, 601 Sixth Street Annapolis, MD
    Contact: Captain John Martino
    Phone: 410-263-8848
    Email: John@annapolisym.com

  • October 13 – 17, Piney Point, MD
    Location: Seafarers Harry Lundeberg School of Seamanship
    Course: 5-day STCW OIC Basic Meteorology
    Contact: Lois Stevenson
    Phone: (301) 994-0010 Ext. 5292
    Email: education@seafarers.org

  • October 10 – 12, 2008, Annapolis, MD
    Event: Annapolis Boat Show
    Location: Marriott Waterfront
    Host: Cruising World Sponsored Seminars
    Seminar: The Weather Briefing Presentation (90 Minutes)
    Time: Schedule to be posted in Spring 2008
    Contact: George Brengle
    Phone: 401-845-5103
    Email: George.Brengle@worldpub.net

  • September 29, 2008 – October 3, 2008 Dania Beach, FL
    Location: RTM STAR Center (Simulation, Training, Assessment & Research)
    Course: 5-Day STCW CMM Upgrade Advanced Meteorology
    Contact: Graeme Holman
    Phone: 954-920-3222 Ext. 7172
    Email: gholman@star-center.com

  • September 26, 2008 Cambridge, MD
    Host: MTOA (Marine Trawler Owners Association)
    Seminar: Finding Your Weather Window
    Contact: Kay Jones
    Phone: 443-520-7187 or 443-205-3612
    Email: lowekey42@yahoo.com

  • September 25, 2008 Solomons, MD
    Host: Trawlerfest
    Location: Holiday Inn, Room TBA
    Presentation: Finding Your Weather Window
    Contact: Natalie Friton, Managing Editor
    Phone: (410) 990-9086 Ext.30
    Fax: (410) 990-0963
    Email: natalie@passagemaker.com

  • September 23 – 24, 2008 Solomons, MD
    Host: Passage-Maker University
    Location: Holiday Inn, Room
    Course: Weather Wise Mariner 2Day Basic & Intermediate Marine Meteorology
    Contact: Natalie Friton, Managing Editor
    Phone: (410) 990-9086 Ext.30
    Fax: (410) 990-0963
    Email: natalie@passagemaker.com

  • September 15 – 19, 2008 Linthicum Heights (Baltimore), MD
    Location: Maritime Institute of Technology and Graduate Studies (MITAGS)
    Course: 5-Day STCW OIC of a Navigation Watch Basic Meteorology
    Contact: Eric Friend, Director of Training
    Phone: 443-989-3259
    Email: efriend@mitags.org

  • September 13-14, 2007 Newport, RI
    Event: 2008 Newport International Boat Show
    Host: Newport Exhibition Group
    Seminar: Finding Your Weather Window Presentation (60 Minutes)
    Marine WX Course: Basic Essentials of Marine Meteorology (8 hours)
    Date: Saturday Sep 13th & Sunday Sept 14th 2008, 8AM-5PM
    Link: http://www.newportboatshow.com/seminars.htm
    Contact: Nancy Piffard
    Tel: 401-846-1115, Press 2, then ext 212
    Fax: 401-848-0455
    Email: npiffard@newportexhibition.com

  • September 8 – 12, 2008 Linthicum Heights (Baltimore), MD
    Location: Maritime Institute of Technology and Graduate Studies (MITAGS)
    Course: 5-Day STCW Chief Mate Master (CMM) Upgrade Advanced Meteorology
    Contact: Eric Friend, Director of Training
    Phone: 443-989-3259
    Email: efriend@mitags.org

  • Redondo Beach, CA Aug 23-24
    Host: Latitudes & Attitudes Magazine
    Event:Advanced Cruising Seminar
    Location: Portfino Hotel Redondo Beach, CA.
    Contact: Bob Bitchin
    Phone: 1-888 893-7245
    E-mail: Bbftw@aol.com

  • June 21-26, 2008
    Host: Carnival Cruise Lines
    Presents: Advanced Fleet-wide Meteorology
    Location: On-board the Carnival Inspiration Cruise-ship
    Itinerary: Tampa, FL ; Grand Cayman, Cayman Is ; Cozumel, Mexico ; Tampa, FL

