The Fall 2024 Semester of Cruisers University will be held Monday, October 7th-Friday, October 11th at The Historic Inns of Annapolis.  Registration is now open.

Please click on the Fall Semester tab for more detailed information on the class offerings.


More than 75 classes are available for sailors and power boaters alike who have an interest in learning the fundamentals of blue water cruising.

Led by experienced cruisers and sailing industry professionals. The curriculum includes classes such as marine weather forecasting, traditional navigation techniques, electronic tablet navigation, diesel maintenance, heavy weather sailing, and electrical systems.

Our Courses

The Cruisers University curriculum addresses a complete range of cruising topics for all levels and experience to help you prepare to live aboard a boat and begin your boating adventures with confidence.

From cruising the Chesapeake Bay to coastal waterways, or circumnavigating the globe, our experienced instructors have been there and done it.

Fall Semester

October 7-11, 2024 Learn More

Offshore Emergency Medicine

October 7-9 , 2024 & October 11-13,2024 Learn More

Take The Wheel

October 2024 Learn More