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Discover Boating Hands-On Skills Training—ON-THE-WATER sailing workshops offered only at the show!

Nothing beats hands-on training to improve your sailing skills and build more confidence at the helm. This year’s show features a selection of on-the-water training designed to add more fun to your boat show experience and take your sailing skills up a notch. Whether you are a newcomer or an experienced sailor, there’s something for everyone!

LEARN FROM EXPERTS. All sessions are taught by USCG-licensed captains who are certified, professional instructors. All participants must be able to work as an active crew member while underway; crew members younger than18 years of age must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian.


Check back December 1, 2015 for more information!


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Two Can Sail Couples Cruising Seminar

Seminar Fee: $295/couple ($175 single), includes a one day ticket to the show,
Date: Saturday, February 13th
Location: Holiday Inn (across the street from the show)

Cruising is done primarily by couples. Two Can Sail, Sea-Tech Systems, Blue Water Sailing, Winslow Life Raft, and Weems & Plath, are sponsoring this seminar to help couples learn how to take the drama out of their dream, from choosing the right boat to sailing away together in harmony. The seminar is hosted by couples instructors and lifelong cruisers and Captains Jean Levine and Jeff Grossman.

Team Jeff & Jean specialize in working with couples and bring this focus to their Two Can Sail Couples Cruising Seminars. These seminars are a forum to share the knowledge they have gained in the unique aspects that are found with one couple on a cruising boat, and their experience from over 60 combined years of cruising and teaching sailing. Guest Speakers include Liza Copeland and Lee Chesneau.

Registration and Details at:
TwoCanSail.com or Email: Info@TwoCanSail.com or Call: 727-644-7496

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Back for 2016—The /lib/img/gallery/img12122713535.gif Valentine’s Day Promotion

Celebrate Valentines Day. Sunday February 14th at the Progressive® Insurance Strictly Sail® Miami show!
Love is in the air and on the water…Love for sailing that is! The first 100 couples to arrive Sunday will receive the official Strictly Sail Miami  /lib/img/gallery/img12122713535.gif T shirt and a special prize just for the ladies.



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Not Ready for the Water? Come Sail Away on the Sailing Simulator and take a free sailing lesson.

Get a feel for the water without leaving the show on a virtual sailboat ride. A certified ASA small boat instructor will be on hand to offer you a free sailing lesson and the chance to experience how a boat reacts to the wind and waves right at the show.

Designed and built by a nuclear physicist, the sailing simulator recreates the actual movement of a boat under sail. It’s a unique training platform for sailors of all abilities—whether you’re a new boater who wants to learn how to sail or an experienced sailor who wants to practice under different sailing conditions. Stop by and see for yourself how it really feels to sail without leaving dry land.

Training boat, Catalina Expo 12.5, provided by Catalina Yachts.

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Cruising Outpost Magazine to host annual Cruisers' Party— Saturday, February 13, 2016 from 6-9pm

Everyone's invited and the Eric Stone Band will be performing island tunes with a bit of rock and roll.  This year's grand prize's will out do all previous prize packages.
Join others with your same passion for sailing, along with the exhibitors and industry folks, for a great evening of free pizza, beer, and soft drinks at the 15th annual Cruisers' Party!  Enjoy island music with a live performance by Eric Stone.
Rules? Only one!  Be inside the gates before the Show closes on Saturday, February 13th at 6pm. Cruising Outpost's Cruisers' Party has become one big “must-attend” event.  Pizza, beer and soft drinks are free... Fun to be had by all!
You must be 21 to consume alcohol.
Thank you to all of our sponsors for making this happen:  Strictly Sail Miami, Dream Yacht Charter, Spectra Watermaker and Murray Marine, Sailology, Harken, Kanberra, Blue Sky Energy, Copper Coat, Jolly II Rover, Tradewinds Radio, Chafe Pro, MACK Sails, Beta Marine and Pusser's Rum.


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Author's Corner

When: All days of the show
Where: Miamarina at Bayside

Stop by the Author's Corner and visit with your favorite story teller. Author's from around the world will be on hand with all of the latest adventure novels.

Stop back for the 2015 list of participating authors.

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