  • July 15-20, 2008
    Host: Carnival Cruise Lines
    Presents: Advanced Fleet-wide Meteorology
    Location: On-board the Carnival Sensation Cruise-ship
    Itinerary: Port Canaveral, FL ; Nassau . Port Canaveral, FL Nassau, Port Canaveral, FL

  • June 9 – 13, 2008, Linthicum Heights (Baltimore), MD
    Location: Maritime Institute of Technology and Graduate Studies (MITAGS)
    Course: 5-Day STCW Chief Mate Master (CMM) Upgrade Advanced Meteorology
    Contact: Eric Friend, Director of Training
    Phone: 443-989-3259
    Email: efriend@mitags.org

  • June 2 – 6, 2008, Toledo, OH
    Location: RTM STAR Center (Simulation, Training, Assessment & Research)
    Course: 5-Day STCW OIC of a Navigation Watch Basic Meteorology
    Contact: Barbara Pinter Phone: (419) 255-3940
    Email: mailto:bpinter@star_center.com

  • May 22, 2008, Anacortes, WA
    Host: Trawlerfest
    Seminar: The Weather-wise Mariner (90mins)
    Contact: Natalie Friton, Managing Editor
    Phone: (410) 990-9086 Ext.30
    Fax: (410) 990-0963
    Email: natalie@passagemaker.com
    Link: http://www.trawlerfest.com

  • May 20 – 21, 2008, Anacortes, WA
    Host: Passage-Maker University
    Course: Weather Wise Mariner: Basic/Intermediate Marine Meteorology (2day)
    Time: 8:30 – 17:30
    Contact: Natalie Friton, Managing Editor
    Phone: (410) 990-9086 Ext.30
    Fax: (410) 990-0963
    Email: natalie@passagemaker.com
    Link: www.trawlerfest.com

  • May 12 – 16, 2008 Linthicum Heights (Baltimore), MD
    Location: Maritime Institute of Technology and Graduate Studies (MITAGS)
    Course: 5-Day STCW OIC of a Navigation Watch Basic Meteorology
    Contact: Eric Friend, Director of Training
    Phone: 443-989-3259
    Email: efriend@mitags.org

  • May 5 – 9, 2008 Dania Beach, FL
    Location: RTM STAR Center (Simulation, Training, Assessment & Research)
    Course: 5-Day STCW CMM Upgrade Advanced Meteorology
    Contact: Graeme Holman
    Phone: 954-920-3222 Ext. 7172
    Email: gholman@star-center.com

  • May 3 –-4, 2008, Annapolis, MD
    Course: Basic/Intermediate Marine Wx (2day)
    Location: Annapolis Sailing School, 601 Sixth Street Annapolis, MD
    Contact: Captain John Martino
    Phone: 410-263-8848
    Email: John@annapolisym.com

  • April 25 – 27, 2008 Mystic, CT
    Course: Basic/Intermediate Marine Wx (2 plus day)
    Location: 75 Greenmanville Ave Mystic, CT 06355
    Contact: Donald Treworgy
    Phone: 860-572-5302 ext. 5150
    Email: don.treworgy@mysticseaport.org
    Link: http://www.mysticseaport.org

  • April 17 – 20, 2008 Oakland, CA
    Host: Strictly Sail/Sail America
    Location: Jack London Square
    Seminars: TBA Please check later for updates
    Time: Seminars times to be determined
    Courses: 2 Day Basic & Intermediate Meteorology
    Location: Waterfront Plaza Hotel, Rooms TBA
    April 19th, Basic Course held in the Regatta I room. 8am – 5pm
    April 20th, Intermediate Course held in the Spinnaker II room. 8am – 5pm
    Contact: Raychel Brown or Kevin Murphy
    Email: brownr@SAILAMERICA.com or kevin@sailamerica.com

  • April 6, 2008, Newport Beach, CA
    Host: American Legion Yacht Club
    Location: Newport Beach, CA
    Presentation: Advancing Your Marine Meteorology Skills
    Contact: Dan Sullivan
    Phone: 949-922-1926
    Email:4dano@cox.net

