Still looking for something fun to do this weekend? Check out our list of happenings around the Bay to get outside and on the water.
January 16-24: Mount Gay Round Barbados Race Series - Three days of coastal racing to Antigua. Barbados Cruising Club, Barbados Tourism Marketing Inc., and Mount Gay Rum.
January 22-Febraury 3: Conch Republic Cup - A four-part series that comprises Key West to Cuba Race Week. Hemingway International Yacht Club of Cuba and Key West Community Sailing Center.
January 19: AMM Winter Lecture Series - Whales' Tales: Matthew Fontaine Maury and the United States Navy's Search for a Northwest Passage. 7 p.m. at Annapolis Maritime Museum. $10.
January 19: "A Plastic Ocean" Film Screening - The Calvert Marine Museum in Solomons, MD, is hosting a special screening of "A Plastic Ocean" at 7 p.m., followed by a short discussion. Free, open to the public. plasticoceans.org
January 19: Fawcett Winter Lecture Series - Speaker Jan Miles, skipper of the Pride of Baltimore II: Privateers Then and Now. 7 p.m. at Fawcett Boat Supplies, Annapolis. Free.
January 20-22: Fredericksburg Boat Show - At the Fredericksburg Expo and Conference Center in Fredericksburg, VA.
January 21: SMC Marine Service Seminar - Diesel Engine Love: Maintenance and Troubleshooting. 9 to 11:30 a.m. at Scandia Marine Center at Whitehall Marina in Annapolis. Free, preregistration required. (410) 643-0037.
January 21: U.S. Sailing One Day Race Management Seminar - 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Fishing Bay Yacht Club, Bon Air, VA. $60 per person includes course materials, breakfast, and lunch. Online registration has closed; please contact Jim Raper for walk-in registration information: firstname.lastname@example.org.
January 22: Chesapeake Multihull Association Meeting - 6 p.m. at Union Jack's, Annapolis. Multihull innovator Tony Smith will speak on his sail adventures in Alaska. All are welcome.
January 23: CAPCA Monthly Meeting - Chesapeake Area Professional Captains Association. What are the biggest engine, mechanical, and electrical problems you’re likely to encounter as a commercial captain? Electrical engineer Terry Slattery will go over the list and tell you how to determine what’s wrong and what to do next. Open to the public. 7:15 p.m. at the Annapolis Elks Lodge, Edgewater, MD.