Free Info Sessions for Marion Bermuda

Many sailors want to make the passage to Bermuda and the Marion Bermuda Race is a great way to go, but there are so many questions that must be answered.

Free Information sessions to help you prepare will be presented by Race Organizers at New England based Landfall Navigation and West Marine stores throughout January 2013.

This is a not-to-be-missed opportunity to see what it takes for you, your crew and your boat to race to the beautiful island of Bermuda safely (and maybe win a little silver along the way).

During these sessions, you will learn about:

  • Boat qualification
  • Boat Preparation
  • Crew Preparation
  • Communication equipment needed
  • Safety equipment needed
  • Watch schedules
  • Customs requirements
  • Costs and Logistics
  • When to begin preparations
  • Nuances and Strategies for navigating Buzzards Bay, the Gulf Stream and the Approach to Bermuda
  • Hands-on Mentoring program provided by the Marion Bermuda Race support team

Dates and Locations ~ No Reservations Required ~ Just show up!

Saturday – January 5, 2013

10 am West Marine – Portland, ME

2 pm West Marine – Portsmouth, NH

Sunday – January 6, 2013

10 am West Marine – Seabrook, NH

2 pm West Marine – Danvers, MA

Saturday – January 12, 2013

10 am West Marine – Woburn, MA

2 pm West Marine – Braintree, MA

Sunday – January 13, 2013

10 am West Marine – Fairhaven, MA

2 pm West Marine – Middletown, RI

Saturday – January 19, 2013

10am West Marine – Mystic, CT

2pm West Marine – Old Saybrook, CT

Sunday – January 20, 2013

10am West Marine – Port Washington, NY  (tentative – please check with store)

2pm West Marine – Huntington, NY

Saturday – January 26, 2013

10am Landfall Navigation – Stamford, CT

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