  • March 31, 2008 – April 4, 2008, Linthicum Heights (Baltimore), MD
    Location: Maritime Institute of Technology and Graduate Studies (MITAGS)
    Course: 5-Day STCW Chief Mate Master (CMM) Upgrade Advanced Meteorology
    Contact: Eric Friend, Director of Training
    Phone: 443-989-3259
    Email: efriend@mitags.org

  • March 29 – 30, 2008, Annapolis, MD
    Location: Marine Trades Association of MD / US Naval Academy
    Course: Safety at Sea: Weather Briefing Seminar
    Contact: Ralph Naranjo
    Phone: 410-263-2988
    Email: RJNaranjo@cs.com

  • March 24 – 28, 2008, Piney Point, MD
    Location: Seafarers Harry Lundeberg School of Seamanship
    Course: 5-day STCW OIC Basic Meteorology
    Contact: Lois Stevenson
    Phone: (301) 994-0010 Ext. 5292
    Email: education@seafarers.org

  • March 17 – 21, 2008 Linthicum Heights (Baltimore), MD
    Location: Maritime Institute of Technology and Graduate Studies (MITAGS)
    Course: 5-Day STCW OIC of a Navigation Watch Basic Meteorology
    Contact: Eric Friend, Director of Training
    Phone: 443-989-3259
    Email: efriend@mitags.org

  • March 10 – 15, 2008, Carnival Cruise Lines
    Presents: Advanced Fleet-wide Meteorology
    Location: On-board the Carnival Freedom Cruise-ship
    Itinerary: Eastern Caribbean: Miami, FL ; San Juan, PR ; St. Thomas, USVI ; St. Maarten, NA; Miami, FL

  • March 8, 2008 Newport, Rhode Island
    Seminar: Safety at Sea
    Time: 14:45 – 15:30
    Location:Hyatt Regency Hotel & Spa, 1 Goat Island
    Contact: Gretchen Baum
    Email: sasseminar@bermudarace.com
    Link: http://www.ussailing.org/Secure/RegisterForCourse.aspx?etid=70180

  • March 1 -2, 2008 Annapolis, MD
    Host: Cheseapeake Area Captains Professional Association
    Course: 2 Day Basic & Intermediate Marine Weather
    Location: Hampton Inn & Suites 124 Womack Dr. (behind ARINC on Riva Rd.)
    Contact: Contact: Becky Lenhart, Sailing Director
    Email: sailing@balboayachtclub.com
    Phone: 949-673-3515
    Link: http://www.ussailing.org/safety/Seminars/index_new.asp

  • February 25, 2008 Annapolis, MD
    Host: Cheseapeake Area Captains Professional Association
    Course: Interpreting Marine Weather Presentation
    Time: 18:30 – 19:30
    Location: Hampton Inn & Suites 124 Womack Dr. (behind ARINC on Riva Rd.)
    Contact: Captain Linda Utrup
    Email: Ljutrup@yahoo.com
    Phone: 301-734-5685

  • February 16, 2008 Miami, FL
    Location: Miamarina @ Bayside, Miami, FL
    Course: Interpreting Marine Weather Seminar
    Time: 10:45 – 11:45 AND 2:30 – 3:30
    Contact: Raychel Brown
    Phone: 1-800 817-SAIL extension 10
    Email: brownr@SAILAMERICA.com
    Link: http://strictlysail.com/

  • February 15, 2008 Miami, FL
    Location: Miamarina @ Bayside, Miami, FL
    Course: Interpreting Marine Weather Seminar
    Time: 17:00 – 18:00
    Contact: Raychel Brown
    Phone: 1-800 817-SAIL extension 10
    Email:brownr@SAILAMERICA.com
    Link:http://strictlysail.com/

  • February 11 – 15, 2008 Dania Beach, FL
    Location: RTM STAR Center (Simulation, Training, Assessment & Research)
    Course: 5-Day STCW CMM Upgrade Advanced Meteorology
    Contact: Graeme Holman
    Phone: 954-920-3222 Ext. 7172
    Email: gholman@star-center.com

  • January 31st – February 3rd, 2008 Chicago, IL
    Host: Strictly Sail
    Location: Room 313 Upper Level of Festival Hall at Navy Pier, Chicago, IL
    Link: http://www.strictlysail.com/shows/chicago.asp?show=chicago?

