Sailing Seminars
Paul and Sheryl's
Seminars and Presentations
Seminar Schedule 2017 Upcoming Events
If you are attending any of the following boat shows please drop by to say hello!

Southampton Boat Show (England)


September 15 to 24, 2017
Mayflower Park/Town Quay, Southampton SO15 1AG
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Special deal for tickets to Southampton Boat Show!
Here is a link for advance tickets at a special Discovery Yachts Group price of £12
Use promo code EPTOD7TDXB

We'll be at the Discovery Yachts Group stand M240-244 throughout the week of the boat show.

If you've never been, Southampton is a great "in water" show with a large selection of sailboats (and power too).
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United States Sailboat Show (USA)


October 5 to 9, 2017
City Dock, Annapolis, MD
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We'll be at the S&J Yachts booth on Dock D throughout the boat show where you can see a Southerly Yacht.

October 7, 2017 - 9:00 to 11:30 AM
Presentation: Ocean Sailing Forum sponsored by World Cruising Club
Paul and I will be on a panel of experts discussing Ocean Sailing.
Location: Loews Hotel Annapolis, Loews Annapolis Hotel, 126 West Stree, Point Lookout, 3rd Floor, Power House, Annapolis MD 21041
Cost: $20 (includes breakfast and a FREE ticket to the United States Sailboat Show
Registration required. Contact April Cunningham, World Cruising Club USA, Email

October 8, 2017 - 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Sailing South All-day Seminars
with the Shards, Nigel Calder, Jimmy Cornell, Tom Hale, Dave Skolnick
Presentation: "Making the Most of the Bahamas" with Paul and Sheryl Shard. (Time TBA)
Location: Naval Academy Club, 2 Truxton Road, Annapolis MD 21402
Cost: $110/single $190/couple (Includes breakfast and lunch at the Naval Academy Club)
Registration required here.
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Toronto International Boat Show (Canada)


January 12-21, 2018 *

Enercare Centre, Exhibition Place, Toronto
* Note: We'll be there January 12 to 15th conducting seminars and answering questions at the Speakers Booth (location TBA).

Seminars: TBA
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Dusseldorf Boat Show (Germany)


January 20-28, 2018

Messe Düsseldorf, District 5, Düsseldorf, Germany

Come see the Debut of the new Southerly 480. Distant Shores III will be there on display and we'll be at the Discovery Yachts Group stand throughout the week of the boat show. (Location TBA.)
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Join us on the adventure - New Sail Away Weeks


This is the first year cruising with our brand new Southerly 480 Distant Shores III. Come along as we shake her down in the English Channel, then head south down the coasts of France Spain and Portugal en route to the Canary Islands. Then its the big jump to the Caribbean in time for Christmas.
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Need a speaker for an upcoming event? Every year we travel Canada, the U.S. and Europe conducting dynamic seminars on many cruising topics to inform participants and draw attendees to your event(s). For more information, please send us an e-mail. We look forward to meeting you and entertaining your group.

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