BWS Sponsors Free South West International Boat Show Seminars

With more than 400 power and sailboats on display in-water and onshore from March 22nd-25th in Houston, Texas, the South West International Boat Show will showcase the very best in sailing and boating. This year, BWS is proudly sponsoring a series of seminars that cover all facets of the cruising lifestyle, from the magic of discovering exotic new ports around the world to the must-have knowledge of staying safe and healthy at sea.

Seminars are included in the price of show admission and will be held at the South Shore Harbour Resort & Conference Center. Respected experts and skippers, best-selling authors and world cruisers will share their tales of adventures and expert advice about the boating lifestyle.

The following is just a small sample of seminar topics:
Rigging Basics, by Brion Toss
Bareboat Chartering in Exotic Destinations, by Brenda Wempner
Safety at Sea with Marine SSB, by Marti Brown
New Technologies in Energy Production and Storage, by John Gambill
Healthy Cruising with Yoga Onboard, by Kim Hess
Cruising the Big Blue Ball Called Earth, by Bob Bitchin
The Weather Briefing: Self Reliant Weather Interpretation Skills, by Lee Chesneau Communications for Cruisers, by Steven Bowden
Affordable Synthetic Standing Rigging, by John Franta
Couples Cruising to the Caribbean, by Jeff Grossman & Jean Levine Grossman

For detailed seminar descriptions, or for more general information about the South West International Boat Show, visit

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