    January 31st, 2008
    Course: 1 Hour Marine Weather Interpretation Skills Symposium
    Time: 14:00 – 15:00

    January 31st, 2008
    Course: 1 Hour Marine Weather Interpretation Skills Symposium
    Time:
    17:45 – 18:45

    February 1st, 2008
    Course: 1 Hour Marine Weather Interpretation Skills Symposium
    Time: 11:30 – 12:30

    February 1st, 2008
    Course: 1 Hour Marine Weather Interpretation Skills Symposium
    Time: 16:30 – 17:30

    February 2, 2008
    Course: 8 Hour Basic Essentials of Marine Meteorology
    Time: 8:30 – 17:00

    February 3, 2008
    Course: 8 Hour Intermediate Essentials of Marine Meteorology
    Time: 8:30 – 17:00

    Contact:
    Raychel Brown
    Phone: 1-800 817-SAIL extension 10
    Email:brownr@SAILAMERICA.com

  • January 30, 2008, Seattle Boat University
    Course: The Mariner’s Guide to the 500mb Chart
    Time: 12:30 – 14:30
    Location: Green Stage
    Contact: Mark Benzel, Fine Edge Publications, Seattle Boat Show University
    Phone: 360-299-8500
    Cell: 360-941-3786
    Email: mark@fineedge.com
    Link: http://www.seattleboatshow.com/index.cfm?p=boat-show-university

  • January 27th – 30th 2008, Seattle Boat Show
    Contact: Katie Groseclose, Membership Assistant, NW Marine Trade Association
    Phone: (206) 634-0911
    Fax: (206)632-0078
    www.nmta.net
    www.seattleboatshow.com

    January 27, 2008
    Course: 1 Hour Marine Weather Interpretation Skills Symposium
    Time: 14:15 – 15:15

    January 28, 2008
    Course: 1 Hour Marine Weather Interpretation Skills Symposium
    Time: 13:15 – 14:15

    January 28, 2008
    Course: 1 Hour Marine Weather Interpretation Skills Symposium
    Time: 17:15 – 18:15
    January 29, 2008
    Course: 1 Hour Marine Weather Interpretation Skills Symposium
    Time: 18:00 – 19:00
    January 29, 2008
    Course: 1 Hour Marine Weather Interpretation Skills Symposium
    Time: 13:15 – 14:15

  • January 26th, 2008 San Diego, CA
  • Seminar: Safety at Sea: Weather Briefing Seminar
    Location: Balboa Yacht Club 1801 Bayside Drive Corona del Mar, CA USA
    Contact: Glenn Highland
    Email:GWHighland@aol.com

  • January 24th, 2008, Baltimore, Maryland
    Host: Strictly Sail
    Seminar:One Hour Marine Weather Interpretation Skills
    Time: 17:45 – 18:45
    Link: http://www.strictlysail.com/shows/sailfestb.asp?show=sfb
    Contact: Raychel Brown
    Phone: 1-800 817-SAIL extension 10
    Email: brownr@SAILAMERICA.com

  • Jan 21-25, 2008 Linthicum Heights (Baltimore), MD
    Location: Maritime Institute of Technology and Graduate Studies (MITAGS)
    Course: 5-Day Chief Mate Master (CMM) Upgrade Advanced Meteorology course
    Contact: Eric Friend, Director of Training
    Phone: 443-989-3259
    E-Mail: efriend@mitags.org

  • January 12 – 13, 2008 Anacortes, WA
    Location: 715 Seafarers Way # 200 Anacortes, WA 98221
    Course: Advanced Marine Meteorology
    Time: 8:00 – 17:00
    Contact: Pete Shainin
    Phone: (360) 588-8182
    Email: pshainin@shainin.com