Boat Show Schedule

The 2015 Boat Show Schedule.

No charge for kids 12 and under.

Seminar schedule for the 2015 Annual Oriental Boat Show:
- All seminars will be held at the Oriental Yacht Club -






3:00 pm

John Cole

National Weather Service, Newport, NC

Weather for Mariners & Hurricane Predictions

4:00 pm

Jim Holley

World Wide Marine

  1. CPR refresher

  2. What does it take to get a Coast Guard License


Oriental Dingy Club


Introduction to Sailboat Racing

12 noon

Neuse Sailing Association


Outboard Maintenance: Love’m or hate’m you got to maintain’m


Joe Mattea

Friends of the Sailing Capital of NC

“RaceQs – World Class sailing performance technology available to local skippers… no cost”. How a smart phone and RaceQ software can improve your after race analysis. This seminar normally costs, but for the Boat Show it is FREE.


Graham Byrnes

B&B Yacht Designs

Wooden Boat Building. Graham Byrnes is an internationally known and respected naval architect and circumnavigator. His company B&B Yacht Designs is a leading innovator in design of and building of wooden boats. He teaches wooden boat building at Pamlico Community College.


Zoey Zaleta

Offshore Rafting

Proper dinghy maintenance and basic repair

Noon – 3:00

US Coast Guard

Station Hobucken

Coast Guard 45 foot boat at the dock and available for tours.

“What to expect if you get boarded”


Neuse Sailing Association


Sail Trim and care of your Sails & Canvas