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Maryland Boating Safety Course 7 to 10 p.m. West Annapolis Fire Hall, 121 Jennifer Road, Annapolis. Sponsored and taught by USCG Auxiliary. (301) 919-7738.


Build Your Own Shearwater or Wood Duck Sea Kayak Chesapeake Light Craft, Annapolis.


MD Basic Boating Safety Course 6 to 9 p.m. Ocean Pines Library. Offered by USCG Auxiliary. $15. (410) 208-2531.


The liner RMS Lusitania was torpedoed and sunk by the German U-boat U-20 off the Irish coast. 1915.


Anchoring Seminar 10 a.m. West Marine, Rockville, MD. Sponsored by the Rockville Sail and Power Squadron.


Cambridge Beer Festival 1 to 6 p.m. 300 block of High Street. (410) 228-7420.


How to Read a Nautical Chart 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Havre de Grace Maritime Museum. $35


Jamestown Day Mark the 407th anniversary of the 1607 founding in Virginia of America’s first permanent English settlement with family-friendly tours, military and maritime displays, and traditional music and entertainment. Jamestowne, VA.


Ed Weglein named Historian for SpinSheet and PropTalk. 2010.

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Mother’s Day “God could not be everywhere, and therefore he made mothers.” ~Rudyard Kipling


Mother’s Day Cruise 1 to 4 p.m. Hosted by DC Sail onboard American Spirit. $30.


Start of the Spring Salty Dawg Rally Nanny Cay, BVI.


John Masefield, sailor and poetlaureate of England, author of Sea Fever, and other poetry and prose of the sea, died. 1967.


The colony of Jamestown was founded on the shores of the James River by the Virginia Company. 1607.


A dark day. After being knocked down by a freak micro-burst, the Baltimore Clipper schooner Pride of Baltimore capsized and sank. Her Captain and three of her crew were lost. 1986


CBMM Boater Safety Course 6 to 10 p.m. in the Van Lennep Auditorium. Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum, St. Michaels. $25. Pre-registration required. (410) 745-4941.


Cruisin’ Ocean City Thousands of hot rods and classic cars can be seen everywhere in Ocean City, MD.


Moonlight Raft-Up Sailing Club of Washington, DC.

ANNAPOLIS SCHOOL OF SEAMANSHIP The Mariner’s Source for Hands-On Training

Upcoming Classes

USCG Captain’s License

•Master to 100 Ton: 2 Weeks, Apr. 7-18; May 5-16 •Sailing and Towing Endorsements: Apr. 26; May 18 •First Aid & CPR: Apr. 27; May 17

Marine Diesel Engines

•Diesel Basics: Apr. 12-13; May 10-11


•Navigation Basics: May 10-11 •Navigation II (iNav): Weekend, April 12-13; Mon-Tues, May 12-13


•Marine Weather: Apr. 5-6

iNav class Bridge Simulator

See us at the Annapolis Spring Sailboat Show and Cruisers University April 24-27 (410) 263-8848 • (866) 369-2248 Training Facility at 601 Sixth Street • Annapolis, MD

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