Boat show to include on-the-water clinics


When the Rhode Island Boat Show takes place in five venues the weekend of May 4-5, it will not only be an opportunity to see sail- and powerboats, meet industry experts, learn about gear and equipment, and experience the Ocean State’s waterfront and its boating lifestyle. It will also be an opportunity to learn.

The statewide boat show — held in Bristol, Jamestown, Middletown, Wakefield, and Warwick — is offering sail and powerboat clinics for all levels. Each venue at the show will feature a different series of programs.

Sailing classes will be run by Narragansett Sailing at the Bristol, Jamestown, and Warwick venues on cruising sailboats that range 30 to 36 feet; Powerboat clinics and seminars will be offered at the Warwick venue.

Admission and parking are free at all venues of the Rhode Island Boat Show. There will be a fee, with advanced registration, for the clinics and seminars.

To register and learn more about the Discover Boating series at the Warwick venue, visit the Rhode Island Boat Show website or call (401) 396-9619.